Game and Nature Reserves

Lengwe National Park is a national park in Malawi located near the town of Chikwawa and about 40 miles southwest of Blantyre. Lengwe’s topography is unusual for Malawi and consists of open deciduous forests and dense thickets.

Majete Wildlife Reserve is a nature reserve in southwestern Malawi, established as a protected area in 1955. The reserve’s animal populations were decimated during the late 1970s and 1980s due to poaching and other human activities.

Lake Malawi National Park encompasses the sandy beaches and granite islands of Malawi’s Cape Maclear peninsula, at the southern end of Lake Malawi. The park’s clear waters are populated by hundreds of species of colorful cichlid fish, most of which are native to the lake. The park is home to eco-lodges and traditional fishing villages. Facilities for snorkeling, scuba diving and kayaking are available. Address: T378, Chembe, Malawi Area: 94 km² Hours: Open 24 hours Phone: +265 888 87 45 64

Nyika National Park is in northern Malawi, on the Zambian border. On the high-altitude Nyika Plateau, the park encompasses grassland and wooded valleys. Mountain-bike tracks and footpaths offer views of wildlife such as elephants, zebras, antelope, bushbucks and leopards. Rich birdlife includes rare species like wattled cranes and red-winged francolins. Seasonal orchids and other wildflowers dot the landscape.

Kasungu National Park is a national park in Malawi. It is located west of Kasungu, about 175 km north of Lilongwe, extending along the Zambian border. Wikipedia

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