Tundavala Rift

The Tundavala Rift is a huge chasm of about 1200 meters. It is on the cliffs of Tundavala that the Central Plateau of Angola ends. In Fenda da Tundavala, the plateau exceeds 2200 meters in altitude and drops abruptly to about 1000 meters in altitude.

The Tundavala Cleft is another wonder that Angola have to present to the world. It is a mountain with a height of 1200 meters in height and which allows you to have a view of an abyss. Thus providing an incredible view

At the top of the rocky mountains of Tundavala it is possible to have a vision of lands that lie at a distance of thousands of tens of kilometers.

Nature lovers and adventure lovers cannot miss this tourist spot and see the real abyss. Also having the opportunity to observe the lands of Namibe and of the Huila on the top of the mountain.

There are those at the top of Tundavala, it is possible to observe the presence of clouds below the abyss.


Tundavala is located in the province of Huila. The site is a must-visit portal. This tourist spot is located at a distance of 18 km from the main municipality, which is Lubango.

Myths andlaces

According to legends and myths, Tundavala has existed for thousands of years, and at the beginning of its existence, this place was the bottom of a sea. Over time, it changed according to the events of natural phenomena.

This place is also known as the place where the tribes brought justice in their villages to criminals, thieves and sorcerers. They were thrown from the top of the mountain. Stories tell that their spirits still hide in the darkness of this same abyss.

Name given to 1 of the 4 main football stadiums in Angola

Tundavala For being one of the main tourist attractions in the province of Huila. In 2010 a soccer field was built. An initiative of the Angolan government and was given the name of Estádio Nacional da Tundavala.

This soccer field was built to host for the first time in Angola the CAN, which is the African Nations Cup.

The Tundavala Rift

The Tundavala Rift is separated at a distance of 130 meters, ie at the top (top of the mountain). At the bottom the slit are connected, together the slit form a "V" structure.

Reasons to visit

Tundavala is the place that ends the high plateau mountains. After the end of the high plateau, at the top of Tundavala it is possible to see the province of Namibe and its desert areas.

In addition to discovering more about the stories, legends and myths that this place has to teach you. Enjoy an incredible view of the landscapes and feel the adrenaline of being on top of this huge mountain.

And so you will be able to enjoy a complete visit to the enormous abyss of the Tundavala Fence. Please let us know if this article was helpful to you in the comments below.

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