Prices in Zimbabwe
On average, prices in Zimbabwe moderate: milk is $ 1/1 liter, eggs - 1.2 $ / pc 10, and lunch in a cheap cafe - $ 7-8..
Shopping and souvenirs
In the local stores you can buya lot of high-quality and attractive gift items, including leather crocodile and other animals, as well as ivory (look at the shops in Harare and Bulawayo). It should be noted that for any item purchased in Zimbabwe you will pay 10-22% tax (the highest tax characteristic of luxury goods). Exceptions are items such as pottery, basketry, leather and wood and copper products (their exports encourage States).
What to bring to the memory of the holiday in Zimbabwe?
- tribal drum Batonka, jewelryemeralds, malachite and other precious and semi-precious stones, paintings by local artists, soapstone figurines, costumes, ethnic hats, lace products, copper products (tableware, vases, cutlery), leather goods (bags, belts), pottery products (pitchers and vases, painted in traditional style), African masks, animal skins, articles made of beads and ivory, national coins and notes;
- spices, herbs.
In Zimbabwe, you buy products from beads of $ 5 herbs - from $ 6, pottery - from $ 10, leather goods - from $ 30, African masks - from $ 7.
Excursions and Entertainment
On tours of Harare you will see the Houses of Parliament, Boca tobacco factory, a building in colonial style, visit the Botanical Garden.
Walking around the city, you will see how to combine harmoniously here green parks, wide avenues, skyscrapers, double rows of shops, buildings in old-English style. This tour will cost you $ 35.
If you wish to visit the ArchaeologicalComplex "The ruins of Great Zimbabwe" - on this tour, costing $ 80, you will see the ruins called "Acropolis", and the wall of the elliptical shape (in its construction was used a unique method of laying melt). Here you will be able to stroll through the mysterious passages of the inner part of the complex and photographed against the Zimbabwean tower.
Depending on the distance, the fare onbus or micro-bus, you will pay $ 1-1.5. And using the services of a taxi, 1 km of track will cost you $ 1.5. In big cities you can rent a car - 1 day rental costs about $ 50-70 per day. With regard to international bus service, it is weak in the country, modern air-conditioned buses ply mainly between major cities (the average fare will cost $ 10-12).
Economical tourists on holiday in ZimbabweIt will need about $ 20 per day for 1 person (accommodation + meals). But for a more comfortable stay useful to have the amount at the rate of $ 50-60 per day for 1 person.