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Day 1: International Outbound Flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Lilongwe.
Day 2: Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve
On arrival in Lilongwe you will be met by your driver who will take you to Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve and to your lodge.
Day 3: Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve
There are a wide variety of activities to enjoy from Tongole. Perhaps explore the wildlife reserve walking safaris with your guides. Walking safaris reveal the smaller animals, birds, insects, and trees. They give fascinating insight into the bush.
Day 4: Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve
Depending on water levels you could take a canoe trip on the Bua River or try your hand at some fly-fishing. The Bua River winds through the reserve and is a magnet for the game as well as water birds.
Day 5: Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve
An alternative to safari activities is to head out to one of the local villages for an afternoon. Here you can immerse yourself in local village life and learn about Malawi’s rich cultural heritage
Day 6: The Southern Lakeshore & Cape Maclear
After breakfast, you’ll be driven to Lake Malawi. The Drive is through some lovely scenery, but if you’d rather fly to Cape Maclear then this is also possible, just ask us for more details. On arrival at your lodge, you can relax beside the sparkling waters of Lake Malawi.
Days 7 to 10: The Southern Lakeshore & Cape Maclear
You have five nights to relax on the shores of Lake Malawi. You can enjoy snorkelling to see the endemic cichlid fish, sailing, exploring local villages, or simply relaxing with a book.
Day 11: International Return Flight
You will be driven back to Lilongwe Airport today
Day 12: International Return Flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodation, this tour is 100% tailor-made and our expert agents can help you select the best option for your tastes and budget.
Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve – Tongole Wilderness Lodge
A very small lodge, Tongole has just four cottages which are all located on the banks of the river, blending in with their natural surroundings.
The Southern Lakeshore & Cape Maclear – Pumulani Lodge
Pumulani is an ideal location for those who want some more conventionally luxurious surroundings after a safari, or for an introduction to Africa without too much culture shock. The views are magnificent and it is the perfect place for a few days of relaxation and exploring the lake.
Get in touch with one of our expert travel agents who can help you plan your dream escape!