A World Heritage Site, Chongoni Rock-Art Area stands as the largest cluster of ancient rock paintings in Central Africa. While the site contains 127 artworks, the guided tour starts with the three that are open to the public, surrounded by massive granite hills and untouched nature. Admire the rock art sites depicting animals, rituals, and symbols, made mostly by BaTwa hunter-gatherers who lived during the Late Stone Age, and Chewa clan folk from the Early Iron Age. To visit Chongoni Rock-Art Area and get the most from your holiday in Dedza, create itinerary details personal to you using our Dedza trip itinerary builder.
Chongoni Rock-Art Area Reviews
We were staying in rainbow guesthouse for two days. On day one we went to the rock art with Guide Samuel. He organizes tours from the pottery but also private tours which are a lot cheaper. His... more »
If you're interested in rock paintings, hire a guide to take you to the mphunzi site. You will enjoy the various locations and the 10000 year old ocre paintings as well as the 100 to 200 year old... more »
Is a cool place. Cool waters from the mountain. Excellent place for recreation
Plan your trip to Dedza
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.
Plans to Chongoni Rock-Art Area by other users
30 days in Malawi BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in Lilongwe BY A USER FROM NAMIBIA June, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 30 days in Malawi BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, popular sights Preferences: June, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Malawi BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in Malawi & Chile BY A USER FROM BAHAMAS March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium