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Thyolo Region, Malawi

The Thyolo Region in southern Malawi is an area of fertile land where much of the country’s produce is grown.

Mount Mulanje

The landscape is dominated by vibrant green tea estates which contrast with beautiful purple jacaranda trees. In the heart of this region is Malawi’s highest peak, Mount Mulanje, which rises to over 3,000 meters. The foothills of the mountain are covered in estates, woodlands and rivers and form a beautiful area ideal for keen walkers.

There are not many accommodation options but a good alternative for visitors is to stay at one of the tea estates in a simple guest house.

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Map of Thyolo Region

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    Places near Thyolo Region

    Accommodation choices for Thyolo Region

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Thyolo Region. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Foothills of Mulanje, Lujeri Estate

      Lujeri Tea Estate


      Located in Mulanje an hour and a half south of Blantyre City. Lujeri is one of the oldest colonial tea estates in the area and its bright green tea plantations are dominated by the towering slopes of Mount Mulanje.

    • Mothers Room, Huntingdon House

      Huntingdon House


      Satemwa Tea Estate is just half an hour's drive from Blantyre through breathtaking scenery of rolling, brilliant green hills that don't match typical perceptions of Africa.