Rock Paintings Walk Matobo Hills

Take an educational journey into Zimbabwe’s rich cultural past with a rock painting walk in the Matobo Hills. The area is encased in history, with a myriad of archaeological sites accessible from your safari lodge in the Matopos.

The hills, formed over 2 billion years ago with granite being forced to the surface, were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. There are over 3 000 registered rock art sites and various archaeological finds dating as far back as the Pre-Middle Stone Age can be explored during your rock paintings walk.

The area most certainly delivers on a grand scale when it comes to following in the footsteps of old on a Matobo Hills rock painting walk. It holds one of the highest concentrations of rock art in the world. Cave walls are adorned with detailed and abstract art, giving clear insight as well as inciting interpretation of past events.

A rock painting walk in Matobo Hills is truly like no other African safari experience. A professional guide will lead you along the paths of history on your cultural journey as you peek into the past. Walk in the footsteps of giants, read the tales of ancient rock art and feast your eyes upon granite formations and landscapes that represent the cultural foundations of Zimbabwe.

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