Bush and Beach in Malawi
A classic safari holiday exploring a Big Five reserve in Malawi, followed by a relaxing few days at the lake.
© GarethBentley2016, RPS
Experiences you could have on this holiday
In Malawi you not only have the joy of seeing excellent African wildlife, but there is, of course, a vast lake to enjoy!
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