Where to go with your family in Malawi

    Where to go with your family in Malawi

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    Africa is a continent full of beauty, mother nature has blessed that continent with some of the most stunning landscapes you can see, it is also a continent with some problems, and some of their countries are among the less developed of the world. With lots of economical and social issues, but beyond all those sad news, that continent is a spectacular tourist destination worth to be visited.

     

    Malawi

     

    Malawi, nicknamed the “Warm heart of Africa” it was named by Lonely Planet as one of the top 10 places to visit in 2014, despite of the problems, this country has been one of the less developed of the continent, this is a wonderful place with very friendly people, it really is a natural paradise with stunning landscapes and a diverse and awesome wildlife.

     

    Malawi has beautiful beaches, but they are uncrowded, this country is like a awesome secret paradise where you can enjoy all the things it has to offer quietly, peacefully and you and your family won’t share the good attention with hordes of tourists, so if you want to relax and escape from stress, this is your ideal place.

     

    Where to go with your family

     

    This is a friendly country that all the family can enjoy, without all the noise and with few tourists, it is easier enjoy the spectacular attractions with kids, and there are many things to do all together as family.

     

    There are amazing beaches, the Lake Malawi has a stunning beauty, finest accommodation, exciting activities and places to see and forget all problems, kids will be excited and happy to enjoy the view or the boat trips and safaris, adults can relax walking around, enjoying the magnificent view or visiting local fishing villages like Ulisa in Likoma Island.

     

    There are some places you definitely should visit with your family during you trip to Malawi:

     

    Mount Mulanje, it is a magnificent massif, worth to be visited by all family, kids and teenagers surely will enjoy to trek and camp on the mountains, there are some paths and hiking routes very gentle where you can enjoy with your kids and some serious climbing for the most experimented members of the family, you can hire guides and camping equipment.

     

    Malawi Lake, is definitely a treasure you cannot miss, its shores are absolutely beautiful with golden sands and crystal clear waters that all the family together can enjoy, the lake, as well as the islands in it, have the best accommodation located near fishing villages, which will allow you to know the local culture, there are activities for the whole family, such as kayaking, sailing, snorkeling, diving, boat trips and much more.

     

    Liwonde National Park, it is a beautiful park where the entire family can enjoy boat safaris, as well as foot and 4×4 safaris too, you will be able to see magnificent and varied animals and stay in the first-class accommodation offered

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    Things to see in Malawi

    Top 3 things to see in Malawi

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    “The warm heart of Africa”, that’s the nickname of Malawi, a small beautiful country located in Africa, some people use to say “the best things come in small containers”, and in this case, we can say that’s true, Malawi has a diverse wildlife, stunning landscapes, very friendly people and more.

     

    This country is like a hidden treasure, and that will allow you to enjoy amazing tourist locations with warm and friendly attention, but without all the crowd that you find in other touristic places, you will be able to walk around and visit all the attractions peacefully and comfortably.

     

    There’s so many things and activities to enjoy! You can visit parks, natural reserves, the amazing lake, rivers, cathedrals and temples, also you can practice hiking, climbing, snorkeling, boat trip and much more, that country has a very diverse wildlife, stunning sceneries and few pollution, you can enjoy a beautiful sky at night full of stars.

     

    What to see in Malawi

     

    There are many beautiful and exciting things to see in this small country, here are three of them:

     

    First, you definitely need to visit Malawi Lake, the ninth largest lake in world, with transparent and warm waters, home of many species of fishes, it has a very diverse wildlife and its clear waters are perfect for snorkeling and diving, you can also enjoy boat trips and visit Likoma Island, a paradisiac place with many things to do and see, luxury lodges and more.

     

    Second, visit the spectacular Mulanje Mountain, a huge and beautiful granite mazice in south Malawi, it is located only 65 km of the east of Blantyre, the second largest and important city of the country, it is part of Mulanje Mountain Forest Reserve, and is ideal for hiking and climbing, it is recommended practice hiking on dry season (from from May to August) because wet season has many heavy rains and high temperatures.

     

    Third, Liwonde National Park, also known as Liwonde Wildlife Reserve,was established on 1973 and is located about 160 km at north of Blantyre, is the most popular of the parks with a wildlife that includes: elephants, hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, leopards, hyenas and occasionally black lions, the River Shire flows along the park´s western border allowing boat safaris, on foot or in ground vehicles. It has first class accommodation in lodges or if you prefer there is a campsite.

     

    There are much more to see but you can start with this three iconic and beautiful places that will connect you with nature and peace.

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    Malawi Ulisa Bay

    What to do in Ulisa Bay

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    Africa is one continent full of mystery, with a great culture, a rough, beautiful and stunning place worth to be visited and located in this continent there is Malawi, a country with the nickname of “The warm heart of Africa”, because of its warm people, it has amazing landscapes, a great biodiversity and a big and beautiful lake named Malawi Lake

    Despite its beauty and wonders, Africa is a continent with some problems, and Malawi doesn’t escape from them. It is one of the least developed countries in the world, it is also a small country and some communication media bring us worrying news, however, it is a destination you will not regret to visit, with touristic, safe breathless and dazzling places.

    The Likoma Island

    In the Malawi Lake there is located the Likoma Island, a paradisiac destination for any tourist with cathedrals like Saint Peter’s Cathedral, parks like Nkhaji Nature Park, gardens like Ulisa Gardens, beaches with transparent waters and more, the weather is hot near the shore of the lake with a very pleasant refreshing breeze that you will surely enjoy.

    In this island there are the Ulisa Gardens, the Ulisa Village and Ulisa Bay Lodge.

    Ulisa Bay

    Ulisa Bay Lodge is located on the west side of Likoma Island and it is an amazing option when you visit Malawi, it is near the Ulisa Village, a beautiful fishing village  where you can see the fishing boats going to fish at night using bright lights, in addition, you will be able to visit the Ulisa Gardens located in the island.

    Ulisa Bay Lodge has beautiful chalets with large verandas overlooking the lake, backup lights using solar energy, there is a campsite between mango trees beside the beach, It is really a special place to visit anytime.

    What can you do in Ulisa

    Visit Ulisa Village; admire the local culture visiting this beautiful village.

    Snorkeling and diving; the transparent waters of the lake make it perfect for these activities, and there are various species of fishes you can see.

    Walking and trekking; there are footpaths and tracks throughout the island with wonderful views, besides you can go either alone or accompanied by  the friendly staff of Ulisa Bay Lodge who will be happy to go to walk with you and show you the island

    Birdwatching; if you are a bird watcher there are  several species in the island to be seen.

    Sailing and boat trip, since Ulisa Bay Lodge is located in an island, these are obvious and great activities you can do during your trip.

    As you can see, there are many things to do in Ulisa Bay, so just take the precautions you should have for any trip and enjoy!

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