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Bulawayo and Matobos Hills Zimbabwe

Travel Packages to Bulawayo and Matobos Hills, including flights from Johannesburg with Slideshows and maps

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Bulawayo and Matobos Hills


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By Air : South African airlines SAA fly direct to Bulawayo from Johannesburg. Charter flights and private jets are of course accommodated at Bulawayo airport. Taxis and offer transfers between the airport and the city, a distance of 22kms. In addition a ZITF courtesy bus meets SAA flights

By Road : Fully tarred roads give access to Bulawayo from border towns to the North (Victoria Falls, Kazungula and Chirundu), the West (Plumtree), the South (Beitbridge) and the East (Nyamapanda and Mutare).

Car hire is available, but most operators use a mileage charge and this can be the expensive option.
The distance from Harare to Bulawayo is 430km. Some luxury coach services offer connections between Bulawayo and Harare

Spacious, sunny and friendly, Zimbabwe's second largest city, Bulawayo lies halfway between Beitbridge and Victoria Falls.

Bulawayo houses the country`s main museums and theatres

Once the home to the fabled Ndebele kings, Bulawayo is a attractive city laid out on a grid of streets designed to be so wide that they would allow a team of sixteen oxen to turn full circle

The site of Bulawayo was chosen by Mzilikazi's successor Lobengula in 1870.

He called it Gubulawayo, meaning " The place of slaughter", to commemorate his battle victories

Bulawayo is the countries principal railway junction and the axis of it's road network

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