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Book flights to Harare

Harare is the capital and most populous city of Zimbabwe. It sits on a plateau in the northeastern part of the country, at an elevation of almost 1,500 metres. This gives Harare a pleasant climate, with warm days and cool nights year-round. The city is a good base for exploring Zimbabwe's historical and cultural sites, including the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Harare itself has museums, art galleries, and botanical gardens. The city also has a lively restaurant scene, with options ranging from traditional Zimbabwean fare to international cuisine.

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Airports near Harare

Reach Harare your way. You can easily travel to Harare using any of these 4 airports.

Harare International Airport

This is the main international airport in Harare, Zimbabwe. It is located approximately 15 kilometres (9 miles) southeast of the city centre, making it the closest and most convenient option for travellers.


Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport

Located in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second-largest city, this airport is approximately 439 kilometres (273 miles) southwest of Harare. While it is not within a reasonable driving distance, you can take a connecting flight from Harare International Airport to reach Bulawayo.


OR Tambo International Airport

Situated in Johannesburg, South Africa, OR Tambo International Airport is approximately 450 kilometres (280 miles) south of Harare. It is a major hub with numerous international flights, and you can easily connect to Harare via a short domestic flight.


Kenneth Kaunda International Airport

Located in Lusaka, Zambia, this airport is approximately 500 kilometres (310 miles) northwest of Harare. While it is not within a reasonable driving distance, you can take a connecting flight from Lusaka to reach Harare.

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With our Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) options, you can split the cost of your airline tickets into smaller instalments that can be paid back over time. Many of these plans are interest-free, but it's always a good idea to confirm this with your lending provider beforehand.

At Alternative Airlines, you can practically manage the budget of your trip by using BNPL for your flights to Harare, ensuring a smooth, hassle-free experience!

Things to do in Harare

Harare has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

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The National Gallery of Zimbabwe

Established in 1935, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe houses the largest collection of contemporary art in Central Africa. The gallery showcases a wide range of artistic mediums including sculptures, paintings, textiles and historical artefacts. It offers a great way to understand Zimbabwe's trendy art scene and cultural heritage.

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Mukuvisi Woodlands

Escape the city and explore Mukuvisi Woodlands, a wildlife sanctuary located just outside Harare. This urban wilderness is home to zebras, giraffes, monkeys, and over 270 species of birds. Visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, or birdwatching on the park's many trails. Mukuvisi Woodlands also has a dedicated children's playground and a popular venue for picnics and outdoor events.

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Balancing Rocks

Located about 20 kilometres south of Harare, the Balancing Rocks are a fascinating geological formation. These giant granite boulders precariously balanced on top of each other have been a source of wonder for centuries. The site is considered sacred by the local Shona people and offers outstanding panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

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