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Malawi

Nyika Plateau

Explore Nyika Plateau

Expect magnificent vistas, rolling montane grassland as well as streams and waterfalls in Nyika Plateau, a lush and beautiful uplands area. As the largest National Park in Malawi, Nyika offers a unique environment rich in both flora and fauna with excellent game viewing and exceptional bird watching. Embark on hikes, mountain biking and horse safaris to explore all the park has to offer.

Highlights

  • Discover outstanding landscapes of rolling hills and forested valleys
  • Thrilling game viewing and birdwatching in Malawi's largest National Park
  • Embark on exciting safari activities, including horseback safari
  • Renowned for phenomenal leopard sightings
  • Enjoy various hiking trails on the lush rolling hills

Iconic Activities

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
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Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in Nyika Plateau.

  • Zebra
    Zebra
  • Sable
    Sable
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Bushbuck
    Bushbuck
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From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favourites.

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