Imire Safari Ranch - Zimbabwe
Only one hour from Harare so perfect for day's outing, don't forget a something warm as weather in Marondera can be unpredictable.
You are able to take your self out of the world of materialism, cell phones, televisions and all of the 1st worlds trappings. Come into our world of a simple farmhouse lodge consisting of 6 thatched rondavel cottages with en suite bathrooms set in the heart of the ranch.Our Lodge is small, our staff are dedicated, the atmosphere is intimate and friendly and you will get the attention and service you deserve.
Imire will take you on a journey way back in history to the Stone Age, where decorative pots, arrow heads and stone tools have been recovered. Through to the Iron Age where there is evidence of iron ore smelters, iron bracelets ancient ovens....to a Golden Burial of a Princess who was shrouded in gold bracelets and beads, dated to the 1600's. The Culture of Zimbabwe developed with the Bantu and the importance of Castle kopje as a trading post is very significant... beads, pots and gravestone heads show us that up until the early 1900's it was an important feature in the landscape.
Our journey continues on... Imire have reintroduced back into the area, the wildlife that was part of the Bantu people.
Safari activities are filled with perfect game viewing on foot or vehicle, with close up encounters of most of the wild life, ideal for the photographer. Elephant safari's, rhino tracking,excellent birdwatching, bush walks, and fishing are part of Imire's life, with the Legend of Castle kopje always at the heart of your safari.
Your meals are served simply. Farm house breakfasts. Picnic lunches al'fresco style on a dam site, or just relax beside the pool and bar area which is set in a glorious brachystegia woodland. Evening meals can be enjoyed in the outside boma under the African starlit skies.
Imire Safari Ranch has its own magic ..in the shona language Imire means 'The Meeting Place' or 'The Waiting Place'. and thats what it is....for you to arrive as visitors and leave as friends.
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