Dedza offers a wonderful experience for the visitor. For people in Lilongwe
and Blantyre, Dedza is an attractive destination for a weekend or longer trip.
For those coming to Malawi, it can be combined with trips to nearby lake resorts
at Cape MacClear and Mangochi and the Liwonde National Park.
The western part of the District is at a height of 1700m (5000ft) and the climate
is pleasantly temperate and fresh. The eastern part is at the level of Lake
Malawi (250m, 800ft) and is hotter.
Rolling grasslands interspersed with mountain ranges and isolated outcrops
create beautiful scenery. Pockets of indigenous forest tucked into gullies
in the mountains provide a varied habitat for wildlife.
Within the District are the Kungoni Centre of Culture and Art at the Mua
Mission, the Dedza Pottery and Coffee Shop, a World Heritage site of rock
paintings and four major Forest Reserves.
Accommodation to suit all budgets is available in Dedza Township and
Mua. There are also numerous cafes and bars and places to buy high quality
Above all, the friendliness of the people ensures a warm welcome.