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15 Days Stunning Malawi and Zambia Adventure Safari Tour

Lake Malawi, South Luangwa NP, Liwonde NP, Mumbo Island, Nankoma Island
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Duration

15 Days

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

15 people

Languages

English

Overview

Safari Overview

This two-week itinerary does not only makes travelling to Malawi and Zambia easy during these uncertain times (no standing in COVID-19 testing queues during your holiday) but is also of outstanding value for a limited time only!

Leaving aside the amazing wildlife, birdlife and those amazing African open spaces /sunsets and sundowners, here are just some of the reasons why this trip works so well.

Safari Highlights:

  • South Luangwa Game Drive Safaris & Walking Safaris
  • Liwonde National Park, Malawi Game drives, boat and walking safaris
  • Mumbo Island Water based activities kayaking, snorkelling and swimming in Lake Malawi
  • Nankoma Island nature trails, birding, kayaking, snorkelling, seasonal scuba, water-sports, sunset cruise

Itinerary

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Day 1: Meet & Greet at Lilongwe Intl Airport
Day 1: Meet & Greet at Lilongwe Intl Airport

Welcome to Malawi! On your arrival at Lilongwe International Airport, you will be met by our team then collecting your luggage, your driver/guide will transfer you to Latitude 13 Degrees Hotel. You will stay here for the night before you cross the border to Zambia.

You’ll find Latitude 13° nestled in the leafy lanes on the northern edge of Malawi’s capital city, Lilongwe. We’re a hotel 10 minutes from downtown and 20 minutes from Kamuzu International Airport.

Days 2-6: Road Transfer to Chikunto Lodge - South Luangwa National Park
Days 2-6: Road Transfer to Chikunto Lodge - South Luangwa National Park

Next, you head to the famous valley of the leopards, South Luangwa National Park. You will stay at the gorgeous Chikunto Lodge for the next five nights of your tour.

Right on the banks of the Luangwa River, there is abundant wildlife and very few other lodges in the area so you should have all the views to yourself! Enjoy some excellent big cat sightings as well as huge herds of elephants, pods of hippo, plenty of birds and the famous endemic Thornicroft giraffe. Enjoy a luxury safari experience in the untouched wilderness set along the iconic Luangwa River.

Day 7: Transfer South Luangwa - Lilongwe, Malawi
Day 7: Transfer South Luangwa - Lilongwe, Malawi

Today you will head back to Lilongwe to stay for the night at Latitude 13 Degrees Hotel, before you proceed to Liwonde National Park for yet another great bush adventure.

Days 8 -10: Liwonde National Park
Days 8 -10: Liwonde National Park

As your tour gets more exciting, today you will head to Liwonde. Your driver/guide will transfer you to Mvuu Lodge situated along the Shire River right within Liwonde National Park.

You will spend three nights on the Shire River exploring the conservation success that is in the park on land and the river, from its thriving populations of black rhino and cheetah to the endless bird species. This is the perfect place to experience Malawi’s flourishing wildlife.

Days 11-12: Mumbo Island, Lake Malawi
Days 11-12: Mumbo Island, Lake Malawi

After your morning game activity, you will today head your way to the lake, Malawi’s crowning jewel, your driver/guide will transfer you to Cape Maclear in Magochi for your scheduled boat transfer to Mumbo Island. You will spend nights of digital detox, situated on a gorgeous island in the middle of the lake and surrounded by turquoise waters is Mumbo Island. Snorkel the crystal-clear lake and experience breath-taking sunset views from Pod Rock.

Mumbo Island is a pristine and deserted tropical island floating on the expansive waters of the Lake Malawi National Park. With a maze of massive underwater boulders, innumerable species of colourful cichlid fish and calm, clear water, the National Park offers what many consider the best freshwater snorkelling and SCUBA diving in the world.

Days 13 -14: Nankoma Island
Days 13 -14: Nankoma Island

You will wind up your adventure in the Warm Heart of Africa at Nankoma Island, a lonely and private Island situated within lake Malawi at Senga Bay. You will this morning be transferred back to the mainland to meet your driver/guide who will then transfer you to Senga for your boat transfer to Blue Zebra Island Lodge, a beautiful piece of paradise.

During your stay at the island, our trusted doctor will come ashore to conduct your COVID 19 tests, preparing you for your onward travel.

Day 15: Last Day in Malawi
Day 15: Last Day in Malawi

Today you will be transported off the island and back into Lilongwe to collect your results certificate and catch your flight home.

Included/Excluded

  • Meet and greet at Lilongwe International Airport (OR option to fly in to Mfuwe Regional Airport in Zambia, where you will be met by our Chikunto Staff) with guided transfers to all stated lodges and drop off back at Lilongwe International Airport for your flight out
  • Local & Non – premium drinks at Chikunto Safari Lodge
  • Scheduled return boat transfer from Cape Maclear to Mumbo Island and from Senga Bay to Blue Zebra Island Lodge
  • All meals as stated in the itinerary, at Wines and Wings Guest House it will be based on bed and breakfast so lunch and dinner will be extra
  • All activities as stated:
  • Cultural/village tour – on request, visit local market and Tribal Textiles, two game viewing activities per day – game drives and walking safaris
  • Mvuu Lodge: Game drives, boat and walking safaris
  • Mumbo Island: Non-motorized watersport such as kayaking, snorkeling and swimming in Lake Malawi Blue Zebra Island Lodge: Non-motorized watersport such as kayaking, snorkeling and swimming in Lake Malawi
  • Park fees at South Luangwa, Liwonde and Lake Malawi National Parks
  • Drinks (Except at Chikunto local & non-premium drinks are included)
  • Day tours
  • Malawian Visa fees (USD75)
  • Zambian visa fees (USD50)
  • Any items of personal nature
  • Any extra activities not mentioned such as motorized watersport in Lake Malawi
  • Any airport taxes of any kind
  • All International Flights
  • Any internal flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe (Available on request if fly into or out of Lusaka)
  • Tips and gratuities

Durations

Multi day

Tour's Location

Lake Malawi, South Luangwa NP, Liwonde NP, Mumbo Island, Nankoma Island
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