Tours leaving from Lilongwe in 2019 & 2020

Thursday, March 21 2019 Tours ordered shortest to longest itinerary

Zambian Lodge Safari to South Luangwa National Park

Zambian Lodge Safari to South Luangwa National Park
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Lilongwe
Priced from pps $932 R13506 £703 €821 A$1315 C$1242 NZ$1360

Dzalanyama Forest & South Luangwa Park Safari

Dzalanyama Forest & South Luangwa Park Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Lilongwe
Priced from pps $1523 R22070 £1148 €1342 A$2149 C$2029 NZ$2223

South Luangwa National Park & Lake Malawi Safari

South Luangwa National Park & Lake Malawi Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Lilongwe
Priced from pps $1873 R27142 £1412 €1650 A$2643 C$2495 NZ$2734

Southern Malawi Budget Lodge Safari

Southern Malawi Budget Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
07 Days
Ends
Lilongwe
Priced from pps $2695 R39054 £2032 €2374 A$3803 C$3590 NZ$3933

Northern Malawi Budget Safari

Northern Malawi Budget Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
07 Days
Ends
Lilongwe
Priced from pps $2130 R30867 £1606 €1877 A$3005 C$2838 NZ$3109

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Lilongwe -
Getting There & Away

The Lilongwe Airport (known as Kamuzu International Airport) lies some 25km north of Malawi's capital. Airport transfers take about an hour, or less when the traffic is light, and can usually be arranged through your lodge. Alternatively, you can take a taxi, but there is no public transport available.

You can fly into Lilongwe from major cities in the region, including Johannesburg in South Africa, Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Lusaka in Zambia, Harare in Zimbabwe and Nairobi in Kenya. There are also flights from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, as well as domestic flights from the Malawian city of Blantyre and other national destinations. There are regular bus services running between Lilongwe and Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Lusaka (Zambia) and Blantyre (Malawi). For in Lilongwe travellers can get around using private taxis or cheaper, public minibus taxis fllowing set routes.

Lilongwe - Airports

Lilongwe International Airport

The Lilongwe International Airport (LLW), also known as Kamuzu International Airport, lies about 25 km outside of Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi. Private taxis run between the airport and Lilongwe or you can usually arrange a transfer through your lodge/guesthouse.

Several airlines service the Lilongwe Airport, including Air Malawi, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, KLM , Proflight Zambia and South African Airways. About 5 international flights operate via the airport per day. 

Lilongwe - Things to Do

Lilongwe Wildlife Sanctuary

Walk through the scenic Lilongwe Wildlife Sanctuary situated in the city, between old town and new. The nature park rescues and rehabilitates various animals from across Malawi, including a lion and leopard.

Parliament Building and Mausoleum

Admire the architecture of the Chinese-built Parliament Building and see the Kamuzu Mausoleum, the memorial of Malawi's first president, Dr Banda.

Mosque & Old Town

Spend some time wondering through the charming old town with its lively cafes, restaurants and markets.

Markets in Lilongwe

Shop at street markets like the Lilongwe food market in the Old Town, and don't miss the woodcarving markets and Lilongwe Craft Market. There's even a second hand clothes market.

Kumbali Cultural Centre

Kumbali Village, just outside of Lilongwe, is a good place to get a feel for Malawian culture -  watch traditional dancing, drumming and live music and enjoy a tasty meal in this peaceful bush setting.

Tobacco Auction Floors

Stand in the public gallery of the auction warehouse to witness exhilirating trades in tabacco, Malawi's major export.