Malawi in Style
Explore the southern part of Malawi using the best accommodation and top guides. The trip makes use of Malawi’s most iconic lodges such as Mkulumadzi in Majete National Park and Huntingdon House in the tea gardens. It ends on the shore of Lake Malawi, the “The Lake Of Stars” as it was named by David Livingstone, and the wonderful Pumulani Lodge.
Malawi in Style: Itinerary
DAY 1: Explore the tea Gardens.
We’ll collect you from Blantyre airport and drive out to Huntingdon House in the heart of the tea-growing area (45 minutes). This will be home for the next two nights. Optional activities include mountain biking, hiking, tea tasting, guided bird walk.
Overnight Huntingdon House
DAY 2: Explore Huntingdon House
Spend the day exploring this beautiful area: search for the rare Thyolo Alethe and have a picnic overlooking the Shire Valley. Enjoy the tea and coffee tasting tours that are available or relax on the veranda overlooking the tea gardens. Optional activities mountain biking, hiking, tea tasting, guided bird walk
Overnight Huntingdon House
DAY 3: Majete National Park
Drive across the Shire Highlands and head southwest to Majete Game Reserve. You will be staying at the luxurious Mkulumadzi Lodge for the next 2 nights. Optional activities: game drives, boat safari, bush walks, hiking
DAY 4: Explore Majete National Park
Majete is a rare conservation success story. Regularly viewed mammals in the park include elephant, black rhino, buffalo, eland, zebra, sable, Nyala, bushbuck, kudu, Lichtenstein’s hartebeest, waterbuck, impala, suni, grysbok, klipspringer, yellow baboon, Vervet monkey, thick-tailed bush baby, bush pig, warthog, dwarf mongoose, porcupine and others. Predators include lion, spotted hyena, leopard, serval, genet and civet.
Optional activities: game drives, boat safaris, bush walks, hiking
DAY 5: Lake Malawi
Depart from Mkulumadzi and head towards the southern shore of Lake Malawi and the fabulous Pumulani Lodge.
Optional activities include kayaking, snorkelling, village walks.
DAY 6: Pumulani, exploring Lake Malawi
David Livingstone famously named Lake Malawi “The Lake Of Stars” and for good reason, during the day the light dances across the deep blue water. When the sun has set the stars twinkle brightly both in the sky and on the lake as the fishermen light up their hurricane lamps for their night’s fishing. Guests can relax on the white sandy beach, do as many activities as they wish or simply enjoy an elevated view of the lake from the stylish infinity pool.
Optional activities kayaking, snorkelling, village walks.
DAY 7: Return to Lilongwe
Early this morning after breakfast, depart from Pumulani and drive to Kamuzu International Airport arriving in time to check-in for your homeward flight, or onward travel.
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Accommodation and full board
Non-motorized water activities at Pumulani
Park Fees at Majete
Non-motorized activities and tea tasting at Huntingdon House, local drinks and house wine, Driver/guide for the whole trip.
Motorized activities at Pumulani
This itinerary runs from April to November each year, departing on Monday.