Wet and Wild South Luangwa and Lake Malawi – 11 Nights

Zebra, South Luangwa

Flashpacking

Mid-Range

In Style

Luxury

Day 1: Kumbali House, Lilongwe


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Welcome to Malawi! Your guide will meet you at Lilongwe International Airport and transfer you to Kumbali House in Lilongwe where you will be accommodated for the night before proceeding to South Luangwa. Kumbali House offers very rustic accommodation ideal for groups of visitors who want an original stay over in Lilongwe. It also a family-friendly environment and special functions of Malawian cuisine and traditional entertainment are always a fun night out for visitors and locals.

Day 2–5: Croc Valley Camp, South Luangwa National Park


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After breakfast, it is time to head South Luangwa National Park`s Croc Valley Camp. Croc Valley Camp is set on the banks of the picturesque South Luangwa River. Set in the reverine forest the camp in deliberately inconspicuous so as to retain the natural beauty of the surroundings and encourage wildlife to roam freely. An abundance of wildlife such as elephants, monkeys, hippos and a wide variety of antelope often pass through the camp and can be seen most days from the safety of our shaded rondavels, the bar, restaurant, chalets and tents.

At arrival at the camp you will and have some time to appreciate our new home in the bush for the next few days. In the evening we enjoy dinner at the tented camp restaurant overlooking the Luangwa River, watching elephants cross at dusk, and relax over a drink before retiring for the evening. In between morning and evening game drives feel free to take a refreshing swim in the pool or relax in the bar.

Day 5–9: The Funky Cichlid Lodge, Cape Maclear


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After these few days tracking the incredible Zambia Wildlife, it is time to head back to Malawi. We will go via Tribal Textile and then later proceed to Cape Maclear. You will spend the next three nights on the shores of Lake Malawi, your accommodation will be at The Funky Cichlid.

The Funky Cichlid Lodge is situated at the Cape Maclear, 500 meters from the Lake Malawi National Park. The lodge has 13 rooms and dorms with fans and mosquito nets in all its rooms. It is a best place to rest when you are tired with leisure activities.

The view of Lake Malawi generally holds stunning views and amazing birdlife.

Day 9-12: Domwe Island, Lake Malawi


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After breakfast at The Funky Cichlid, you will have a boat transfer to Domwe Island where you will be accommodated for the next three nights.

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 good things must come to an end and after breakfast you will be transferred Lilongwe International Airport for your flight back home.

Tour Details


Duration
12 days

Countries
Malawi & Zambia

Tour Highlights


Lilongwe
South Luangwa National Park
Lake Malawi
Cape Maclear

Safari Prices


OFF PEAK

US$2,500

PAX 1-2

PEAK

US$2,600

PAX 1-2

OFF PEAK

US$2,000

PAX 3-4

PEAK

US$2,150

PAX 3-4

OFF PEAK

US$1,900

PAX 5-6

PEAK

US$2,050

PAX > 5-6

Enquire Now

Please Note:

  • Guaranteed departure from 2 pax sharing
  • 50% discount children under 12 years
  • 20% increase for single supplement

Included


✓ Accommodation and all meals (where stated full board)

✓ All safari activities and park fees

✓ Guided road transfers

✓ Non-motorised water sports activities

Not Included


✗ Drinks and personal items

✗ Motorised water sports activities

✗ Zambian and Malawi Visas

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

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Day 1-2: Kumbali Country Lodge, Lilongwe


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Welcome to Malawi, the warm heart of Africa! Upon arrival at the Lilongwe International Airport, You will be welcomed by your Malawian Style Guide. After greetings we will transfer you to Kumbali Country Lodge in Lilongwe for a night.

Kumbali Lodge is a private lodge, situated on a 650 hectare forest reserve and dairy farm land. Only 10 minutes from the capital city, Lilongwe, along a quiet traffic-free road. The accommodation is stylish, relaxed and informal; it is much more than just another Lilongwe hotel.

Board Basis
Bed and breakfast.

Day 2-5: Wildlife Camp, South Luangwa


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After a night at Kumbali country Lodge, it is now time to head to South Luangwa National Park. You will be transferred by road to Wildlife Camp, which will take from 4-6 hours, two hours of which will be driving through the Park to the Wildlife Camp.

Wildlife Camp is a safari camp on the banks of the Luangwa National park Zambia. The guests are provided with an affordable front – row seat to one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in Africa. At the camp there is rustic en – suite chalets, a secluded en – suite tented camp, a bush camp for overnight walking safari and a stunning campsite, all situated on the banks of the Luangwa.

Day 5-8: Annie’s Lodge, Cape Maclear


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After these few days tracking the incredible Zambia Wildlife, it is time to head back to Malawi. We will go via the Tribal Textile and then later proceed to Cape Maclear. You will be accommodated at Annie’s Lodge.

Situated in Cape Maclear, Annie’s Lodge is an aparthotel with a restaurant, lounge and also has an outdoor pool free self – parking is free. Additionally, WiFi in public areas, a business center, and dry cleaning are onsite.

All the 11 apartments provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Room service and desks are among the other amenities available to guests.

Day 8-11: Mumbo Island, Cape Maclear


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After breakfast you will have a boat transfer to Mumbo Island . 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 11-12: Annie’s Lodge, Cape Maclear


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After a few nights on Mumbo you will return to the mainland for one more night at Annie’s before leaving for Lilongwe Airport the following morning.

Day 12: Departure, Lilongwe International Airport


Unfortunately, it’s time to leave Malawi. After breakfast we will begin the transfer back to Lilongwe International airport in time to catch your flight home.

Tour Details


Duration
12 days

Countries
Malawi & Zambia

Tour Highlights


Lilongwe
South Luangwa National Park
Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi

Safari Prices


OFF PEAK

US$3,150

PAX 1-2

PEAK

US$3,350

PAX 1-2

OFF PEAK

US$2,500

PAX 3-4

PEAK

US$2,600

PAX 3-4

OFF PEAK

US$2,350

PAX 5-6

PEAK

US$2,450

PAX > 5-6

Enquire Now

Included


✓ Accommodation and meals

✓ All safari activities and park fees

✓ Guided road transfers

✓ Non-motorised water sports activities

Not Included


✗ Drinks and personal items

✗ Motorised water sports activities

✗ Zambian and Malawi Visas

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

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Day 1-2: Latitude 13°, Lilongwe


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Welcome to Malawi! Upon arrival at Lilongwe International Airport, you will be welcomed by your Malawian Style guide. After greetings we will start driving to Area 43 in Lilongwe. Your accommodation will be at the luxurious Latitude 13 Hotel for a night.

Latitude is a new contemporary boutique hotel in the heart of Lilongwe. With 3 Luxury Suites and 6 Executive Suites this boutique hotel will be a welcome surprise for business travelers and holiday makers passing through. The hotel boasts the finest restaurant in Lilongwe with an exceptional wine collection.

Day 2-5: Nkwali, South Luangwa


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Nkwali is located on the banks of the Luangwa on a magnificent meander in the river overlooking the National Park where leopards roam along the bank and can often be spotted from camp. Situated on Robin Pope Safaris’ private land outside the park there is a private game viewing area behind camp as well as exclusive access into the park either by boat or across the pontoon.

Day 5-9: Pumulani Lodge, Cape Maclear


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After these few days tracking the incredible Zambian Wildlife, it is time to head back to Malawi. We will go via the Tribal Textile and then later proceed to Cape Maclear. Your next four nights will be spent at 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 birdwatching. 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 9-12: Mumbo Island, Cape Maclear


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After breakfast you will be transferred to Kayak Africa, upon arrival at Kayak Africa you will have a boat transfer to the stunning Mumbo Island. 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.

Tours of Mumbo Island are intended to be unhurried, unrushed and tailored to your individual preferences, so you can get to know Mumbo Island personally. You could either spend your day snorkeling, enjoying the beach, or exploring this Robinson Island! By the end of the day, you could reach this cliff, known to be the best Sunset point of view, with packed chilled drinks. And after a delicious dinner, why not sleeping in a hammock, under the blanket of brilliant stars… Mumbo Island is simply an unforgettable experience, all in all, a small taste of heaven on earth…

Day 12: Departure, Lilongwe International Airport


Unfortunately all good things must come to an end and it is time to leave our beautiful lake. After breakfast we will start our journey back to Lilongwe International airport.

Tour Details


Duration
12 days

Countries
Malawi & Zambia

Tour Highlights


Lilongwe
South Luangwa National Park
Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi

Safari Prices


OFF PEAK

US$5,500

PAX 1-2

PEAK

US$6,500

PAX 1-2

OFF PEAK

US$5,000

PAX 3-4

PEAK

US$6,000

PAX 3-4

OFF PEAK

US$4,900

PAX 5-6

PEAK

US$5,850

PAX > 5-6

  • Guaranteed departures from 2 pax sharing
  • 50% Children under 12 years
  • 20% increase for single supplement

Enquire Now

Included


✓ Accommodation and all meals (where stated full board)

✓ All safari activities and park fees

✓ Guided road transfers

✓ Non-motorised water sports activities

Not Included


✗ Drinks and personal items

✗ Motorised water sports activities

✗ Zambian and Malawian Visas

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

View Wetu Brochure

Day 1-6: Norman Carr Bushcamps, South Luangwa


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Welcome to Malawi! It is only a brief stop before you take flight once again to Mfuwe – our gateway to South Luangwa National Park.

On arrival, you will be transported to one of the bush camps with an approximate transfer time of 2-4hrs, most of which is a game drive through the national park. Here you will settle into your luxury home in the bush for the next 3 nights on the doorstep of an amazing array of wildlife. Make your choice to venture out on foot for a renowned walking safari, an experience like no other, or experience the park on a traditional game drive, either way make sure you enjoy the beautiful views and sunsets with a sundowner in hand.

Day 6-9: Nkwichi, Nkwichi


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As a result of an all-embracing approach to tourism over the last 15 years, Nkwichi has become intrinsically linked to the surrounding communities and it’s natural environment.

Dedicated to conserving the pristine lakeshore and virgin wilderness in which it operates, Nkwichi engages with the local Nyanja people in their development and helps preserve and enhance their colourful culture.

Nkwichi is entwined in the fabric of local life by the lake; it ensures guests a 5-star experience and leaves the indelible imprint of an authentic Africa in their hearts.

Day 9-12: Kaya Mawa, Likoma Island


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Kaya Mawa Lodge is at the head of a crescent-shaped bay on Likoma Island, surrounded by mango trees and ancient baobabs. The main camp is located in a rocky outcrop, consisting of a bar, dining room and rock pool. Kaya Mawa has a number of stone, thatched cottages and 2 family beach villas, with a luxurious & romantic villa on its own private island. The lodge was entirely built by hand, in partnership with the local community.

Day 12: Departure for Lilongwe Airport


All the good things must come to an end and today you will fly back to Lilongwe International Airport for your flight back home.

Tour Details


Duration
12 days

Countries
Malawi & Zambia

Tour Highlights


Lilongwe
South Luangwa National Park
Likoma Island, Lake Malawi

Safari Prices


OFF PEAK

US$8,350

PAX 1-2

PEAK

US$9,750

PAX 1-2

OFF PEAK

US$8,150

PAX 3-4

PEAK

US$9,550

PAX 3-4

OFF PEAK

US$8,000

PAX 5-6

PEAK

US$9,450

PAX > 5-6

  • Guaranteed departures from 2 pax sharing
  • 50% Children under 12 years
  • 20% increase for single supplement

Enquire Now

Included


✓ Accommodation and all meals (where stated full board)

✓ All safari activities and park fees

✓ Internal flights and guided road transfers

✓ Non-motorised water sports activities

Not Included


✗ Drinks

✗ Motorised water sports activities

✗ Zambian and Malawi Visas

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

View Wetu Brochure

For more information or if you have any questions, get in touch.
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