The Northern Region
Brussels-Lilongwe flight with Ethiopian Airline.
Arrival next morning.
Reception at Lilongwe airport and transfert to your hotel - Korea Garden Lodge.
Days 3 and 4 - Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve
Shortly after breakfast we start our tour towards Vwaza Marsh. We’ll arrive shortly before sunset, so you will still be able to take a look from your hut and watch the animals come drinking on the banks of the small lake.
In the early morning hours, a two – three hour walk around the lake at Vwaza awaits you, enabling you to approach the hippos. If fortune smiles upon us, we may even admire a group of elephants taking their bath.
For the most courageous, getting up before sunrise gives you the unique opportunity to observe the hippos regaining the water after a night grazing in the meadows.
Days 5 and 6 - Nyiaka National Park
Around 8:00 am you’ll leave for Nyika National Park, the biggest Reserve in Malawi, on the Nyika plateau at 2400m altitude. We’ll sleep in a tent in Chelinda Camp. Once we are installed in the Camp, you can make a first tour in the Reserve and admire both animals and landscapes. Early next morning, you’ll go for a second, much longer tour in order to be able to enjoy even more grandiose sightings of the plateau. One last visit in the late afternoon shall be proposed to try and meet some leopards.
Days 7, 8 and 9 - Misuku Hill
Around 8:00 am you’ll leave for Misuku where you’ll arrive at the end of the day. You’ll sleep in the Guest House of a coffee plantation. .
You’ll get the opportunity to visit the plantation and thus enjoy discovering all the production secrets of this delicious beverage. You will then discover the primary forest on Misuku Hill with its many hornbills. You will be immersed for half a day.
Day 10 - Karonga
Around 8am you’ll head for Chilumba where you’ll find Sangilo Sanctuary, your place to stay.
Before arrival, you’ll stop at Karonga to take lunch and to visit the Historic and Prehistoric Museum of Malawi.
Days 11, 12 and 13 - Livingstonia et Chilumba
Between two days of relaxation, we’ll leave our camp and go to the flanks of the Nyika plateau where you’ll discover Livingstonia, a little village loaded with history. After our lunch in this village we’ll go to the Manchewe Falls and discover their legends.
Day 14 - Lilongwe
In the morning you’ll head for Lilongwe and join the Korea Garden Lodge. On our road, we’ll take the time to stop at Mzuzu to enjoy the colourful grand market. We’ll also take our lunch at Mzuzu. Afterwards, we’ll continue our journey direction Lilongwe where you can, depending our arrival time, visit some important monuments, amongst which the Mausoleum of Dr. Banda – prime minister of the country.
Transfer to Lilongwe Airport – flight back to Brussels with Ethiopian Airlines. Arrival the next morning.
Arrival in Brussels
Prices and conditions
The price for this trip is 2350 € / person, excluding flight, for a group consisting of at least 4 people.
It can be organized from 2 people at an extra charge of 280 € / person.
This price includes :
A personalized welcome and a local companion 24/24.
The nights in room / double tent (room / single tent extra 20 € / person / night).
Drinks apart from dry spirits and wine.
Transportation throughout the circuit.
Guided safaris and other activities as described.
Budget to be provided for the flight:
Airfare varies from 750 to 1250 € / person depending on the season.
See also our general conditions of travel