Southern Explorer – 11 Nights

11 Nights Budget South Explorer Malawi

11 Nights mid range South Malawi

11 Nights high end South Malawi

Day 1-3: Blue Zebra Lodge (Safari tents), Nankoma Island


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Welcome to Malawi! Upon arrival at the Lilongwe International Airport, you will meet your Malawian Style guide. After greetings we will start driving to Senga Bay – Salima for your Boat transfer to Nankoma Island. Your accommodation will be at the Blue Zebra Lodge in Safari Tents (en-suites).

The Lodge offers 8 exclusive tented en-suite chalets each overlooking the lake with some of crystal clear waters. The chalets are set in an unspoiled environment and guests are surrounded by nature and luxury. Guest are free to chill at the infinity pool, kayak around the island or enjoy a game of volleyball as part of the board package. The lodge also offers free use of snorkeling equipment to view the unique colorful fish that inhabit every inch of the coastline.

Day 3-6: Game Haven, Thyolo Tea Estates


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After breakfast, get prepared to leave the Blue Zebra Lodge. You will be transferred to Senga Bay and there you will meet your Malawian Style Guide. After greetings we will start driving to Gamehaven, Thyolo.

Game Haven Lodge is set in serene and beautiful 500-acre Chimwemwe Game Park, located in one of the last remaining indigenous forest.

Day 6-8: Zomba Forest Lodge, Zomba Plateau


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Enjoy your last morning at the Lujeri Lodge. After breakfast, we will depart from the Lujeri and head towards the beautiful Zomba Plateau. Estimated time of arrival in Zomba is around lunch time, we will drive straight to the Zomba Forest Lodge, in a stunning location on Zomba Plateau.

This is an inviting, charming lodge with 4 rooms (2 twins and 2 doubles, all en-suite) boastinga colorful and lush garden to explore; a real treat to walk around and bird watch.

Zomba Forest Lodge is a fantastic location, just a few minutes away from the stables for Horse Riding about the Zomba Plateau.

Day 8-10: Mvuu Camp – camping, Liwonde National Park


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From the Zomba Plateau, you will drive towards your next destination; the wonderful Liwonde National Park. Here it will be camping at Mvuu Campsite.

Mvuu Camp overlooks a broad stretch of the Shire River (pronounced Shiree), with a profusion of hippos, crocodiles and the amazing birdlife of the Liwonde National Park. An impressive thatched dining and lounge area is situated nearby, offering a magnificent vista of the Shire River. Dinners are sometimes held under the stars in a specially constructed boma. Activities at Mvuu Camp revolve around boating trips on the Shire River and game drives (morning and afternoon/evening). If you are curious to the hidden spots of Liwonde National Park, make a nature walk or a bike ride to discover the surroundings and get surprised by the unknown places of this park.

Day 10-12: Domwe Island, Lake Malawi


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After breakfast, it is now time to drive to your next piece of paradise on the Lake Malawi. Arriving at Cape Maclear you will drive straight to Kayak Africa reception before at 10:30 am, from there you will either Kayak out or boat ride to Domwe Island a 45 minutes trip.

Domwe Island is the largest unpopulated island in Lake Malawi, with a circumference of 11km and a highest point 400m above lake level. Domwe Island Adventure Camp is basic yet exclusive. It lies behind a small beach on the island’s west side. From solar lighting to dry compost toilets Domwe aims to be as eco-friendly as possible, so during your stay here you will be living authentically alongside nature.

Day 12: Departure Lilongwe


All the good things must come to an end and today after breakfast you will be transferred on a Boat to Cape Maclear – mainland. You will meet your Malawian Style guide and will then start driving back to Lilongwe International Airport for your flight back home. End of Tour…

For full pricing and departure information please download the brochure.

Tour Details


Duration
11 nights

Country
Malawi

Tour Highlights


Thyolo Tea Estates
Nankoma Island
Zomba Plateau
Lake Malawi National Park
Liwonde National Park

Safari Price


Enquire Now

Included


✓ All accommodations and meals (where stated)

✓ All safari activities and park fees

✓ Guided road transfers

✓ Non-motorized water sports activities

Not Included


✗ Drinks and items of personal nature

✗ Motorised water sports

✗ Visas to Malawi

Please Note: Full board accommodation will include breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Day 1-3: Blue Zebra Lodge (Luxury Safari Tents), Nankoma Island


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Welcome to Malawi! Upon arrival at the Lilongwe International Airport, you will meet your Malawian Style guide. After greetings we will start driving to Senga Bay – Salima for your Boat transfer to Nankoma Island. Your accommodation will be at the Blue Zebra Lodge in Luxury Safari Tents.

The Lodge offers 8 exclusive tented en-suite chalets each overlooking the lake stunning views of the crystal clear waters. The chalets are set in an unspoiled environment and guests are surrounded by nature and luxury. Guest are free to chill at the infinity pool, kayak around the island or enjoy a game of volleyball as part of the board package. The lodge also offers free use of snorkelling equipment to view the uniquecolourfull fish that inhabit every inch of the coastline.

Day 3-6: Game Haven, Thyolo Tea Estates


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Arguably the most scenically beautiful region of Malawi, The Thyolo district forms the heart of Malawi’s tea producing region with rolling hills of immaculately cultivated, emerald green plantations and some of the oldest estates in the country. Game Haven Lodge is set in serene and beautiful 500-acre Chimwemwe Game Park, located in one of the last remaining indigenous forest

Day 6-8: Zomba Forest Lodge, Zomba Plateau


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Enjoy your last morning at the Lujeri Lodge. After breakfast, we will depart from the Lujeri and head towards Zomba Plateau. Estimated time of arrival in Zomba is around lunchtime, we will drive straight to the Zomba Forest Lodge, in a stunning location on Zomba Plateau.

This is an inviting, charming lodge with 4 rooms (2 twins and 2 doubles, all en-suite) boastinga colorful and lush garden to explore; a real treat to walk around and bird watch.

Zomba Forest Lodge is a fantastic location, just a few minutes away from the stables for Horse Riding about the Zomba Plateau.

Day 8-10: Mvuu Camp, Liwonde National Park


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From the Mountains it is now time to drive to Mvuu Camp in Liwonde National Park.

Mvuu Camp overlooks a broad stretch of the Shire River (pronounced Shiree), with a profusion of hippos, crocodiles and the amazing birdlife of the Liwonde National Park. An impressive thatched dining and lounge area is situated nearby, offering a magnificent vista of the Shire River. Dinners are sometimes held under the stars in a specially constructed boma. Activities at Mvuu Camp revolve around boating trips on the Shire River and game drives (morning and afternoon/evening). Nature walks and bike rides are also incredibly popular.

Day 10-12: Mumbo Island, Cape Maclear


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After breakfast, get ready now to drive to Cape Maclear to the Kayak Africa reception offices. At 10:30am your the boat transfer will depart for the stunning Mumbo Island, which is approximately 45 minutes.

Mumbo Island is a deserted tropical island on the expansive waters of the Lake Malawi. With amazing underwater boulders, around 800 species of colorful cichlid fishes and placid, clear water, the National Park offers what many consider the best freshwater snorkeling and SCUBA diving in the world.

Day 12: Departure Lilongwe


All the good things must come to an end and today after breakfast you will be transferred on a Boat to Cape Maclear – mainland. You will meet your Malawian Style guide and will then start driving back to Lilongwe International Airport for your flight back home. End of Tour…

For full pricing and departure information please download the brochure.

Tour Details


Duration
11 nights

Country
Malawi

Tour Highlights


Lake Malawi
Nankoma Island
Thyolo Tea Estates
Zomba Plateau
Liwonde National Park

Safari Price


Enquire Now

Included


✓ All accommodations and meals (where stated)

✓ All safari activities and park fees

✓ Guided road transfers

✓ Non-motorized water sports activities

Not Included


✗ Drinks & items of a personal nature

✗ Motorised water sports

✗ Visas to Malawi

Please Note: Full board accommodation will include breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Day 1-3: Blue Zebra Lodge, Nankoma Island – Salima


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Welcome to Malawi! Upon arrival at the Lilongwe International Airport, you will meet your Malawian Style guide after greetings you will be transferred to Blue Zebra in Nankoma Island for a night.

The Lodge offers 8 exclusive tented en suite chalets each overlooking the lake with some of crystal clear waters. The chalets are set in an unspoiled environment and guests are surrounded by nature and luxury. Guests are free to chill at the infinity pool, Kayak around the islands or enjoy a game of volleyball as part of the board package. The lodge also offers free use of snorkelling equipment to view the unique colourful fish that inhabit every inch of the coastline

Day 3-6:Huntingdon House, Satemwa House Estates


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After breakfast, you will have a boat transfer from Blue Zebra Lodge to Senga Bay – Salima. Upon arrival at Senga Bay – Salima your Malawian Style guide will pick you up and drive towards Huntingdon House in Thyolo.

Arguably the most scenically beautiful region of Malawi, The Thyolo district forms the heart of Malawi’s tea producing region with rolling hills of immaculately cultivated, emerald green plantations and some of the oldest estates in the country. Huntingdon House was built in the 1920’s and the estate has been in the Cathcart Kay family for generations, with members of the family still running the tea and coffee production of the estate. The grand old colonial style house is surrounded by magnificent gardens and beautiful old trees.

Day 6-8: Mkulumadzi Lodge, Majete Wildlife Reserves


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After breakfast it is time to head to Majete Wildlife Reserve. You will be accommodated at the stunning Mkulumadzi Lodge for the next two night of your tour.

Mkulumadzi Lodge is surrounded by 7,000 hectares of private concession; Mkulumadzi enjoys an idyllic location at the confluence of two rivers shaded by giant Leadwood trees. It is the perfect combination of splendid isolation and first-class facilities.

Undiscovered by tourists, Majete is a true wilderness where every trip into the bush with the experienced guides you will feel like an adventure.

Day 8-10: Mvuu Lodge, Liwonde National Park


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From the stunning Mkulumadzi Lodge, get ready to drive to your next destination; the wonderful Mvuu lodge in the Liwonde National Park.

Your accommodation will be at luxury Mvuu Lodge, overlooking the Shire River. With a profusion of hippos (Mvuu means hippo), crocodile and amazing birdlife you can enjoy you time sitting watching the wildlife by the river, as well as joining in any of the many activities.
Activities offered include game viewing, river cruises, nature walks, bird watching, star gazing and more.
The camp is of top quality with very classy luxury safari tents overlooking the lagoon, the food is exceptional and the package includes sunset river cruises and early morning game drives.

Day 10-12: Pumulani Lodge, Cape Maclear


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After breakfast, prepare to leave the Mvuu lodge. Your Malawian Style guide will pick you and drive towards Cape Maclear and turn on the way to the beautiful Pumulani Lodge.

Pumulani is an exclusive beach lodge within Lake Malawi National Park. The lodge has ten individually-designed villas spread out along a lush hillside overlooking the lake. Each villa boasts a large bedroom, a spacious living area and a private deck with lake view. Guests can relax on the sandy beach or at our stylish infinity pool. For those seeking activity, there is waterskiing, sailing, diving, wakeboarding, kayaking, snorkelling, fishing and bird watching. At sunset we offer scenic cruises on our traditional wooden dhow. It’s the perfect way to experience the beauty of Lake Malawi, described by the explorer David Livingstone as The Lake of Stars.

Day 12: Departure Lilongwe


All the good things must come to an end and today after breakfast at the Pumulani, your Malawian Style guide will drive you straight from the Cape Maclear to Lilongwe International Airport for your flight back home. End of Tour…

For full pricing and departure information please download the brochure.

Tour Details


Duration
11 nights

Country
Malawi

Tour Highlights


Nankoma Island
Majete Wildlife Reserve
Cape Maclear
Liwonde National Park
Thyolo

Safari Price


Enquire Now

Included


✓ All accommodations and meals (where stated)

✓ All safari activities and park fees

✓ Guided road transfers

✓ Non-motorized water sports activities

Not Included


✗ Drinks and items of personal nature

✗ Motorised water sports activities

✗ Visas to Malawi

Please Note: Full board accommodation will include breakfast, lunch and dinner.

View Wetu Brochure