Malawi vacations 2020 & 2021
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While not Africa’s most obvious safari destination, Malawi’s Liwonde National Park is growing in popularity. Here, you can embark on game drives, bush walks and boat trips along the Shire River, which is regularly visited by hippo, crocodiles, elephant and an array of birdlife. For a change of scene, head to the Thyolo region, staying on a tea estate and following walking trails through the plantations. Then, end your trip on Lake Malawi’s sandy shores or fly to the remote Likoma Island, home to Africa’s third-largest cathedral.
Suggested tours for Malawi
These tours give you a starting point for what your trip to Malawi could entail. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.
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Our expert guides to traveling in Malawi
Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Malawi. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Malawi at its best.
A captivating country still off the radar for many tourists, Malawi offers you the opportunity to view Africa's big game away from the crowds. Traditional vehicle as well as walking safaris can be included in your itinerary by our country specialists.
Known as the "Lake of Stars" and running nearly the length of the country, Malawi is dominated by Lake Malawi. It's ideal for families, honeymooners or those simply seeking a relaxing break after a safari, and our country specialists will ensure you experience the best of it during your stay.
Whether you want fine beaches, luxury accommodations, activities galore or good safari opportunities on your honeymoon, Malawi offers all of this and more. Our Country Specialists have also hand-picked a number of exquisite properties for you to choose from.
A typical day on safari essentially revolves around the need to see the wildlife at its most active. It usually follows a similar routine with slight variations between destinations and seasons.