Air tickets from East London to Harare

Harare is the capital city of Zimbabwe, located in the heart of the country. With a population of over two million people, it's the largest and busiest city in Zimbabwe. Harare is also a commercial and cultural center with many attractions and activities to suit visitors of all ages. This text will explore the history and development of Harare, key attractions and activities, and tips on how to get the most out of your visit.

Getting to Know Harare

Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe and has a population of approximately 1.6 million people. It's located in the Central African Time Zone, which is UTC+2. English is the official language of Zimbabwe and is the most widely-spoken language in Harare. Local languages, such as Shona and Ndebele, are also spoken. The Zimbabwean Dollar is the official currency of Harare. It is not legal tender outside Zimbabwe and is subject to inflation. Foreign currencies, such as the US Dollar and South African Rand, are more commonly used in everyday transactions.

Climate and Weather

Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, enjoys a mild subtropical climate. The city is situated at a high elevation which helps keep the temperatures cooler throughout the year than what would be seen in areas at a lower altitude. Summers are warm and sunny with temperatures reaching into the mid-30s Celsius (mid-90s Fahrenheit). As is typical with areas situated higher up in elevation, night-time temperatures drop dramatically and cool clothing is recommended when temperatures are low. Winter is mild with temperatures dipping to an average of 13C (56F) during the day, but often falling much lower at night. Rainfall is spread throughout the year but mostly occurs in the warmer months. The city averages 430 millimeters (17 inches) of rain annually. Humidity is high throughout the year but April and May are the most humid. Snowfall is rare in Harare.

Touring Harare: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Harare: Harare International Airport (HRE) and Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport (formerly Harare International Airport (HRE)). The best way to get from the main airport to downtown Harare is by pre-booked private taxi, which cost from US$30 - US$35. You can also take buses, minibus taxis and shuttles, which are slightly cheaper (around US$20-25) but can be more time consuming. Yes, you can exchange and withdraw money at the Harare International Airport. There are a number of bureaux de change and ATMs throughout the airport with all necessary conversion services.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Harare

  1. Harare has a long, rich history as the former capital of the Kingdom of Zimbabwe. Historic sites to explore include the National Heroes Acre and the Museum of Human Sciences
  2. With a large student and cultural population, Harare is known for its diverse music and arts scenes. Tourists can visit the National Art Gallery and catch a traditional kwere performance at the National Theatre
  3. Harare's culinary culture is rich and varied. Popular dishes include the famous sadza and roast chicken, as well as street food snacks like maowa and peanut butter rolls

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