22 Day Full safari
Malawi & Zambia
Start Lilongwe - South Luangwa National Park - Dzalanyama Forest Lodge - Thyolo Tea Estates - Cape Maclear - Kayak Safari - Senga Bay - Nkhotakhota Wildlife Reserve - Chintheche Beach - Nyika Plateau - Viphya Plateau - End Lilongwe
One of Land & Lake's original itineraries, this tour is popular for those really looking to delve into Malawian landscapes and culture with the added bonus of one of the best game reserves in Africa - South Luangwa.
21 Nights Accommodation (Not all en-suite)
18 Lunches (of which 7 are picnics)
Game Park Entrance Fees
6x Game drives in South Luangwa
Tea Tours and Tastings
Game Walks in Nkhotakhota and Nyika
Non motorised water sports at the lake
What's great about these 22 days?
The full safari is the full experience!
Game drives through the famous South Luangwa National Park, cooking Nsima in Dzalanyama community, Walking through the rolling green fields of tea in Southern Malawi, kayaking through the crystal clear waters of Cape Maclear and exploring your own private Island for the night, traditional dances and stories from the cultural and historical Mua Mission, Walking safaris in Nkohtakota Wildlife Reserve, sinking your toes into the crystal white sands of Chinteche Beach, and walking across the stunning Nyika landscape!
It's a tour to tickle the senses and be a part of the diverse Malawian landscape!
Day 1: Arrive Lilongwe & Overnight
Day 2: Drive to South Luangwa, stay 2* accommodation
Day 3, 4 & 5: AM & PM game drive activities
Day 6: Drive to Dzalanyama Forest
Day 7 & 8: Dzalanyama hiking & community visits
Day 9: Drive to Thyolo Tea Estates
Day 10: Explore Thyolo
Day 11: Drive to Cape Maclear
Day 12: Day on the beach
Day 13: Day on the lake
Day 14: Return to mainland & drive to Senga Bay
Day 15: Drive to Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve
Day 16: Drive to Chintheche Beach
Day 17: Northern lakeshore exploring
Day 18: Drive up to Nyika
Day 19 & 20: Explore Nyika Plateau
Day 21: Drive down to Viphya Plateau
Day 22: arrive in time for afternoon flights out of Lilongwe
Eat, sleep, safari, repeat
Land & Lake excursions have been designed with the utmost care to give you an all-round experience of Malawi.
We limit our Scheduled Tour group size to just 12 guests - this means you aren't lost in a crowd and you can have the time, attention and voice to make your journey just how you'd like it.
We don't send you off with just a driver either, you are led by an experienced, knowledgeable and qualified Malawian guide who really knows the ins and outs to our little home.
You travel comfortably, air-conditioned buses and modified safari vehicles take you cross-country and beyond!
Dates for 2020
1: 08 March - 29 March - German Translated
2: 05 April - 26 April
3: 03 May - 24 May
4: 31 May - 21 June
5: 28 June - 19 July
6: 26 July - 16 August
7: 23 August - 13 September
8: 20 September - 11 October
9: 18 October - 08 November
10: 15 November - 04 December - German Translated
11: 20 December - 10 January (The Christmas Special!)
Low Season Costs - Tour dates: 1-4 & 10
$4,697.00 per person
Single accommodation: + $685.00
High Season Costs - Tour dates: 5 - 9 & Christmas Special
$4,990.00 per person
Single accommodation: + $775.00
For the 10th consecutive year, this tour has been refined to provide the very best of Malawi & Zambia, a gentle paced tour with a strong community involvement is one of the key aspects. Suitable for individuals and families alike!