Northern Explorer, Malawi (In-Style): 11 Nights from US$ 5,900


A wonderful safari throughout northern Malawi, offering a wide range of experiences and game viewing.

Priced fromUS$ 5,900
1Nankoma IslandBlue Zebra Lodge
2Nankoma IslandBlue Zebra Lodge
3NkhotakotaTongole Wilderness Lodge
4NkhotakotaTongole Wilderness Lodge
5NkhotakotaTongole Wilderness Lodge
6Nyika PlateauChelinda Lodge
7Nyika PlateauChelinda Lodge
8Nyika PlateauChelinda Lodge
9Likoma IslandKaya Mawa
10Likoma IslandKaya Mawa
11Likoma IslandKaya Mawa
12LilongweSafari Ends
Days 1-2: Nankoma Island

Welcome to Malawi! Upon arrival at the Lilongwe International Airport, you will be welcomed by your Malawian Style Guide. After greeting we will start driving to Senga Bay in Salima where you will have a boat transfer to Nankoma Island, your accommodation for the night will be at the Blue Zebra Lodge.

It is situated in the Lake Malawi National Park on Nankoma Island which forms part of Marelli Island Archipelago. It offers 8 exclusive tented en suite chalets each overlooking the lake with some of crystal clear waters. The chalets are set in an unspoiled environment and guests are surrounded by nature and luxury. Guests are free to chill at the infinity pool, Kayak around the islands or enjoy a game of volleyball as part of the board package. The lodge also offers free use of snorkelling equipment to view the unique colourful fish that inhabit every inch of the coastline

Accommodation: Blue Zebra Lodge (Executive Chalets)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Days 3-5: Nkhotakota

Today we head for Kafunta River Lodge in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. South Luangwa National Park is known to be one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world: 60 different animal species and over 400 bird species living in a pristine environment.

Kafunta is a classic Zambian safari lodge where you will find the rest and peace you need after an exciting day of game drives. At Kafunta each of the luxury private chalets and the main lounge/dining area has fantastic views of the game rich flood plain

Accommodation: Tongole Wilderness Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Days 6-8: Nyika Plateau

As soon as you are done with breakfast, your guide will pick you up and drive you over to Chelinda, an alpine experience, unique on the African continent. Located high on the Nyika Plateau within Nyika National Park, Chelinda Camp overlooks a crystal-clear dam with panoramic views of rolling hills, isolated ridges and open high-altitude with a rich experience of grasslands, leopards to orchids.

Accommodation: Chelinda Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Days 9-11: Likoma Island

It is now time to fly to the ever green northern part of Malawi. You will spend your last five days at the dazzling Kaya Mawa.

Kaya Mawa Lodge is at the head of a crescent-shaped bay on Likoma Island, surrounded by mango trees and ancient baobabs. The main camp is located in a rocky outcrop, consisting of a bar, dining room and rock pool. Kaya Mawa has a number of stone, thatched cottages and 2 family beach villas, with a luxurious & romantic villa on its own private island. The lodge was entirely built by hand, in partnership with the local community.

Accommodation: Kaya Mawa
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12: Departure Lilongwe

All the good things must come to an end and today after breakfast you will fly to Lilongwe International Airport for your flight back home.

End of tour…

2017 Departures:
Passengers1 – 23 – 45 – 67 – 12
Low Season: 01 Nov – 30 June
Price Per Personfrom USD$ 6,250from USD$ 6,000from USD$ 5,950from USD$ 5,900
High Season: 01 Jul – 31 Oct
Price Per Personfrom USD$ 6,750from USD$ 6,500from USD$ 6,450from USD$ 6,400


  • All accommodation and meals stipulated on the itinerary
  • All Safari Activities and parks fees
  • Guided road transfers
  • Non-motorized water sports activities


  • Drinks and items of personal nature
  • Motorized water sports
  • Malawi and Zambia Visas
  • Personal travel, medical and baggage insurance
  • Any items and services not featured on the itinerary
  • All services and items of a personal nature such as drinks and telephone calls
  • Tips, gratuity to driver/guides and porterage


  • 50% Children under 12 years
  • 25% increase for single supplement
Blue Zebra Island Lodge

Tongole Wilderness Lodge

Chelinda Lodge

Kaya Mawa