Chinhoyi trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Chinhoyi, known until 1982 as Sinoia, is a town in Zimbabwe.LocationIt is located on the western banks of the Manyame River, in Makonde District, in Mashonaland West Province in central northern Zimbabwe. Its location lies approximately 121km, by road, northwest of Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe and the largest city in that country. The town lies on the main road, Highway A-1, between Harare and Chirundu, at the International border with Zambia, about 250km, further northwest of Chinhoyi. The coordinates of the town are: 17° 21' 0.00"S, 30° 12' 0.00"E (Latitude:-17.3500; Longitude:30.2000). The town sits at an elevation of 3799ft, above sea level.There are a number of small towns which are close to Chinhoyi. Banket lies about 25km, southeast of Chinhoyi on the road to Harare, Alaska lies approximately 15km directly west of town, and Lion's Den, which lies about 25km, northwest of Chinhoyi, on the road to Chirundu.OverviewChinhoyi is the provincial capital of Mashonaland West Province, one of the ten administrative provinces in Zimbabwe. The town is also the district headquarters of Makonde District, one of the six districts in the province.The town is a college town, hosting two of the country's major universities, namely: Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) and Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU). The principal secondary schools in Chinhoyi include the three government high schools; Chinhoyi High School, Chemagamba High School aka Chinhoyi no 2 and Nemakonde High School, together with the private high school Lomagundi College. Chinhoyi is in Mashonaland West Province. Plan your vacation with our Zimbabwe trip builder app and discover the best things to do in Chinhoyi.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Chinhoyi
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Top Chinhoyi tours
2 Nights Kariba House Boat Experience BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $1,600
Duration: 3 days
5 Day Mana Pools - Kariba Safari BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $2,650
Duration: 5 days
Multi day Guided tours of Zimbabwe, BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $4,200
Duration: 11 days
Popular things to do in Chinhoyi
Duration:2 h 30 min
Places to visit with Chinhoyi
Recently planned trips to Chinhoyi
1 day in Zimbabwe BY A USER FROM ZIMBABWE November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Chinhoyi BY A USER FROM ZIMBABWE September, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 2 days in Chinhoyi BY A USER FROM THAILAND July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Chinhoyi BY A USER FROM ZIMBABWE April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Harare, Chinhoyi & Kariba BY A USER FROM ZIMBABWE April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 40 days in Zimbabwe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium