• Game viewing in Liwonde National Park
  • Rich birdlife near Mvuu
  • Hammock at Mumbo Island Camp
  • Go kayaking at Mumbo Island
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Wildlife and Lake of Stars

The ever popular safari and beach combination works perfectly in Malawi as you go for 4x4 game drives and enjoy lakeside living

12 days from £3100pp plus international flights.

This Malawi holiday is a perfect safari beach combination along with a scenic stay in Thyolo, an insight into Malawi's diverse landscapes.

  • Game drives in Liwonde National Park
  • Boat trip on the Shire River
  • Bush walks and great wildlife
  • Lovely island camp on Lake Malawi
  • Superb diving, snorkelling and kayaking
  • Nature walks and bird watching

This is a classic mix of safari and beach, combining busy days wildlife spotting in Liwonde National Park with time to chill on an island in Lake Malawi. This is a 12-day gem of a holiday to this beautiful country.

Malawi is small and you'll travel by road, allowing you to view varied scenery and catch a glimpse of village life. Once at each destination you'll have plenty of time to settle in, starting with two nights on a working tea estate, then four nights at your safari camp and five nights on the lake. Accommodation is comfortable rather than luxurious, and the friendly service and smiling faces of the staff will soon make you feel right at home. Both are child-friendly and this is an excellent family holiday.

Safari activities are varied, with a choice of 4x4 game drives, night drives, boat trips and guided walks all led by experienced guides. At your rustic but comfortable camp on a tiny island on Lake Malawi you can choose to simply relax, or go swimming and perhaps try snorkelling or kayaking.

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Where you could be staying

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

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