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Blantyre (Chileka Airport).

Explore the best game reserves, spend time on the famous Lake Malawi shore and experience the tranquility of the historical tea estates.

Set departure dates:  04th June 2014, 17th September 2014 & 03rd December 2014

  • Pickup location: 

    Blantyre (Chileka Airport).

  • Drop-off location: 

    Blantyre

  • Pickup time: (8.00 AM - 9.00 AM)
  • Drop-off time: (12.00 PM - 2.00 PM)

Itinerary

DAY 1

Routing: Chileka International Airport (Blantyre) – Satemwa Tea Estate (45 mins).

Details: Met on arrival into Chileka International Airport, Blantyre and transferred to the Satemwa Tea Estates for Huntingdon House. Huntingdon House represents the soul of the estate and guests are invited to experience the re-birth of this historic property as it enters its next glorious era with modern comforts tastefully complementing charming 1920’s pieces. Huntington House is the original family home and the rooms are named in accordance with who used to sleep where. It is a great place to stop and relax, surrounded by sprawling manicured gardens with secret patios and terraces waiting to be discovered. Perfect for visitors that enjoy a temperate climate and a diverse scenery which ranges from tropical evergreen forests to riverine thickets and rolling hills.

Optional Activities: Mountain biking, tea tasting and guided walks

Included Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Important Notes: Local drinks & House wine included in the rate

Overnight: Huntingdon House

 

DAY 2

Routing: Huntingdon House

Details: Explore the tea estate, take a picnic at the magnificent viewpoint or relax with a bird book and binoculars on your veranda.

Optional Activities: Mountain biking, tea tasting and guided walks

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Important Notes: Local drinks & House wine included in the rate

Overnight: Huntingdon House

 

DAY 3

Routing: Satemwa Tea Estate – Majete Game Reserve (2.5hrs)

Details: After breakfast will depart Huntingdon for Majete Game Reserve. Thawale Lodge is a down-to-earth bush camp that provides excellent accommodation for visitors wishing to enjoy game viewing in the newly restocked reserve; it is not fenced so animals regularly visit the camp. Majete has been the scene of an impressive programme of re-location of a great range and impressive numbers of animals including elephant, buffalo, black rhino, sable antelope, zebra, eland, hartebeest and kudu. The wildlife reserve has recently undergone a transformation and guests can enjoy the wildlife from their private chalet balcony and watch the evening flow of animals come to the waterhole as they are having a sun downer.

Optional Activities: Boat Ride & Game drive included. Other activities at extra cost available - Bush/Bird walk /Game drive /Community visit / Hike Majete Hill / Bush Breakfast / Boat ride / Board room hire / Majete Lesson past & present

Included Meals: Breakfast (Huntingdon) Lunch and Dinner (Thawale)

Overnight: Thawale Lodge

 

DAY 4

Routing Thawale Lodge

Details: Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the camp and also explore the reserve further with a morning game drive and afternoon boat trip (these 2 activities included in cost for today).

Optional Activities: Bush/Bird walk / Community visit / Hike Majete Hill / Bush Breakfast / Board room hire / Majete Lesson past & present

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Thawale Lodge

 

DAY 5

Routing: Majete Game Reserve – Liwonde National Park (3.5hrs)

Details: After Breakfast clients will depart from Thawale Lodge and head towards one of Malawi’s finest parks – Liwonde National Park. You will drive through the Ulongwe village and take a 2 minute transfer by boat across the Shire River to Mvuu Camp. You will be staying at Mvuu Camp which revolve around boating trips on the Shire River and game drives (morning and afternoon/evening), nature walks and bike rides are also possible.

Optional Activities: Available at extra cost Rhino Tracking , Njobvu Cultural Village Tour

Included Meals: Breakast (Thawale), Lunch & Dinner (Mvuu Camp)

Overnight: Mvuu Camp

 

DAY 6

Routing: Mvuu Camp

Details: Full day of game viewing activities included in itinerary cost – game drives, nature walks and boating safaris.

Optional Activities: Available at extra cost Rhino Tracking , Njobvu Cultural Village Tour

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Mvuu Camp

 

DAY 7

Routing: Liwonde National Park – Southern Lake Shore (2.5hrs)

Details: This morning after breakfast you will depart Mvuu Camp for the southern lakeshore where you will be staying at Norman Carr Cottage. The lodge is situated at the beautiful Namakoma Bay at the Southern Lakeshore of Lake Malawi. With only 8 rooms, Norman Carr Cottage retains that small lodge feel and creates a true home away from home experience. The emphasis lies on quiet relaxation, good food and nothing that may be a vexation to the spirit. The Norman Carr Cottage is a gentle and restful place with an idyllic sandy beach front that guarantees pure rest and relaxation.

Optional Activities: Morning snorkeling trip, sundowner cruise

Included Meals: Breakfast (Mvuu), Lunch and Dinner

Overnight; Norman Carr Cottage

 

DAY 8

Routing: Norman Carr Cottage

Details: Evening and morning boat trips on the lodge boat ‘Alfie’ provide wonderful opportunities for snorkeling, swimming and feeding the fish eagles

Optional Activities: Morning snorkeling trip, sundowner cruise ( weather permitting) included in cost

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Norman Carr Cottage

 

DAY 9

Routing: Norman Carr Cottage

Details: Relax on the beach with a good book, take a swim in the inviting waters of Lake Malawi

Optional Activities: Morning snorkeling trip, sundowner cruise

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Norman Carr Cottage

 

DAY 10

Routing Southern Lake shore – Blantyre

Details: After Breakfast, depart Norman Carr Cottage to Blantyre for your international departure flight

Optional Activities: N/A

Included Meals: Breakfast