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The Eastern Highlands
range of mountains forms the eastern flank of Zimbabwe, up against the border with Mozambique.

They comprise of three mountain groups. The most northerly is Nyanga, which contains Zimbabwe's highest mountain Mount Nyangani, the Honde Valley pass into Mozambique and Africa's second highest cascade, the Mutarazi Falls. The Bvumba Mountains are located near the city of Mutare, whilst the Chimanimani Range lies to the south.

Most of the region enjoys a much cooler, wetter climate than the plains below. It was therefore very popular with European settlers during the Colonial Period, including the great African pioneer Cecil Rhodes, whose substantial private estate now forms the basis of Nyanga National Park.

The majority of the accommodation in the region is split between Nyanga National Park itself and Mutare, the third largest city in the country.

We are very rarely asked to include the Eastern Highlands in trips, it really is too peripheral for the majority of travellers and is very short of attractive accommodation options.
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