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Country Zimbabwe – A World of Wonders

Zimbabwe, located in Southern Africa is the fourth most popular tourist destinations in Africa. Famous for the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, the world famous Victoria Falls, wild life parks, golf and water sports Zimbabwe is indeed a world of wonders!

Accommodation Options
There is a range of accommodation options to suit the diverse budgets of the guest. From hostels, lodges, guesthouses, budget hotels, chalets and the upcountry hotels and apartments there is something for everyone here. There are many hostels in the capital city of Harare, Bulawayo and also in the Victoria fall areas. Most of them are clean with mosquito nets, shower and dining facility and are right at the city centre in the vicinity of shopping, restaurants and sightseeing options.

In spite of an improving political situation, Zimbabwe reports sporadic violence and unrest, nonetheless cities like Harare and Bulawayo are safe places to stay

History
The European colonization started in the 1880s, when the British arrived with Cecil Rhodes's British South Africa Company, which obtained a concession for mining rights from the king. It gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1965 and claimed the nation status as the Republic of Rhodesia in 1970 after a civil war.

Popular Places
Mana Pools, the only national park in Africa with lions that allows unguided walking safaris is one of the most popular attractions in this city. Canoeing along the untamed Zambezi River is a great bet to spot hippos and crocodiles. Explore the Great Zimbabwe ruins and some of the largest stone structures and pyramids in Africa.

Getting Around
Express and local buses are the most common modes of transport in the travel guide of this country. It could be crowded during the market days. The rail network connects the main cities like Harare, Bulawayo and Mutare. Train services are slow and are mostly at night. Domestic airlines fly daily connecting Harare to Bulawayo and Victoria Falls

Places of Entertainment
All the big cities in Zimbabwe, including the capital city of Harare has an exciting nightlife and has many bars, restaurants and discos that remain open all night. There are casinos and night clubs and theatres as well to cater to the diverse needs of the tourists.

Currency
The Zimbabwean was the official currency of Zimbabwe between 1980 and 12 April 2009, which was taken off due to hyperinflation which made it one of the least valued currencies in the world. At present, foreign currencies such as the South African Rand, Botswana Pula and the United States Dollar are widely used for nearly all the transactions in Zimbabwe. Currency exchange facilities are available in banks and travel desks and currency exchange information can be accessed from the internet and financial news papers.

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BULAWAYO  in 2 hostels
CHITUNGWIZA  in 0 hostels
HARARE  in 0 hostels
MUTARE  in 0 hostels
VICTORIA FALLS  in 6 hostels

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