You could be forgiven for overlooking this less visited African country, and you'd certainly be missing out on a real treat if you did. Most well know for 'the lake' the 500km long lake is the heart of the country and offers some of the most amazing experiences to be found anywhere. Whether it's kayaking along the stunning shore, diving or snorkelling the crystal clear water or just relaxing on the beaches, Lake Malawi is truly a memorable experience. Away from the lake, the Liwonde National Park is home to the 'big 5' - lion, rhino, elephant, leopard and buffalo. The dramatic mountain scenery around Nyika National Park offers some of the most enjoyable hiking routes in the whole of Africa.
Malawi has so much to offer anyone willing to take the plunge. Whether it's trekking in the highland wilderness, swimming in the warm blue waters of Lake Malawi, or just relaxing and soaking up the uniquely vibrant culture of this alluring country, you're sure to leave with a longing to return.