Sprawling, vibrant and bustling with commerce, Lilongwe feels fit to burst. It may lack Blantyre's charm, but Malawi's capital soon grows on visitors. It's worth spending a day or two here to eat at some great restaurants, ferret out the best malls and discover its hidden leafy oases. It's even got a small wildlife sanctuary at its heart.
These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Lilongwe.
Whether it’s a guided tour of a historic landmark, private tasting of local delicacies, or an off-road adventure — explore the best experiences in Lilongwe.