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Zomba Plateau, Zomba

#3 of 17 in Outdoors in Malawi
An area encompassing the city that was Malawi’s capital until the 1970s, Zomba Plateau serves as an ideal spot to go for a hike. The plateau's highest point reaches an altitude of more than 1,800 m (5,905 ft), allowing for excellent panoramic views of the surrounding environment. Interesting vegetation, such as African juniper and Widdringtonia, line many of the paths in the area, with watefalls and dams serving as other interesting landmarks. Consider hiring a guide to help you navigate the network of hiking trails. Plan to see Zomba Plateau and other attractions that appeal to you using our Zomba trip planner.
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  • Reminiscent of parts on Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe and Mpumalanga. Great views and stopovers. The road during the rainy season is not accessible by sedan car and take a guide - its cheap. We met an...  more »
  • Zomba is an absolutely beautiful town, located in the Southern part of Malawi. It’s well known for its amazing views even if you’re just driving past it,it’s evergreen and there’s quite a lot to do, b...  more »
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