14 days in Malawi Itinerary

14 days in Malawi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Blantyre
— 4 nights
2
Lilongwe
— 5 nights
3
Likoma Island
— 2 nights

4
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Majete Wildlife Reserve (in Chikwawa), Zomba Plateau (in Zomba) and Mount Mulanje (in Mulanje). There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at La Caverna Art Gallery, get advice or help at The Society of Malawi Library, pause for some serene contemplation at St.Michael's and All Angels Church, and buy something for everyone on your list at Chichiri Shopping Centre.

Plan trip to Blantyre with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Zurich, Switzerland to Blantyre is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Central Africa Time is 1 hour. In September, Blantyre is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lilongwe.

Things to do in Blantyre

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Majete Wildlife Reserve, Zomba Plateau, Mount Mulanje
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Mount Mulanje ©
Mount Mulanje
Majete Wildlife Reserve ©
Majete Wildlife Reserve
Zomba Plateau ©
Zomba Plateau

5
nights
Lilongwe

Lilongwe ©
The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kuti Wildlife Reserve (in Salima) and Mwabvi Game Reserve (in Nsanje). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Sanctuary, look for gifts at Gems and Jewellery Lanka, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Building, and pause for some serene contemplation at Maula Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lilongwe journey maker app.

You can fly from Blantyre to Lilongwe in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Likoma Island.

Things to do in Lilongwe

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Kuti Wildlife Reserve, Mwabvi Game Reserve
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Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
Kuti Wildlife Reserve ©
Kuti Wildlife Reserve
Nature Sanctuary ©
Nature Sanctuary

2
nights
Likoma Island

Likoma Island ©
Located on the Mozambican side of Lake Malawi, Likoma Island holds plenty of allure with giant baobabs and sweeping views of the wild coast.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Ulisa Gardens.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Likoma Island trip site.

Traveling by flight from Lilongwe to Likoma Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Likoma Island

Parks Historic Sites
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St. Peter's Cathedral ©
St. Peter's Cathedral