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Malawi Bush and Beach Safari

  • Safari Information
  • - Departure; Scheduled and tailor-made departure dates
  • - Duration; 11 Days / 10 Nights
  • - Lodging; Safari Lodges
  • - Group Size; Minimum 2
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1: South Luangwa
- Depart Lilongwe at 09:00 by road heading towards Mchinji
- Proceed through the Zambian border
- From the border it is a short drive to Chipata
- Take the dirt road to Luangwa Valley - Mfuwe sector
- A picnic lunch en route and ETA at the Lodge is 2.30pm
- Accommodation in en-suite chalets
- Take a gentle walk along the Luangwa River
- Dinner at the lodge
- Thornicroft Lodge

Day 2: South Luangwa
- Tea, coffee and a light snack follow an early morning wake up call
- Our aim is to be on our first game drive by 06:15 am
- All game drives are undertaken in specially modified safari vehicles
- Depending on game sightings, we return to the lodge at 11 for a scrumptious "brunch"
- An afternoon rest then head out for our afternoon drive at around 16:00 - returning to the lodge at 20:00
- Dinner
- Night drive - Luangwa is renowned for the night drives and this is included in your safari
- Thornicroft Lodge

Days 3,4: South Luangwa
- Early morning wake up call and game drives
- Drinks and snacks are taken with for your enjoyment whilst in the park
- Return for a delicious "brunch"
- An afternoon rest, swim or visit to one of the local craft stores is followed by tea, coffee and biscuits
- We again head out for our afternoon drive at around 1600 - returning to the lodge at 20:00 for Dinner
- Thornicroft Lodge

Day 5: Lilongwe
- After a more leisurely start to the morning and a full breakfast, we pack up and depart back to Lilongwe
- Departure time is 09:00
- A picnic lunch is eaten en route and ETA in the city is 15:00
- Check into your hotel for dinner bed and breakfast
- Sanctuary Lodge

Day 6: Chiofu Bay
- From Lilongwe, road transfer to Senga Bay
- The yacht will be anchored in a sheltered bay at Senga Bay awaiting guests arrival
- Set sail to Chiofu Bay on the Eastern shores of Lake Malawi
- Beautiful, remote, sheltered bay
- A great anchorage
- Good fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving
- Go on shore for a beach barbeque under the African stars
- Overnight on "Mufasa" (The yacht) at anchor in the bay

Day 7: Palmeiros
- Take a nature walk before breakfast
- Superb views over the lake
- Have a refreshing swim followed by a hearty breakfast
- Up anchor and sail on north up the lake to Palmeiros Lush palm trees make this a pretty overnight anchorage
- Dinner and overnight on board the yacht

Day 8: Likoma Island
- Set sail early in the morning to Likoma Island
- Take a walk through the cobbled market square and visit the magnificent St. Pauls Cathedral
- Enjoy the culture and history of Likoma Island
- Find anchorage in one of the many bays around the island
- Swim, dive, snorkel, rest and relax
- Meals on board the yacht
- Overnight on "Mufasa" (The yacht) at anchor

Day 9: Chizimulu Island
- Sail across to Chizimulu Island
- Enjoy fishing, diving and snorkeling around the island
- Go for a leisurely walk on Chizimulu Island
- Have a drink in the unique bar-in-the-baobab tree
- Dinner and vernight on "Mufasa" (The yacht) at anchor

Day 10: Makuzi Beach
- Sail across to the mainland
- Arrive at Makuzi Beach Lodge in the shelter of Bandawe point, just south of Chinteche
- Beautiful bay, clean white beaches, super beach-side lodge
- Guests check into Makuzi Beach lodge for dinner, bed and breakfast
- Makuzi Beach lodge

Day 11: Safari Ends
- After breakfast guests take a road transfer to Lilongwe (+- 4 hours)

  • Safari Includes
  • - 10 nights accommodation and all meals
  • - Yacht charter
  • - All transport, Lilongwe return
  • - Charter flight Likoma Island to Lilongwe
  • - Four games drives and services of a guide included
  • - Use of snorkeling and fishing equipment
  • Safari Excludes
  • - Bottled cool drinks, beer, wine and spirits
  • - Visa fees(if applicable)
  • - Game walk
  • - Park entry fees
  • - Scuba diving

  • Tailor-Made: Rates On Request
  • Per person sharing
  • Rates are in US Dollars
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - MW; from £ 865
  • USA - MW; from $ 1750
  • EUR - MW; from € 1035
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

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