Lake Malawi, Trip Ideas
This itinerary is a week of complete relaxation in true remote settings. Combine a few days on safari in Malawi’s only Big 5 Reserve, where each drive is an adventure; with a few more on the beautiful shores of Lake Malawi.
What better way than to explore this magical country than to spend a week in southern Malawi, start off on safari in the Majete, a Big 5 Wildlife Reserve, and end off at the romantic lake of stars, Lake Malawi. From game viewing experiences, tracking the elusive rhino, cultural experiences to relaxing on the beautiful shores of Lake Malawi, the Bush & Beach Safari is guaranteed to please. Perfect for honeymooners, families, or travelers looking for a new adventure off the beaten path!Download Fact Sheet
Bush: Undiscovered by tourists, Majete is a true wilderness where every trip into the bush with our team of experienced guides will feel like an adventure. Mkulumadzi Lodge enjoys an idyllic location in Majete at the confluence of two rivers shaded by giant leadwood trees. It is the perfect combination of splendid isolation and first-class facilities. The lodge has eight superb chalets, each with spacious living quarters and private viewing deck. Guests can swim in our pool, dine under the stars, enjoy river cruises, game drives and walking safaris.
Beach: Situated on the west side of the Nankumba Peninsula on the Southern end of Lake Malawi you can find Pumulani subtly nestled in the lush hills amongst the trees and craggy outcrops. The ten villas with their grass roofs to help reflect the heat provide the ultimate in space, design, comfort and privacy. Guests can relax on the white sandy beach or enjoy an elevated view of the lake from the stylish infinity pool. For those seeking some activity we offer waterskiing, sailing, kayaking, walks in the hills, sunset cruises on our handbuilt dhow and snorkling and diving. Under water activities never fail to amaze as the diversity of fishlife is very surprising and experts say that this lake is home to more native fish species than any other in the world.
Mkulumadzi, Majete Wildlife Reserve enjoys a stunning location on the confluence of two rivers. The activities on offer include game-drives, boating safaris, bush walks, hiking Majete Hill, cultural tours, birding trips on the Shire River and game-viewing from a hide. Guests are free to be as energetic or idle as they please although at least one activity per day is encouraged to best enjoy Majete.
On the Lake, Pumulani is set up on a hill overlooking Lake Malawi. One may therefore decide to simply soak up the sun and swim in the clear blue waters of the lake or infinity pool. Various watersports such as snorkelling, fishing, sailing, kayaking, waterskiing, wake boarding and fun tube are offered. A sunset cruise onboard the dhow is tipped to be the best way to end the day…
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The following camps compliment Bush & Beach Safari well, and should be considered when extending an itinerary.
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