22 May Arrive Lilongwe: Meet and great at the airport and transfer to Kumbali Lodge
22 May: Kumbali Lodge – Dinner, bed and breakfast
23 May: Road transfer across the border into Zambia. Roughly 2 hrs to the border and 2 hrs from the border to the park gate, where we will meet the Chikunto Safari Vehicles. Then another 1hr safari through the park to Chikunto River Lodge.
23 – 27 May: Chikunto River Lodge, South Luangwa National Park – Full Board including all meals, national parks fees, tea, coffee, laundry and 2 safari activities per day.
27 May: Early departure back into Malawi heading East To Blue Zebra Island Lodge, Lake Malawi. 1 hr drive through the park to meet the Crafted Africa vehicle and then 2hrs drive to the Malawi border. 3hrs drive to Senga Bay where the group will be met by the Blue Zebra boat for a 20 minute transfer to the island.
27 – 29 May: Blue Zebra Island Lodge, Lake Malawi – Full Board including all non-motorised water sports, tea, coffee, laundry
29 May: Boat transfer back to the mainland and a 2hr drive to Cape Maclear, where the group will be met by Kayak Africa for the stunning 30 minute boat ride to Mumbo Island.
29 – 31 May: Mumbo Island, Lake Malawi: Full board + non-motorised water sports, tea, coffee, guided walks, sunset cruise.
31 May: Boat transfer back to the mainland and a 2hr drive to Liwonde National Park. Robin Pope Safaris will meet the group for a short 10 minute boat transfer across the river to Kuthengo.
31 May – 03 June: Kuthengo, Liwonde National Park: Full board including all meals, 2 safari activities per day, tea, coffee and house drinks.
03 June: A short river safari across the river to meet the Crafted Africa vehicle, and then a 4hr drive to Latitude 13, Lilongwe. After checkin the group will be transferred to Kumabli Lodge to finish the tour in style at the Lilongwe beer and wine show!