Wilderness Lodge is one of the country’s true gems when it comes to
accommodation. Situated in the Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve it’s in an area
relatively untouched, and offers rugged landscapes, thrilling wildlife, and
fun activities. Tongole are now proud to announce their 4* Lodge status.
They’re one of only two Lodges given this status in Malawi and it has been
achieved in less than two years of operation!
Land & Lake Partnership
Hotel and Sunbird Lilongwe Hotel are pleased to announce that their guests
are now able to book a wide selection of affordable transfers and day or
overnight excursions directly at each respective hotel, using the services
of Land & Lake Safaris.
portfolio of tours and excursions have been developed, from a 3 hr birding
tour of Lilongwe Nature Sanctuary to half, full day and overnight trips.
The popular central region tour can either be as a day trip or an overnight
trip and gives the participant an in depth and delightful insight into
Malawi’s cultural & natural heritage.
Frenzy at Kaya Mawa
A week of football
madness recently excited Likoma Island as Kaya Mawa hosted the third “Kaya
Kaya Mawa flew in
two coaches and four semi-professional players (‘the Tourists’ from the Old
Meadwonians Football Club in the UK). Training sessions were arranged with
six schools on the island and hundreds of kids turned up. On the Wednesday
the Kaya Mawa XI took on the Likoma Island ‘All Stars’. The match ended in
a win for the islanders in front of a home crowd of over 2000 people.
After some late
rains in June, the vegetation and plant life at the Majete Wildlife Reserve
flourished. This not only made the landscape even more beautiful, but also
gave the wildlife and big animals an excuse to come out and feast!.
Fourteen camera traps have also been set up in strategic areas and water
holes throughout the reserve by the Majete research programme to capture animals
as they move around the reserve.
Majete have also
introduced a range of new packages specifically for bird lovers! For more
information please click here.
from the Lake
Nkwichi have both been busy in recent months. Nkwichi lodge, nestled with
the beautiful Manda Wilderness on the shores of lake Malawi have published
their band new website. For those always looking for a glimpse of what they
might expect on their visit the site provides a real treat with some
has also been keeping busy, and in the last few months have had some
fantastic reviews on Trip Advisor. To have a look for yourself click here.
from Wilderness Safaris
In recent months
Wilderness Safaris have had plenty to keep them busy, with all their camps
being busy. Wilderness Safaris are responsible for Chelinda Lodge, Chelinda
Camp, Mvvu Lodge, Mvuu Camp, Chintheche Inn, Heuglin’s Lodge and Mumbo
The last few
months have been filled with community outreach programs; two of which
being community sensitization meetings in Dongolituwa and Mazembe, under
Village Headmen Jiliki and Mphimbi - over 200 community members were
present across both sites.
walks new for Bua
Bua River Lodge
in the NKhotakota Wildlife Reserve is now offering a complete range of
guided walking safaris. Walks are available from short, two-hour strolls
along the river, to arduous yet exhilarating 12 hour hikes through the
hills, as well as overnight, bush-camping experiences. Bua River Lodge is a
small and unique, owner-managed lodge, where you are sure to feel at home
and guaranteed to relax. The reserve, covering 1,800,000 Hectares, is the
third largest protected area in Malawi and one of the least known. The
walking safaris give guests the opportunity to explore this untouched
wilderness on foot.
Robin Pope Safaris
With baby cubs,
rhino tracking, new bird life emerging, not to mention a famous visit,
Mkulumadzi and Pumulani have been far from quiet in recent months!
Tay Grin, dubbed
the Nyau King, has taken the Malawian music local scene by storm since his
launch of his album Proudly African. The Channel O nominated artist,
needed no introduction to the Pumulani staff, who were all excited about
his visit thre. Management however needed a little education. This
came in the form of Pumulani inviting in the local villagers to come and
perform the Gulu Wamkulu dance for the guests, which is where Tay Grin got
his musical inspiration.
Packages from Baobab Travel
Baobab Travel is
an agency in Blantyre, Malawi’s commercial capital, specialising in Tour
Packages; both local and international. Baobab has just announced three
brand new packages giving tourists the opportunity to truly explore the
Warm Heart of Africa. Baobab is pleased to offer a range of new itineraries
which include stays at Mvuu Camp, visits to the Liwonde National Park as
well as Mount Mulanje.
information and to see full details of the packages available please click here.
Not discovered Malawi yet?
Malawi is a hidden gem.
It is the unique combination of Landscape, Wildlife, Lake and, the People
which makes this one of Africa’s most amazing countries. Safe and friendly,
Malawi offers visitors a fascinating variety of sights and experiences. The
diversity of landscapes, the huge lake and the national parks and reserves
provide the foundation for the unrivalled choice of safaris, water sports
and outdoor activities on offer.
For further information on Malawi Tourism visit: www.malawitourism.com
Contact: + 44 (0)115 9727250 email@example.com