Spacious, sunny and friendly, Zimbabwe’s second largest city, Bulawayo lies halfway between Beitbridge and Victoria Falls.
With a population of half a million, Bulawayo houses the country`s main museums, theatres and the Chipangali wildlife orphanage.
Once the home to the fabled Ndebele kings, Buluwayo 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
Most incoming flights on international carriers land in Harare, with a connecting flight to Bulawayo on Air Zimbabwe. There are several flights daily between Bulawayo and Harare.
rican airlines SAA fly direct to Bulawayo from Johannesburg, Charter flights and private jets are of course accommodated at Bulawayo airport. Taxis and the Air Zimbabwe bus offer transfers between the airport and the city, a distance of 22kms.
In addition a ZITF courtesy bus meets SAA flights during ZITF.
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 in Harare and the larger cities, but most operators use a mileage charge and this can be the expensive option. The distance from Harare to Bulawayo is 430km. Several luxury coach services offer connections between Bulawayo and Harare.
Booking through Falcon Safaris / Flame of Africa
We are specialists in the area with a ground operator in Victoria falls
We co-ordinate airport and Victoria falls Road Transfers and can arrange all activities Zimbabwe Tour Packagesfrom South Africa with flights