13 DAYS: Southern Tour – Premium Package

Day 1 – 3: Nankoma Island – Blue Zebra Lodge

Takulandilani! Today marks the first day of our tour after a warm welcome by our guide. We shall relax at the island after our transfer to Sengabay in Salima District. 20 min upon arrival at the beach we shall take a boat transfer to Nankoma Island where we shall spend our first two nights in Malawi. The luxurious lodge of Blue Zebra offers exclusive tented en-suite chalets, each overlooking the lake and its clear waters. Full board package here will offer you the infinity pools, kayaking, volleyball game inclusively. You can enjoy snorkeling at free usage of the available equipment.

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Day 3 – 5: Majete Game Reserve – Mkulumadzi Lodge

Today after breakfast you will be transferred to Mkulumadzi Lodge which is located right inside the Majete Game Reserve. You shall spend your next two nights here with hope to see the Big Five of Africa which makes this place so unique and popular. Walking and river safaris are also available. Mkulumadzi Lodge is located on a private concession within Majete Wildlife Reserve with its spacious chalets each with private viewing decks offering a dramatic and unimpeded views over the confluence of two rivers, the Mkulumadzi and the Shire.

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Day 5 – 7: Huntington House - Satemwa Tea Estate

Today we head to the tea estates of Malawi via the commercial city stopping at the Museum in Blantyre. After a short break in Blantyre and Lunch at La Carvena we drive straight to Satemwa in Thyolo District where you shall spend 2 nights at Huntingdon House. The district boasts of huge tea estates and ever-green vegetation all year round. Huntingdon House is an originally family home that now exudes a colonial charm and a unique character that cannot be recreated. It forms the heart of Satemwa Tea Estate. The beauty about this place lies in its tea plantation surroundings. Feel free to tour more as the place is very irresistibly friendly to walking. Tea tasting makes the place famous too!

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Day 7 – 10: Liwonde National Park – Kuthengo Camp

Our seventh night will be spent at Kuthengo Camp. We drive out today morning from the tea estates to the Liwonde National Park which lies just on the banks of Shire River. Kuthengo Camp offers four spacious stylish and modern tents each with en-suite bathrooms, bathtubs and an open air shower. Your next 3 nights will be spent here. The park is full of life and activities which include game drives and waters safaris, birding and community life activities.

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Day 10 – 12: Lake Malawi National Park – Pumulani Lodge

We leave for Cape Maclear today after breakfast. Your bike tour and safari guide will drive you to the beautiful beaches of Lake Malawi where you will spend 2 nights at the bush villas of Pumulani Lodge which are along a lush hillside overlooking the lake. The villa rooms are large with a spacious living area and a private deck with a lake view. You can relax at their clean beaches or just by the pool sides.

Activities at the lodge include: sailing, water skiing, diving waterboarding, kayaking, snorkeling, bird watching and fishing. Traditional wooden dhows are offered for your sunset cruises. This will give you an in-depth experience of the life at the lake.

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Day 12: Departure for Blantyre –Leslie Lodge

Immediately after breakfast it’s time to say goodbye to the shores. Our guide will drive you to the commercial city to where you will spend a night at Leslie Lodge. You will have a chance to buy gifts and souvenirs for your friends and family on the afternoon of this day.

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Day 13

Departure for the airport after breakfast-End of tour. Zikomo!

Tour Details

Duration: 11 Nights

Places: Nankoma Island, Majete Wildlife Reserve, Satemwa Tea Estates, Liwonde National Park, and Cape Maclear.

Sample Price                                         $4,950

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.