Malaria & Safety – Chizarira NP

Travel Alert

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Travel Alert


In our opinion, you can consider it to be safe to go on an organized safari to Chizarira National Park.

If you are visiting Chizarira on a self-drive safari, precautions should be taken, since the park is very remote and off-the-beaten-track. You need to be totally self-sufficient and ideally have some experience in this kind of travel. It is recommended to convoy with one or more other vehicles.

Malaria & Vaccinations

Malaria protection is important. Take anti-malarials and equip yourself with mosquito repellent containing DEET. It’s a good idea to cover up as evening approaches too. You should also have the several vaccinations that are recommended for Zimbabwe before you arrive.

Wildlife Viewing

Zimbabwean guides are some of the best-trained guides for walking safaris. Chizarira is a great destination for this. Wildlife viewing is very safe as long as you follow the instructions of your guide. Please read the ‘Wildlife Viewing Safety Precautions’ below.

Further advice on limiting dangers and annoyances when traveling:

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