5 Days Malawi Safari


This is one of the most popular trips in Malawi’s southern region. You will participate in a range of everyday activities on land, the river, and Lake Malawi. Starting at Chileka Airport, the excursion takes you to the Majete Wildlife Reserve for an unforgettable experience. Join us as we tour Africa! Majete Wildlife Reserve is a distinctive tourist and conservation attraction for all tourists. Majete is now one of the most well-known wildlife reserves in Malawi for safaris and recovery and restoration projects, as well as ongoing preservation of endangered species. Majete is located in Malawi’s south-western Lower Shire Valley, some 70 kilometers (one and a half hours) from Blantyre’s Chileka International Airport and three hours from Lake Malawi.

Majete is just 7,000 hectares in size and is located in the Great Rift Valley close to Blantyre. There are granite hills, river valleys, and beautiful forests, among other things. Black rhino, elephant, buffalo, eland, kudu, sable, suni, klipspringer, Lichtenstein’s hartebeest, and zebra are just a few of the numerous animals that may be found in this area. Customers at Majete have a wonderful opportunity to witness the effort and law enforcement that went into the park to fight poaching.

Tour highlights

  • Arrive at Chileka Airport & transfer to Majete Wildlife Reserve
  • Explore Majete Wildlife Reserve & hike majestic Mulanje
  • Transfer to Lake Malawi
  • Transfer from Lake Malawi to Lilongwe
  • Departure

    Price Includes:

  • Park fees
  • All mentioned activities
  • Full board accommodation
  • Service of a professional driver/guide
  • Transportation in 4 x4 Safari vehicles
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Airport transfers
  • Meals
  • Bottled drinking water

    Price Excludes:

  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items like Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals not included on itinerary
  • Laundry

Itinary in details

You will arrive at Chileka Airport and you will be met by a representative from Dav Safaris. After that, you’ll proceed to Majete Wildlife Reserve along the lovely escarpments, where you’ll have a fantastic perspective of Shire Valley. After arriving, you will eat lunch before departing for your first afternoon game drive of the safari. Later, you’ll return to the Lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.

Today you will get up early and depart for an exhilarating morning game drive or boat safari on Shire River, where you are likely to spot elephant, antelope, warthog, buffalo, a variety of bird species, crocodile, and hippo. After breakfast, you’ll leave for Mulanje Mountain while traveling through the Thyolo and Mulanje evergreen tea estates. You can trek the hills in Mulanje to reach the stunning natural pool and Falls of Dziwe la Nkhalamba. Later that evening, you’ll have dinner and spend the night at your designated Lodge.

After breakfast, you will leave Mulanje for the Mangochi District and the southern coastline of freshwater Lake Malawi. You must travel through Blantyre and Zomba City, Malawi’s former capital city, to get to Mangochi. After arriving to the lake, you will have the opportunity to spend the day at leisure, with lunch and dinner supplied, before settling in for your overnight stay.

After breakfast, you will have a number of extra activities to pick from at Malawi’s largest freshwater lake. You can choose from a variety of extracurricular activities, such as swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, and trips to Bird Island. You will arrive in Lilongwe in the late afternoon, where you will have dinner and spend the overnight.

After breakfast, you’ll depart for your return trip back to Lilongwe International Airport to catch your flight home. Your expedition will come to an end at this point.

Customers Feedback

Customer Ratings

Average Ratings

7 Ratings

Book this Tour

    Rate this tour

    Got questions about this tour?

    Make inquiries