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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stroll through Nature Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, and then pause for some photo ops at World War I Memorial. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Parliament Building, make a trip to Tindoz d'Afrique, thenmake a trip to Kumbali Cultural Village, and finally stop by Kibebe Malawi.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lilongwe trip itinerary planner.

Chicago, USA to Lilongwe is an approximately 32-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Lilongwe due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salima.

Things to do in Lilongwe

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Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
Nature Sanctuary ©
Nature Sanctuary
Kumbali Cultural Village ©
Kumbali Cultural Village

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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 10th (Wed): stroll through Kuti Wildlife Reserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Salima day trip planner.

Getting from Lilongwe to Salima by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chikwawa.

Things to do in Salima

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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 11th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Majete Wildlife Reserve.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chikwawa tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Salima to Chikwawa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Salima in June, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Chikwawa. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mulanje.

Things to do in Chikwawa

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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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Mulanje.

Planning Mulanje trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Chikwawa to Mulanje takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zomba.

Things to do in Mulanje

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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 13th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at King African Rifles Monument and then get outside with Zomba Plateau.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zomba online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mulanje to Zomba takes 2 hours. In June in Zomba, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zomba

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Zomba Plateau ©
Zomba Plateau

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