6 days in Malawi Itinerary

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Chikwawa
— 1 day
Drive
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Mulanje
— 1 night
Fly
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Lilongwe
— 1 night
Drive
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Salima
— 2 nights
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Chikwawa — 1 day

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. On the 29th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Majete Wildlife Reserve.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chikwawa trip planner.

Nelspruit, South Africa to Chikwawa is an approximately 22-hour car ride. Traveling from Nelspruit in March, Chikwawa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Mulanje.
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Mulanje — 1 night

Mulanje is a town in the Southern Region, Malawi close to the border of Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Mulanje.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mulanje online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Chikwawa to Mulanje in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Mulanje can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Lilongwe.
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Lilongwe — 1 night

The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): stroll through Nature Sanctuary, then stroll through Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Building, and finally pause for some photo ops at World War I Memorial.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lilongwe trip planner.

You can fly from Mulanje to Lilongwe in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salima.
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Salima — 2 nights

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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll through Kuti Wildlife Reserve.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Salima online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lilongwe to Salima takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Salima can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.
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Malawi travel guide

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Mountains · Nature & Parks · Churches
Warm Heart of Africa
To find out how Malawi earned its nickname the "Warm Heart of Africa," just head to one of the country's little villages and ask for a place to stay. The reintroduction of lions in 2012 gave a much-needed boost to Malawi tourism sector, with safaris across the diverse natural landscape increasingly more popular and varied. The Great Rift topography gives the country some of its main scenic features, including one of the continent's largest lakes, a focus of many adventurous Malawi holidays.
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