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Bulawayo

Bulawayo

Bulawayo is the second largest city in Zimbabwe. Bulawayo offers a range of attractions to enjoy as part of a Zimbabwe backpacking tour.

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Chimanimani National Park

Chimanimani National Park

Chimanimani National Park budget travel is ideal for those who enjoy outdoor fun and adventure, with plenty to see and do from birding to hiking, camping, swimming, rock climbing or star gazing.

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Chinhoyi

Chinhoyi

Chinhoyi budget travel is most famous for its fascinating caves that can be explored underwater, along with a range of things to see and do.

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Chirinda Forest

Chirinda Forest

Chirinda Forest budget travel is ideal for nature lovers and bird watchers who want to explore one of Zimbabwe’s important Birding Areas.

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Great Zimbabwe Ruins

Great Zimbabwe Ruins

Between AD 1250 and AD 1450 indigienous Zimbabweans were hard at work building one of the most extraordinary manmade structures. The Great Zimbabwe Ruins are the remains of the rectangular granite stones that were carefully stacked to create a brilliant complex.

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Photo by Ctsnow

When visiting the Great Zimbabwe ruins you can expect to come across three different architectural groups. You'll find the Hill Complex, the Great Enclosure and the Valley Complex.

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Photo by Damien Farrell

Out of the three different architectural groups that you'll come across at the Zimbabwe Ruins, the Great Enclosure is said to be the largest ancient structure south of the Sahara. That's neat.

Image by Ross Huggett

Photo by Ross Huggett

There is still so much of the Zimbabwe Ruins left to see even though the grantie blocks that the origianl structures were built with were created without mortar. With that in mind, these ruins' 6 m thick and 12 m high walls are in pretty good nick.

Image by Ross Huggett

Photo by Ross Huggett 

The wonder of the Zimbabwe Ruins is spread throughout the country, with locals feeling great pride for the site. You'll actually find that the craft of building with stone is still very much alive in Zimbabwe.

Image by Ross Huggett

Photo by Ross Huggett

For a dose of the historic, a visit to the Great Zimbabwe Ruins should definitely be on your menu.

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Gweru

Gweru

Gweru is a city in Zimbabwe. Gweru backpacking tours offer a range of attractions and sights within the region.

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Harare

Harare

Harare is the capital city of Zimbabwe. Harare backpacking tours offer a range of sights and attractions for travelers.

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Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park is situated in Zimbabwe. Hwange National Park backpacking tours are are ideal for travelers who love adventure and action - with some of the best views in Africa.

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Lake Kariba

Lake Kariba

Lake Kariba borders Zimbabwe and Zambia. Lake Kariba backpacking tours offer the best of Zimbabwe.

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Masvingo

Masvingo

Masvingo is situated in Zimbabwe. Masvingo backpacking tours are situated close to landmarks such as Zimbabwe Ruins, offering a wide range of attractions to see and do.

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Matopos National Park

Matopos National Park

Matopos National Park is situated in Zimbabwe. Matopos National Park backpacking tours are a popular stopover on route to Bulawayo and surrounds.

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Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a town in Zimbabwe. The town is the most popular backpacking tour destination in Zimbabwe and is the access point to the Victoria Falls waterfalls.

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