Welcome to Mzuzu

Mzuzu has banks, shops, a post office, supermarkets, pharmacies, petrol stations and other facilities, which are especially useful if you’ve entered Malawi from the north.

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Mzuzu activities

$1000 Kid Friendly

Malawi in 6 days without accommodation

ItineraryDay 1: Lilongwe City TourStop At: Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, Lilongwe, Central RegionYou will be picked up at 9am from your hotel in Lilongwe for full day city tour. We will start with Lilongwe Wildlife Center where you will learn more about endangered and rescued animals, such as monkeys, baboons, pythons, crocodiles, etc. You will learn about the history, challenges and impact center provides for rescued animals. Drive around Lilongwe City. Visit Parliament, memorial to the first President of Malawi Dr.Hestings Kamuzu Banda after Malawi gained independence from Britain. Visit local market. Visit World War I Memorial and climb the tower to have the breathtaking view of the city. Stop at Lilongwe Central Musjid, old town mall. Walk around Lilongwe with local professional tour guide. Lunch at the local restaurant to try Malawian local dish. After full day of Lilongwe City tour you'll be dropped at your hotel. Please specify your hotel where you'll be picked upDuration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Mzuzu Coffee region, MalawiStop At: Lilongwe Wildlife CentreEarly in the morning you'll be picked up from your hotel for a five hour drive to Mzuzu coffee region in Malawi. Mzuzu is a city in northern Malawi. It’s a gateway to Lake Malawi and the fishing village of Nkhata Bay, both to the east. Here you will visit local coffee plantation and learn about Malawi coffee production including the cupping session at Mzuzu Coffee Planters where you will be able to taste local coffee from different regions of Mzuzu. Discover local lifestyle, walk around this beautiful town, have a lunch and after that you will be dropped at Grand Palace Hotel for overnight (accommodation included).Please plan your hotel in Lilongwe accordingly as you'll be spending a night in MzuzuDuration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Mzuzu to Lake MalawiStop At: Mzuzu HotelThis morning we will continue exploring Malawi by driving to the Lake Malawi. Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa in Tanzania and Lago Niassa in Mozambique, is an African Great Lake and the southernmost lake in the East African Rift system, located between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania. It is the fourth largest fresh water lake in the world by volume, the ninth largest lake in the world by area. Here you can enjoy your relaxing time by the lake. Optionally you can enjoy horse riding at Kande Beach, dance at Zithere Pano night club.Here you'll spend 3 days (accommodation is non included)Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 4: Lake MalawiPass By: Lake Chilwa, Kachulu, Central RegionDay at the Lake Malawi (hotel not included). No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 5: Lake MalawiStop At: Lake Chilwa, Kachulu, Central RegionAnother day at the Lake Malawi (hotel is not included). Optional activitiesDuration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 6: Lake Malawi to LilongweStop At: Lake Chilwa, Kachulu, Central RegionAfter breakfast at the hotel you'll be taken back to the capital of Malawi, Lilongwe where you'll spend a night before your departure. The next day you'll be picked up from the hotel and taken to the airport for your flight. Your Malawi adventure concludes here. Hotel is not includedDuration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$200 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private transfer in Lilongwe, Malawi

We provide private transfer from Lilongwe to Mzuzu, Lilongwe to Lake Malawi, Lilongwe to Blantyre. Our price is per person one way. We also provide full day private transportation if you need one. The cost remains the same. If you are looking for private transportation to take you from Lilongwe to other parts of Malawi please let us know. We welcome you to Lilongwe and hope you'll enjoy your time in Malawi. Thanks and again, Welcome to Malawi!!!If you need private transportation for the entire duration of your stay please let us know so we can accommodate you. We always make our customers happy.