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Pickup info

This activity starts from Luwawa Forest Lodge on Viphya plateau. However if you would like transport from your hotel, this can be arranged for an additional cost.

Booking notes

Please note tour times and days may vary. Transport- either self drive or with a driver can be organised through The Responsible Safari Company in Blantyre/Lilongwe at an additional cost.

NB: Trip time and drop off location may change and this will be communicated prior to the trip.

The walking covers a total distance of 70 kilometers descending the African Rift Lake escarpment and going through the ridge line over Kawandama Mountain which rises up to 1954m. The trail ends at Kande Beach on Lake Malawi after passing through a beautiful indigenous forest and some remote communities.

  • Physicality: Medium
    Physical rating

    From relaxed (low) to ones where you need to be fit to join in.

    Low

    No surprises here. These tours/activities are those most anyone can do if they are fine with fairly flat walks and getting in and out of transport.

    Medium

    Like to be active, even very active, but not pushed too far. This is the one for you.

    High

    These tours/activities require you to be very fit. Probably not suitable for children.

  • Pickup location: 

    This activity starts from Luwawa Forest Lodge on Viphya plateau. However if you would like transport from your hotel, this can be arranged for an additional cost.

  • Drop-off location: 

    Luwawa Forest Lodge or Kande Beach if requested.

  • Pickup time: (8.00 AM)
  • Drop-off time: (5.00 PM)

Itinerary

Day 1 - Approximately 24km. Walking for about 6 hours and taking breaks where necessary (Breaks throughout). Camping for the night at one of the campsites in the wilderness on route.

Day 2 - Approximately 24km. Walking for about 6 hours and camping overnight.

Day 3 - Approximately 22km. Walking for about 5 hours.

Cancellation Policy

  If you wish to cancel or amend your booking The Responsible Safari Company Ltd. will make every effort to assist you. Requests for amendment or cancellation must be in writing, and confirmed by the same individual as on the original confirmation. Amendments received and made 60 days before departure will incur an amendment charge of £40 per booking, plus any communication charge or other expenses incurred by The Responsible Safari Company Ltd. If you cancel your booking, the following general scale of cancellation charges will be payable based on the number of days prior to departure that written notice of cancellation is received at our office.

Prior to 84 days forfeiture of deposit

  • 83 - 60 days prior 40% of total Travel price
  • 60 - 30 days prior 75% of total Travel price
  • 29 - 7 days prior 90% of total Travel price
  • Less than 7 days 100% of total Travel price

Children policy

Children 12 years old and above accompanied by their parents may participate only if they are fit and healthy and have previously walked similar distances per day.

Participant Guidelines

All participants should be fit and healthy and have previously walked similar distances per day. Be informed that the activity will include 2 well experienced guides, 1 cook, Potters (1 per person), food for three days, all necessary cooking, sleeping and light weight camping facilities, first aid equipment, support and return transport if required. NB: Participants must provide information on - any special dietary requirements, health problems that would cause a problem on route and medication being used.

Other Disclosures

Visitors travel at their own risk and The Responsible Safari Company recommends you to travel in Malawi with full travel insurance. Luggage, valuables and all other personal effects are at all times and in all circumstances at your risk unless and to the extent that loss or damage is proved to have been caused by The Responsible Safari Company Ltd's negligence.