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Bulawayo City Tour

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This tour give travellers the best expose of the rich cultural history of Bulawayo. Bulawayo happens to be the centre of the history of Zimbabwe because this is where the major transition happened from before the colonial era to after the colonial...

This tour give travellers the best expose of the rich cultural history of Bulawayo.
Bulawayo happens to be the centre of the history of Zimbabwe because this is where the major transition happened from before the colonial era to after the colonial era.
Travellers keen in understanding the culture and history of Zimbabwe definitely need to take this tour.

What To Expect

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The Natural History Museum has carefully documented and illustrated history of Zimbabwe Travellers get to see - extensive geological, and history displays of Zimbabwe - Illustrative Southern African wildlife, bird species, live snake species as well as aqua life -Memorabilia of King Mzilikazi, King Lobengula, and of Cecil John Rhodes

Pass By Bulawayo Town

The Bulawayo Railway Museum is one of the few of its kind in the world. Travellers get to see and experience - A collection of Railway memorabilia - Steam locomotives dating to 1897, - the first locomotives used on the first railway built in Zimbabwe - The museum also has the Rhodes funeral coach which was made specifically for Cecil Rhodes by an American company - The first locomotive to cross the Victoria Falls bridge, the Jack Tar, is among the major highlights of the rich historical collection.

Pass By Natural History Museum

The National Art Gallery is an attraction of interest, housed in the Victorian-era building. Travellers get to see - Several art and craft works displays and studios - curio shop

Pass By National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo

Old Bulawayo was established by King Lobengula as his capital in 1870 after the death of his father King Mzilikazi in 1868. Its layout reflects the complex heritage of the Ndebele people. In 1881, after 11 years of occupation, Lobengula moved his capital to what is now the modern city of Bulawayo. He ordered the destruction of the old settlement by fire. In 1990, National Museums & Monuments of Zimbabwe identified koBulawayo as suitable as an educational and tourist centre. In 1998 it was reconstructed as a theme park. Structures such as a wagonshed, the outer palisade, King Lobengula’s palace, 8 beehive huts and cattle kraal, as well as a nearby interpretive centre were constructed. Unfortunately in August 2010, a serious bush fire sweep through the site, destroying much of what had been rebuilt. Only the Interpretive Centre survived unscathed. Efforts are currently underway to reconstruct the site.

Pass By Bulawayo Railway Museum

Tourists get to see a 20th Century near gothic castle, built in the 1920's by Theodore Holdengarde. - the site has a beautiful scenery, some wildlife is also available on the property. -this is a private property - they have a bar, and pizzeria making it a good stop over for a lunch break too

Pass By Nesbitt Castle

Makokoba is the oldest township and the first black Africa suburb in [Bulawayo]. [Makokoba] evokes memories of a vibrant, creative, multicultural community, a place where artists, writers, and musicians flourished, against the odds, in an atmosphere of tribal tolerance. The Market is full of unique local treats, artisanry/crafts and various antiques. here you also see the everyday things local people buy: ranging from meat, rubber-goods, soap, food, bulk staples and much more. If you’re into local culture and markets this is one place to visit

What’s included

Included

  • Private transportation
  • Carbonated beverages
  • Bottled water
  • On-board WiFi
  • In-vehicle air conditioning
  • Lunch

Not Included

  • All fees and/or taxes
  • Gratuities
Additional Info
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

What’s included

Private transportation
Carbonated beverages
Bottled water
On-board WiFi
In-vehicle air conditioning
Lunch
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