Escape the Heat: Cool Summer Retreats in Malawi


Discover refreshing getaways and relaxing activities to beat the summer heat

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If youʻre booking your trip to Malawi last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
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1. Liwonde National Park

Embark on an exciting safari adventure in Liwonde National Park. Explore the wildlife-rich landscape, spot elephants, hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species. Book a game drive to get up close to these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.


2. Lake Malawi

Indulge in a refreshing swim or simply relax by the pristine shores of Lake Malawi. The crystal-clear waters and sandy beaches offer the perfect escape from the summer heat. Book a snorkeling excursion and discover the vibrant underwater world teeming with colorful fish and unique marine life.


3. Mount Mulanje

Venture into the cool highlands of Mount Mulanje. Embark on a hiking expedition through lush forests, picturesque valleys, and stunning waterfalls. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from the mountain peaks. Book a guided trekking tour to explore this natural paradise and escape the scorching summer temperatures.


4. Majete Wildlife Reserve

Embark on an unforgettable wildlife safari in Majete Wildlife Reserve. Encounter the Big Five, including lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and buffalos. Book a guided walking safari or a thrilling game drive to experience the diverse wildlife and immerse yourself in the beauty of the African wilderness.


5. Nyika National Park

Escape to the cool highlands of Nyika National Park. Discover the rolling hills, vast grasslands, and picturesque landscapes. Spot herds of zebras, antelopes, and unique bird species. Book a horseback safari or a mountain biking excursion to explore this untouched wilderness and enjoy the refreshing mountain air.


6. Cape Maclear

Visit the idyllic Cape Maclear, a haven for beach lovers and water sports enthusiasts. Enjoy swimming in the crystal-clear waters, snorkeling among colorful fish, or kayaking along the shoreline. Book a boat tour to nearby islands and experience the breathtaking beauty of Lake Malawi from a different perspective.


7. Zomba Plateau

Escape to the cool heights of Zomba Plateau. Immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere surrounded by pine forests, waterfalls, and hiking trails. Enjoy panoramic views from Queen's Viewpoint and explore the Botanical Gardens. Book a guided nature walk or a picnic on the plateau to enjoy a serene summer retreat.


8. Ntchisi Forest Reserve

Seek refuge from the summer heat in the lush Ntchisi Forest Reserve. Take leisurely walks through the ancient trees, listen to the melodies of birdlife, and spot rare wildlife species. Book a stay at a nearby eco-lodge and immerse yourself in the peaceful surroundings of this biodiverse forest.


9. Kuthengo Camp

Experience luxury and tranquility at Kuthengo Camp in Liwonde National Park. Relax in stylish safari tents overlooking the Shire River, enjoy gourmet meals, and unwind in the refreshing pool. Book a safari package that includes game drives, guided walks, and boat safaris for an unforgettable escape from the heat.


10. Pumulani

Indulge in ultimate relaxation at Pumulani, a luxury beach resort on the shores of Lake Malawi. Stay in spacious villas with private terraces, take a dip in the infinity pool, and savor delicious cuisine. Book a spa treatment, go kayaking, or join a sunset cruise to make the most of your summer retreat.