On this tour of Malawi, go off the beaten path to see hidden gems untouched by mass tourism. Apart from thrilling safaris in Majete Wildlife Sanctuary and Liwonde, discover the verdant, scenic hills at the Shire Highlands, walk, hike and cycle in the verdant woodlands of the Zomba plateau, and enjoy the clear waters, unspoiled beaches and lush forests at Likoma. With the best accommodation and guides planned for you, expect an exciting mix of adventure, spectacular wildlife sightings, landscapes and relaxation.
Welcome to verdant expanses and breathtaking mountain views! The Shire Highlands in Malawi boast of rolling green tea estates that contrast beautifully with the purple jacaranda trees of the region.
Huntington House: Walking & Hiking, Mountain Biking, Coffee Farm Tour Go for a leisurely holiday experience with a touch of colonial magic and a dash of adventure and excitement with our range of activities. Take in the spectacular view of the coffee fields as you take a walk or hike through the walking trails and dirt paths of the Shire highlands. See the coffee fields set against a beautiful landscape of hills and meandering rivers unfold before you. Relish the sunset from a high point with Mt. Mulanje and the Shire River as a vibrant backdrop. Opt for mountain biking to explore breathtaking views of the estate and the surrounding areas at your own pace. Take a tour of our coffee fields with skilled guides who will explain the process of coffee growing to make it a learning experience for you.
In southern Malawi, Majete Wildlife Reserve covers about 7km² of fairly rugged, hilly bush of the Lower Shire Valley – and has been intensively protected and re-stocked with game since about 23.
Thawale Lodge: Game Drives, Bush Walks, Boat Safaris Embark on an exciting adventure with game viewing which includes the Big 5 of Africa. Our morning and night guided game drives give you the opportunity to track the diverse wildlife of the Majete Wildlife Reserve—elephant, black rhino, leopard, buffalo, eland and sable. For a profound safari experience, join in on a bush walk to view the prolific wildlife, flora and fauna from close quarters. The Reserve boasts of 130 kinds of wildlife species you can feast your eyes on. For birding enthusiasts, Majete Wildlife Reserve is the place to be, with over 300 species of birds. Opt for a leisurely boat safari down the Shire River to see the scenery around you up close along with some excellent game watching.
See a stellar example of African wildlife preservation! Intensively protected, Majete Wildlife Reserve in southern Malawi has seen a steady reintroduction of wildlife since 2003.
Mvuu Camp: Game Drives, Boat Safaris, Bush Walks At Mvuu Camp, enjoy game drives as you explore the Liwonde National Park, and you will marvel at the sheer magnificence and difference between day and night life. The park has large numbers of animal species such as the impala, reedbuck, zebra, waterbuck, warthog, rhino, and majestic elephants. With guided bush walks also on offer, gather knowledge about the various plants, animals, insects, and birds that inhabit and call the Malawi area home. Enjoy a boat safari on the remarkable Shire River and discover the African species that dot the riverside.
Two cities in one? The capital of Malawi since 1975, Lilongwe is the seat of parliament with the State House situated here.
Price & Inclusions
Option 1 From $ 8,090 /person
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