18 Days The People and Their Country


This tour focusses on the daily life of Malawian people, their culture and on some historic sites of Malawi.
You get to see local villages and local village life and have the opportunity to spend a night in a local village.
You visit the cultural museum in Mua; the historic museum in Livingstonia and the archeological museum in Karonga and the rock paintings near Dedza.
Of course, you get to see some of the most beautiful parks and landscapes and some of Lake Malawi's beautiful beaches.
Visits to local schools, markets and development projects will help you to get a real picture of Malawian life.


Liwonde NP 2 nights
Cultural Village
Mua Mission
Lake Malawi (Makuzi Beach) 2 nights
Msane Village
Nkhata Bay
Vwaza Marsh GR
Nyika NP 2 nights
Sangilo Sancturay Lodge
Vyphia Plateau (Luwawa)
Senga Bay 2 nights
Airport transfer


Day 1: Lilongwe
Korea Garden Lodge; en suite „executive room“
airport transfer; city tour if time allows; introduction to the tour by the guide; visit of a private secondary school

Day 2: Liwonde National Park
Bushman's Baobab Lodge; en suite safari chalet
afternoon game drive; en route visit of rock paintings near Dedza

Day 3: Liwonde NP
Bushman's Baobab Lodge
morning game drive; boat safari or canoe safari; afternoon game drive

Day 4: Cultural Village
Njobvu Villagesimple local style hut and facilities; the local villagers show the village and explain their daily life

Day 5: Mua Mission
Namalikate Village run by Mua Mission, en suite chalet
cultural museum; unique church; art gallery; school of carving with souvenir shop

Day 6: Lake Malawi
Makuzi Beach Lodge; en suite standard room
beach; sunbathing

Day 7: Lake Malawi
Makuzi Beach Lodge
beach, swimming, snorkelling; sunbathing and relaxing; possible activities: visit of a primary school; an orphanage and one of the oldest Christian churches of Malawi

Day 8: Msane Village
Local Village
; accommodation in a local hut or alternatively in a tent
in contrast to the village on day four of this tour this is a non-commercial visit to a local village; you meet local people and take part in their daily life for a couple of hours; visit of a traditional African docter

Day 9: Nkhata Bay
Mayoka Village
visit of government and private primary schools

Day 10: Vwaza Marsh Game Reserve
Kazuni Safari Lodge, en suite chalet
visit to the market in Mzuzu; afternoon game drive in Vwaza

Day 11: Nyika National Park
Chelinda Camp, en suite chalet
game walk or drive at Vwaza in the morning before departure; night game drive in Nyika

Day 12: Nyika National Park
Chelinda Camp
game walk in the morning and game drive in the afternoon

Day 13: Lake Malawi
Sangilo Sanctuary Lodge; en suite rooms
visit of orphanae en route; beach

Day 14: Livingstonia
Lukwe Eco Camp; simple chalets with shared bathrooms
visit of the archeological museum in Karonga; the Manchewe Waterfalls; the historic museum in the Stone House and the old mission church in Livingstonia

Day 15: Viphya Plateau
Luwawa Forest Lodge; en suite chalet
hiking in indeginous woodland

Day 16: Lake Malawi
Safari Beach Lodge at Senga Bay; en suite gazebo or en suite room
sunbathing, beach; swimming pool

Day 17: Lake Malawi
Safari Beach Lodge
visit to fish and/ or crocodile farm, souvenir stalls; sunbathing, beach; swimming pool

Day 18: airport transfer


The prices include:
transport in 4x4 vehicle (Toyota Land Cruiser)
all transport costs
accommodation as described in en suite shared double/twin rooms or chalets
park and museum entry fees
three meals per day (from the lodges or restaurants; on long transfers packed lunch)
activities as described (game drives in all parks; one boat safari at Liwonde; one night game drive at Liwonde and at Nyika)
English speaking knowledgeable guide

Not included:


Rates are in US$

Our rates depend on the number of participants.


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Lodge 1,630$ 1,720$ 1,910$ 2,120$ 2,480$ 3,200$