Malawi and Zambia Wildlife Safari

Nyika National Park

Malawi and Zambia Wildlife Safari

Join me for an unforgettable 12 Day safari where we explore the best that Malawi and South Luangwa has to offer. Malawi ‘s breathtaking scenery, friendly people and incredible wildlife and birding makes it one of the top African destinations for any wildlife enthusiast.
South Luangwa National Park in eastern Zambia, is a world-renowned wildlife haven which supports large populations of game such as lion, wild dog, elephant, buffalo, hippo, Thornicroft's giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, impala and baboons. The birdlife in this park is also prolific with over 400 recorded species in the park.

Please find a summarised version of the safari itinerary below.

Liwonde National Park

Day 1-3: Liwonde National Park

After your arrival at Lilongwe International Airport you will be transferred to Liwonde National Park, where you will spend the next 3 nights at Mvuu Lodge.
Mvuu Lodge nestles discreetly on the banks of a lagoon just off the Shire River on the western boundary of the wildlife-rich Liwonde National Park. Liwonde National Park straddles the beautiful Shire River and its floodplains. The park harbours an abundant wildlife population: large numbers of elephant, reedbuck, waterbuck and sable, with a dense population of hippo in the river. Buffalo, Lichtenstein's hartebeest, zebra, roan, eland. The birdlife is prolific – over 400 of the country's 650 bird species occur in the Park.
Activities include: Game drives, Night drives, Nature walks, Birding and River Safaris
Overnight: Mvuu Lodge (Full Board)

Nyika National Park

Day 4-7: Nyika National Park

An early morning departure for your transfer to Nyika National Park where you will spend the next 3 nights at Chelinda Lodge.
Chelinda Lodge offers a luxurious highland experience in Nyika’s rolling grasslands, which are often dotted with large herds of roan, eland and zebra. A pocket of hagenia woodland and forest backdrop perfectly shelters this idyllic upland lodge.
Nyika National Park harbours important populations of roan, eland, Crawshay's zebra, southern reedbuck, bushbuck, warthog, spotted hyaena and side-striped jackal. Elephant are occasionally spotted, with leopard often seen in the daytime owing to the temperate climate.
Activities include: Game drives, Night drives, Nature Walks, Mountain Biking, Birding
Overnight: Chelinda Lodge (Full Board)

South Luangwa

Day 7-9: Mfuwe Lodge (Luangwa Valley)

Today we will transfer to Mfuwe, where we will spend the next 2 nights at Mfuwe Lodge. Mfuwe Lodge is nestled beneath a canopy of ebony and mahogany.This region of the park is renowned for its prolific game - giraffe, hippos, buffalo, antelope, and crocodile are constant visitors to Mfuwe Lodge's lagoon. The majority of outings are game drives, allowing you to explore as much of this prolific region of the Luangwa Valley as possible.
Overnight: Mfuwe Lodge (Full Board)


Day 9-11: South Luangwa

We will transfer to a South Luangwa bushcamp for the next 3 nights. Each of the bushcamps is set in glorious surroundings. We will use the next three days to explore South Luangwa National Park with a combination of game drives and guided walks. South Luangwa is known as the park where the guided walking safaris originated.
Overnight: South Luangwa Bushcamp (Full Board)

Day 12: Departure

You will be transferred to Lilongwe for your flight back home or contact us for possible extensions to Lake Malawi.

Namibia Safaris

Southern Africa with all its brilliant game parks and other tourist attractio...

read more


With years of experience guiding wildlife and birding safaris throughout Afri...

read more

Birding Africa & Beyond

Birding Africa & Beyond is the dedicated birding part of Nature Travel Af...

read more

Birding Namibia

Birding Namibia is the dedicated birding part of Nature Travel Namibia specia...

read more
2013 - 2018 ©. All rights reserved by Nature Travel Namibia

We do not
this version of
your browser!

For you to experience the site at it's full potential we kindly ask that you download one of the following browsers for the best possible experience. We appoligise for the inconvienance.