Malawi is also called “The Warm Heart of Africa” due to the legendary welcome extended to all its visitors. Malawi is a small country with a big heart and an even bigger range of incredible tourist activities!
Lake Malawi is one of the largest and deepest lakes in the world and takes up about a third of the country’s area. Its warm freshwater and gorgeous surrounding beaches make it a mecca for those seeking a year-round location to swim, scuba dive, snorkel, water ski, sail, kayak, parasail or simply potter about in boats.
Malawi has also plenty of National Parks providing a haven for a wide variety of wildlife including Crocodiles, Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes, Hippos and Rhinos.
Travellers who are interested in culture are also well served by numerous fascinating historical and cultural sites as well as visits to traditional Malawian villages to meet some ever-smiling Malawians going about their daily lives. With all of this exceptional culture, natural scenery and friendliness on offer, this unique African country is enchanting enough to captivate even the most jaded traveller.
The best places to visit while in Malawi are: Liwonde National Park (most accomplished wildlife spotting in Malawi) Kasungu National Park, Lilongwe (capital city), Lake Malawi National Park, Nyika National Park (extends across great swathes of the central Malawian plateaux and is the largest of its kind in the country), Mulanje Mountain Forest Reserve.
Wet season (December to April)
Dry season (May to November)
Best time to go (early May to late October)