Mutare

Mutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland Province
Mutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland Province

General Information

Mutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland Province.  It is beautifully located within a bowl-like valley surrounded by mountains.  The picturesque mountain range divides Zimbabwe and Mozambique, with the border being just 8km away.

Mutare is very rich in Zimbabwean culture especially the Shonas who provide endless tourist escapades.  Despite Mutare's tropical location, the city has a temperate climate, this is due to its sheltered location against the mountain ridge.

Mutare is served by rail with daily passenger and freight links to the towns of NyazuraRusape and Harare.  The main activities in the area are citrus farming, mining and forestry.  Two large food producers in Zimbabwe, Cairns Foods and Tanganda Tea, have their headquarters in Mutare.

Accommodation in Mutare

Mutare offers a fair selection of budget-friendly accommodation options. There are a range of self-catering units, hotels, guest houses, camping sites and lodges in the area. Please view our accommodation directory for more information on all the places to stay in the area.

Activities in Mutare

Mutare has of a wide range of excellent resorts and facilities:

  • Nyanga mountains for excellent game viewing, scenic views, mountain climbing, hiking and horseback riding
  • Mutare Museum
  • Utopia House Museum dedicated to Kingsley Fairbridge
  • National Gallery of Zimbabwe
  • Murahwa Hill - rock paintings and Iron Age village
  • Cross Kopje - memorial to Zimbabweans and Mozambicans killed in World War I - nature reserve

​​Please view our activity directory for more information on things to do in Mutare.

Businesses

Mutare's business community is continually growing.  Tourists can find shops, stalls and souvenirs in the vicinity. The local restaurants are a culinary delight and there is something for every taste. Please go to our business directory for a full list of businesses you can find in the region.                                                

Mutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland ProvinceMutare (previously known as Umtali) is Zimbabwe's third largest city and is situated in the Manicaland Province

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