Around Zimbabwe: History & Culture EduTour

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High­lights

Take the plunge into the History and Culture of Zimbabwe, a fascinating land of attractions, unique people-groups, and breathtaking wildlife.
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No previous knowledge is required for you to enjoy this tour. Our Professional Tour Guides will teach you everything you need to know along the way!
You’ll enjoy time with fellow travelers, meet new people, and stay in high-quality accommodations as you dive into the culture and history of this amazing African country on the trip of a lifetime!
This rare chance to explore African Culture, journey through the Zimbabwe countryside and its fascinating history, and get to see breathtaking wildlife will be a magical journey you won’t forget!
Join us as we delve into Zimbabwean culture to learn of tribal customs & traditions handed down from generation to generation, on this amazing learning EduTour! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 17+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

After your arrival, you’ll get to know the area with a Harare City Tour and a Mbare Township Tour before settling into your accommodations at the luxurious N1 Hotel.

Your first full day is an opportunity to witness the National Heroes Acre and National History Museum.

Day 3 and 4 take you to majestic Nyanga and the Nyanga National Park to explore the city and beautiful nature scenes like the Mount Inyangani (highest peak in Zimbabwe) and the Mtazari Falls.

Another highlight is Masvingo and the Masvingo Ruins Tour, which immerses you in the history and culture of the Shona people as you’ll stay in their ancient city for two nights!

Your next adventure will be the magical town of Hwange, a multi-cultural town that with an incredible wildlife. Then, take Safari Game Drive to see the Big 5 (lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, leopard), in their natural habitat and the beauty of Victoria Falls!

Your final days include a Guided Falls and Curio Market Tour before a delicious dinner at the famous Three Monkeys Restaurant!

You’ll also tour the Victoria Falls Bridge before a stunning farewell dinner at the award-winning Boma Dinner and Drumming Show!

Typical day

Day 1: Arrival Day - Harare City

 1305hrs – Arrival at the Airport

1530hrs – Harare City Tour

1630hrs – Mbare Township Tour

1900hrs – Dinner at the hotel

MEALS: Dinner.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at the N1 Hotel.

DAY 2: National Heroes Acre + Natural History Museum

0800hrs – National Heroes Acre

1000hrs – Natural History Museum tour

1300hrs – Lunch at the Chicken Inn

1400hrs – Domboshava Rock Paintings Tour

1900hrs – Welcome dinner at the Parkview Restaurant

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at the Crowne Plaza Monomotapa Hotel.

DAY 3: Nyanga & Nyanga National Park

0600hrs – Early breakfast

0700hrs – Departure for Nyanga

1300hrs – Lunch at the Troutbeck Resort.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at the Chalets at Rhodes Inyanga National Park.

DAY 4: Nyanga & Nyanga National Park

1300hrs – Lunch at the Montclaire.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at the Chalets at Rhodes Inyanga National Park.

DAY 5: Masvingo + Lake Kyle Tour

0600hrs – Early breakfast

0700hrs – Departure for Masvingo – Great Zimbabwe

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at the Lodge at Ancient City.

DAY 6: Masvingo Ruins + Village Tour

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at the Lodge at Ancient City.

DAY 7: Bulawayo & Matapos Tour

0600hrs – Early breakfast

0700hrs – Departure to Bulawayo

1400hrs – Matopos tour

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at the Stay Afrique Hotel.

DAY 8: Bulawayo + Natural History Museum

On the second day the group will explore:

Natural History Museum

Mzilikazi Arts and Crafts Centre

Khami Ruins

Have tea at Nesbitt Castle

Have a swim at Diana’s Pool

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at the Stay Afrique Hotel.

DAY 9: Binga in Matabeleland

0600hrs – Early breakfast

0700hrs – Transfer to Binga

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at a Guesthouse in the village.

DAY 10: Binga Town & Hotsprings Tour

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at the Guesthouse in the village.

DAY 11: Hwange

0600hrs – Early breakfast

0700hrs – Transfer to Hwange

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at the Guesthouse Bed & Breakfast.

DAY 12: Hwange Town Tour & Game Drive

1700hrs – One hour drive to Victoria Falls

1900hrs – Dinner at In Da Belly

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at Cresta Sprayview Hotel.

DAY 13: Victoria Falls Rainforest

0800hrs – Guided Falls and Curio Market Tour

1300hrs – Lunch

1400hrs – Village Tour

1900hrs – Dinner at The Three Monkeys Restaurant

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at Cresta Sprayview Hotel.

DAY 14: Tour of the Bridge & Farewell Dinner

0800hrs – Breakfast

0900hrs – Tour of the Bridge

1200hrs – Free time to explore excursions in Victoria Falls

1900hrs – Farewell Dinner

MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner.

ACCOMMODATION: Overnight at Cresta Sprayview Hotel.

DAY 15: Departure Day

0700hrs – Breakfast at the hotel

0900hrs – Check out from the hotel

1000hrs – Transfer to Victoria Falls International Airport for departure

 

Free-time activities

Natural History Museum

Mzilikazi Arts and Crafts Centre

Khami Ruins

Have tea at Nesbitt Castle

Have a swim at Diana’s Pool

Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Safari/
Zoo
Museum/
Opera

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 17 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Services by Global EduTours
  • Airport transfers
  • Transportation & Excursions
  • Accommodation
  • Guides
  • Most meals (detailed in itinerary)
Airport Pickup at Harare International Airport
Airport Transfers Included (x2).
- Arrival Airport: Robert Mugabe Int. Airport, Harare (CODE:HRE).
- Departure Airport: Victoria Falls Int. Airport, Zimbabwe (CODE:VFA).
Accommodation
Hotels, Lodges & Guesthouses.
Guesthouse Hotel
Food & Beverages
Most Meals Included.
Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Harare International Airport (HRE) in Harare. We assist you to find cheap flights to Zimbabwe.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Zimbabwe provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Zimbabwe you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Zimbabwe.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Flexible start dates, inquire for more details.
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
3 - 3 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
15 days (min. stay)
$ 3,485
15 days (max. stay)
$ 3,485
Average fees
$ 1,626 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Global EduTours will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Global EduTours during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Around Zimbabwe: History & Culture EduTour

Join us as we delve into Zimbabwean culture to learn of tribal customs & traditions handed down from generation to generation, on this amazing learning EduTour!

$1626/week

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