Lengwe National Park

Travel to Lengwe National Park – Home to Numerous Rare Birds

is 350 sq miles (900 sq km) in extent, south of Majete and 50 miles (80km) from Blantyre. The vegetation is thicket, with some deciduous woodland and more dense tree growth along the stream courses. Some of the area is quite flat and in the west of the park the level rises to produce low hills and outcrops of sandstone.

Lengwe is quite arid outside the rainy season and many of the water courses become dry sandy channels.

There are hides and man-made pools in the park to maximise game viewing opportunities and wildlife that you may spot here includes leopards, hyenas, antelopes, kudu, duiker, bushbuck, impala, baboons, warthogs, buffalo and around 300 species of bird, some of which are rare and endemic to this part of Malawi.

Here you’ll also find “Tisunge!”; a heritage centre which has a small museum and an arts and crafts shop.

Enjoy game viewing from one of the numerous hides in the park. Then browse the museum before shopping for local arts and crafts in the shop.

Relax by simply taking in the views and absorbing the atmosphere. Or spend some time in the heritage centre with its museum and shop.

  • Spot rare and endemic bird species.
  • See all manner of wildlife from leopards to antelopes.
  • Visit the heritage centre with its museum and shop.


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