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Malawi Rewind and Refresh

Malawi · 19 - 26 January 2019

A journey through the warm heart of Africa from the streets of Lilongwe to the wilds of the bush, ending on the shores of Lake Malawi.

Overview

In this week-long retreat, you'll travel from Malawi's vibrant and bustling capital city, Lilongwe, to the peace and tranquillity of Kuti Game Reserve. There, you'll enjoy walks, yoga and animal tracking before heading to the pristine beaches of Senga Bay. You'll spend your days kayaking, swimming, hiking and exploring the charming lakeside villages before heading back to Lilongwe for a night out at the city's best clubs and restaurants.

Included
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Breakfasts
  • Safari walk
  • Ground transport
  • Boat ride
  • Yoga session
  • Safari park fees

The P l a n

The Plan

  • 1
    Day

    Your guide will pick you up from Lilongwe city or airport and you'll head to Kuti Game Reserve in time to catch the sunset over the dambo. You'll enjoy dinner under the stars in the peace and quiet of the wilderness.

  • 2
    Day

    You'll ease into the day with an energizing yoga class followed by a healthy bush breakfast. Then, you'll bike, run, or walk around Kuti, taking in the magnificent scenery, birdlife, zebras, giraffe, antelope, impala, monkeys and wildebeest. In the evening, you can join an optional night safari.

  • 3
    Day

    You'll depart Kuti and head to the lake. There, you'll enjoy the beach and explore the lakeside villages around Senga Bay.

  • 4
    Day

    You'll head out for an excursion to the Senga Hills from the nearby Safari Beach Lodge, hiking to the top for stunning views across the lake.

  • 5
    Day

    You'll spend a day on the water, kayaking and swimming around Senga Bay. In the evening, you'll enjoy traditional dance from local Gule Wamkulu dancers.

  • 6
    Day

    You'll take a boat ride out to Lizard Island for snorkelling and fish braai. Then, a local storyteller will come and share tales before dinner.

  • 7
    Day

    You'll head back to Lilongwe to visit the markets before hitting the town for a night out of live music and great food.

  • 8
    Day

    Departures.

The Wheelhouse

A quiet lodge nestled among sand, rocks and tropical gardens in Senga Bay.

Overview

Located at Kambiri Point, Senga Bay 125km from Lilongwe, The Wheelhouse boasts naturally picturesque surroundings, lush lawns, three secluded beaches and many exotic trees. You'll enjoy watching vervet monkeys titter in the treetops, as well as an impressive variety of bird life (including a resident family of Fish Eagles!). The lodge is one of the few places from which you can watch the sunrise and sunset over the shimmering waters of the lake.

Malawi Rewind and Refresh

Lake of Stars
Included
7 nights accommodation
Breakfasts
Safari walk
Ground transport
Boat ride
Yoga session
Safari park fees
7 nights accommodation
Breakfasts
Safari walk
Ground transport
Boat ride
Yoga session
Safari park fees
Private Accommodation
Shared Accommodation