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LIWONDE, MAJETE & LAKE MALAWI

  • Discover the Big Five of Majete Wildlife Reserve
  • Enjoy the Lake Malawi vibe and its activities
  • Spot the wildlife of Liwonde National Park
  • Learn the history of Satemwa Tea Estate 
  • 13 DAYS
    13 DAYS
  • TAILOR-MADE OR GROUP TOURS
    TAILOR-MADE OR GROUP TOURS

Trip Overview

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover the Big Five of Majete Wildlife Reserve
  • Enjoy the Lake Malawi vibe and its activities
  • Spot the wildlife of Liwonde National Park
  • Learn the history of Satemwa Tea Estate

KEY DETAILS

  • Duration
    13 days
  • Travel style
    Tailor-made or Group Tours

Itinerary & Accommodation

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DAY 1
Lilongwe
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Kumbali Country Lodge
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Latitude 13°
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Accommodation Unavailable
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DAY 2
Liwonde National Park
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Mvuu Lodge
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Kuthengo Camp
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DAY 3
Liwonde National Park
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Mvuu Lodge
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Kuthengo Camp
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DAY 4
Zomba
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Sunbird Ku Chawe
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Zomba Forest Lodge
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DAY 5
Zomba
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Sunbird Ku Chawe
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Zomba Forest Lodge
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DAY 6
Majete Wildlife Reserve
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Thawale Camp
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Mkulumadzi Lodge
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DAY 7
Majete Wildlife Reserve
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Thawale Camp
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Mkulumadzi Lodge
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DAY 8
Satemwa
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Huntingdon House
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Huntingdon House
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DAY 9
Satemwa
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Huntingdon House
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Huntingdon House
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DAY 10
Lake Malawi
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Makokola Retreat
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Pumulani Lodge
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DAY 11
Lake Malawi
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Makokola Retreat
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Pumulani Lodge
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DAY 12
Lake Malawi
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Makokola Retreat
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Pumulani Lodge
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DAY 13
Lilongwe
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21 Mar 2021 - 2 Apr 2021
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19 Sep 2021 - 1 Oct 2021
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21 Nov 2021 - 3 Dec 2021
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About your accommodation
COMFORT
PREMIUM
DELUXE
Comfort Package
Kumbali Country Lodge
Kumbali Country Lodge

On the outskirts of Lilongwe, Kumbali Country Lodge features 16 rooms nestled amongst verdant gardens within a working farm.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Pool, Restaurant, Spa, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Electrical Outlets, Fan, Mini Bar (on request), Room Service, Safe, Television (on request), WiFi (Complimentary)

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Mvuu Lodge
Mvuu Lodge

Set within a lush and secluded part of Liwonde National Park, Mvuu Lodge offers 8 tents overlooking a lagoon off the Shire River.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Pool, Restaurant, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Fan, Laundry (Complimentary), Safe

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Sunbird Ku Chawe
Sunbird Ku Chawe

Sitting on the edge of the Zomba Plateau, Sunbird Ku Chawe comprises of 37 rooms and features exquisite views towards Mount Mulanje.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Restaurant, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck (on request), Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Fireplace (on request), Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar (on request), Room Service, Safe, Tea / Coffee, Television, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Thawale Camp
Thawale Camp

Within the reserve boundaries of Majete National Park, Thawale Camp features 6 tented chalets set on the edge of a busy waterhole.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Restaurant

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Fan, Laundry (Complimentary), Safe

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Huntingdon House
Huntingdon House

Located in the Shire Highlands, Huntingdon House offers 5 suites on the Satemwa tea and coffee estate in Thyolo.

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Makokola Retreat
Makokola Retreat

Set amongst tropical gardens, The Makokola Retreat comprises of 48 villas and rooms perched along the shores of Lake Malawi. 

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Beach, Gym, Pool, Restaurant, Spa, WiFi (Fee)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Fan, Laundry (Fee), Safe, Tea / Coffee, Television

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Premium Package
Latitude 13°
Latitude 13°

On a quite tree-lined street in Lilongwe, Latitude 13° offers 9 suites and club rooms set within well-manicured gardens.

Property Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Gym, Pool, Restaurant, Spa, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck (on request), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer, Iron / Ironing Board (on request), Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Room Service, Safe, Tea / Coffee, Television, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Kuthengo Camp
Kuthengo Camp

Resting on an open plain dotted with ancient baobabs, Kuthengo Camp comprises of 4 safari tents within Liwonde National Park.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Restaurant

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Laundry (Complimentary)

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Zomba Forest Lodge
Zomba Forest Lodge
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Mkulumadzi Lodge
Mkulumadzi Lodge

Shaded by giant leadwood trees within Majete Wildlife Reserve, Mkulumadzi Lodge features 8 chalets resting along the banks of the Shire River.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Pool, Restaurant

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Fan, Laundry (Complimentary), Mini Bar, Tea / Coffee

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Huntingdon House
Huntingdon House

Located in the Shire Highlands, Huntingdon House offers 5 suites on the Satemwa tea and coffee estate in Thyolo.

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Pumulani Lodge
Pumulani Lodge

Resting on the shores of Lake Malawi, Pumulani Lodge features 10 villas nestled amongst tree-lined hills and rocky outcrops.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Beach, Pool, Restaurant

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Fan, Laundry (Complimentary), Mini Bar, Safe, Tea / Coffee

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Deluxe Package
Accommodation Unavailable
Accommodation Unavailable

There are an insufficient number of Deluxe accommodations in Malawi to offer this programme.

Essential Info
COMFORT
PREMIUM
DELUXE
Comfort Package
    Included
    • Accommodation based on twin room sharing
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • Soft drinks, local beer, wine and spirits at Huntingdon House and Makokola Retreat (excl. imported and premium brand drinks)
    • Vehicle transfers as specified
    • English speaking guide(s) 
    • Activities as per itinerary
    • Entrance / Admission fees as per itinerary
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a group basis
    Excluded
    • All flights: international, domestic or regional, unless otherwise specified
    • Airport or departure taxes
    • Personal insurances
    • Any visas or travel permits required
    • Single room supplement
    • Late check out at properties
    • All drinks, unless otherwise specified 
    • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Tips and Gratuities
    • Expenditure of a personal nature
    • Optional excursions and activities
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a private basis
    General Information

    Climate

    • Malawi has a subtropical climate, with a rainy season from November to May and a dry season from June to August.
    • The best time to visit is during the cooler dry season as it can be hot and humid during the rainy season.

    Language & Currency

    • English and Chichewa are the official languages in Malawi. English is understood by most people in the country.
    • The local currency is the Malawi kwacha (MWK) which is divided into 100 tambala. US dollars are often accepted at hotels. Changing US dollars into kwacha can be done at banks or foreign exchange bureaus. Access to cash machines is available in most larger towns but frequent power cuts can be problematic.

    Visa & Access

    • Most foreign nationals will require a visa for entry to Malawi. Please check with your local Malawian Embassy, High Commission or our travel team for further information. Visas can sometimes be obtained at the port of entry, but this process can be difficult and not guarantee entry. We strongly advise for visas to be obtained before arrival.
    • Malawi’s main international airport is Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe (LLW), followed by Chileka International Airport in Blantyre (BLZ).

    Health

    • At least 6-8 weeks before departure, please visit your local health care provider or travel clinic for any vaccination requirements and to discuss any other potential health risks, such as malaria (where applicable). All travellers should ensure they have a valid travel insurance policy in place.

    For any further questions on Malawi or your holiday, contact our friendly travel team who will assist you with any information you require.

Premium Package
    Included
    • Accommodation based on twin room sharing
    • Meals as per itinerary 
    • Soft drinks, local beer, wine and spirits at Mkulumadzi, Huntingdon House and Pumulani (excl. imported and premium brand drinks)
    • Vehicle transfers as specified
    • English speaking guide(s)
    • Activities as per itinerary
    • Entrance / Admission fees as per itinerary
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a group basis
    Excluded
    • All flights: international, domestic or regional, unless otherwise specified
    • Airport or departure taxes
    • Personal insurances
    • Any visas or travel permits required
    • Single room supplement
    • Late check out at properties
    • All drinks, unless otherwise specified  
    • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Tips and Gratuities
    • Expenditure of a personal nature
    • Optional excursions and activities
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a private basis
    General Information

    Climate

    • Malawi has a subtropical climate, with a rainy season from November to May and a dry season from June to August.
    • The best time to visit is during the cooler dry season as it can be hot and humid during the rainy season.

    Language & Currency

    • English and Chichewa are the official languages in Malawi. English is understood by most people in the country.
    • The local currency is the Malawi kwacha (MWK) which is divided into 100 tambala. US dollars are often accepted at hotels. Changing US dollars into kwacha can be done at banks or foreign exchange bureaus. Access to cash machines is available in most larger towns but frequent power cuts can be problematic.

    Visa & Access

    • Most foreign nationals will require a visa for entry to Malawi. Please check with your local Malawian Embassy, High Commission or our travel team for further information. Visas can sometimes be obtained at the port of entry, but this process can be difficult and not guarantee entry. We strongly advise for visas to be obtained before arrival.
    • Malawi’s main international airport is Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe (LLW), followed by Chileka International Airport in Blantyre (BLZ).

    Health

    • At least 6-8 weeks before departure, please visit your local health care provider or travel clinic for any vaccination requirements and to discuss any other potential health risks, such as malaria (where applicable). All travellers should ensure they have a valid travel insurance policy in place.

    For any further questions on Malawi or your holiday, contact our friendly travel team who will assist you with any information you require.

Deluxe Package
    General Information

    Climate

    • Malawi has a subtropical climate, with a rainy season from November to May and a dry season from June to August.
    • The best time to visit is during the cooler dry season as it can be hot and humid during the rainy season.

    Language & Currency

    • English and Chichewa are the official languages in Malawi. English is understood by most people in the country.
    • The local currency is the Malawi kwacha (MWK) which is divided into 100 tambala. US dollars are often accepted at hotels. Changing US dollars into kwacha can be done at banks or foreign exchange bureaus. Access to cash machines is available in most larger towns but frequent power cuts can be problematic.

    Visa & Access

    • Most foreign nationals will require a visa for entry to Malawi. Please check with your local Malawian Embassy, High Commission or our travel team for further information. Visas can sometimes be obtained at the port of entry, but this process can be difficult and not guarantee entry. We strongly advise for visas to be obtained before arrival.
    • Malawi’s main international airport is Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe (LLW), followed by Chileka International Airport in Blantyre (BLZ).

    Health

    • At least 6-8 weeks before departure, please visit your local health care provider or travel clinic for any vaccination requirements and to discuss any other potential health risks, such as malaria (where applicable). All travellers should ensure they have a valid travel insurance policy in place.

    For any further questions on Malawi or your holiday, contact our friendly travel team who will assist you with any information you require.

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