HEALTH AND SAFETY

There is a high risk of malaria in certain areas of Zimbabwe, so we suggest a visit to your medical practitioner six week before you travel to discuss your options for prevention. General prevention tactics include using insect repellent in the evenings, wearing long sleeved shirts and light coloured clothing. 

In terms of vaccinations, Polio, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A & B and Tetanus are strongly recommended. A valid Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is also required when travelling into Zimbabwe if you have recently been to a country where Yellow Fever occurs. On a more general note, bring along all the necessary prescription medication you might need for the duration of your trip, and pack the original prescription with you as proof that you need the medicine.

STAYING SAFE

We would never let you go anywhere without ensuring your safety first. When it comes to our destinations and all the resources you will need, we have walked the journey before you so we know where the curves and bumps in the road are. Our travel safety tips are based on first-hand research experience and our partners and service providers have years of experience of working with travelers. We have prepared a guide on how to stay safe when you are traveling either alone or in a group. Familiarise yourself with it, do more research and then when you think you know everything there is to know, email us to ensure you have everything. 

The big cities in Zimbabwe are similar to other cities of the world, caution & a little common sense goes a long way in ensuring your safety. Petty crimes like pickpocketing do occur, so be aware of your surroundings at all times. Major crimes are a rarity, particularly to tourists & gun violence is almost non-existent (knock on wood).

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