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Southern Malawi Adventure

Best for:

Wildlife fans, adventurous types and beach lovers

10 nights
$3,650
Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov

Curated by Victoria

“Liwonde National Park is arguably one of African’s biggest conservation success stories. Enjoy game walks, drives and boat trips to see the newly introduced cheetah, lion and black rhino as well as the large numbers of elephants, hippo and crocodiles.”

Southern Malawi Adventure

Day 1

Day 1
Arrival Lilongwe – Lake Malawi

Upon arrival at Lilongwe International Airport, you’ll be escorted by car to Salima where you’ll pick up your boat transfer to Nankoma Island on Lake Malawi.

The remainder of your day will be spent at leisure.

From: $3,650 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 2

Day 2
Lake Malawi

Nankoma Island is part of the Marelli Island Archipelago within Lake Malawi National Park.

Home to abundant birdlife, the surrounding waters are filled with vibrant cichlid fish.

Activities include snorkelling and scuba diving, kayaking, wake boarding, waterskiing, and tubing.

From: $3,650 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 3

Day 3
Thyolo

This morning you’ll be transferred to the mainland and the region of Thyolo, renowned for its tea and coffee estates.

From: $3,650 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 4

Day 4
Thyolo

From your base on the tea and coffee estate of Satemwa, sample tea cocktails and tastings, take a coffee tour, hike or mountain bike around the region, visit imposing Mount Mulanje, and admire the region’s magnificent birds.

From: $3,650 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 5

Day 5
Liwonde National Park

Today you’ll be escorted to one of Malawi’s premier wildlife regions, Liwonde National Park at the tip of Lake Malombe. With wildlife including rare black rhinos and over 300 species of birds, it’s a fantastic opportunity to see wildlife in their natural habitat.

Activities include nature drives, river cruises, guided bush walks, birdwatching tours and visits to conservation research camps and a local school.

From: $3,650 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 6

Day 6
Liwonde National Park

Today, you will be at your own leisure.

Activities include nature drives, river cruises, guided bush walks, birdwatching tours and visits to conservation research camps and a local school.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure.

From: $3,650 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 7

Day 7
Liwonde National Park

After a hearty breakfast, embark on an adventure for the day before your departure tomorrow.

This is your last chance to enjoy nature drives, river cruises, guided bush walks, birdwatching tours and visits to conservation research camps and a local school.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure.

From: $3,650 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 8

Day 8
Mumbo Island, Cape Maclear

Your final destination is Mumbo Island just off Cape Maclear in Lake Malawi National Park, where you’ll be staying in an idyllic rustic camp.

From: $3,650 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 9

Day 9
Mumbo Island, Cape Maclear

Snorkel and scuba dive in the crystal-clear lake waters, go sailing or kayaking, hike nature trails, spot rare birds or simply kick back and relax in a hammock.

From: $3,650 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 10

Day 10
Mumbo Island, Cape Maclear

Discover the wonders of Mumbo Island and all that has to offer. Take this time to explore at your own pace and take in your surroundings.

From: $3,650 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing
Day 11

Day 11
Departure

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.

From: $3,650 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing