BULAWAYO – The City of Kings
Bulawayo candidly known as the “City of Kings” is the host city for the 2016 Sanganai – World Tourism Expo. Royalty awaits buyers and exhibitors in this second largest city of Zimbabwe. The city is rich in cultural history and is a must visit for anyone coming to Zimbabwe. Bulawayo city was originally the home of Lobengula, the last of the Matebele Kings. The city has a lot to offer, either from within itself or around. It is located within the vicinity of Hwange National Park, The Victoria Falls(one of the wonders of the world), The Matobo Hills (where Cecil John Rhodes and as well as King Mzilikazi are buried)and the National Art Gallery in Bulawayo. Also among the attractions are the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Matobo National Park and the Khame Ruins.
Bulawayo is 440km away from Harare and equal distance to the mighty Victoria Falls by road. The City has direct air access from Harare, Victoria Falls and Johannesburg. It is only an hour’s flight from Johannesburg and 30 minutes from Harare and the majestic Victoria Falls. The city has world class hotels and some of the finest lodges in the region to cater for the different needs of the participants.