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+ Things to do in Mahajanga
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+ – Relax on the Beaches
Mahajanga is blessed with stunning beaches. Visit places like Grand Pavois Beach, Antsanitia Beach, and Katsepy Beach to soak up the sun, swim in the clear waters, and enjoy water sports such as snorkeling and diving.

+ – Explore the Baobab Alley
Take a trip to the nearby Baobab Alley, where you’ll find a picturesque avenue lined with majestic baobab trees. It’s a great spot for photography and experiencing Madagascar’s iconic flora.

+ – Visit Cirque Rouge
Witness the natural wonder of Cirque Rouge, a unique landscape of red sandstone formations carved by erosion. It’s a popular spot for hiking and exploring the rugged terrain.

+ – Discover the Markets
Explore the bustling markets of Mahajanga, such as Marché Pousse-Pousse and Marché du Port. Here you can find a variety of local goods, including fresh produce, seafood, spices, and handicrafts.

+ – Take a River Cruise
Embark on a river cruise along the Betsiboka River, where you can admire the mangrove forests, spot wildlife such as birds and lemurs, and learn about the local ecosystem.

+ – Visit the Sacred Lake of Ankomakoma
Take a day trip to the Sacred Lake of Ankomakoma, located about 40 kilometers south of Mahajanga. This tranquil lake is surrounded by lush vegetation and is considered sacred by the local Sakalava people.

+ – Explore the City’s History
Visit historical sites such as the Old Town of Mahajanga, where you can see colonial-era buildings and learn about the city’s history as a trading port.

+ – Try Local Cuisine
Indulge in the flavors of Malagasy cuisine at the city’s restaurants and street food stalls. Don’t miss out on specialties such as romazava (a meat and leafy greens stew), seafood dishes, and samosas.

+ – Enjoy Sunset Views
Head to one of Mahajanga’s waterfront bars or restaurants to enjoy stunning sunset views over the Mozambique Channel. It’s the perfect way to end a day of sightseeing.

+ – Engage in Water Activities
Besides swimming and snorkeling, you can also try activities like fishing, sailing, and windsurfing in Mahajanga’s coastal waters.

Remember to respect the local culture and customs while exploring Mahajanga, and consider hiring a local guide to enhance your experience and learn more about the area’s rich heritage.

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