Get your bearings at this 3D map of the plateau and the Potato Path.
For really impressive views, head for Queen’s View on the eastern side of the plateau. It's named after Queen Elizabeth, wife of King George VI (and mother of the UK's current monarch), who visited Zomba in 1957.
A popular viewpoint on the western side of the plateau. The hole was said to lead to the bottom of the Rift Valley and, in days of old, local chiefs would throw their enemies down there.
Just off the main tarred road up to the plateau are the Mandala Falls. A nature trail with picnic spots runs past the neighbouring Mulunguzi Dam to the falls.
From the southern side of the plateau you can hike through some beautiful indigenous forest and past a trout farm to this impressive cascade.
Emperor’s View is named after Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, who visited in 1964. It gazes down on Zomba town and out towards Mulanje.
Viewpoint on the southern side of the plateau.
Viewpoint on the eastern side of the plateau.