Bulawayo

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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Attractions

Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Bulawayo

Climate in Bulawayo:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
10
8
5
3
1
1
0
0
1
4
8
10

Best time to visit Bulawayo:

Dry Season (May to October): This period constitutes the dry season in Bulawayo. It's characterized by minimal rainfall, clear skies, and lower humidity. The weather is generally sunny and pleasant, making it an ideal time for outdoor activities, exploring attractions like Matobo National Park, and visiting historical sites.

Wet Season (November to April): This period marks the rainy season. Rainfall is more prevalent and intense during these months. The landscapes become greener, but some areas might become muddy, and travel might be slightly challenging.

Money & Prices

Currency in Zimbabwe:

U.S. dollar (USD)

How expensive is a trip to Bulawayo?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
7.81 USD
Fast food meal:
6.16 USD
Mid-range meal:
12.57 USD
Bottle of water:
0.85 USD
Soft drink:
0.52 USD
Cappuccino:
2.44 USD
Local Beer:
1.74 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.52 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.64 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

Top Day Trips from Bulawayo:

General information

Zimbabwe general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type D (Old British 3-pin)
  • Type G (British/Irish 3-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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