9 days in Malawi Itinerary

9 days in Malawi Itinerary

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Lilongwe
— 1 night
2
Salima
— 1 night
3
Chikwawa
— 1 night
4
Mulanje
— 1 night
5
Zomba
— 1 night

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Lilongwe

Lilongwe ©
The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
On the 20th (Mon), stroll through Lilongwe Wildlife Centre and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Nkhoma Mountain, look for gifts at Kibebe Malawi, thendon't miss a visit to World War I Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at Parliament Building.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lilongwe trip itinerary maker site.

Salt Lake City, USA to Lilongwe is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Lilongwe is 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Salima.

Things to do in Lilongwe

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
Nature Sanctuary ©
Nature Sanctuary
Parliament Building ©
Parliament Building

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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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stroll through Kuti Wildlife Reserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Salima trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Lilongwe to Salima in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Salima are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chikwawa.

Things to do in Salima

Parks Wildlife
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Kuti Wildlife Reserve ©
Kuti Wildlife Reserve

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Chikwawa

Chikwawa ©
Chikwawa is a town with a population of approximately 12,000 located in the Southern Region of Malawi on the west bank of the Shire River. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stroll through Majete Wildlife Reserve.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chikwawa trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Salima to Chikwawa by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Salima in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chikwawa, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Mulanje.

Things to do in Chikwawa

Parks Wildlife
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Majete Wildlife Reserve ©
Majete Wildlife Reserve

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Mulanje

Mulanje ©
Mulanje is a town in the Southern Region, Malawi close to the border of Mozambique. On the 24th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Mulanje.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mulanje trip site.

Getting from Chikwawa to Mulanje by car takes about 2 hours. April in Mulanje sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zomba.

Things to do in Mulanje

Nature Parks
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Mount Mulanje ©
Mount Mulanje

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Zomba

Zomba ©
Zomba is a city in southern Malawi, in the Shire Highlands. On the 25th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at King African Rifles Monument and then get outside with Zomba Plateau.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Zomba day trip planning site.

Drive from Mulanje to Zomba in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zomba

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Zomba Plateau ©
Zomba Plateau

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