Makunduchi is a small town along the southern coast of the island. The town comprises of two distinct settlements – Old Makunduchi and New Makunduchi. Old Makunduchi is a small fishermen’s village, while New Makunduchi has a few modern buildings and shops. Makunduchi is mostly known for the colourful celebrations of Mwaka Kogwa that take place in July or August every year to celebrate the Persian New Year. During the four-day festival, villagers symbolically beat one another with banana leaves in order to settle old scores and clean the slate for the New Year.
Why Visit Makunduchi:
-Mwaka Kogwa celebrations