Why go to Malawi
Malawi, previously known as Nyasaland during colonial times, shares a border with Tanzania, Zambia, and Mozambique and is one of Africa’s smallest nations. Malawi is known to be The Heart Of Africa; showcasing not only their own beauty and lifestyles, but representing so many other African nations through their political and economic structure and idyllic scenery. The people are friendly and welcoming, the countryside is beautiful, the lake is phenomenal and this is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Unparalleled Diving, gorgeous beaches, a temperate climate make this a destination worth adding to your list of places to see. The beauty of travelling to Malawi is that you can see something of everything that the country has to offer. For instance, whether you’re in the north, central or south you’ll be able to tour the magnificent Lake Malawi, and regardless of where you find yourself staying in Malawi accommodation, you’ll learn something exciting about the local tribes and custom, see it’s beautiful plains and mountains, and be able to observe the countries abundance of wildlife.
Where to go in Malawi
Lake Malawi is the third largest lake in Africa and is a true paradise. Located between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania, though mostly in Malawi, this lake is a major food source to hundreds of locals. Lake Malawi has been an attraction for thousands of years; locals, explorers and settlers, it’s attracted them all. The lake is approximately 580 km long and is 75 km at its widest point. With this vastness, comes a variety of surrounding landscapes, communities and attractions; visiting this lake in Malawi is truly an exciting endeavor and adventure. Lake Malawi is populated with a variety of wildlife. It’s said to be the lake with the world’s largest fish population and thus makes the perfect fishing destination. It is also home to many hippos, crocodiles and fish eagles. Africa offers you the chance to explore the 9th largest lake in the world.
When to go to Malawi
Malawi has two distinct seasons, with the summer rainy season being from November to April. The winter months are drier and down on shores of the Lake, the weather is still sunny and warm and perfect for those beach days. Months of January and February are the mid summer months when the rainy season is at its peak and the temperatures are very hot and humid. The cooler months are from May to September. The lush green summer months are from November to April also a great time to visit ! May and June are the cooler months however still green. Game viewing is best during the hottest time of the year and the dry season when the animals are forced to hang out at the waterholes …you will have a way better chance of spotting a wide variety of wildlife during the winter / dry months .
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