Fully Guide Tour 7 nights / 8 days – South Malawi on a Budget
South Malawi Tour Overview:
Blue Zebra Island Lodge Lake Malawi 2 nights
Mvuu Camp Liwonde National Park 2 nights
Domwe Island Adventure Camp Cape Maclear 2 nights
The Funky Cichlid Cape Maclear 1 night
Price from AUD2450.00 per person sharing (based on 2 persons sharing)
Price subject to change due to currency fluctuations, number of persons travelling, availability.
– All meals
– Accommodation stated in the itinerary (Camping in Liwonde )
– Road and boat transfers within the tour
– Non – motorized water sports
– Game activities
– Motorized water sports
– Rhino tracking at Mvuu Camp
– Malawi Visa (USD 75)
– Any items of personal nature
Lake Malawi: Blue Zebra Island Lodge Days 1 – 3
Lake Malawi is the crowning jewel of this beautiful country. It is one of the largest, longest and deepest freshwater lakes in the world. Numerous fishing villages are scattered along its length but there are still vast stretches of uninhabited golden beaches. Known as ‘The Lake of Stars’, the natural beauty of Lake Malawi draws travellers from around the globe. It has more species of fish than any other freshwater lake in the world, boasting over 600 species of fish in the Lake Malawi National Park alone. The 590 kilometre long and 85 kilometres wide Lake is the third-largest lake in Africa, occupying one-fifth of Malawi’s total area. With a depth of 700 metres, it is incredibly deep with its lowest point reaching more than 200 metres below sea level. Visitors can look forward to spotting a myriad of wildlife in and around the lake including, hippos, crocodiles, fish eagles, and over 1000 species of brightly-coloured endemic cichlid fish.
Liwonde National Park: Mvuu Camp Days 3 – 5
Liwonde National Park is situated at the southern tip of Lake Malombe in southern Malawi. Although Liwonde is one of Malawi’s smaller parks, it is arguably the most popular of all the game parks in the country. Malawi’s main river, the Shire, forms its western boundary and is the reserve’s lifeblood. With plentiful wildlife including hippos, kudu, elephants, crocodiles and elephants and even black rhino, the park had become one of Malawi’s premier wildlife-viewing destinations.The birding is excellent and a favourite sighting among birdwatchers is the Pel’s fishing owl. Visitors can look forward to a wide selection of activities including excellent wildlife viewing, canoeing and boating safaris and overnight stays at well-positioned safari camps.
Cape Maclear: Domwe Island Adventure Camp Days 5 – 7
Located on the southern shore of Lake Malawi at the tip of the Nankumba Peninsula, Cape Maclear is a little resort town surrounded by mountains and set within Lake Malawi National Park. This town features an array of beachside bars and local restaurants in a spectacularly scenic setting of golden sand beaches lapped by dazzling turquoise water. Cape Maclear is a Robinson-Crusoe paradise, making it a sought after tourist destination. Kayak over to the nearby Thumbi island and spot the majestic fish eagle, sail across the lake and catch a picturesque African sunset, or scuba dive into the crystal-clear depths of the lake, which boasts some of the best freshwater diving in the world. Other popular activities include: bird watching, windsurfing, hiking, swimming or shopping in the local craft markets as well as island tours and guided village walks.
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