CNN visits Malawi and
June saw Danforth
Lodge, overlooking the beautiful Lake Malawi, feature in an instalment of
CNN’s exciting three part ‘Inside Africa’ series. Danforth’s Howard
Massey-Hicks was interviewed for the third part of the show, which explored
the many indigenous fish of Lake Malawi.
After the programme
aired on TV, CNN have followed up with an article documenting some of the
many reasons people should plan a visit to Malawi. Included in this list is
the shimmering Lake Malawi, the many Big Five game parks and the country’s
Land and Lake announce
brand new twin cabs
Operating since 1985,
Land and Lake have long been offering visitors to Malawi tours and safaris
perfectly suited to their timeframe, interest and budget, and with the
launch of a brand new service, visitors are sure to be even more enamoured
with Land and Lake’s exemplary service. Land and Lake now offer a fully
kitted safari drive twin cab. Equipped with the most adventurous self-drive
enthusiast in mind but without sparing comfort, this 4x4 comes with camping
equipment and is fully fitted with air conditioning, CD player, and central
locking. It allows you to soak up a truly unique Malawian experience in
comfort and style.
‘Be part of something’
with the RSC
The Responsible Safari
Company (RSC) is known for being a company committed to ensuring that the
benefits of tourism reach local communities. RSC Visitors have the
opportunity to visit various community projects, volunteer their skills
within a rural setting and every visitor contributes 1.5% of their trip
cost towards an environmental education scheme, which is directly
benefitting Malawi’s fragile flora and fauna. All this allows visitors to
experience the true beauty of the Malawian landscape, and the overwhelmingly
memorable hospitality of its people.
RSC are now encouraging
others to join in and be part of this movement of socially responsible
African Parks receives
donation from 8 year old
August saw Mkulumadzi
Lodge have a very special family come to visit. The Crabbe family who
travelled all the way from Belgium arrived at the lodge to announce that
their 8 year old son Berend, had gone out of his way to raise money to
donate to African Parks (the organisation that manages Majete Wildlife
Reserve). His parents, Arnaud & Liesbet, have been personally donating
to the African Parks organisation for the last few years and it was this
that inspired young Berend to do something himself.
Plan your next adventure
with Malawian Style
With September here,
thoughts turn to a number of exciting events to take place in this month. One
of which is the highly anticipated Lake of Stars festival, taking place on
the palm-lined shores of Lake Malawi between 26th and 28th September.
Returning to the Sunbird Nkopola Lodge for its 10th year, the Lake of Stars
festival has gained critical acclaim worldwide for its exciting and
eclectic musical line up and as well as its stunningly unique location in
the heart of Malawi. To celebrate, Malawian Style has annouced an exciting
offer to coincide with the festival.
Blue Zebra launch their
Children of Wildlife Club
This August, Blue Zebra
Island Lodge has announced its latest project to raise awareness of
conservation with youth people. In collaboration with Lake Malawi National
Park, they launched an educational program involving a group of 15 children
aged between 12 and 17 from the Local schools Wildlife Club of Maganga
Primary and Secondary School. Initially giving the group of 15 the chance
to visit Nankoma Island with the Malawi National Parks game scouts, the
program is scheduled to take place once a month in order to allow all of
the 80 wildlife club members to visit the island.
Wilderness Safaris release
their July Newsletter
saw an exciting month for Wilderness Safaris and their prestigious lodges.
This month Malawi celebrated 50 years of independence as well the annual
International Sailing Marathon with Chintheche Inn having the privilege of
hosting over 70 sailors and supporters, as well as a number of holiday makers
taking advantage of the long weekend.
Meanwhile, over in
Liwonde National Park, sightings of large herds of elephants and buffalo
have left guests mesmerised, with the Nyika Plateau and its cold climate
proving to be a perfect place to experience regular sightings of leopards.
Nkwichi Lodge’s ‘Lake of
Stars’ bed goes mobile
Since its opening in
1999, Nkwichi Lodge has offered a touch of Robinson Crusoe combined with barefoot
luxury and a uniquely personalised service resulting in it winning numerous
international awards and being considered one of the best eco-tourism
establishments in Africa. This reputation is now set to excel even further
with the announcement that the lodge’s already successful ‘Lake of Stars’
bed experience is to go mobile.
ultimate star-gazing and sleep-out experience, guests can now request for
the star-bed to be placed in unique spots from a small rock island to
Rave reviews for Travel
with Jules- and Malawi!
Julie Croucher spent a
couple of years working in Malawi handling inbound and outbound travel
bookings and safari camps including South Luangwa in Zambia. Now back in
the UK and running her own business, Travel with Jules, it's no surprise
that she has developed a reputation as something of a Malawi expert. Now
that she's sending more than her fair share of customers to Malawi, she's
also been getting some wonderful feedback – not only about the
services she provides, but about the wonders of the country she's
introduced her clients to.
One family was so enamored
with Julie’s approach to exploring everything Malawi they wrote her a rave
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.
information on Malawi Tourism visit: www.malawitourism.com
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