MALAWI NATIONAL PARKS
Malawi's nine national parks and wildlife reserves cover a great variety of landscape and vegetation types. A safari in Malawi is about memorable experiences, plenty of game in beautiful surrounding areas, no convoys of vehicles as is characteristic of some African parks. Fewer number of visitors gives you the opportunity to experience all types of safaris: in 4x4, by boat, on horse back or on foot.
LIWONDE NATIONAL PARK
Liwonde National Park is Malawi's smallest park covering an area of 548 sq km. It is one of the finest and most visited tourist destination in Malawi. Despite its size, the park can relatively boast a high concentration of wildlife. Game viewing is enhanced because of the Shire River that flows along its western border. This allows boat safaris as well as the usual ones by 4x4 and foot.
NYIKA NATIONAL PARK
Nyika National Park is a place you should not miss in Malawi. With over 3000 sq km, towering over 2400m above sea level, Nyika offers some of the most breath-taking views. It has rolling hills, lush grassland, forested valleys, miombo woodland and evergreen forests. You can experience this amazing and beautiful park through walks, mountain biking, day and night game drives.
MAJETE GAME RESERVE
Majete is located in Chikwawa south of Malawi and covers and area of 70,000 hectares. It is characterised of beautiful grassy glade, and riverine areas to wet miombo woodland and marula savanna. Here you have a chance to view elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, black rhino, eland, kudu, sable, hartebeest, zebra, giraffe, nyala. This is Malawi's big five nature reserve.
VWAZA GAME RESERVE
Vwaza marsh offers traditional bush experience. It has a wonderful mix of vegetation, forest and grassland, thin woodland and marsh. This rich habitat attracts a splendid range of birdlife, nearly 300 species have been recorded. Notable ones include - Goliath Heron, Openbill Stork, rare White winged Starling. Typically the reserve has large herds of Elephants, buffaloes, and a variety of antelopes including Roan, Greater Kudu, Impala, Puku. Warthogs are also found as well as hippos in Lake Kazuni. Other include Baboons, Monkeys.