Malawi named one of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel Top Countries for 2022! Find out more.
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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

Lilongwe Wildlife Trust Impact Report 2023-2024

Lilongwe Wildlife Trust (LWT), a non-profit conservation organisation that works to protect Malawi’s wildlife and reserves, has released their Impact Report for 2023-2024. This report showcases the facts and figures from a really successful year for the Trust.

Zomba Forest Lodge welcomes return of Run4Reforestation with sponsorship opportunities

Zomba Forest Lodge, located deep within the forest woodlands of Malawi's Zomba Plateau, proudly welcomes the return of  Run4Reforestation in in September, arranged by not for profit organisation Zomba TREEZ.

Orbis DMC Newsletter: Welcoming Schools, Malawi Gems & Fundraising Success

Orbis DMC, a tour operator and activity provider in Malawi with strong connections to local community projects in which their guests can be fully involved, have released their latest newsletter.

Malawi’s Ripple Africa charity founders awarded MBE by His Majesty King Charles III

Ripple Africa, a charity operating in Malawi striving to empower communities so they themselves can achieve a sustainable future, have recently launched their School Meals campaign.

BLOG: Experiencing magical Majete under the stars at Mkulumadzi, by Robin Pope Safaris

In this latest blog from Robin Pope Safaris, we hear from Kascha at Pumulani with a look back on recent visits from guests now the lake's surprisingly high water level is beginning to drop, all written in her own words.

Kumbali offering 10% off ALL accommodation until end of July

For a limited time, enjoy a 10% discount on all accommodation options offered at Kumbali Country Lodge and Kumbali Lake Retreat.

Nkhotakota goes from strength to strength in African Parks’ 2023 Annual Report

African Parks, responsible for the management of 3 of Malawi's major national parks and wildlife reserves, have released their latest annual report. In this article, we look at their work in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve.

Malawi’s Zomba Forest Lodge makes Wanderlust’s Travel Green List!

Leading UK travel magazine Wanderlust has recently announced its second annual ‘Travel Green List’ and we are very proud to share that Malawi’s very own Zomba Forest Lodge has been included.

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