Day 1 –
Drive from Lilongwe through Blantyre to Bvubwe/Thyolo tea estate area. Overnight Game Haven Lodge on dinner, bed and breakfast [DBB] basis.
Day 2 –
Explore the area. From Game Haven its a short 30 min drive to Satemwa estate. On arrival we will do an hour walking tour of the tea fields, followed by a tea tasting workshop starting at 10.30 am. Satemwa produce a variety of white, black, gold and flavoured teas. After the tasting [allow 1 and half hours], return to the luxurious Huntingdon House where we will have a superb lunch in their beautiful established gardens or in the old colonial house. After continue to explore and drive further into the estate to a wonderful picnic site with excellent views of the estate and the lower shire valley. For keen birders the forest surrounding this picnic site is home to the rare and endemic Thyolo Alethe. Mid-afternoon, return to Game Haven after a busy day. Overnight game haven on Dinner bed and breakfast basis.
Day 3 –
Drive northwards for 3 hrs. through Zomba to Liwonde Park. Afternoon / evening game drive included. Overnight chalets on all inclusive basis. [FB]
Day 4 –
Morning and afternoon game drive, boat safari or game walk. Overnight Camp chalets on all inclusive basis.[FB]
Day 5 –
To Senga Bay, After breakfast, depart Liwonde then drive for 3 hrs. to Salima. On arrival, your 20 min boat transfer to Blue Zebra is at midday. Overnight chalets on all inclusive basis. [FB]
Day 6 --
Day at leisure on the island - all non motorized watersport activities included. Overnight lodge on all inclusive basis.[FB]
Transfer from the island is at 11 then it’s a 2hr. return road transfer back to Lilongwe and the end of your safari.
Included in Itinerary:-
All transport Lilongwe return, all indicated accommodation, meals as indicated, game drives & walks as per itinerary, services of guide and Park Entry fees.
International flights, Drinks, Airport Departure tax [if applicable].
Use the porters outside the hotel on Zomba Plateau to show you to a nearby viewing area or walk with you to the stream. This allows them to earn rather than to beg. Be firm and request only 1 guide and get his name in advance.