12 DAYS: Northern Tour – Budget Package

Day 1 – 2: Mua Mission – Namalikhate Lodge

Takulandilani! Upon arrival at Lilongwe International Airport our guide will welcome you for an immediate transfer to the central region of Malawi en-route to the North. Our three hour drive will take us to the Mua Mission’s Kungoni Centre of Cultural arts. You shall spend our first 2 nights here at Namalikhate Lodge.

Mua 3
Mua 7

Day 2 – 4: Nkhotakota Wild Life Reserve – Bua River Lodge

Today you will depart from the Malawi Cultural Activities center, looking forward to the safari experience at Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve with your 2 following nights spent at Bua River lodge which is situated inside the Wildlife Reserve. The lodge offers fine, en-suite, tented accommodation of the higher quality but budget conscious we shall spend our two nights here with our day times filled with activities. Bush walks, game drives and water safaris and birding are some of the activities you will enjoy here.

Bua River Lodge 1
Bua River Lodge 2
Bua River Lodge 3
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Day 4 – 7: Nyika Plateau – Chelinda lodge

After breakfast we will depart for up North an alpine experience. Chelinda Lodge on Nyika Plateau is located within Nyika National Park. The lodge offers great view of rolling hills will that are rich with grass land. You will spend 2 nights here. The Lodge is located in the heart of Nyika Plateau and nestled in the alpine highlands of the park where you have a view of rolling hills. It gets cold in the evening and hence warm clothes are recommended to supplement the provided fire places. Here you will enjoy several activities that include bush walks, mountain biking, birding and game drives.

Chelinda Lodge 3

Day 7 – 9: Nkhatabay – Chintheche Inn

Today after breakfast you will transfer to the beautiful beaches of the Lake Malawi to explore the local village lives. You will spend your 2 nights at Chintheche Inn in Nkhatabay. Chintheche is set on the northern shores of Lake Malawi, boasting a white sand beach and crystal clear water and age-old fishing villages. Accommodation is available in ten brightly furnished en-suite rooms and family chalets which draw inspiration from local materials and craft overlooking the beach. The area is famous for its village tours which can easily be arranged.


Day 9 – 11: Blue Zebra Lodge – Nankoma Island

Today we head to Salima district and particularly on the beaches of Sengabay. Upon arrival we get a boat transfer to Nankoma island where will lodge at Blue Zebra for the following two nights. Nankoma is situated in the Lake Malawi National Park which forms Part of the Marelli Island, Archipelago. Surrounded by nature and the crystal clear waters. You can enjoy kayaking and volleyball which are offered as part of full board should you feel very activate enough


Day 11: Africa House

After breakfast at Blue Zebra it is time to say goodbye to the shores. Today, we transfer for our last night in the capital city of Lilongwe where we shall have an opportunity to buy souvenirs, gifts for friends and family. Africa House is a luxury lodge which offers a tasteful and comfortable accommodation and has an excellent collection of African arts and craft.


Day 12: Departure – Lilongwe International Airport

Nothing very good lasts forever. On this day we say goodbye to the warm heart of Africa through the Chileka Airport. End of tour. Zikomo!

Tour Details

Duration: 11 nights

Places: Mua Mission, Kungoni Centre, Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, Nyika plateau, Chintheche Inn, Nankoma Island and Casa Mia

Sample Price                                         $2,950

Contact us for bookings and more information by email: info@adventuremalawi.com

What you get:

  • All accommodation and meals where stated
  • Park fees and all Safari activities
  • Vehicle hire/transfers and boat transfers
  • All non-motorized water sport activities

(Full board accommodation includes all meals).