The national capital Harare is situated 140 miles (225 kilometers) northeast of Gweru.
Gweru is not the only place in this intriguing region worth exploring; avid travelers will be keen to be sure to set aside plenty of time to experience the charms of the surrounding scenery, towns and cities.
The area around Gweru is well known for its many ruins; these are fascinating windows into the area's rich history.
There can be times when the most enjoyable way to get to know a place is by using the knowledge of the locals. The region offers a range of wildlife safaris and guided nature walks.
World travelers understand that a region's culinary arts are a great way to truly experience a destination. You will see that milk and collard greens are popular components of many local meals. Delele (okra made with baking soda) and dovi (chicken and peanut butter stew) are two much-loved choices that will delight visitors' with a true taste of Zimbabwe. And when you are ready for the end of you meal, you can't say no to sticky toffee pudding. Refresh yourself with a glass of the regional brew. Bohlingers is a popular option.
When it's time to say goodbye to Gweru, head to the nearest major airport situated in Bulawayo, 85 miles (137 kilometers) away.