The best source of information about hiking on Mt Mulanje and beyond, with helpful staff and documentation. They can book the Mulanje forestry huts and organise guides and porters, as well as tours to local waterfal…
A great one-stop shop for travel tickets, car hire, excursions and accommodation, Jambo owns a park lodge and two self-catering cottages on the lake. It has a second office next to the Shree Hindu Temple.
In a cottage-like tax building dating to 1939, this small office covers the whole country. It stocks a few leaflets and maps, sells wall maps of Malawi (MK5000), and can offer enthusiastic, though not always particu…
For private medical consultations and blood tests (including for malaria), this hospital, east of the city centre, is good. A consultation is MK8000; all drugs and treatments are extra.
This private hospital and medical and dental clinic charges MK5400 for a doctor’s consultation and MK2000 for a malaria test. Cash only.
This well-stocked pharmacy sells bilharzia tablets (if you've been swimming in the lake), as well as malaria prophylaxis.
Can change cash and travellers cheques and has 24-hour ATM that accepts Visa, MasterCard, Cirrus and Maestro.
Comprehensive source of info on hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing in the massif.
Has Western Union and DHL counters. Other couriers are also found in this area.
This government-run hospital off Chipembere Hwy has a malaria-testing centre.