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Malawi Visiting Guides

Malawi Archaeology

In Likoma The island of Likoma is in the northern part of Lake Malawi, within the territorial waters of Mozambique but part of malawi and linked to the rest of the country by the steamer service. The impressive Anglican Cathedral of St Peter should not be missed but it is kept locked unless there is a service in progress. The Cathedral has stained...

Malawi Ecotourism

Lilongwe Nature Sanctuary This is located between the old and new towns and is a good place for seeing small mammals such as porcupine, civet and vervet monkeys and for spotting birds such as Peter's twinsport and perhaps African finfoot. A luxury tourist lodge has been opened in the Nature Sanctuary and guests will not only benefit from being...

Malawi Ornithology

Image - Malawi Ornithology Bird watching in Malawi Malawi is a popular birdwatching destination. Some 645 species have been recorded in the country, and about 530 species probably breed there. Those that don't breed are mainly long-distance migrants from Europe or Asia. Some of Malawi's breeding birds leave the region during the dry season, so probably the most productive...

Malawi Trekking

Trekking in Malawi-Highlights The main areas for hiking are the Nyika Plateau in the north of Malawi and Mt. Mulanje in the south. Other areas include the Zomba Plateau and various smaller peaks around Blantyre. An interesting place to visit on foot is Mwala Wa Mphini (the rock of the tribal face scars), which is just off the main dirt road into...

Malawi Travel Facts

Natural Features: Malawi is a landlocked country. A Strip of low ground runs along the western Lake shore, high plateau cover much of the country. Main highland areas are Nyika and Viphya plateaux in the north Lake Malawi is the largest and the main river is shire. Rainy Seasons: November to May. (Rainy Season) Getting There: Air: The main airport...

Malawi Dive Sites

Scuba Do Scuba Do is based at the Livingstonia Beach Hotel at Senga Bay. It is a fully equipped scuba diving school, which caters for first time divers. Padi Open Water Diver The modular course is undertaken in a relaxed environment utilising the hotel pool, which lets you practise your scuba diving skills in a controlled environment. There are...

Fishing in Malawi

Lake Malawi Fish New species of fish are discovered in Lake Malawi every year, adding to the more than 500 species - 95 percent of which are endemic are found in the lake- that have already been identified. The great majority are brilliant coloured tropical aquarium fish belonging to the cichlidae family that includes utaka which form huge shoals...

Malawi Investment Guides

Introduction Malawi is a landlocked independent republic with a democratic government. It lies south of Tanzania and to the west of Mozambique and forms part of the Southern African Region. The capital city is Lilongwe. Other major cities are Blantyre and Zomba. Malawi is one of the world's least-developed countries, with an economy based on...