Certain regions of Zimbabwe are known for their high prevalence of malaria. Prior to your trip, it is advisable to consult with your Travel Doctor to determine if you should commence a medication regimen. Some malaria prophylaxes necessitate initiation several days prior to your vacation, as well as continued usage during and after your visit. It is recommended that you discuss with your doctor which specific prophylactic medication would be most suitable for you.
If you are travelling to Zimbabwe from areas known to be infected with yellow fever, you must have a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate. We advise our guests to also have an updated TPD (tetanus, polio, diphtheria) vaccine and a hepatitis A vaccine.
Depending on your nationality, it may be necessary to apply for a visa in advance. However, certain nationalities have the option to obtain visas upon arrival at the port of entry. Please follow this link to be sure of your countries visa requirements to enter Zimbabwe - https://www.evisa.gov.zw/regime
The official language of Zimbabwe is English. English is widely spoken and understood, especially in urban areas, government offices, and the tourism industry. However, Zimbabwe is a linguistically diverse country, and there are several other languages spoken by different ethnic groups. Some of the major indigenous languages spoken in Zimbabwe include: Shona: Shona is the most widely spoken native language in Zimbabwe. It is spoken by the majority of the population, particularly in the eastern and northern parts of the country. There are several dialects of Shona, including Zezuru,
When packing for a safari in Zimbabwe, it's important to consider the specific requirements and recommendations for the trip. Here's a suggested packing list keeping in mind the soft bag weight limitation of 20 kg and the availability of free laundry in the camps: Clothing: Lightweight, breathable, and neutral-colored clothing for hot weather Long-sleeved shirts and pants to protect against sunburn and insects T-shirts, shorts, and skirts for daytime wear Sweater or jacket for cooler evenings Comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots Sandals or flip-flops for relaxing in camp
In Zimbabwe, the power sockets used are of Type D and Type G. Type D sockets have three round pins in a triangular pattern. They are rated for a voltage of 220-240 volts and a frequency of 50 hertz. This type of socket is commonly used in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and other countries. Type G sockets, also known as British Standard BS-1363, are rectangular in shape and have three rectangular pins. They are rated for a voltage of 220-240 volts and a frequency of 50 hertz. This type of
The official currency of Zimbabwe is the Zimbabwe dollar (ZWL), although it is not recognized internationally. The currency takes the form of Bond Notes and RTGS (real-time gross settlement). However, it's important to note that the country's economy is effectively tied to the US dollar, making it the dominant currency. As a visitor to Zimbabwe, it is advisable to primarily consider transactions and expenses in US dollars.