MALAWI MEANING “FLAMING WATER” HAS BEACHES OF GOLDEN SAND AND OFFERS A MULTITUDE OF WATER SPORTs. A FIFTH OF THE friendly, landlocked COUNTRY IS COVERED BY WATER!
POINTS OF INTEREST
Cruising on the MV Ilala | Golden beaches | Hiking, mountain biking, & horse riding | Lake Malawi, a beautiful freshwater lake | Likoma Island | Lilongwe markets | Liwonde National Park | Mulanje Mountain | Snorkelling & Scuba diving | Zomba Plateau offers woods, waterfalls & dams.
Visas may be difficult to obtain at border posts; therefore, most nationalities are advised to do so in advance.
By Air: Kamuzu International Airport (LLW), ± 35 km from Lilongwe.
Other Airports: Chileka International Airport (BLZ), ± 16 km from Blantyre.
By Road: Border crossings via Mozambique (3), Tanzania (1) & Zambia (4).
Language & Currency
Language: English and Chichewa are the official languages.
Currency: The Malawian Kwacha (MWK) is divided into 100 tambala.
Subtropical climate, rains from November-May & dry season from June - August.
Travel Tip: The best time to visit is during the cooler dry season as it can get very hot and humid during the rains.