The granites of Matobo were formed over three thousand million years ago and have been carved by the erosive forces of nature into a remarkable gallery of sculptured rock covering several thousand square kilometres. The Matobo Hills are unique in the remarkable range of African images and experiences they provide. We wish you an exciting and memorable encounter with this captivating landscape.
WHAT TO PACK
- Long Sleeved collared shirts, they keep the sun off your arms on hot days and protect you from mosquitoes in the evening.
- Long trousers for evening wear.
- Good hiking shoes with grip.
- Swimming costume (we have an amazing pool)
- Jacket or Jersey.
- Any medication/prescriptions
- Sunscreen/mosquito repellent. (Matobo Hills is malaria free)
- A good camera & binoculars will really add to your experience.
- Khaki or dark clothing is best in the bush, especially for Rhino tracking.
- US Dollar cash, you will find it hard to withdraw cash in Zimbabwe .
Zimbabwe generally has fantastic weather, the Matobo Hills really do consist of sunny days and star-studded nights. The climate is fair and temperate. The days can get very hot (30-35 C), especially October through to December. The nights can also get cold during winter, where they can dip below zero in June and July, however winter days are usually very pleasant.
The rainy season starts in the beginning of November and runs through until April. January is the wettest month of the year in the Matobo Hills.We advise you to prepare for all weather conditions when travelling around Zimbabwe.
COLDEST MONTHS: MAY, JUNE, JULY
WETTEST MONTHS: DECEMBER, JANUARY, FEBRUARY