A Stream in Mzuzu, Malawi
Photo by: khym54, Creative Commons

If you are planning to visit several places in the northern part of Malawi, you have to first go to Mzuzu. Mzuzu, Malawi is the turning-off point if you are planning to travel to different areas in the north of Malawi. This agricultural town has gasoline stations, pay phones, and money exchangers where you can fill your fuel tank tank, call, and change money. You have to do all the things that you need to do in Mzuzu, Malawi before starting your adventure to other less modern parts of northern Malawi.

You can buy your food from the town’s huge market. You can find ordinary market products in the Mzuzu market but you will not be able to find the fresh fruits that they sell in other places. You should take advantage of this and store enough fruits in your bag for your long trip.

The most popular thing to do in Mzuzu, Malawi is to eat at restaurants. Although you will have a hard time finding alcohol here, you will still like it because they serve great food—not just local food but also international dishes.

Since Mzuzu is like a stopover in the north, there are many nearby places that offer exciting activities and attractive sights to tourist. You can look and take pictures of the breathtaking natural views and wonders like lakes, mountains, sea, and so on. You can also go swimming in one of the nearby beaches or do water sports like scuba diving and sailing. And your African trip will not be complete if you have not experienced a safari or watching animals in the wild.

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