8 DAYS: Northern Tour – Budget Package

Day 1 – 3: Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve – Bua River Lodge

Takulandirani! You will be welcomed by our guide at Lilongwe International Airport and drive straight to Nkhotakota where you will spend your first 2 nights at Bua River Lodge. The Lodge offers beautiful, en-suite, tented accommodation of high standard. Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve is one of the largest and oldest reserves in Malawi just about 3hrs drive from Lilongwe. The Reserve has a vast network of rivers, running through its dense forests of Miombo trees, dambos and riverine vegetation. Activities here include Game drives, birding (over 280 bird species) and bush walking.

Bua River Lodge 1
Bua River Lodge 2
Bua River Lodge 3
Bua River Lodge 4

Day 3 – 5: Nyika National Park – Chelinda Camp

On the 3rd day, we leave Bua River Lodge and drive to Chelinda Lodge which is located in the heart of Nyika Plateau within Nyika National Park. The lodge is 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 fireplaces. Here you will enjoy several activities that include bush walks, mountain biking, birding and game drives.

Chelinda Lodge 1
Chelinda Lodge 2
Chelinda Lodge 3
Chelinda Lodge 5

Day 5 – 7: Nkhatabay - Kande Horse

Our next 2 nights will be spent here at Kande Horse. The Stables Guest House has luxury rooms for visitors wanting something a little different than the usual beachside experience. Activities here include horse riding through a forest, farmland villages and golden beaches ending with unforgettable experience of swimming with your horse in Lake Malawi.

Kande H1
Kande Horse 4
Kande Horse 3
Kande H6

Day 7

Today you will be transferred from Kande Horse marking the end of your tour with a last night spent at Africa House in the city of Lilongwe. The guest house is located just about 23km away from the airport.


Day 8: Departure for Home

We get transferred to the airport after breakfast and gift shopping-End of tour. Zikomo!

Tour Details

Duration – 7nights

Places: Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, Nyika National Park, Kande Horse, Kachere Kastle and Mua Mission.

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
  • Horse Riding

Full board accommodation includes all meals. Zikomo!