Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Malawi, 2023, Top Attractions

Best Places to Visit in Malawi, Top Attractions

Malawi might well be one of the poorest countries in Africa but Malawi packs a punch for it’s  inconceivable  geography filled with mountains,  strands and turquoise waters. Malawi is a  fairly undiscovered country to visit in southeast Africa with  plenitude of natural beauty and wildlife. The astoundingly beautiful and huge Lake Malawi, the third- largest lake on the  mainland is located in Malawi. Plus you will find bustling  requests and  veritably friendly people — hence the country is appertained to as the Warm Heart of Africa. The country shares land borders with Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zambia. It's one of the world's least- developed countries, but you can still fly into a many  transnational  airfields, and it boasts beautiful  public  premises , pine  timbers, white  flaxen  strands, and reserves full of wildlife. And unlike some other countries, you will not have to  contend with  crowds of excursionists to see all the natural beauty and wildlife.  

#1- Lilongwe  

Lilongwe is Malawi's capital, a affable enough  megacity where you will find delegacies and government department. The population is  lower than Blantyre, just under one million people. The New Town, spread out with  ultramodern office  structures and domestic areas, is to the north. The Old Town on the south is more lively, with a really great  request where you can buy everything from bikes to vegetables to  suckers. Just watch your valuables then and enjoy a little merchandising. The  megacity is a good place to regroup if you've been on the road for a while, offering  numerous accommodation options and some decent  caffs in both the Old Town and the New Town.  

#2- Nyika National Park  

Just over 50 times agone , the northwestern part of Malawi — an area of 1,250 square  long hauls known as the Nyika National Park was so unknown to the British( who were in charge at the time), that they  transferred discoverer Laurens van der Post to report on it. He turned his  charge to this vast  scar into a best- dealing  book" Venture to the Interior," describing the beautiful high rolling hills of  champaigns dotted with zebra, antelope, orchids, and butterflies that make Malawi's largest  public demesne well worth visiting. Hiking, mountain biking, and  steed riding are the  top conditioning then.  

#3- Lake Malawi( North)  

Malawi's northern side is much less advanced than the southern  reinforcement. lower populated in general, the north is also chillier during the dry season( June through August), but perfect when it's hot. municipalities like Livingstonia and Karonga also offer a  gusto of history and culture to allure you down from the  sand. Nice places to stay include Nkhotakota, with  generous wildlife, or Nkhata Bay, a bustling  city with a craft  request( check out Chikale Beach). fresh options are the Ngala Beach Lodge near Dwangwa; Kande Beach between Dwangwa and Nkhata Bay; and Chintheche Inn, the  mecca for the Root to Fruit action which has planted over 250,000 trees in the area.  

#4- Zomba Plateau  

Zomba Plateau offers  inconceivable views,  falls,  heads filled with trout, and a lovely respite from the heat. The 6,000-  bottom  table is located in Zomba, the lively former capital of Malawi. utmost callers will spend a day or a couple of nights and enjoy hikes along wooded paths; a favorite view is the" Queen's View." You can take  steed lifts down nice trails from the long- established Plateau Forces. The stylish way to get up to the  table is by auto or  hack; it's a long steep walk  else, and the  satisfying hikes are really at the top of the mountain anyway. The nicest place to stay is the Sunbird Ku Chawe Inn at the mountain's edge.  

5- The MV Ilala  

The large MV Ilala ferry crosses the lake every week( about a 300- afar trip). The vessel offers cabin class, first class, alternate class, and frugality class  installations, along with  caffs and bars. The Ilala makes regular stops for passengers and freight along the way, including the lovely Likoma Island. You can get off at any point, or sail the whole route back to the starting point of Monkey Bay( southern lakeshore). Bespeak your  trip through a  trip driver, or buy a ticket at the point of departure. The Ilala doesn't always sail to schedule, so be flexible. Also, note this isn't a luxury  voyage. You will be  participating the boat with hundreds of passengers and freight, but it's a classic African adventure.  

#6- Liwonde National Park  

Liwonde National Park is Malawi's premier wildlife demesne with a lovely setting along the banks of the Shire River, where you can view hippo  capsules in the water and large herds of  mammoths on the side enjoying a drink and a splash. The demesne is 220 square  long hauls and boasts  emotional birdlife you're  veritably likely to see African fish eagles displaying their chops as well as the rare Pel's fishing owl. utmost people who make the trip stay at the luxurious Mvuu Lodge next to the Zambezi National Park. The stylish time to visit is during the cooler dry season from June to August, as Liwonde can get  veritably hot and  sticky during the rains.  

#7- Take the Ferry to Likoma Island  

Likoma Island is actually in Mozambique waters but is still a Malawian  home. It's home to a huge edifice  erected in the early 1900s. The  islet has several lovely  strands with excellenteco-friendly resorts including Kaya Mawa, and some budget accommodation as well( check out Mango Drift). Likoma is a peaceful spot and there are just a many  buses  on the  islet. You can take some nice walks inland to visit  townlets, the original  request, or kayak around the  islet. There is a diving  academy that offers  instrument at affordable rates. cotillion  troops from other  islets gather regularly for an amusing"  cotillion - off."  

#8- Hike Mulanje Mountain  

Mulanje Mountain, also appertained to as Mount Mulanje, is in southern Malawi 65 kilometers( 40  long hauls) east of Blantyre; its loftiest peak Sapitwa reaches just  over 3,000  measures( nearly 10,000  bases). There are  plenitude of hiking routes to choose from to enjoy this mountain, with simple  hooches at the end of each one. This is a  awful hike for families, with lots of aqueducts and peaks to explore. You should spend at least two nights on the mountain. The Mountain Club of Malawi has good route information as well as details on  freights andmore.However, you can use their  cuisine  installations in the  hooches , If you join the club. Enjoy the  succulent smell of Mulanje cedar in the fireplace.  

#9- Explore Lake Malawi  

Lake Malawi is a beautiful brackish lake that takes up nearly a third of the area of landlocked Malawi. Blessed with golden  strands and incredibly  various  kinds of fish, the lake offers  veritably  satisfying snorkeling and diving. The southern end of the lakeshore is  veritably popular due to its  propinquity to the  marketable capital, Blantyre. There are  multitudinous  kudos to choose from and  lodgment  run from simple  campgrounds and  cabin settlements to the  further luxurious Makakola Retreat. Cape Maclear on the southern end is a mecca for snorkeling and other water sports.

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