Are you flying to Zimbabwe soon? This travel advice provides you with information about health risks, preventative measures, the climate and places of interest. We recommend vaccinations for Zimbabwe, although in most cases these are not mandatory. Which specific vaccinations you require for Zimbabwe is dependant on the duration of your stay in this beautiful country.
The Republic of Zimbabwe lies in Southern Africa and is bordered by Zambia, South Africa and Botswana. The country has high and low-lying areas and several subtropical climates. The best time to travel to Zimbabwe is in local winter, from June to September. In this period it is slightly cooler and there is less chance of rain. Zimbabwe is an ideal destination for the adventurous traveller. You can spot the big five in one of the national parks; visit the Victoria Falls or see the historical remains of the former capital of Great Zimbabwe. The upland capital Harare also has a lot to offer.
Whichever way you spend your holiday in Zimbabwe, always be aware of the risk of diseases, mosquito bites and the strong sun. Malaria is prevalent in Zimbabwe. Our skilled KLM Health Services nurses can tell you exactly which vaccinations you require and provide advice on additional measures for a pleasant stay in Zimbabwe. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.
Zimbabwe vaccinations: the most common risks
Various diseases are prevalent in Zimbabwe to which you are likely not resistant. The right vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks in Zimbabwe and read which specific vaccinations you require.