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+ Things to do in Dedza
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+ – Dedza Pottery
Visit Dedza Pottery, a well-known pottery workshop and craft center. Here, you can see skilled artisans at work, purchase beautifully crafted pottery and ceramics, and even take a pottery-making class.

+ – Dedza Mountain
Hike up Dedza Mountain for stunning panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The trail offers a moderate challenge and rewards hikers with breathtaking scenery at the summit.

+ – Chongoni Rock Art Area
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Chongoni Rock Art Area, which features ancient rock paintings created by the Batwa and Chewa people. These artworks provide fascinating insights into the region’s prehistoric cultures.

+ – Lake Malawi
Take a day trip to Lake Malawi, Africa’s third-largest lake. Enjoy swimming, snorkeling, boating, and relaxing on the beautiful beaches. The lake is about an hour’s drive from Dedza.

+ – Cultural Villages
Visit nearby cultural villages to experience traditional Malawian life. Participate in cultural activities, watch traditional dances, and learn about the customs and traditions of the local communities.

+ – Dedza-Salima Forest Reserve
Explore this forest reserve, which offers opportunities for hiking, bird-watching, and enjoying the natural beauty of Malawi’s flora and fauna.

+ – Mua Mission
Visit the Mua Mission, home to the KuNgoni Centre of Culture and Art. This center provides a deep dive into Malawian culture, art, and history, with a museum, art gallery, and workshops where you can see artists at work.

+ – Local Markets
Stroll through the vibrant local markets in Dedza to experience the local culture and buy fresh produce, handmade crafts, and other goods. It’s a great way to interact with the local community and support local artisans.

+ – Ngoni Cultural Experience
Engage with the Ngoni people, known for their warrior heritage and vibrant cultural traditions. Learn about their history, watch traditional dances, and enjoy their music.

+ – Explore Local Cuisine
Try local Malawian dishes at restaurants and eateries in Dedza. Don’t miss out on trying nsima (a staple made from maize flour), chambo (a type of fish from Lake Malawi), and other traditional delicacies.

Dedza offers a mix of cultural, historical, and natural attractions, making it a great destination for travellers interested in exploring the heart of Malawi.

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