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Wild bush & beach adventure

12 days from £5,060pp

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Tour highlights

  • Spend an afternoon in a local village learning about Malawi's rich culture.

  • Relax on the shores of Lake Malawi.

  • Enjoy safari drives in the wild Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve to view elephant, buffalo and lion.

Price includes:

  • Scheduled international and domestic flights
  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodation
  • 24-hour support while you travel
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Itinerary idea in detail

Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

  • Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Lilongwe.

  • On arrival in Lilongwe you will be met by your driver who will take you to Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve and to your lodge.

  • There are a wide variety of activities to enjoy from Tongole. Perhaps explore the wildlife reserve walking safaris with your guides. Walking safaris reveal the smaller animals, birds, insects and trees. They give a fascinating insight into the bush.

  • Depending on water levels you could take a canoe trip on the Bua River or try your hand at some fly-fishing. The Bua River winds through the reserve and is a magnet for wildlife as well as water birds.

  • An alternative to safari activities is to head out to one of the local villages for an afternoon. Here you can immerse yourself in local village life and learn about Malawi's rich cultural heritage.

  • After breakfast you'll be driven to Lake Malawi. The drive is through some lovely scenery, but if you'd rather fly to Cape Maclear then this is also possible, just ask your specialist for more details. On arrival at your lodge you can relax beside the sparkling waters of Lake Malawi.

  • You have five nights to relax on the shores of Lake Malawi. You can enjoy snorkelling to see the endemic cichlid fish, sailing, exploring local villages or simply relaxing with a book.

  • Time relaxing at Lake Malawi.

  • Time relaxing at Lake Malawi.

  • Time relaxing at Lake Malawi.

  • You'll be driven back to Lilongwe Airport today.

  • Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Accommodation options

While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodation, Audley trips are 100% tailor-made, and a specialist can help you select the option best suited to your tastes and budget.

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When to go

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Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve
The Southern Lakeshore & Cape Maclear

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