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

Orbis DMC Newsletter: 2024 Travel Calendar, Spreading the Word & Orbis Foundation Success

Orbis DMC, previously known as The Responsible Safari Company, have released their latest newsletter with plenty of updates on a very busy month for the Malawi based tour operation.

Malawi Removes Visa Requirements

In a move which is sure to boost the country’s burgeoning tourist industry, the Malawi government has now removed the requirement for entry visas for no less than 79 nationalities around the world.

BLOG: Sighting Splendour for Kuthengo Season Finale

In this blog from Robin Pope Safaris, we hear from Kascha at Pumulani Lodge down by the waters of Lake Malawi. This month we hear of how the change in seasons has transformed the landscapes that surround the lodge, and how dramatic sunsets are to be expected every evening.

BLOG: Kumbali Conference Centre opens its doors

Kumbali Conference Center, located only 10 minutes away from the centre of Malawi's capital city of Lilongwe at Kumbali Country Lodge, is now open and taking bookings.

BLOG: Transforming Landscapes & Beautiful Sunsets at Pumulani, by Robin Pope Safaris

In this blog from Robin Pope Safaris, we hear from Kascha at Pumulani Lodge down by the waters of Lake Malawi. This month we hear of how the change in seasons has transformed the landscapes that surround the lodge, and how dramatic sunsets are to be expected every evening.

African Vision launch Pedal Power cycling tour of Malawi

African Vision Malawi, a UK charity that support Malawians to become self-sufficient by providing vocational and life skills training, are running a cycling tour of Central and Southern Malawi, exploring beautiful landscapes and discovering the charity's programmes along the route.

BLOG: Kumbali Country Lodge’s 20th Anniversary in Hospitality

Kumbali Country Lodge, located only 10 minutes away from the centre of Malawi's capital city of Lilongwe have provided us with this excellent blog all about the history of Kumbali as they celebrate 20 years since they opened their doors.

Nyika-Vwaza Trust announce London Fundraising Event

The Nyika-Vwaza (UK) Trust, who work in North Malawi and focus on environment and wildlife conservation have released news of their upcoming event in London.

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