5 days in Malawi Itinerary

5 days in Malawi Itinerary

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Lilongwe
— 1 night
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Salima
— 1 night
3
Mulanje
— 1 night
4
Blantyre
— 1 night

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Lilongwe

Lilongwe ©
The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stroll through Lilongwe Wildlife Centre and then stroll through Nature Sanctuary. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Kumbali Cultural Village, thenget a sense of history and politics at Parliament Building, thenappreciate the history behind World War I Memorial, and finally stop by Gems and Jewellery Lanka.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lilongwe holiday planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Lilongwe is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salima.

Things to do in Lilongwe

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Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
Kumbali Cultural Village ©
Kumbali Cultural Village
Parliament Building ©
Parliament Building

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Salima

Salima ©
Salima may refer to:People Salima Aga Khan (born 1940), ex-wife of Prince Karim Aga Khan Salima Ghezali (born 1958), an Algerian journalist and writer Salima Hamouche (born 1984), an Algerian volleyball player Salima Hashmi, a Pakistani artist and writer Salima Ikram (born 1965), a Pakistani archaeologist Salima Machamba (1874–1964), a sultan of Mohéli Salima Murad (c. On the 15th (Sat), stroll through Kuti Wildlife Reserve.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, use the Salima trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Lilongwe to Salima takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mulanje.

Things to do in Salima

Wildlife Parks
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Kuti Wildlife Reserve ©
Kuti Wildlife Reserve

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Mulanje

Mulanje ©
Mulanje is a town in the Southern Region, Malawi close to the border of Mozambique. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Mulanje.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Mulanje road trip site.

Getting from Salima to Mulanje by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In February, daytime highs in Mulanje are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Blantyre.

Things to do in Mulanje

Nature Parks
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Mount Mulanje ©
Mount Mulanje

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Blantyre

Blantyre ©
As Malawi's second-largest city, Blantyre represents the country's main commercial and industrial hub and boasts a dynamic array of food options.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Malawi Stock Exchange, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Michael's and All Angels Church, browse the exhibits of La Caverna Art Gallery, thenget advice or help at The Society of Malawi Library, and finally hike along The Way of the Cross/ Njira ya Mtanda.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Blantyre tour planner.

Drive from Mulanje to Blantyre in 1.5 hours. February in Blantyre sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Blantyre

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La Caverna Art Gallery ©
La Caverna Art Gallery
The Society of Malawi Library ©
The Society of Malawi Library
St.Michael's and All Angels Church ©
St.Michael's and All Angels Church

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