Malawi named one of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel Top Countries for 2022! Find out more.
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VISIT THE MALAWI STAND AT North Malawi With stunning highlands and unspoilt landscapes,
North Malawi is home to one of the most unique national parks
in all of Africa.
Central Malawi Home to the country's capital Lilongwe,
But also the untouched wilderness of Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve,
and beautiful stretches of lakeshore.
South Malawi Full of tourist hotspots and home to two of the country's
most popular wildlife reserves and highest mountain.
With access to stunning beaches on the shores of the famous Lake Malawi,
the 'jewel in Malawi's crown'.
Welcome to Malawi
Welcome to Malawi
Welcome to Malawi
Welcome to Malawi

Welcome to Malawi!


African’s Warm Heart, Malawi, is beating faster now and the legendary welcome is there for all who wish to experience the unrivalled combination of Lake, Landscape, Wildlife & Culture in one of Africa's most beautiful and compact countries. Recently crowned as one of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel Top Countries for 2022 (a remarkable second appearance on that prestigious list in recent years) Malawi’s tourism is set to return to the upward trajectory it was on pre-pandemic.

Described as the ‘Warm Heart Of Africa’, this relatively little known gem of this diverse continent has so much to offer; wildlife, culture, adventure, scenery, and of course the third largest lake in Africa. A year-round destination, some even go as far to describe Malawi as the most attractive and complete destination in Africa!

This may seem to be an extravagant claim for such a relatively small country but the truth lies in the unique combination of attractions that Malawi has to offer. Where else will you find such rich cultural interaction and such a genuinely warm welcome in a country at peace with itself? Where else can you experience such a diverse scenic kaleidoscope in such a small area? Here you have central Africa’s highest mountain, vast high plateaux with seemingly limitless views, forests and unspoilt game parks and, the jewel in the crown, Africa’s third largest and most beautiful lake – truly an inland sea. With thrilling safaris now rivalling its neighbours thanks to the sustainable wildlife revolution brought about by Africa Parks, it’s easy to see why Malawi is now proving so popular.

Malawi’s tourist industry is vital to the overall economy of the country and supports huge numbers of local Malawians through employment and community projects, as well as helping conserve the country’s natural riches. As it attempts to recover from the damage caused by COVID-19, and continue in its important role, the industry is doing all it can to ensure the well-being of its visitors. A set of national COVID-19 Health & Safety protocols for tourism has been established, that have resulted in the award of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Safe Travels Stamp. WTTC’s Stamp was established to show travellers which destinations have adopted globally standardised health and hygiene protocols in order that they can experience ‘Safe Travels’.

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Lake


Lake Malawi is the jewel in Malawi's crown. With tropical beaches and an array of watersports, the lake is also home to some of the rarest and most beautiful fish in the world.


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Wildlife


Discover the Big 5 in Malawi's national parks. With a historic elephants translocation undertaken, newly introduced lions, cheetahs and giraffe, Malawi has it all.


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Wildlife


Discover the Big 5 in Malawi's national parks. With a historic elephants translocation undertaken, newly introduced lions, cheetahs and giraffe, Malawi has it all.


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Landscape


Stunning scenery encompasses the country from North to South, with several wilderness areas and highlands offering awe-inspriring views and photographic backdrops.


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Culture


Malawians are the friendliest people you will come across, and truly earn the title 'the Warm Heart of Africa'. Discover ancient traditions, a modern festival subculture and more.


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Culture


Malawians are the friendliest people you will come across, and truly earn the title 'the Warm Heart of Africa'. Discover ancient traditions, a modern festival subculture and more.


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News & Blogs

Ethiopian Airlines opens new Scandinavian route to Malawi

Ethiopian Airlines, the Largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it will start passenger flights from Copenhagen to Malawi, as of Wednesday 24th May 2023.

Quarterly newsletter from Orbis DMC

Find out about their the Orbis DMC rebrand, their work with the Zakwathu Project, and more in this quarterly newsletter.

January 2023 Newsletter

Our January 2023 Newsletter which includes all the latest news of what's happening in Malawi has now been released.

1 2 Travel Africa furthers its sustainable credentials

The new year started great for 1 2 Travel Africa. Not only did their Dream Holidays and Workations in Malawi get published in two magazines in the Netherlands, they now also joined the Better Places family as their official Malawi travel expert.

Malawi Heading for the Top: Climbing riches show endless potential

A newly emerging operation, Climb Malawi, is now drawing attention to Malawi’s climbing riches, and giving residents and visitors increasing opportunities to access them.

Two fantastic special offers welcome guests to Makokola Retreat

The Makokola Retreat, resting on the southern lakeshore's sandy white beaches, welcomes guests in 2023 with two excellent offers running in January and February.

Malawi back on show! Get Free Tickets to ‘Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show’!

‘Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show' in London, is one of the UK’s top travel exhibitions, dedicated to giving visitors the chance to discover brilliant new parts of the world. Best of all, Malawi will be back at the 2023 show in February!

Central African Wilderness Safaris Newsletter: Waiting for the Rains

Central African Wilderness Safaris, one of Malawi's long standing tour operators who also run the iconic Mvuu Lodge in Liwonde National Park and four other properties in Malawi, have released their latest newsletter.

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Welcome to Malawi