Lake Malawi, sometimes known as the Lake of Stars after the reflection of the stars in its clear waters, covers roughly one-fifth of Malawi. September is an excellent time to visit to experience the wildlife.
In September the remaining waterholes have dried up, forcing game to the river banks in search of water. The animals congregate by the river in larger groups and various species will be in the same area. This provides excellent game viewing opportunities. The weather in September is hot and dry, with average temperatures between 26 and 32°C (79 and 90°F). Lake Malawi is the perfect place to cool down during these hot days.
Lake Malawi, sometimes known as the Lake of Stars, covers roughly one-fifth of Malawi. It's ideal for activities such as snorkelling, scuba diving or kayaking.
British Airways, Kenyan Airways & South African Airways
The best time to travel.
A good time to travel, but there may be some factors to be aware of.
Travel is possible, but this is not the best time of year.
Travel is not recommended.
Snow or ski season.
Read first-hand tips and advice from our travel specialists.
Start planning your tailor-made itinerary by contacting one of our specialists online or by phone...
Our offices are open during the following hours:
Receive news and offers from Audley
Registering email address...
Interested in a career in travel with Audley? For information on positions and how to apply, click here to visit our careers website.