15 days in Zimbabwe & United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in Zimbabwe & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Livingstone, Drive to Victoria Falls
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Drive to Livingstone, Fly to London Heathrow
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

— 4 nights
Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls day trip site.

Bournemouth, UK to Victoria Falls is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of train, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bournemouth to Victoria Falls due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bournemouth in August: highs in Victoria Falls hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our London trip planning website.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Victoria Falls to London in 17 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Victoria Falls in August, expect nights in London to be a bit warmer, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Liverpool, United Kingdom

— 1 night

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, then steep yourself in history at Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Getting from London to Liverpool by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. When traveling from London in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Liverpool: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Liverpool

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

York, United Kingdom

— 1 night

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): find something for the whole family at York Maze.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our York holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and get great views at Calton Hill.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip maker app.

Getting from York to Edinburgh by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Zimbabwe travel guide

4.3
National Parks · Zipline · Bridges
Tourism in Zimbabwe experienced a boost after the country's turbulent recent history seemed to settle down. Waterfalls, "Big Five" national parks, and the Eastern Highlands provide contrasting but complementary images of southern Africa, with the growing tourism infrastructure helping visitors see the best of what the country offers. Though corruption and unemployment remain everyday problems, the vast majority of Zimbabweans are a welcoming bunch, proud of the natural riches and culture of their hopeful country.

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.