Southern Malawi Highlights

Beach, bush and beautiful tea plantations in Southern Malawi

Southern Malawi Highlights

Explore southern Malawi's wilderness and scenic highlights, including the Thyolo Tea Estates, Liwonde National Park and Majete Game Reserve, before ending with six nights of relaxtion on Lake Malawi.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Arrive Blantyre (Huntingdon House)

    You will be met on arrival in Blantyre and transferred to Huntingdon House for two nights on fully-inclusive basis.

  2. Day 2: Satemwa Estate (Huntingdon House)

    Today is at leisure at Huntingdon House. Tea and coffee tasting is included in your stay.

  3. Day 3: Majete Game Reserve (Mkulumadzi Lodge)

    Depart Huntingdon House after breakfast for Majete Game Reserve (approx. 1.5 hours’ drive). Check-in at Mkulumadzi Lodge, in north-east Majete, for two nights (full-board basis).

  4. Day 4: Majete Game Reserve (Mkulumadzi Lodge)

    Full day of game-viewing in Majete Game Reserve.

  5. Day 5: Liwonde National Park (Kuthengo Camp)

    Depart Mkulumadzi this morning and transfer approx. 4 hours to Kuthengo Camp, in Liwonde National Park, where you stay two nights (fully-inclusive basis).

  6. Day 6: Liwonde National Park (Kuthengo Camp)

    Full day of game-viewing in Liwonde National Park.

  7. Day 7-8: Liwonde National Park (Mvuu Tented Lodge)

    Breakfast at Kuthengo followed by a short drive to meet your driver/guide from Mvuu Tented Lodge. Game drive en route to Mvuu, in western Liwonde, where you stay the next two nights (fully-inclusive basis).

  8. Day 9-11: Lake Malawi (Makokola Retreat)

    Depart Mvuu after breakfast and transfer approx. 2 hours to the southern shores of Lake Malawi for three nights at Makokola Retreat in a superior sea view room (fully-inclusive basis).

  9. Day 12-14: Lake Malawi (Mumbo Island Camp)

    This morning you will have a 2-hour driven transfer followed by a 1-hour boat transfer to Mumbo Island Camp, where you stay 3 nights (full board basis).

  10. Day 15: Departure, via Lilongwe

    Depart Mumbo after breakfast and journey back across the lake, then transfer by road to Lilongwe Airport to connect with your homeward flight.

Price guide

Prices based on two travellers in shared twin/double accommodation and travel in low season (Jan-Jun; Nov). High season (Jul-Oct) rates start from £5,065.

15 days from £4360pp


15 days from £4360pp

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A wonderful trip. We have travelled extensively in Asia and this is one of our favourites.

Peter and Avis