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Malawi in Style

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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.

A rare Nyala bull, Majete National Park, Malawi

A rare Nyala bull, Majete National Park

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

Overnight Mkulumadzi

 

Mkulumadzi Lodge, Majete National Park, Malawi

Mkulumadzi Lodge: a room with a view

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

Overnight Mkulumadzi

 

Crossing the Shire River near Makulumadzi Lodge, Majete National Park

Crossing the Shire River near Makulumadzi Lodge, Majete National Park

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.

Overnight Pumulani

Fish eagle, Lake Malawi, Malawi

Fish eagle on Lake Malawi

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.

Overnight Pumulani

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.

END OF SERVICES

Pumulani Lodge, Lake Malawi

Pumulani Lodge overlooks Lake Malawi and has its own private beach.

INCLUDES:

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.

EXCLUDES:

Premium/imported drinks
Motorized activities at Pumulani

Dates

This itinerary runs from April to November each year, departing on Monday.