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A trip, tailormade tour or holiday in Malawi is a unique and unforgettable experience for every kind of tourist.

The country located in Eastern Africa is characterized by stunning natural beauties and incomparable natural environments. The strong contrasts among the colours of lakes, highlands, lush vegetation and arid desert, the different and rare animal species will utterly enchant you. Visiting Malawian national parks will allow you to get entirely in touch with its wild nature. and enjoy unforgettable safaris.

Malawi is also famous for its main lake, Lake Malawi or Niassa, the third largest in Africa, which was the center of the slave trade towards Mozambique in the 19th century. It's located in the southern part of the Great Rift Valley, the wonderful lake district of Malawi: a landscape that you shouldn't miss.

The cities and their lively streets are also extremely fascinating. The capital city Lilongwe boasts several examples of modern architecture, but also typical and traditional houses, a perfect combination between innovation and tradition. On the other hand, in the hidden villages you will be enraptured by the ancient and colourful local tribes. They proudly preserve their ancient traditional lifestyle. Moreover, the hospitality and the warmth of local people will touch your soul. They are simple and modest people, who live thanks to their harvest only, but they are always available to greet and receive visitors.

Do not miss the chance to discover the wonders of this country. Plan your tailormade tour and live an unforgettable vacation. Our local travel experts offer you the opportunity to customize your itinerary in an easy and fast way. What are you waiting for? Malawi awaits!

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  • Discover South Luangwa, Livingstone and Lake Malawi mike-varndell Travel proposals

    Tour | 12 days | No flight

    Discover South Luangwa, Livingstone and Lake Malawi

    Natural beauties of Zambia and Malawi are endless and capable to seduce even the most restrained visitor. Rare and wild animals, lush vegetation, tea and coffee plantations, high and majestic waterfalls, amazing landscapes, water sports, relax and adventure, restore and discovery are the main features of this itinerary. Furthermore, the choice of comfortable, unique and elegant accommodations for overnights in the different cities will make your trip perfect and unforgettable. During the ...

    Visited places: Lilongwe, South Luangwa National Park, Livingstone, Cape Maclear

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  • Honeymoon in heaven: Malawi and Zambia mike-varndell Travel proposals

    Tour | 9 days | No flight

    Honeymoon in heaven: Malawi and Zambia

    A romantic honeymoon in a truly natural heaven, wrapped by the shiny colours of the lush vegetation and beautiful and rare animals. A three days safari, wonderful accommodations for your nights, and obviously, the itinerary also proposes some days exclusively dedicated to relax on the amazing white sandy beach of Malawi Lake. From Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi, a chaotic city dedicated to commerce and rich in shops, up to the peaceful and calm atmosphere of natural parks. Pack your bags ...

    Visited places: Lilongwe, South Luangwa National Park, Cape Maclear

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  • A tour for the whole family: Malawi & Zambia mike-varndell Travel proposals

    Tour | 15 days | No flight

    A tour for the whole family: Malawi & Zambia

    National parks, which are considered true wildlife paradises, rare animals, lush vegetation and comfortable accommodations: this trip, suitable for the whole family, makes you discover the beauties of Malawi and Zambia. Furthermore, you will also explore some of the most beautiful towns of these countries and relax on the banks of Malawi Lake practising every kind of water sports. The itinerary allows you to discover: Lilongwe, the capital city of Malawi; South Luangwa National Park, where ...

    Visited places: Lilongwe, South Luangwa National Park, Dedza, Monte Mulanje, Zomba, Liwonde National Park, Cape Maclear

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  • Mike Varndell

    Mike

    Tours organizer

Why visit Malawi

Malawi is a quite small country located in Eastern Africa without any access to the sea. The Great Rift Valley crosses the country from the North to South, forming the depression in which lies Malawi Lake. The rest of the territory is characterized by plateaus If you are planning to travel to Malawi you might need to know that the country boasts a sub-tropical climate, characterized by a rainy season from November to April, and a dry season during the other months. This country is a kaleidoscope of landscapes, indeed it offers a huge varieties of natural environments. Here it is possible to find savannas, grazing lands, wide forests of pines and cypresses, fertile mountains and rainforests.

In order to preserve this enormous heterogeneity and the uncountable natural wonders, several natural parks have been established. The most important is the Liwonde National Park which mainly hosts fluvial fauna. Hippos and crocodiles abound, but there are also elephants, several species of antelopes, baboons and impalas. It's the ideal habitat for a dream safari.

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