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Located in Zimbabwe :: Zimbabwe  :: Chimanimani
Category: Places :: Town Small

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Chimanimani is one of the main towns situated in Manicaland province in Zimbabwe often known as the Eastern Highlands. Most people in this area are of Ndau origins. The town is also a district which borders Mozambique to the east, Chipinge District to the west and Mutare to the north. Has a very small town and a large part is of rural setting where agriculture forms the area economy.

Many of the region’s attractions center around the village which nestles at the foothills of the Chimanimani Mountain Range.

Chimanimani town has a true African feel but travellers will be able to get just about anything they need.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  Chimanimani, Manicaland Province, Zimbabwe
Postal :  Chimanimani Tourist Association, P.O. Box 169, Chimanimani, Zimbabwe.
Contact :  Chimanimani Tourist Association
Tel :  +263(0)26 288 4
Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Good Main Cellular Network :  Econet. Telecel. Netone

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station :  Yes   Police Telephone :  +263(0)26 2655
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone :  +263(0)26 2565
Tourist Information :  Yes
Petrol :  Yes   Petrol Type :  ULP/LRP
Diesel :  Yes   Diesel Type :  Diesel 93/E10
Facilities :  Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Picnics, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Swimming, Bird Watching
Game to View :  Baboon. Duiker. Klipspringer. Leopard.
Notes on Activities :  Visit the Chimanimani National park. Visit waterfalls like the Bridal Veil Falls & picnic site. Visit craft shop.

Travelling Information

CELLPHONE INFO:
The town does have cellphone reception although 3G connectivity is very intermittent. (June 2015).

HEALTHCARE:
Hospital contact is for Chimanimani Hospital.

SHOPS:
Small supermarkets. Hardware shop. (June 2015).

PERMITS:
The National Parks office is in the town and one has to get entry permits before entering Bridal Veil Falls, Pork Pie (a viewpoint towering 1987m above the town) or Mutekeswane Camp at the office. (June 2015).


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