15 days in Malawi Itinerary

15 days in Malawi Itinerary

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15 days in Malawi Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Karonga
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Likoma Island
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lilongwe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Dedza
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Blantyre
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Mulanje
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Karonga

Karonga ©
Karonga is a township in the Karonga District in Northern Region of Malawi. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Cultural and Museum Centre of Karonga.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Karonga trip builder .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Karonga is an approximately 26-hour flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in June: high temperatures in Karonga hover around 28°C and lows are around 21°C. You'll set off for Likoma Island on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Karonga

Museums
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Cultural and Museum Centre of Karonga ©

1
night
Likoma Island

Likoma Island ©
Located on the Mozambican side of Lake Malawi, Likoma Island holds plenty of allure with giant baobabs and sweeping views of the wild coast.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Ulisa Gardens and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Likoma Island journey planning tool .

Do a combination of car and flight from Karonga to Likoma Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lilongwe.

Things to do in Likoma Island

Parks Historic Sites
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St. Peter's Cathedral ©
St. Peter's Cathedral

2
nights
Lilongwe

The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
On the 13th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, pause for some photo ops at World War I Memorial, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Tindoz d'Afrique. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Kibebe Malawi, take in the awesome beauty at Nkhoma Mountain, then stroll through Nature Sanctuary, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maula Cathedral.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lilongwe online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Likoma Island to Lilongwe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Dedza.

Things to do in Lilongwe

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Safaris
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
Nature Sanctuary ©
Nature Sanctuary

2
nights
Dedza

Dedza ©
Dedza is the main township of Dedza District in the Central Region of Malawi.Dedza is located about 85 km south of Malawi's capital, Lilongwe, off the M1 road to Blantyre at a point where a trans-African highway from Johannesburg enters the country.At an altitude of 1590m it is the highest town in Malawi. On the 15th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Chongoni Rock-Art Area and then admire the masterpieces at Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art.

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You can drive from Lilongwe to Dedza in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Dedza are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll set off for Blantyre on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Dedza

Museums

Side Trip

Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art
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Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art ©
Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art
Chongoni Rock-Art Area ©
Chongoni Rock-Art Area

2
nights
Blantyre

Blantyre ©
As Malawi's second-largest city, Blantyre represents the country's main commercial and industrial hub and boasts a dynamic array of food options.
On the 17th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at Chichiri Shopping Centre, then stroll through The Way of the Cross/ Njira ya Mtanda, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Michael's and All Angels Church. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of La Caverna Art Gallery, browse the collection at The Society of Malawi Library, then look for gifts at Tiyamike Sewing, and finally make a trip to Malawi Stock Exchange.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Blantyre tour builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Dedza to Blantyre in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Dedza in June, expect Blantyre to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mulanje.

Things to do in Blantyre

Trails Outdoors Shopping
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Tiyamike Sewing ©
Tiyamike Sewing
St.Michael's and All Angels Church ©
The Society of Malawi Library ©
The Society of Malawi Library

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nights
Mulanje

Mulanje ©
Mulanje is a town in the Southern Region, Malawi close to the border of Mozambique. Get outdoors at Mount Mulanje and Lake Chilwa.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mulanje trip tool .

Drive from Blantyre to Mulanje in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. In June, daily temperatures in Mulanje can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Mulanje

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lake Chilwa
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Mount Mulanje ©
Mount Mulanje
Lake Chilwa ©
Lake Chilwa

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