From the moment that Lonely Planet named Malawi as one of its Best in Travel Top Countries for 2022, this iconic travel publisher began curating some inspirational content about the Warm Heart of Africa. Now, as we head towards the final quarter of the year, there is a veritable treasure trove of Malawi information and articles to be explored on their website.
Lonely Planet’s Malawi portal (lonelyplanet.com/malawi) begins with a great overview of what makes this African gem so exciting as an emerging tourist destination:
After a collection of pages covering Malawi’s ‘Must see’ Attractions (over 50 of them!) – Lonely Planet move on to a wonderful set of articles (lonelyplanet.com/malawi/articles) written this year to inspire visitors to give Malawi a try:
For anyone drawn to nature and outdoor adventures, Malawi is a wonderful destination. Here are the best things to do there.
Start planning an epic trip to Malawi with our guide to the country’s best scenery, cities, natural wonders and wildlife parks.
This guide to Malawi’s national parks and reserves can help you experience the best of the country’s thrilling array of landscapes and wildlife.
Discover the most beautiful road trips in Malawi, from the wide Shire River in the south to the zigzag route to Livingstonia in the north.
From the Shire River and the woodlands of Zomba plateau to the escarpment at Livingstonia and the dense Viphya Forest, these are the best hikes in Malawi.
Last but not least, the practical side of a Malawi visit is covered with a great Planning Toolkit covering how to get around, when to visit, visa requirements, how to travel on a budget, and much more.
It’s very clear that Malawi has truly charmed Lonely Planet (as it does everyone who gives it a chance!), and that the Warm Heart of Africa has a quite astonishing variety of activities and attractions for its visitors.
So, when are you planning your visit?
Many in Malawi’s tourist industry have introduced new initiatives and pushed on with a variety of developments through 2022 & continuing in to 2023. In this second article, we focus on some of the lodges and hotels.
Many in Malawi’s tourist industry have introduced new initiatives and pushed on with a variety of developments through 2022 & continuing in to 2023. In this first article, we focus on Malawi's local operators.
In this blog from Robin Pope Safaris, we hear from Nancy McDaniel, a guest of Robin Pope Safaris who shares her thrilling experience of Majete & Liwonde.
Lilongwe Wildlife Trust, responsible for running Malawi's only wildlife rehabilitation centre and a key campaigner in Malawi's fight against wildlife crime, have released their latest newsletter.
Zomba Forest Lodge, located deep within the forest woodlands of Malawi's Zomba Plateau, proudly welcomed the return of Run4Reforestation last month, arranged by not for profit organisation Zomba Treez.
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.
In this blog from Robin Pope Safaris, we are heading over to Lake Malawi where we hear from the team at Pumulani who have witnessed an interesting catalogue of birds land around the lodge recently.