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Vacation Activities ID: 2356
7 Day Lake Malawi Island Hopper
Offered by partner: ID 1
Country : Malawi
Destination's: cape maclear (Mangochi), lilongwe (Lilongwe)
Duration: 7 day(s)
Minimum Price: $4215 USD ( Per Person)
Maximum Price: $4215 USD ( Per Person)
Type : Private,Customized
Season : All Year Round
Categories : Nature and Wildlife Tours
Vacation Activities Highlight
The 7 day Lake Malawi Island Hopper small group fly in safari visits Cape Maclear located on the southern lakeshore of Lake Malawi, Mumbo Island located within the Lake Malawi National Park and World Heritage Site with its tropical beaches, crystal clear waters and stunning mountain backdrop, and the remote and stunning Likoma island located in the northern part of the lake near Mozambique.
Vacation Activities Detail Information
Day 1: Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi

You will be met by your guide holding a sign board with your details at the Lilongwe Airport. The guide will assist the group with the airport procedures. Board a light aircraft for a scenic flight to the Monkey Bay airstrip located on the southern shores of Lake Malawi. Lake Malawi is Africa’s 3rd largest fresh water lake and 8th largest in the world. This great lakes’ tropical waters reportedly are the habitat of more species of fish than that of any other body of water on Earth, thus offering spectacular fresh water scuba diving and snorkeling, a hidden treasure.

Upon arrival at the Monkey Bay airstrip there is a private luxury yacht awaiting your arrival. Gin and Tonics in hand, you will sail along the shores of this magnificent lake to Cape Maclear located within the Lake Malawi National Park. Arriving at a luxury lodge situated on the beach in the beautiful Cape Maclear, you will have the rest of the day at leisure.

Included: All meals, private yacht charter & activities (as per itinerary)

Overnight: Danforth Lodge (or similar accommodation)

Day 2: Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi

Day is free to be spent at own leisure. A variety of activities are included; kayaking, dingy & Hobie cat sailing, cycling, snorkelling and hiking. The lodge also has a PADI Dive Centre that offers scuba diving courses. Alternatively guests can laze on the beach or explore Cape Maclear and its beautiful lush surrounds.

Included: All meals & activities (as per itinerary)

Overnight: Danforth Lodge (or similar accommodation)

Day 3: Mumbo Island, Lake Malawi

After breakfast depart for Mumbo Island, a 10 kilometre motor boat ride from Cape Maclear. Mumbo Island is part of the Lake Malawi National Park. Mumbo Island is only one kilometre in diameter and has never been populated so it remains in a pristine natural state. In 1980 the Lake Malawi National Park became the first fresh-water marine reserve to be proclaimed on earth, and was declared a Natural World Heritage Site in 1984.

Upon arrival at a secluded tented camp on Mumbo Island you will have some time to settle in and relax. The small and intimate Mumbo Island is the epitome of remote island destinations. The rest of the afternoon is free to spend at own leisure, laze on the beach or in a hammock, explore the island, or do some kayaking or snorkelling. Enjoy some pre dinner drinks before a buffet dinner is served. After dinner choose to relax on your own private deck, in the bar, or enjoy the company of your fellow travellers around a crackling campfire under a glorious African night sky.

Included: All meals, transfers, activities (as per itinerary)

Overnight: Mumbo Island tented camp (or similar accommodation)

Day 4: Mumbo Island, Lake Malawi

Wake up in the beautiful lush and tranquil surroundings of the island. The day is free to be spent at own leisure. Choose to relax in a hammock on your own private deck, go for a swim in the lake, laze on the beach, do some snorkelling or enjoy an island hiking trail or kayaking excursion. Qualified scuba divers can also try some diving. With a maze of massive underwater boulders, innumerable species of colourful cichlid fish and calm clear waters, the National Park offers what many consider the best freshwater snorkelling and SCUBA diving in the world. Lake Malawi contains the largest number of fresh water fish species of any lake in the world and are up to 700 metres deep. Have sundowners and watch a beautiful African sunset before dinner. Spend the rest of the evening in the great company of your fellow travellers enjoying the African night sky around a campfire, have a relaxing drink in the bar, or enjoy the privacy of your own deck overlooking the lake.

Included: All meals, activities (as per itinerary)

Overnight: Mumbo Island tented camp (or similar accommodation)

Day 5: Likoma Island, Lake Malawi

After breakfast an exciting 10 kilometre motor boat ride takes you back to Cape Maclear. Board a light aircraft for a breathtaking flight across Lake Malawi to Likoma Island in the northern region of the lake. Likoma Island is the larger of only two inhabited islands in Lake Malawi and completely surrounded by Mozambican territorial waters, but belongs to Malawi. With breathtaking views of the mountains and wilderness of Mozambique, Likoma remains almost untouched since its discovery by Scottish missionaries at the end of the nineteenth century. Arriving at the Likoma Island Airstrip you will be met by our representative and transferred to a luxury lodge located on the southern tip of the island. The rest of the day at own leisure, laze on the beach, do some watersports, or explore the island.

Included: All meals, scenic light aircraft flight to Likoma Island, activities (as per itinerary)

Overnight: Kaya Mawa Lodge (or similar accommodation)

Day 6: Likoma Island, Lake Malawi

Day to be spent at own leisure making use of the facilities at the lodge or to do some included activities; snorkelling, walks, mountain biking, kayaking, sailing or windsurfing. The lodge also has a variety of motorised water activities on offer and offers scuba diving for qualified divers. Guests can also explore the island and visit a school, a textile factory, a local market, community projects or the historical St. Peter’s cathedral that is over a hundred years old. There are also boat safaris available to Mozambique and the nearby uninhabited islands, and the care-free environment of the island makes it possible to stroll into the villages and interact with the local community and experience some of the culture.

Meals Included: All meals, activities (as per itinerary)

Overnight: Kaya Mawa Lodge (or similar accommodation)

Day 7: Lilongwe, Malawi

After breakfast have some time to relax. A short road transfer takes you to the Likoma Island Airstrip. Embark on a final scenic light aircraft flight across Lake Malawi to Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi. Upon arrival at the Lilongwe International Airport your 7 Day Lake Malawi Island Hopper comes to an end.

Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Own account
Notes for price Information
Price Includes:

• 6 nights luxury en suite tented and lodge accommodation
• All meals
• All scenic light aircraft charter flights Lilongwe / Monkey Bay / Likoma Island / Lilongwe
• Yacht sailing on Lake Malawi (Monkey Bay to Cape Maclear)
• Cape Maclear activities included; snorkeling, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking
• Mumbo Island activities included; kayaking, hiking & snorkeling
• Likoma Island activities; snorkeling, walks, mountain biking, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing
• All road transfers as per itinerary (excl. transfers for optional activities)
• Return Mumbo Island boat transfers
• All activities as per itinerary

Price Excludes:

• Commercial flights
• Insurance
• Visa costs
• Premium brand spirits
• Optional activities
• Gratuities
• Items of a personal nature
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