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Backpacking Zimbabwe was so much fun! Some Zimbabwe highlights include: Victoria Falls, Greater Zimbabwe ruins, Matopos and Lake Kariba. Getting around can be a bit challenging, so in order to get to some destinations you may need to hitchhike.There are not so many backpacker hostels in Zimbabwe. If you’re traveling on a budget, your best bet is camping. The best time to visit Zimbabwe is from May to October (best game viewing and little rain). The costs of travel in Zimbabwe are relatively high, partly due to the use of USD’s.

Zimbabwe makes a great country for independent travelers. Don’t forget to check out the ‘Make a Plan’ section on this blog for loads of general backpacking tips. Are you ready for your Zimbabwe adventure?

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