Visit the commercial capital of Malawi. Named after David Livingstone’s birthplace in Scotland, Blantyre – Malawi’s largest conurbation, has a population of over half a million people! Known for its scenic beauty and hilly terrain, Blantyre is a perfect base from which to explore the surrounding areas such as the Shire Valley and Mulanje. Elegant hotels, fine restaurants, and fashionable pubs abound, and the friendly local people offer you a warm welcome. Visit the Museum to see some ethnic gems, spend an afternoon in the art gallery of the colonial-style Mandala House, or sample delicious food at one of the many restaurants, your options are many!
Culture and History
Stone Age Rock Paintings
Recommended Malawi Tours
Places: Shire Highlands (2 days) → Majete Wildlife Reserve (2) → Zomba Plateau (1) → Liwonde National Park (2) → Likoma Island (4) → Lilongwe (1)
Tour Highlights: Cycling and Walking Trails, Beautiful Tea Plantations, Tea Factory Visits, Shire Valley, Diverse Vegetation, Amazing...