Zimbabwe is a wonderland of the world that has so many hidden gems in its bag. Masvingo is a beautiful city in Zimbabwe with the right history and smart modernization. This city is located in the south-eastern part of Zimbabwe and this is the capital of Masvingo Province. Great Zimbabwe, the big monument of the country is very near to the city. Lake Mutirkiwi, Kyle dam and the popular Kyle National Reserve is very close to the city. This city is worth visiting because of the adventures and beauty it offers. Formerly, it was known as the Fort Victoria Town. Soothing weather, great atmosphere, and good accommodation made this place a topmost tourist destination of Zimbabwe.
Places to visit
There are many places that you can visit during your trip to Masvingo.
This is the second largest lake in Zimbabwe. It comes with a breathtakingly beautiful natural beauty. You can enjoy the panoramic view of this communal area.
The Great Zimbabwe ruins
If you are interested to know the lost historical past of Zimbabwe, you should visit the place. It was built by the people of Zimbabwe even before the establishment of this new European settlement. This is the heritage place declared by UNESCO.
Kyle Recreational Park
This park offers numbers of plains games. This park is located beside Lake Mutirikwi. Here you will be amazed by the greeneries and many animals like eland, zebra, white rhino, kudu etc.
Zimbabwe is known for its beautiful cave arts. Chamavara Cave, beside the lake, is a beautiful cave with ancient San rock paintings and art. These paintings are some national treasures. These paintings are the best way to know the activities and lifestyle of ancient Zimbabwe people.
Things to do
Mushandike Sanctuary is a remote place of Masvingo, a perfect place to spend time with your family. You can enjoy fishing, boating, picnic etc with your friends and family. It has caravan and camping sites too.
Masvingo civic center garden
This place is ideal to spend a day with family. Here you can expect to explore the old history here with the old steam train of Ruston Proctor Locomotive. It was used previously by the British Settler.
Shagashe Game Park
Birding, nature walk, animal safari are the most popular activities that one can enjoy in this park.
Enjoying bass fishing and other water activities is possible in this dam.
You can also visit the beautiful Italian castle build by the Italian soldiers. You can enjoy many artefacts in the castle.
The right time to visit
To travel and enjoy comfortably the beautiful place, you can choose the warm weather. From Mid March to early June or July to Mid middle of October is the best time to visit the place.
How to access
To visit beautiful Masvingo, you can start from Harare. There are regular bus services available for the travelers from Harare. It takes 4 to 5 hours only. You can go there by car also. From Bulawayo, you can also take your bus trip to