Malawi’s National Parks aren’t the only attraction to this beautiful country. There are mountains, plateaus, tea estates and so much more.
Arguably the most scenically beautiful region of Malawi, The Thyolo district forms the heart of Malawi’s tea producing region with rolling hills of immaculately cultivated, emerald green plantations and some of the oldest estates in the country. Huntingdon House was built in the 1920’s and the estate has been in the Cathcart Kay family for generations, with members of the family still running the tea and coffee production of the estate. The grand old colonial style house is surrounded by magnificent gardens and beautiful old trees.
A unique retreat which combines tourism and wildlife conservation whilst supporting the surrounding communities in Bvumbwe. Chimwenya Game Park is filled with exciting activities for all ages ranging from guided game drives to trail ride on mountain bikes, walks, birdwatching, fishing and so much more. The Park is a perfect getaway to spend time with friends or family with something for everyone.
Located on the Lujeri Tea Estate near the base of Mount Mulanje the lodge is steeped in colonial atmosphere. The lodge itself being one of the old management house for the tea plantation, with very comfortable accommodation and set within beautiful gardens. A swimming pool and tennis court provide extra entertainment when you have had enough exploring the stunning wilderness nearby.
The former residence of the District Commissioner, the main residence is a renovated 1905 colonial dwelling located at the foot of Mount Mulanje. Stunning views look out over the mountain and surrounding tea estates. Accommodation can be found in the main house and a number of chalets within the grounds.
Mount Mulanje is Central Africa’s highest peak mountain and has some of the most stunning wilderness trails there are. The scenery here is at its most varied with an incredible lush landscape as well as breathtaking waterfalls and natural pools if you are keen for a refreshingly chilly dip! The mountain is steeped in history and evidence suggests it has been inhabitant since the Stone Age.
Zomba Forest Lodge is a small colonial cottage nestled on the escarpment of Zomba Mountain, just within the Forest Reserve. It liesin 20 acres of mixed woodland, home to samango and vervet monkeys, a number of antelope and a host of birds, butterflies and flowers.
The Sunbird Ku Chawe Inn is a premiere mountain resort and one of the best places to fully take in the vast and beautiful countryside of Malawi. The hotel stands overlooking the Zomba Plateau which rises to nearly 2200m above sea level giving some of the most stunning views of indescribable scenery. Discover a majestic vision of beauty hidden in the heart of Malawi.