Malawi Bush And Beach

Itinerary Overview

You want to relax beach side but also want to thrive in the African bush experience? Then Malawi is the perfect spot for you. This ‘off-the-beaten-track’ itinerary will combine the hearty Malawi bush as well as the lapping up the shores. And all mixed in with luxurious accommodation – we won’t blame you for not wanting to make that return flight.

Accommodation includes: Protea Ryalls Hotel, Mkulumadzi Lodge, Pumulani Lodge and Heuglin’s Lodge.



Day 1UK Departure

UK Departure

Depart London Heathrow on overnight flight to Addis Ababa.


Days 2Protea Ryalls Hotel, Blantyre

Protea Ryalls Hotel, Blantyre

Connect with onward flight to Blantyre and on arrival transfer to stay overnight at one of the city’s finest properties, the Protea Ryalls Hotel.


Days 3-6Mkulumadzi Lodge, Majete Wildlife Reserve

Mkulumadzi Lodge, Majete Wildlife Reserve

Transfer by road to the Majete Wildlife Reserve to stay for four nights on safari at theMkulumadzi Lodge, where game drives, boating safaris, bush walks, black rhino tracking and cultural tours are all available. The perfect combination of luxury and isolation, Mkulumadzi boasts eight superb chalets set on the banks of the Shire River, shaded by giant leadwood trees and wild mangos. Each chalet has a spacious bedroom and lounge, en suite bathroom, outdoor shower and private viewing deck where guests can sit back and marvel at the sights and sounds of the river.


Day 7-10Pumulani Lodge, Lake Malawi

Pumulani Lodge, Lake Malawi

Transfer to Lake Malawi to stay for four nights on the shores of Lake Malawi at the luxurious Pumulani Lodge. Hidden away amongst trees and creeping out from the rocks, the lodge is a design dream with every villa having glorious views across the lake. Each of the ten villas is uniquely designed, with some incorporating the rocks that rush from the ground, and others incorporating the foliage growing around them. All have huge terraces, verandahs or decks plus spacious living, sleeping and bathing quarters.


Day 11Heuglin’s Lodge, Lilongwe

Heuglin’s Lodge, Lilongwe

ransfer to Lilongwe to stay overnight at the charming Heuglin’s Lodge.


Day 12Departure


Fly to Addis Ababa and connect with the direct overnight flight to the UK.


Day 13UK Arrival

UK Arrival

Early morning arrival into London Heathrow.

  • UK Departure
  • Protea Ryalls Hotel, Blantyre
  • Mkulumadzi Lodge, Majete Wildlife Reserve
  • Pumulani Lodge, Lake Malawi
  • Heuglin’s Lodge, Lilongwe
  • Departure
  • UK Arrival

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