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A tour for the whole family: Malawi & Zambia

Tour - Safari - Malawi, Lilongwe

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from 2,700 per person

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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 it is possible to take part in different game drives;
  • Dedza, famous for its potteries;
  • Mount Mulanje, a majestic massif, perfect for trekking;
  • Liwonde National Park, the biggest natural park in Malawi;
  • The peaceful town of Cape Maclear, located on the shores of Malawi Lake.

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  1. Arrival in Lilongwe

    Arrival in Lilongwe

    Welcome to Malawi!

    After the meeting with your Malawian Style guide at Lilongwe International Airport, transfer to Burley House in LilongweThe hotel is surrounded by a beautiful garden and provides everything you need for a perfect vacation in an informal atmosphere.

    The rest of the day is free at leisure, it is possible to enjoy an optional city tour, to discover it according to your personal style.

    Overnight at the hotel.

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    Day 1

    Accommodation offered

  2. Lilongwe - South Luangwa National Park

    Lilongwe - South Luangwa National Park

    After breakfast, your Malawian Style guide and you will move towards Mchinji border, arriving in Zambia. We will reach Marula Lodge, located in the South Luangwa National Park.

    The park has been established in 1972 and it is worldwide renowned as a truly amazing wildlife haven. In addition, Marula Lodge is situated just in front of the main entrance and provides comfortable and perfect chalets. Each of them will make you feel at home.

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    Day 2 - 4

    Accommodation offered

  3. South Luangwa National Park - Dedza

    South Luangwa National Park - Dedza

    After breakfast it is time to leave South Luangwa.

    Your Malawian Style guide will drive you to Dedza via Mchinji border and Lilongwe. This is the highest town in Malawi and Dedza Mountain, reaching up to over 2,000m. From the lodge, to the west it is possible to enjoy a breath-taking view of Mzengeleza Mountain.

    You will spend your night at Dedza Pottery Lodge. This attractive facility is located in beautiful gardens within the grounds of the famous Dedza Pottery, known both for its handmade pottery and for its coffee and cheesecakeDedza Pottery is one of the main touristic attractions, it opened in 1987 and now has the largest hand crafted production of pottery in Southern Africa; there is a very wide range of designs and customers can also place orders to be made in almost any shape or design.

    Among the optional activities, there is the chance to go shopping for curios.

    Visited places

    Day 5

    Accommodation offered

  4. Dedza - Mount Mulanje

    Dedza - Mount Mulanje

    After breakfast, transfer to Lujeri Lodge: the next step on your tour itinerary.

    This lodge is a converted old style colonial house and is a fantastic spot, with really nice friendly staff. After spending some hours on the road it is possible to take a break and enjoy a short walk to the Blue Lagoon pools.

    Today, it is possible to enjoy some optional activities, such as tea tasting or hiking.

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    Day 6 - 7

    Accommodation offered

  5. Mount Mulanje - Zomba

    Mount Mulanje - Zomba

    After breakfast, your driver will take you straight the old Capital City of Malawi, Zomba.

    You will spend your night at Zomba cottage, a simple cosy cottage and a great escape. Easily the best location on the mountain, just 5 minutes walk from Zomba Dam and horse stables.

    Among the optional activities, it is possible to enjoy a city tour of Zomba or go hiking.

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    Day 8 - 9

    Accommodation offered

  6. Zomba - Liwonde National Park

    Zomba - Liwonde National Park

    Breakfast at hotel.

    Then, your driver will transfer you to Liwonde. You will spend the night at Mvuu lodge situated right in Liwonde National Park.

    Mvuu Camp overlooks a broad track of the Shire River, home of several hippos, crocodiles and the amazing birdlife of the Liwonde National Park. An impressive thatched dining and lounge area is situated nearby, providing a wonderful view of the Shire River. Dinners are sometimes held under the stars in a specially constructed boma.

    It is possible to take part in different activities at Mvuu Camp, as boating trips, game drives (morning and afternoon/evening), nature walks and bike rides, but also rhino tracking.

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    Day 10 - 11

    Accommodation offered

  7. Liwonde National Park - Cape Maclear

    Liwonde National Park - Cape Maclear

    After breakfast, transfer to Cape Maclear where you will be accommodated at Lujeri cottage.

    Lujeri Lake Cottage is located in Cape Maclear, on the shores of Lake Malawi. The facility provides fully equipped self-catering accommodation, which includes  fridge/freezer, a gas stove and a barbeque area.

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    Day 12 - 14

    Accommodation offered

  8. Back to Lilongwe: last day

    Back to Lilongwe: last day

    All the good things must come to an end and after today breakfast your Malawian Style guide will drive you straight to Lilongwe International Airport.

    We hope you have enjoyed your holiday with us!

    Visited places

    Day 15

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