Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe, has elegant tree-lined streets and is located very near to the incredible Victoria Falls. Because of its quaintness and natural beauty, this city is a great place to spend a relaxing holiday away from home.
While in Bulawayo, make sure to visit the nearby Victoria Falls which are twice as high as Niagara Falls and truly an incredible sight to see. There are many activities near the waterfalls, including white water rafting and zip lining, so be ready and bring the right gear to get a little wet.
In Bulawayo, you can go to the Railway Museum which shows off vintage trains and other historical exhibits. You should also see some beautiful paintings at the National Art Gallery and check out the exhibits at the Natural History Museum.
Spend a day playing a relaxing round of golf and sipping a drink on the lush grounds of one of the golf clubs in the area.
You can also see excellent performances by the Amakhosi Theatre Company downtown for an evening of culture and entertainment.
Don’t forget to go shopping in one of the downtown malls or from the local vendors to buy handicrafts and souvenirs to bring home to friends and family.
Bulawayo has a subtropical climate, meaning that the warmest temperatures take place in the winter months and the coolest temperatures take place in the summer months. The average winter temperature is about 17 °C (65 °F) from June to August.
The city hosts a culture festival in the month of April which includes performances of music artists from all over the world. This is a great event to attend and you will enjoy meeting new people in the friendly throngs of music lovers and you can enjoy a lot of fun things to do in Bulawayo during the festival.
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