5 days in Malawi Itinerary

5 days in Malawi Itinerary

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5 days in Malawi Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
Fly:  35​h
Likoma Island
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 1 night
Fly:  32​h
End: Syracuse

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.
On the 9th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Ulisa Gardens and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Likoma Island trip itinerary maker tool .

Syracuse, USA to Likoma Island is an approximately 35-hour flight. Traveling from Syracuse to Likoma Island, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough 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


The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Sanctuary.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lilongwe trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Likoma Island to Lilongwe takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lilongwe

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Lilongwe Wildlife Centre ©
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
Nature Sanctuary ©
Nature Sanctuary