The country of Malawi may be a small landlocked country, but it definitely lives up to its name of “the warm heart of Africa”. With its wonderful and captivating surroundings and its infamous pristine crystal lake, this charming country has a lot to offer to its visitors. Take time to explore the hidden wilderness and the treasure under the calm waters for a vibrant and exciting adventure here!
Chitipa is your first destination to begin your journey before you travel to the city of Karonga and its various fossil attractions. Move onto the sanctified city of Livingstonia graced by several old colonial style buildings before you travel to the mesmerizing tobacco farming city of Rhumpi. Next travel to transport hub of Mzuzu, through which, you will reach the city of Mzimba and then onto Kasungu. Next, travel to Mayani from where you can reach the city of Salima. From there, journey to the pleasantly chaotic capital city of Lilongwe before you can move to forested city of Dedza. Next, travel to Mangochi and visit its exceptional colonial monuments before you journey to Liwonde separated by a river passing through it. The elevated city of Zomba is next on the itinerary after which, make your way to Blantyre which provides visitors with several opportunities to explore the remote areas. Finally, end your journey at the quaint and rustic village of Nsanje to complete your journey.
Although small in size, Malawi is not without its various attractions. One of the largest and popular attractions that appeals to visitors from all around the world is the great lake of Malawi that runs alongside the major part of the country. Apart from this attraction, visitors can choose from the several national parks scattered around the country. Some of the most popular natural attractions include the Liwonde national park, Lake Malawi National Park, the Nyika National Park, the Kasungu National Park and the Lengwe National park. For a more exciting venture, the Chongoni Rock Art Area makes for an ideal visit, especially if visitors would like to view the exceptional art work of civilization in the Stone Age era.
The Malawian cuisine revolves around the single staple of maize, whereas tea and fish are the popular elements of most of the cuisines here. Visitors who are craving a traditional meal can always try the nsima which is dipped in a variety of different stews known as relishes. These mouthwatering stews can range from vegetables to meat infused. Visitors can also dine on the delicious kachumbari and kondowole which is also popular amongst the locals.
For a small country, Malawi has a quite remarkable array of activities to offer its visitors. Go diving or snorkeling amongst the iridescent corals and marine life you might be lucky enough to come face to face with a curious fish. Trek along the trails in the several natural parks or even tour them to experience the natural flora and fauna at its best. If that does not suit your taste for adventure the exciting safaris in the wilderness will do the trick.
Every trip begins with excitement and adventure. However, there are certain unpredictable mishaps and mayhems that might hamper your journey and travel. Safety must always be a priority for you and the best way is to plan for a safety net. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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