Air tickets from Sishen to Harare

Harare is the capital city of Zimbabwe, and it has grown from humble beginnings to be a vibrant hub of cultural and commercial activity. As the largest city in Zimbabwe, it offers stunning scenery, an array of sightseeing opportunities, and a number of excellent attractions for travelers of all ages. With its rich history, cultural diversity, and bustling street life, Harare is a must-visit destination on any visit to Zimbabwe. In this text, we will explore the many facets of Harare and its captivating culture and attractions.

Getting to Know Harare

Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe, located in the country's center in the Mashonaland province. According to the 2019 census, the population of the city was estimated to be 1.638 million. The city also has an additional large metropolitan area population of approximately 2.1 million residents. In Harare, the official time zone is Central Africa Time (CAT) which is two hours ahead of Universal Coordinated Time (UTC). English is the official language used for communication in Harare along with Shona, Ndebele and Sindebele. The main currency used in the city is the Zimbabwe dollar.

Climate and Weather

Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe, is located in the northeast of the country, close to the border of Mozambique. With its subtropical climate, Harare has hot and humid summers, warm but generally dry winters, and approximately 126 days of rain a year, much of this concentrated in the summertime. Summers in Harare are very hot and humid, with temperatures ranging from an average daily high of 28°C (82°F) to a low of 15°C (59°F). This is usually accompanied by high amounts of rainfall and thunderstorms. In the wintertime, temperatures range from an average of 20°C (68°F) to 5°C (41°F). Days remain warm, although nights may be quite chilly. Rainfall is significantly less in the winter season, with an average of about 9 inches (25 cm) of rain a year.

Touring Harare: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Harare; Harare International Airport (HRE) and Joshua M. Nkomo International Airport (BUQ). You can get from the main airport to downtown by taxi and the cost will depend on the distance. Most taxis take US dollars and it’s a good idea to agree on the price prior to getting in the taxi. You can also change money at Harare airport, however, it's recommended to do this at the banks or exchange bureaus in the city centre, as they offer better rates.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Harare

  1. Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe and has a rich cultural heritage, influenced by its history as a trading and educational hub. The city is known for its cultural expressions such as mbira music, traditional dance and art, as well as its natural beauty and urban scenery
  2. The city hosts several annual festivals and events, including the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) and the National Arts, Crafts and Music Festival, which celebrate the country's cultural diversity and its artistic and culinary traditions.
  3. For travelers looking to experience the unique culture of Harare, the city is home to many museums, galleries and attractions, including the National Art Gallery, Gululu Market, and the Zimbabwe museum

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