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Mid-Range

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

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 unique colourfull fish that inhabit every inch of the coastline.

Day 3-5: Game Haven, Thyolo Tea Estates

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 5-7: Zomba Forest Lodge, Zomba Plateau

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 7-10: Mvuu Camp, Liwonde National Park

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

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…

If you would like to book or tailor this tour or you simply want to know more, please email info@malawianstyle.com or fill the contact us form and one of our team will get back to you, promptly.

Tour Details

Duration
11 nights

Country
Malawi

Tour Highlights

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

Safari Prices

From US$2550* per person

*Please note: the price may change depending on several variables; the number of people travelling, vehicle allocated, time of year, room type etc.

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.

High End

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

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 3-5: Mkulumadzi Lodge, Majete Wildlife Reserves

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 5-7: Huntingdon House, Satemwa House Estates

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 7-10: Kuthengo, Liwonde National Park

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

On a large open plain on the banks of the Shire River in Liwonde National Park, Kuthengo Camp is idyllically nestled between yellow-tree acacia and baobab trees. African fish eagles nesting in the baobabs of the surrounding area will wake you to the ‘Call of Africa’ during your stay in this wild natural paradise. Their four spacious and modern tents have ensuite bathrooms, each with double sinks, bathtub and open-air shower.

Day 10-12: Pumulani Lodge - Bush Villas, Cape Maclear

After breakfast, prepare to leave the Kuthengo Camp. 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, they offer scenic cruises on a 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…

If you would like to book or tailor this tour or you simply want to know more, please email info@malawianstyle.com or fill the contact us form and one of our team will get back to you, promptly.

Tour Details

Duration
11 nights

Country
Malawi

Tour Highlights

Nankoma Island
Majete Wildlife Reserve
Cape Maclear
Liwonde National Park
Thyolo

Safari Price

From US$3750* per person

*Please note: the price may change depending on several variables; the number of people travelling, vehicle allocated, time of year, room type etc.

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.