Welcome to the sunshine city of Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe. Known by locals as the city that never sleeps, Harare is located in the northeastern part of the country. The city lies at an elevation of 1483m and has an estimated population of about 1.7 million inhabitants. It is also a distribution point for agricultural produce from surrounding areas, especially Virginia tobacco. The city is home to a vibrant culture and people, with English, Shona, and Ndebele being the most commonly spoken languages.
For art lovers, the National Art Gallery of Zimbabwe is a treat for contemporary art and visual heritage, showcasing a collection of baskets, textiles, jewelry, and musical instruments. The National Museum takes you back in time, while the city also offers a game park only 30 minutes’ drive away, Thetford Game Park, where you can have a day trip or a full day trip with a game drive included. There is also an animal sanctuary for orphaned animals, Wild is Life Trust and Zen, where you can interact with the animals and even feed them. Lion and Cheetah Park, Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary, Lake Chivero Recreational Park, and Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary are also some of the top tourist attractions in the city.
The city is dotted with nice hotels and restaurants to suit your taste.