Harare is Zimbabwe’s capital city with a population of approximately 2.1 million, making it the most populated city in the country. The climate in Harare is a subtropical highland climate with three main seasons (warm & wet, cool & dry and hot & dry) and an average annual temperature of 17.95°C.
Activities to do in Harare include visiting a wildlife sanctuary, a bird sanctuary, a lion and cheetah park, various lakes just outside the city and the beautiful botanical gardens.
Before rushing off on your African safari, it’s well worth your while to spend some time in Zimbabwe’s capital city of Harare. Wide streets lined with Jacaranda trees provide the city with African charm while the capital city will keep you entertained and exploring it’s limits with its fine-dining, craft markets, museums and other various attractions. While around Harare, travellers should definitely plan a day tour to the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, the second largest ancient structure on the continent of Africa after Egypt’s Pyramids.
Are you ready to take in the beauty and cultural offering of Harare?