Malawi is know as 'the warm heart of Africa' And this isn't without good reason. Malawians are warm, friendly and welcoming and the country is rich in culture, beauty and wildlife. This amazing country has so much to offer and you can be sure to have a fantastic experience if you know where to look. We have put together a few favourites gems of ours for you to explore and add to your wish wish list.
THE Lake of Stars
Lake Malawi is a haven and top destination for many travelers visiting the African continent. It boasts more variety of fish than any other fresh water lake in the world. With vibrant music festivals and water sports to high end luxury resort and sleepy fishing villages the lake really does has something for everyone.
Liwonde National Park
Sitting on the bank of the might Shire river Liwonde national park offers some of the best crocodile, elephant and hippo viewing within the African continent. The park can hosts 'the big 5' and the critically endangered black rhino. Accommodation is available to suit those on all budgets from camping to luxury lodges.
Mulanje mountain is known as 'the island in the sky', a fitting name for the plateau that raises over 10,000ft above sea level. the climate on the massif is very different from the hot plains below and offers welcome respite during the hotter months. Mountains huts make for comfortable excursions for the adventurous, if you are willing to make the hike up you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views and be able discover the many pools and waterfalls along the way.
Among the oldest tea estates in Africa Thyolo district produces some of the finest teas exported the the four corners of the earth. High-tea and tea tasting experiences from the historical Huntington house are high on our to do list if you are in the area and want to delve into a difference facet of the country we highly recommend making your way to Thyolo.
Nyika national park
In the far North of Malawi, well off the beaten track lies the jewel that is Nyika National Park. it is the largest of Malawi's parks and the higher elevation ensures comfortable temperatures. the landscape is completely unspoilt and lends its self superbly to horse back or walking tours. Leopard are still commonly sited and poor access means few venture to this hidden gem.