• Nyika Plateau scenery
  • Eland near Chelinda Lodge
  • Kaya Mawa jetty
  • Bedroom and view at Kaya Mawa
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Malawi Highlands and Islands

Discover Malawi's beautiful wildlife, stunning scenery and friendly people.

11 days from £5200pp plus international flights.

Experience the wildlife of Nkhotakota, the stunning mountains of the Nyika Plateau before heading for the beauty and relaxation of Lake Malawi.

  • Rugged wilderness and wildlife of Nkhotakota
  • Stunning scenery of Nyika National Park
  • Scenic flights over contrasting areas
  • Exploring wildlife of foot and in safari vehicles
  • Relaxing by the lake
  • Swimming and snorkelling in crystal clear waters
  • Explore Likoma on foot or on a mountain bike

Enjoy the different faces of Malawi and experience the wilderness of Nkhotakota, the lush highlands of Nyika and then spend some time by the crystal clear waters of the Lake as you explore Likoma Island!

This trip is designed to give you a good insight into the variety on offer in this beautiful country. You will be able to experience the rugged wilderness and wildlife in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve by canoe, on foot and by 4x4. Next is Nyika National Park where montane vegetation attracts antelope in large numbers from eland to roan antelope. The park has one of the highest densities of leopard in central Africa and a night safari may increase your chances of spotting one of these elusive cats. Birders will not be disappointed as Nyika is home to over 400 species including the endemic red-winged francolin. It's possible to get up close and personal with nature and soak up the scenery on a nature walk, move at a slower pace, enjoying every moment.

The last part of the trip is a complete contrast to the first part and you will be able to while away the days swimming, snorkelling and enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the island paradise that is Likoma Island. The island is surrounded by the beautiful waters of Lake Malawi, teeming with all kinds of tropical fish. You can spend your days on the beach or up at the lodge, the award winning Kaya Mawa, where you will be well looked after.

At the end of the trip, when you bid goodbye to the island, you will have a host of memories of this stunning country to take back home.

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Experiences you could have on this amazing trip

As well as incredible game viewing, meeting great people and seeing fabulous landscapes, these are just some of the experiences you could enjoy on this safari and beach holiday.

Where you could be staying

Below are some of our recommended places to stay on this trip. Being a tailor-made holiday, we can sometimes change to different properties you might prefer, but please note that this will affect the trip price.

Ask us about this holiday, or get in touch with us about planning a tailor-made trip which is just right for you.

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