Malawi

LOCAL TIME:
GMT+2
LANGUAGE:
EnglishChichewa
FLIGHT TIME FROM UK:
10 to 11 Hrs
CURRENCY:
MWK

Malawi is a landlocked country in southeastern Africa, bordered by Tanzania to the north and northeast, Zambia to the west, and Mozambique to the east, south, and southwest. Its capital and largest city is Lilongwe.

The official languages of Malawi are English and Chichewa, with Chichewa being the most widely spoken language. Other languages spoken in the country include Yao, Tumbuka, and Sena.

The currency of Malawi is the Malawian kwacha, which has been in use since 1971.

The flight time from the UK to Malawi varies depending on the specific departure and arrival cities, as well as the airline and route chosen. On average, a direct flight from London to Lilongwe takes around 10 hours and 45 minutes.

Malawi is in the Central Africa Time (CAT) zone, which is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2).

The main airport in Malawi is Lilongwe International Airport, located about 24 kilometers north of the city center. The airport’s address is Lilongwe, Malawi.

Top Local Attractions

Lake Malawi

This picturesque lake is the third-largest lake in Africa and is known for its clear waters and stunning beaches. Visitors can swim, snorkel, and scuba dive in the lake, which is home to over 1,000 species of fish. Lake Malawi is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to relax on a beach and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Liwonde National Park

This national park is located in southern Malawi and is known for its diverse wildlife, including elephants, hippos, crocodiles, and several species of antelopes. Visitors can take a guided safari tour of the park and spot a variety of wildlife, including the elusive black rhino. Liwonde National Park is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in wildlife and nature.

Mulanje Mountain

This imposing mountain is the highest peak in southern Malawi and is known for its stunning scenery and challenging hiking trails. Visitors can take a guided hike to the summit and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Mulanje Mountain is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for an adventure and a chance to explore Malawi's natural beauty.
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