Best of Southern Malawi

This enchanting tour of Malawi highlights (12 nights) the diversity and beauty of the country. You spend time in the wild Majete Wildlife Reserve, the lovely scenery of the Satemwe Tea plantations before heading north to the Liwonde National Park. Ending with a few days of relaxation on Lake Malawi.

12 Nights


$ 5,575 (Pps)


This enchanting Best of Southern Malawi Safari (12 nights) highlights the diversity and beauty of the country. The safari can be enjoyed in either direction. (Ideally, you would fly in or depart from Blantyre. There are weekly 2 flights on Saturdays and Wednesdays as the road transfer from Lilongwe to Majete is pretty long!)

You begin with 3 nights in the wild and experience Majete Wildlife Reserve. Then you head south to the lovely scenery of the Satemwe Tea plantations before heading north again to Kuthengo Lodge in the Liwonde National Park You end with a few days of relaxation at a luxurious lodge on Lake Malawi.

Tailor-made variations

This tour can be tailor-made to your specifications. For example, you can opt to fly on to the Nyika Plateau in northern Malawi if you wish.

You could also insert a couple of nights on the Zomba Plateau at the Ku Chawe Inn if you like walking and mountain scenery. This would be on Day 6 after Satemwe Tea Planation and before Liwonde National Park - to make it a 14 night itinerary.

Tour Highlights

  • Adventurous "back to the wild" safari in Majete.
  • Exploring the tea fields of Southern Malawi.
  • Marvel at the elephants in Liwonde National Park including game viewing by boat on the Shire river, perhaps tracking black rhino on foot.
  • Snorkelling in Lake Malawi and enjoying the sunset dhow cruises.

Best of Southern Malawi at a glance

PRICE FROM $ 5,575 (PPS)
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An idea of price

All our itineraries are merely samples of what we can arrange. Virtually everything is tailor-made for you. The exact price of our sample itineraries depends on the time of year and accommodation used. Below is a guideline.

It excludes regional flights to the start and end of the itinerary (as these may vary depending on how you fly into Africa). But it includes an estimate of any flights WITHIN the itinerary. Contact us for a quote including any regional flights needed.

Average price per person sharing by season
May 2022 - Jun 2022
$ 5,575
Jul 2022 - Oct 2022
$ 6,350

Accommodation, meals as specified, private guided transfers, game drives and boat safaris in Liwonde and Majete, non-motorised activities on Lake Malawi, Malawi National Park fees


International flights, visas, items of a personal nature, premium wine and imported spirits