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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1: International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Lilongwe
Day 2: Nyika Plateau
On arrival in Lilongwe you’ll be met and assisted to your light aircraft, which will fly you to the Nyika Plateau. Here you’ll be met by a private driver who’ll take you to your lodge.
Day 3: Nyika Plateau
You can spend the day exploring the plateau. Activities to choose from include mountain biking, walking, and game drives.
Day 4: Nyika Plateau
Another day to experience the unique surroundings of the Nyika Plateau. You may not spot animals such as Burchell’s zebra, leopard, hyena, and antelope in the grassland, as well as a variety of birdlife.
Day 5: Likoma Island & Mozambique Lakeshore
This morning you’ll take an hour and a half light aircraft transfer from Nyika to Likoma Island on Lake Malawi. You’ll then be met by your hosts from Kaya Mawa, who’ll drive you to your beautiful lodgings.
Day 6: Likoma Island & Mozambique Lakeshore
You can choose to spend the day out on the lake, where water sports include snorkelling, kayaking, scuba diving, kite surfing, waterskiing, and sailing.
Day 7: Likoma Island & Mozambique Lakeshore
You may wish to explore the local area today, paying a visit to St Pete’s Cathedral, which was built in 1911 and is located in the middle of the Island, and visiting local villages and their markets, where women can be seen weaving textiles.
Day 8: Likoma Island & Mozambique Lakeshore
You could spend your last day on the island relaxing on the beach and dining on delicious meals at Kaya Mawa’s Restaurant.
Day 9: International Return Flight
You’ll have an hour’s light aircraft transfer to Lilongwe Airport, arriving in time for your onward flight
Day 10: 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.
Nyika Plateau – Chelinda Lodge
Chelinda Lodge is nestled in a pine forest with views over the stunning Nyika Plateau. Activities on offer include game-drives (note, it’s not a Big Five destination), mountain biking, fishing, and guided walks.
Likoma Island and Mozambique Lakeshore – Kaya Mawa
Kaya Mawa is a unique lodge in Malawi on Likoma Island. Accommodation is luxurious with great attention to detail. The staff are extremely friendly and accommodating and make you feel at home.
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