31 days in Malawi Itinerary

31 days in Malawi Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Nassau, New Providence Island
Fly:  33 h
1
Lilongwe
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Likoma Island
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Salima
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Zomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Mulanje
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Blantyre
— 8 nights
Fly:  33 h
End: Nassau, New Providence Island

4
nights
Lilongwe

Lilongwe ©
The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
Go for a jaunt from Lilongwe to Dedza to see Chongoni Rock-Art Area about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, ponder the world of politics at Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind World War I Memorial, and stop by Gems and Jewellery Lanka.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lilongwe day trip planning website.

Nassau, Bahamas to Lilongwe is an approximately 33- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Nassau to Lilongwe. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Likoma Island.

Things to do in Lilongwe

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Chongoni Rock-Art Area
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Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
Nature Sanctuary ©
Nature Sanctuary
Parliament Building ©
Parliament Building

3
nights
Likoma Island

Likoma Island ©
Located on the Mozambican side of Lake Malawi, Likoma Island holds plenty of allure with giant baobabs and sweeping views of the wild coast.
Likoma Island is known for historic sites, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Cathedral and admire the natural beauty at Ulisa Gardens.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Likoma Island online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Lilongwe to Likoma Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to Salima.

Things to do in Likoma Island

Parks Historic Sites
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St. Peter's Cathedral ©
St. Peter's Cathedral

4
nights
Salima

Salima ©
Salima may refer to:People Salima Aga Khan (born 1940), ex-wife of Prince Karim Aga Khan Salima Ghezali (born 1958), an Algerian journalist and writer Salima Hamouche (born 1984), an Algerian volleyball player Salima Hashmi, a Pakistani artist and writer Salima Ikram (born 1965), a Pakistani archaeologist Salima Machamba (1874–1964), a sultan of Mohéli Salima Murad (c. Go for a jaunt from Salima to Mtakataka to see Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art about 54 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Sat) in the pleasant surroundings of Kuti Wildlife Reserve.

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Getting from Likoma Island to Salima by combination of flight and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel to Zomba.

Things to do in Salima

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art
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Kuti Wildlife Reserve ©
Kuti Wildlife Reserve
Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art ©
Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art

4
nights
Zomba

Zomba ©
Zomba is a city in southern Malawi, in the Shire Highlands. Change things up with these side-trips from Zomba: Lake Chilwa (in Kachulu) and Chifundo Artisan's Network Art Studio Shop (in Balaka). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Zomba Plateau and pause for some photo ops at King African Rifles Monument.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zomba travel route planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Salima to Zomba in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Salima in July, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Zomba. You will leave for Mulanje on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Zomba

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lake Chilwa, Chifundo Artisan's Network Art Studio Shop
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Zomba Plateau ©
Zomba Plateau
Lake Chilwa ©
Lake Chilwa

4
nights
Mulanje

Mulanje ©
Mulanje is a town in the Southern Region, Malawi close to the border of Mozambique. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_dedicate_a_day_to_the_elevated_beauty_of Mount Mulanje.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mulanje tour planner.

You can drive from Zomba to Mulanje in 2 hours. July in Mulanje sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. You'll set off for Blantyre on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Mulanje

Nature Parks
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Mount Mulanje ©
Mount Mulanje

8
nights
Blantyre

Blantyre ©
As Malawi's second-largest city, Blantyre represents the country's main commercial and industrial hub and boasts a dynamic array of food options.
Go for a jaunt from Blantyre to Chikwawa to see Majete Wildlife Reserve about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at La Caverna Art Gallery, buy something for everyone on your list at Chichiri Shopping Centre, don't miss a visit to Malawi Stock Exchange, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Michael's and All Angels Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Blantyre trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mulanje to Blantyre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Blantyre

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Majete Wildlife Reserve
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Majete Wildlife Reserve ©
Majete Wildlife Reserve
La Caverna Art Gallery ©
La Caverna Art Gallery
The Society of Malawi Library ©
The Society of Malawi Library