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Best Of North Malawi

North Malawi has so much to offer the visitor. Less well known than the rest of the country and with a lower population density, it is a region for those who wish to experience Africa at its most unspoiled. Its quite astonishing beauty is the lasting memory of all who explore this unique area of central Africa. North Malawi is characterized

Best Of Central Malawi

Most international visitors to Malawi arrive at Lilongwe, the capital; hence their first view of the country is the Central Region. It gives easy access to the rest of the country, including Lake Malawi, as well as being an exciting region in its own right. Gently undulating landscapes give the area the appearance of a plain, but it is actually


Livingstonia is a site of particular historic and cultural interest. Located on the Khondowe Plateau, near Nyika National Park, Livingstonia is an early Christian mission. Established in 1894, Livingstonia was Dr. Robert Laws’ third and final attempt to establish a Presbyterian settlement in Malawi. The Laws’ family home is now a lodge and museum.  The area boasts panoramic vistas of Chitimba


Chintheche is a settlement in the Nkhata Bay District of the Northern Region of Malawi. It is on the shore of Lake Malawi, and is approximately 40 kilometres south of Nkhata Bay. The town is close to the main road between Nkhata Bay and Nkhotakota. Off the Salime-Mzuzu Road, Chintheche sits pretty along Lake Malawi’s northern shore. Considered one of Malawi’s

Kande Horse Stables

For an unforgettable day riding horses and exploring Malawi’s countryside, make time to visit the stables at Kande Horse. Family owned and operated, Kande Horse provides guided horseback rides as well as luxurious lodging in the guesthouse. Kande Horse is a working farm amidst tranquil, verdant surroundings. Take a ride through the lush Brachystegia forest, take a dip in the

Chimwenya Game Park

Chimwenya Game Park is a serene, beautiful and privately owned 500 acre game park, home to the impressive Game Haven Lodge. The park is one of the last remaining indigenous forests and grasslands of the Shire Highlands of Southern Malawi. It lies at Bvumbwe, approximately 20 km south-east of Blantyre shortly before the Thyolo Tea Estates and on the way to Mount

Kuti Wildlife Reserve

Kuti is a community-owned wildlife reserve. Thirty percent of all revenue raised is used for projects such as tree planting, rehabilitation of boreholes, and clinics and seedling production to help the surrounding villages. There is a good variety of mammals and bird watchers are in for a treat. As there are no dangerous animals, visitors are free to walk, cycle

Mwabvi Wildlife Reserve

Mwabvi Wildlife Reserve is located at the southernmost tip of Malawi in the Lower Shire Valley. At 135 km2 it is the smallest of Malawi’s reserves, and also the least accessible. Nevertheless it boasts a variety of habitats and, because of its remoteness, a wilderness atmosphere that is redolent of the old Africa of Livingstone and Stanley. The landscape includes some

Lengwe National Park

Lengwe National Park is 350 sq miles (900 sq km) in area and lies to the south of Majete Wildlife Reserve and 50 miles (80km) from Blantyre, in Malawi’s Lower Shire Valley. The vegetation is thicket, with some deciduous woodland and more dense tree growth along the stream courses. The eastern area is quite flat, allowing for a good and well marked network

Kasungu National Park

In the west of Central Malawi, and bordering Zambia, is Kasungu National Park, an 800 sq mile (2100 sq km) area of natural woodland and bush with occasional stretches of more open grass. At one time, Kasungu was Malawi’s main game park, closest to Lilongwe and favoured by the country’s first President, Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda. But it has been long