8 Day Malawi Bush & Beach Safari
Day 1-3: Arrive Blantyre International Airport transfer to Mkulumadzi
Our representative will meet you on arrival at Blantyre International Airport and drive you to Mkulumadzi. Approximately 2.5 hours through colourful local scenes of villages, agriculture as well as bush.
The camp is located on the confluence of the Shire and Mkulumadzi Rivers; within Majete Wildlife Reserve, 70km south west of Blantyre – southern Malawi. Depending on your arrival time in the day you will enjoy a lunch looking out over the Shire River or if in the afternoon for tea and the afternoon and night game drive.
Majete is Malawi’s only Big Five Reserve and also one of the largest protected areas, located within the miombo woodland ecoregion.
The luxurious lodge is in a stunning location and activities include game-drives, boating safaris, bush walks, hiking Majete Hill, black rhino tracking, cultural tours, birding trips on the Shire River and game-viewing from a hide.
Day 4-7: Transfer to Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi
Transfer to Pumulani, a beautiful and scenic drive through game area and village life (approximately 5 hours). Arrive on the Nankumba Peninsula of Lake Malawi, one of the most beautiful lake shores bordering the Lake Malawi National Park, established to protect the cichlid fish unique to the area. Special diving courses are offered at the best diving spots here.
Pumulani is exclusively situated on the west side of the Nankumba Peninsula, ten hillside villas with amazing views of the crystal clear lake.
For those who are interested in the real Malawian village life can take a guided walk through one of the local villages. Malawians are renowned for being among the friendliest people in Africa and during your stay you will have the opportunity to meet them.
You can also simply relax in the beautiful and tranquil scenery or can enjoy the many other activities.
Day 8: Transfer to Lilongwe
On the final day you will be transferred back to Lilongwe in time for your onward connection.