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Malawi Travel Tips and Information

Malawi Travel Tips and Information

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Official NameRepublic of Malawi
Population18 million
Country CodeMW
Country Code (international calls)265

The flight time to Malawi is approximately ---- hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of Malawi below. Wishing you pleasant travels to Malawi.

Located in southeast Africa, Malawi is bordered by Mozambique to the south and east, Tanzania to the north, Zambia to the west.

Visa and Immigration Procedures to Malawi

Passengers intending to visit Malawi as tourists are required to obtain a visa to enter Malawi. Nationals of Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Dominica, Fiji, the Gambia, Grenada, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe may enter Malawi visa-free for up to 90 days. Nationals of Hong Kong may enter Malawi visa-free for up to 30 days. Visas will be issued on arrival to most European nationals as well as American, Canadian and Brazilian nationals. A visa to Malawi is required for all other nationals.

Things/Items Allowed into Malawi

Travelers can import 200 individual cigarettes, 1 liter of wine, 1 liter of spirits, and 50 milliliters of perfume.

Things/Items Forbidden out of Malawi

・Not Available

Things/Items Forbidden into Malawi

・ Drugs ・ Firearms

Voice of Travelers to Malawi

Romantic time in Malawi

I saw a documentary about Malawi and its national parks, and I decided to visit Malawi. I wanted to find a direct flight with a good ticket price. There were no such flights available from China. I postponed exploring Malawi until I found a cheap return ticket with Emirates Airlines, flying to Malawi through Dubai. I bought a ticket right away. Aboard Emirates Airlines, I got excited about my trip to Malawi. The service was great and the return ticket included a hotel in Dubai during the layover on the way to Malawi. I had a great time in Malawi. Malawi is also a very romantic place, and I met my future husband there who had the same ticket back to China as me. We will forever remember Malawi and we are thinking to visit Malawi again if we find a reasonably priced ticket.

My delayed flight to Malawi

My parents are missionaries in Malawi and I visit them quite often - any time I find a reasonable flight ticket. I found a return ticket last August which was not the cheapest, but I badly wanted to see my parents. I actually had to rebook the ticket because of very bad storms in Malawi. On the day of my flight to Malawi, the plane was delayed for eight hours. The ticket company - Kenya Airways - offered a ticket cancellation, but I instead decided to rebook the ticket for a later date. I flew to Malawi three days later and had a great time with my family.

Malawi Travel FAQs

Q. What is the best way to see Lake Malawi National Park?

A. Lake Malawi National Park is located in the southern part of Lake Malawi. It is known for its clean waters and many fish and bird species. Lake Malawi can be visited through Safari Tours. There is no public transportation, but you can book a ticket with the travel agencies which will provide transport to Lake Malawi.

Q. Is Malawi safe?

A. Malawi is known as one of the safest African destinations. Of course, street crime in cities can occur, so make sure you don't go out after dark in the big cities. On the other hand, the countryside as well as touristic areas in Malawi, such as Lake Malawi National Park, are very safe.

Malawi - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toKamuzu International Airport・ Addis Ababa Bole International Airport ・ O.R. Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg) ・ Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Nairobi) etc.

Flight Routes to Malawi

There are direct flights to Malawi's Kamuzu International Airport from neighboring countries such as South Africa, Ethiopia and Kenya. There are also direct connections from Malawi to Zambia, Zimbabwe and Zanzibar. Malawi's largest international airport is in Lilongwe, although there are also some flights from Blantyre to regional destinations.