8 DAYS: Northern Tour – Premium Package

Day 1 – 3: Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve – Tongole Wilderness 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 Tongole Wilderness Lodge. The luxury eco-lodge sets deep within the rugged and breathtakingly miombo woodland is designed to give the best of the local Malawian culture built on a river side. 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.


Day 3 -4: Nkhatabay – Chintheche Inn

Soon after lunch at mid-day of day 2 we get transferred to Chintheche Inn in Nkhatabay for 1 night. Chintheche Inn 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. The area is famous for its village tours which can easily be arranged.


Day 4 - 7: Nyika National Park – Chelinda Lodge

You will today be transferred by our guide to Nyika National Park. Chelinda Lodge will be the place of your accommodation for the next 3 nights. The Lodge 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 fire places. Here you will enjoy several activities that include bush walks, mountain biking, birding and game drives.

Chelinda Lodge 3

Day 7– 8: Kumbali Country Lodge in Lilongwe

This beautiful lodge on a farm just 10 minutes’ drive from Lilongwe city and about 40 minutes from the airport boasts of spacious thatched rooms  with  privacy. It had a beautiful garden with an outdoor pool. You shall spend your last night here with a local feel but of international standards.


Day 8: Departure for home

A morning transfer to the Lilongwe International Airport where you shall exit the Warm Heart of Africa for your respective homes. End of Tour. Zikomo!

Tour Details

Duration – 7nights

Places: Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, Chintheche, Nyika National Park, Kumbali Lodge.

Sample Price                                         $3,100

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.