14 days in Malawi Itinerary

14 days in Malawi Itinerary

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Likoma Island
— 2 nights
— 5 nights
— 4 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Likoma Island online travel route planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Likoma Island is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Zurich to Likoma Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 4th (Mon), you'll travel to Lilongwe.

Things to do in Likoma Island

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


Lilongwe ©
The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
Escape the urban bustle at Kuti Wildlife Reserve and Mwabvi Game Reserve. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chongoni Rock-Art Area and Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art. There's still lots to do: stroll through Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, make a trip to Kumbali Cultural Village, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nkhoma Mountain, and appreciate the history behind World War I Memorial.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lilongwe trip planner.

You can fly from Likoma Island to Lilongwe in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Blantyre.

Things to do in Lilongwe

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art, Chongoni Rock-Art Area, Mwabvi Game Reserve, Kuti Wildlife Reserve
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Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
Kuti Wildlife Reserve ©
Kuti Wildlife Reserve
Nature Sanctuary ©
Nature Sanctuary


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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at La Caverna Art Gallery and St.Michael's and All Angels Church. Escape the urban bustle at Mount Mulanje and Majete Wildlife Reserve. Step out of Blantyre with an excursion to Zomba Plateau in Zomba--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: trek along The Way of the Cross/ Njira ya Mtanda, browse the different shops at Chichiri Shopping Centre, and get advice or help at The Society of Malawi Library.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Blantyre attractions tool.

Fly from Lilongwe to Blantyre in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Blantyre sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Blantyre

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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