Air tickets from Mpumalanga to Harare

Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, is one of the major tourist and commercial hubs of Southern Africa. Boasting a diversified population and economy, colorful culture, vibrant urban life, and an array of attractions, Harare is a spectacular place to visit. From the city's historical sites and museums to its world-class shopping and entertainment districts, Harare has something to offer everyone. With its rich cultural heritage, bustling energy, and exciting activities to explore, Harare is sure to captivate and excite any traveller.

Getting to Know Harare

Harare is the capital city of Zimbabwe. It has a population of approximately 1.6 million people. It is in the Central African Time Zone (CAT) which is two hours ahead of GMT/UTC. The official languages used in Harare are Shona, Ndebele and English. The official currency used in Harare is the Zimbabwe dollar.

Climate and Weather

The climate of Harare is classified as a tropical savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw). The city has a mild temperate climate characterized by hot, wet summers and mild, dry winters. Rainfall is typically highest in the summer months, falling mainly between November and April. The city receives an average annual rainfall of approximately 740mm, but this can vary significantly from year to year. Mean annual temperatures in Harare range from 16.5°C (62°F) in the winter to 24.1°C (75°F) in the summer. Humidity levels tend to remain relatively consistent throughout the year, averaging at around 70%. The city is exposed to a variety of extreme weather events due to its location. These can include severe thunderstorms and hail, especially during the spring and summer months. In addition, Harare can experience occasional droughts due to its location away from the major bodies of water.

Touring Harare: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Harare: Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport (formerly known as Harare International Airport) and Harare Airport, which is a domestic airport. You can get from the main airport to downtown in Harare by either taxi, car rental, public transportation or shuttle bus. Prices vary depending on the service provider, but a taxi from the airport to downtown cost around 50 USD. Yes, you can change money at Harare Airport. Foreign currency exchange booths can typically be found throughout both the arrivals and departures areas.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Harare

  1. Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe with a population of around 2 million people, and boasts a rich history and culture.
  2. Lots of landmarks in the city reflect its unique identity, including the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair and the National Heroes Acre which is the site of the Heroes Shrine.
  3. The local culture of Harare is largely influenced by its Shona, Ndebele, and Afrikaner groups who have various languages and customs. Tourists can experience traditional crafts, music, and dance performances throughout the city

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