This journey takes in all the diversity that
Malawi has to offer, from tea estates and
mountains to safari and beaches.
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Fly from London to Blantyre via Johannesburg. (N)
Arrive in Blantyre and transfer to the slopes of
Thyolo mountain. Stay 2 nights in Huntingdon
House on the Satemwa tea estate. Afternoon
optional tea factory tour (payable locally). (L, D)
Morning visit to Mount Mulanje Massif. Take a
short hike to the rock pool and falls. Afternoon at
leisure. (B, L, D)
Morning drive to the top of the Zomba plateau.
Stay 2 nights at Sunbird Ku Chawe. Afternoon
tour of Zomba. (B, D)
At leisure to explore the Zomba plateau on
foot. (B, D)
Drive to Liwonde National Park and stay at Mvuu
Lodge for 2 nights. Afternoon wildlife
activity. (B, L, D)
Morning and afternoon wildlife activities. (B, L, D)
Drive to Lake Malawi and stay 3 nights at the
Makokola Retreat. Afternoon at leisure. (B, D)
Days at leisure. (B, D)
Drive back to Lilongwe and fly to London via
Early morning arrival in London. (N)
For those interested in wildlife
viewing, we recommend adding 2 or 3 nights
to the beginning of the itinerary to stay at the
Majete Wildlife Reserve at Mkulumadzi Lodge.
You may like to upgrade your
property in Lake Malawi to Pumulani, Kaya Mawa
on Likoma island, Blue Zebra Island Lodge or
With magnificent views of Mount Mulanje and the Lower Shire valley to the west, Satemwa enjoys the temperate climate of the Shire Highlands and the relaxed ambience of a bygone era. Visitors to this corner of Malawi cannot help but be caught up in the colonial magic of the area and diverse scenery which ranges from tropical evergreen forests to riverine thickets and rolling hills. Situated on the Satemwa Estate, Huntingdon House was built in the 1920s and the estate has been in the Cathcart Kay family for generations with members of the family still running the tea and coffee production of the estate. The grand old colonial style house is surrounded by magnificent gardens and beautiful old...
Mvuu Wilderness Lodge is hidden amongst dense riverine vegetation on the edge of a gentle lagoon. Each of the four roomy en-suite tents and the unique stone and thatch honeymoon suite, are uncomplicated in design yet feel quite luxurious. Each has its own private wooden deck with views of the palm-fringed lagoon, on which to sit and watch animals and the extraordinary array of birds. The main lodge area overlooks the Shire River, where Elephants, Hippos and Crocodiles are often viewed. The dining area and natural-rock swimming pool are connected to the main lodge by wooden walkways. Mvuu Wilderness Lodge offers just the right combination of game viewing and relaxation in a setting that is unsurpassed in the whole of...
Sunbird Ku Chawe Inn sits on the edge of Zomba Plateau, which rises to nearly 2,200m, with the highest peaks on the rim forming a saucer shaped bowl. Around this rim are some of the most stunning views in Africa. There are 32 guest rooms; all have an en-suite bathroom with shower, satellite television, radio and telephone and a fireplace. Zomba plateau is perfect for exploration on foot and the lodge offers optional walking safaris escorted by experienced...
Located on the shores of Lake Malawi, Club Makokola is a wonderful hideaway set on a beach front among exotic trees and shrubs. Facilities include a dining room, where excellent food is served, a lounge and a picturesque beach bar. Activities include tennis, swimming, squash, table tennis, volleyball and...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
WHA2016: 9 Nights