Harare city centre
Harare International Airport (HRE): 8 mi from city centre
Flights to Harare: practical information
Cheap airlines to Harare
Planning a holiday in Harare? The capital city is the gateway to travels in Zimbabwe. Start your trip planning with cheap flights to Harare International Airport (HRE). The country's main airport welcomes Air Zimbabwe flights as well as from South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways and TAAG Angola Airlines.
When to book flights to Harare
Harare is an easy city to visit year-round but to find the cheapest flight tickets to Harare, start your search at least six months in advance. If Harare is your starting point for a trip to Victoria Falls, consider that the best time to see the waterfall is between February and April.
- Peak season: February to April during full flood.
- Low season: Summer.
While there are some direct flights, the cheapest flights to Harare have at least one stop so count on trips taking 20-25 hours.
Experience Harare: what to see, what to do
Harare is a city with a lot of potential. Some of its historical buildings have been brought back to their early glory days. The city prides itself on its art and cultural heritage, something that's not to be missed.
Essentials in Harare
National Gallery: First stop is obviously the National Gallery for its fine collection of works from Zimbabwe artists. It's a very interesting place to discover Zimbabwe art and culture, especially the Shona stone carvings.
National Botanic Garden: Enjoy the city's outdoors by visiting the 68 hectare garden that is come to more than 900 species of trees and shrubs.
Chapungu Sculpture Park: Take your Harare car hire on a trip to the city's outskirts and visit this open-air museum. It features sculptures from black serpentine stone done by the country's most talented artists.
Find more information on Zimbabwe Tourism.
Accommodations in Harare
Harare offers quite a selection when it comes to accommodation. For the cheapest hotels in Harare, stick to the Holiday Inn and other internationally known chains. There are also budget hostels and well as a Crowne Plaza for the luxury travellers.