Welcome to Lilongwe

It's certainly a novelty to visit a capital city comprising a few hubs of buildings linked by roads through scrubby bush, and with a small wildlife sanctuary at its heart. However, you are unlikely to want to hang around for longer than a day or two. 'Li-long-drop', as they call it in prettier parts of the country, lacks Blantyre's charm and feels considerably edgier than anywhere else in Malawi.

Top experiences in Lilongwe

Amazing hotels and hostels

We've pre-picked the best hotels, hostels and bed and breakfasts to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.