Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Malawi: The warm heart of Africa

Malawi: The warm heart of AfricaAfrica's undiscovered gem!
The land of smiles!
Whether one is arriving as a tourist or traveling on business, Malawi is a place where visitors always want to return to because of its magnificent beauty, rich cultural heritage and the vibrant people renowned for their warmth and hospitality. It is one of the safest tourist destinations in the world. No wonder it has earned the accolade “the Warm Heart of Africa! From the plateaus of Nyika, Viphya and Zomba to the valleys of lower Shire, experience the real beauty of this small but magnificent country. Malawi’s mountains and plateaus, hills, valleys and rivers offer breathtaking and spectacular scenery. The majestic Mount Mulanje, at 3000 metres above the sea level, is the highest point in central Africa and a popular destination for Adventure tourism. But it’s not only the beautiful scenery that Malawi offers. Malawi has all the traditionally prized features, such as luxury hotels, eco-lodges, sun-drenched beaches, wildlife, scuba diving, rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking and other adventures for the young at heart. Here are just a few of the tourist attractions in Malawi.

Lake Malawi
Lake Malawi’s soft sandy beaches lapped by the crystal clear fresh waters and shaded by majestic palms is the major tourist attraction. The lake stretches for over 580km from north to south and is 75km across at its widest point.
One of the unique places to visit is the Marine Park at Cape Maclear which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is home to over 1000 endemic recorded species of cichlids. Snorkeling on this part of the Lake is very much like snorkeling in an aquarium due to the numerous varieties of brightly coloured and patterned cichlids. The ideal time to enjoy this adventure is between the months of August to December when visibility can reach up to 30 metres. Read More...

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