Top Must-to-visit National Parks of Zimbabwe
Must visit National Parks of Zimbabwe
Each year many travellers and adventure seekers are lured by the iconic beauty of Zimbabwe and they contact TravelhouseUK for booking flights and hotel reservations. It offers unique and amazing sights such as Victoria Falls, the Great Zimbabwe, Khami Ruins and the Balancing Rocks. But most of all its wildlife is popular all around the globe for its diversity. Authorities have established many national parks and top of them are listed below:
Hwange National Park
This park is among the most popular tourist attractions of the country. Hwange National Park is located in the wide Kalahari scrublands and sands near Victoria Falls town. Main animal habitats are dolomite hills, mopane woodland, thornveld woodland and teak forest. You can spot not only Big Five (buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant and rhino) but also endemic animals like greater kudu, wild dogs and sable antelope. Get a flight to Victoria Falls town from TravelhouseUK’s cheap flight to Zimbabwe Offer and view these animals in wilderness.
Mana Pools National Park
Situated at the Zambezi River, Mana Pools National Park is listed as World Heritage Site. There are 4 main and other smaller pools in the park. You can explore this park either on foot or by canoe. 4 (rhino missing) out of Big Five can be spotted in this park. Large herds of elephant and buffalo are seen roaming around the floodplains. The park is excellent for bird sighting and fishing.
Gonarezhou National Park
This park among the three parks which form The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park. Other two parks are Kruger National Park South Africa and Limpopo National Park Mozambique. It is the second largest park of Zimbabwe after Hwange National Park. Diverse species of mammals with low densities of Big Five make the fauna of this park. Uncommon species of antelopes like roan, sable antelopes and nyala are the main highlights of the park.
Matusadona National Park
This park, on the shore of Lake Kariba, is excellent for spotting Big five as both black and white rhino are found. Also the density of lions is highest among other national parks of Zimbabwe. You can view herds of crocodiles and hippos on the lake.
Matobo National Park
Matobo National Park is a home to a World Heritage Site – the Matobo Hills and a unique natural phenomenon-the Balancing Rocks. Matobo Hills has over 20,000 cave paintings which date back to 13,000 years ago. Good density of leopards and white rhino can be spotted at the park.