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11 days in Malawi Itinerary
Start: Tel Aviv
Lilongwe— 3 nights
Drive + Fly: 1h 30min
Blantyre— 5 nights
End: Tel Aviv
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The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lilongwe: Chongoni Rock-Art Area (in Dedza), Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art (in Mtakataka) and Kuti Wildlife Reserve (in Salima). The adventure continues: stroll through Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, don't miss a visit to Kumbali Cultural Village, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Building, and appreciate the history behind World War I Memorial.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lilongwe trip maker app .
Tel Aviv, Israel to Lilongwe is an approximately 19-hour flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Blantyre.
Things to do in Lilongwe
Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art, Chongoni Rock-Art Area, Kuti Wildlife Reserve
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As Malawi's second-largest city, Blantyre represents the country's main commercial and industrial hub and boasts a dynamic array of food options.You'll find plenty of places to visit near Blantyre: Majete Wildlife Reserve (in Chikwawa), Zomba (Zomba Plateau & King African Rifles Monument) and Mount Mulanje (in Mulanje). The adventure continues: trek along The Way of the Cross/ Njira ya Mtanda, view the masterpieces at La Caverna Art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Michael's and All Angels Church, and look for gifts at Tiyamike Sewing.
To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Blantyre trip maker site .
Traveling by combination of car and flight from Lilongwe to Blantyre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Blantyre can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Blantyre
Zomba, Mount Mulanje, Majete Wildlife Reserve, Lake Chilwa
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