Southern Malawi Style - A Self Drive Adventure Exploring Magical Malawis' Southern Delights, Tea Estates, National Parks & Sparkling Lakes.

Southern Malawi Style - A Self Drive Adventure Exploring Magical Malawis' Southern Delights, Tea Estates, National Parks & Sparkling Lakes.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$4194 - $5085
Includes internal flights:
Yes
Length of safari:
14 days
Best months:
January - March, June - November
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Self-drive safaris Self-drive
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Explore southern Malawi, either privately guided or self-driven. Rich wildlife experiences at Mkulumadzi in Majete Wildlife Reserve and Mvuu Lodge in Liwonde National Park, 'tea for two' at Huntingdon House on the fabulous Satemwa Tea Estate and splendid relaxation at Pumulani on the shores of Lake Malawi.

Day 1, 
Arrive into Lilongwe International and, after a warm welcome, take a transfer to the sleek, stylish, Latitude 13 for your first night in Africa. In the afternoon your vehicle will be delivered to you & you'll have a short briefing, including route & maps. 
Overnight Latitude 13

Days 2 - 4
Head off early on your adventure, taking the southern highway down to Majete National Park where you make your way to Mkulumadzi, a stunning luxurious safari lodge and your home for the next 3 nights. Explore the park with day and night drives and game walks from camp & visit local communities involved in conservation of the area. 

Days 5 - 6
Continue on your journey into the 'highlands', making your way through to the Satemwa Tea Estate and Huntingdon House - your colonial home for the following 2 nights. You spend your time relaxing, walking, mountain biking and exploring the estate; take a tour of the tea factory or make your own coffee from picking beans to drying & roasting!

Days 7 - 9
Today you continue your adventure, driving through Bvumbwe fruit market and past the huge Zomba massive en route to Liwonde National Park. Here you drive through to Mvuu Lodge where you remain for 3 nights, exploring the Shire (Sheer-ree) River by boat and tracking rhino and elephant in the park. 

Days 10 - 13
Leave your safari behind with a mornings drive to the southern shores of Lake Malawi. Your home for the following 4 nights is the relaxed and comfortable Pumulani Lodge. With a stunning infinity pool overlooking the lake, sandy shorelines and wonderful sailing, kayaking & snorkelling, Pumulani provides and fresh water paradise for your post-safari R&R. 

Day 14
After a final breakfast overlooking the lakeshore you'll depart early for Lilongwe, debriefing and dropping off your vehicle at the airport before beginning your journey home. 

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Latitude 13
  • Mkulumadzi
  • Huntingdon House
  • Mvuu Lodge
  • Pumulani

Trip Africa

- We offer private/custom safaris
- Our main focus is: Luxury safaris
- We book international flights
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
- We have 4 tour packages listed
T: 44 1440 783779
Since: Apr 2012

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

Aardvark
Aardvark
African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
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Activities you can do

Horseback riding
Horseback riding
Beaches
Beaches
Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
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