Northern Bush & Beach

This luxurious get-away to Northern Malawi is a combination of an outstanding safari destination and an equally breath-taking Lakeshore location.

  • Nyika National Park – an incredibly unique area of Southern Africa with its high plateau and rolling plains which creates an unusual and unforgettable safari experience.
  • Nkwichi – located on the Mozambique side of Lake Malawi, with little human encroachment, completely immersed in nature, surrounded by untamed bush and nestled on a deserted white, sandy beach – an untouched paradise waiting to be discovered.
Day 1
Arrival and transfer to Heuglin’s Lodge (D)

On arrival in Lilongwe you will be met by your guide for a 30 minute transfer to your lodge, situated in the leafy residential suburbs of Lilongwe, just minutes away from the city centre and in close proximity to many of the city’s restaurants, shopping centres and main areas of interest.

Overnight at Heuglin’s Lodge.

Day 2
Chelinda Lodge (B/L/D)

This morning you will be transferred back to Lilongwe Airport to connect to a 1-2 hour light aircraft transfer to Chelinda Lodge.
Located in Nyika National Park, it boasts an incredible mixture of scenery and landscapes – pristine brachystegia woodland, mature mountain forest patches, crystal clear running streams and miles and miles of open rolling grassland.
Activities available range from day and night game drives to guided walks and mountain biking expeditions across the plateau. Birding and fly fishing are also available.

Overnight at Chelinda Lodge.

Day 3
Chelinda Lodge (B/L/D)

Free to enjoy activites at the lodge.

Overnight at Chelinda Lodge.

Day 4
Chelinda Lodge (B/L/D)

Free to enjoy activites at the lodge.

Overnight at Chelinda Lodge.

Day 5
Nkwichi Lodge (B/L/D)

Today you will be transferred by light aircraft to Likoma (1 hour). On arrival on Likoma Island, you will be met by Lodge staff. You will have to get an exit stamp in your passport at immigration on Likoma before leaving the island – your guide will help you with this. It is then a crossing of about 35 minutes to the town of Cobue where you will get stamped into Mozambique before continuing up the uninhabited coastline to Nkwichi Lodge (30 minutes). Please note that a Mozambique visa is required and we recommend that this is obtained prior to travel.

Overnight at Nkwichi Lodge.

Day 6
Nkwichi Lodge (B/L/D)

Free to enjoy activities at the lodge which include canoeing on the lake or local rivers, guided bush walks and trekking looking for birds and wildlife, snorkelling, kite flying, surfing and visits to local community projects.

Overnight at Nkwichi Lodge.

Day 7
Nkwichi Lodge (B/L/D)

Free to enjoy activities at the lodge which include canoeing on the lake or local rivers, guided bush walks and trekking looking for birds and wildlife, snorkelling, kite flying, surfing and visits to local community projects.

Overnight at Nkwichi Lodge.

Day 8
Departure (B)

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred back to Likoma Airstrip by boat to connect to a 1 hour flight back to Lilongwe Airport, ensuring that you arrive at Lilongwe International Airport in time for your onward flight connection.

Land cost per person on twin sharing basis.
Please call us for a customized quote.

Travel Protection is offered by us and is an additional cost.

Includes:
  • All accommodation and meals.
  • Road, boat and flight transfers as specified.
  • Park fees and safari activities at Chelinda, non motorized water sports at Nkwichi.
Excludes:
  • International flights, airport taxes and visas.
  • Any meals, beverages and activities not specified.
  • Scuba diving at Mumbo, motorized water sports at Nkwichi.
  • Items of a personal nature.

Chelinda Lodge
Nyika National Park

Nkwichi Lodge
Lake Malawi-Mozambique

Related Destinations