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Lake Malawi Sailing Safari

  • Safari Information
  • - Departure; Scheduled and tailor-made departure dates
  • - Duration; 11 Days / 10 Nights
  • - Lodging; 38 foot catamaran
  • - Group Size; Minimum 2
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1: Makuzi Beach
- Charter flight Lilongwe to Chinteche
- This fabulous sailing safari starts in the Chinteche area on the coast of Lake Malawi
- Spend night one at Makuzi beach lodge at Bandawe point

Day 2: Nkhata Bay
- After breakfast go onboard the yacht "Mufasa" and set sail north to Nkhata Bay
- Anchor down in the bay
- Go on shore, have a drink and a meal in this vibrant little port area
- Take in the sights and sounds of the local scene
- Overnight on board "Mufasa" at anchor in Nkhata Bay

Day 3: Ruawe
- Up anchor and set sail further north to the more remote parts of the lake
- Sail up to Ruawe where the Lizunkuni river comes down into the lake in a spectacular waterfall
- Overnight at anchor in a sheltered cove

Day 4: Deep Bay
- Continue sailing up north, pass Florence bay and Young's bay and arrive at Deep bay
- Anchor down for dinner and overnight

Day 5: Livingstonia mission
- Today you take a day trip off the yacht to visit the historic site of the Livingstonia mission
- A packed lunch and local transport will make this an adventure not to be missed
- Return to the yacht in the evening for dinner and overnight on board

Day 6: Manda Bay (Tanzania)
- Set sail across to the eastern shores of Lake Malawi
- Arrive at Manda Bay on the Tanzanian shore
- Clear customs and immigration

Day 7: Liuli
- From Manda Bay, sail south to Liuli Mission
- Magnificent coast line of rocky cliffs
- Anchor down next to the "Sphinxhaven" , a huge rock in the bay at Liuli
- Go on shore for a look around the mission and then enjoy a leisurely beach barbeque

Day 8: Mbamba Bay
- Sail south to Mbamba Bay along some spectacular coastline
- Great snorkeling over the reef, excellent fishing and a beautiful bay for anchorage

Day 9: Likoma Island
- Sail to Likoma Island
- Arrive in the afternoon
- Visit the sights of Likoma Island
- Take a walk through the cobbled market square and be led on a tour of the magnificent St. Pauls Cathedral
- Enjoy the culture and history Likoma Island has to offer
- Overnight on board the Yacht

Day 10: Kaya Mawa
- Sail around to Kaya Mawa lodge where guests check in for a night
- Bid the yacht farewell as crew set sail back south

Day 11: Charter Flight to Lilongwe
- Guests take a charter flight from Likoma Island to Lilongwe

  • Safari Includes
  • - Yacht charter
  • - Airport transfers
  • - Charter flight LLW to Chinteche
  • - Charter flight Likoma to Lilongwe
  • - Use of snorkeling and fishing equipment on the yacht
  • Safari Excludes
  • - Bottled cool drinks, beer, wine and spirits
  • - Visa fees if applicable
  • - Scuba diving
  • - Motorized watersports

  • 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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