In a statement, Mugabe’s spokesman, George Charamba, said the Zanu PF leader will spend part of his annual leave in the Far East with his family.
Vice President Joyce Mujuru will be acting President in his absence.
Mugabe now spends his annual leave in Asia after being banned from travelling to Europe over allegations of electoral fraud and human rights abuses.
The Zimbabwean leader, who turned 87 this year, has travelled to the region several times this year, reportedly for medical reasons.
According to a diplomatic cable from 2008 released by WikiLeaks, Mugabe is believed to battling advanced cancer.
Reports say he regularly visits Singapore for “rejuvenation treatments.”
But Mugabe and his aides dismiss the speculation insisting he is fit.
The veteran leader is due to face long-term rival and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai in elections expected early next year.
Mugabe has demanded fresh polls to replace the coalition government but Tsvangirai insist reforms must be implemented first to ensure the election outcome is not disputed.
Source: New Zimbabwe