Big letters Africa in front of Lake Malawi

Travel to Malawi and feel Africa!

Would you like to have an authentic experience when you travel to Malawi? Are you looking for personal attention? Do you have a passion for nature and people? Are you ready to create countless new memories?

Then you won’t regret booking with 1 2 Travel Africa!

You can either travel independently with a rental vehicle or with an enthusiastic local guide who can passionately tell many stories about Malawi.
Do you prefer a Dutch guide? Then one of us can accompany you!

Whichever option you decide on, we are always available to assist and advise you during your Malawi adventures.

1 2 Travel Africa – Explore Your Horizon
with Dilo (left) and Hessel

Dilo and Hessel from 1 2 Travel Africa at sunset in Malawi

Malawi is also called the Warm Heart of Africa and you won’t have to look far to find out why. The people in this relatively small, land-locked African country are genuine, always helpful and you’re greeted with a big warm smile wherever you go.

By booking with 1 2 Travel Africa you’ll discover what slow travel means. We give you the chance to really explore and experience Malawi. Visiting some touristy places are always an option, but we focus on the authentic and pure Malawi; our favourite part of Africa.

You won’t find any mass tourism here! We support local entrepreneurs with a fascinating story, so you can learn about their life and culture. Have you ever considered a Homestay Experience?

We will obviously also show you Malawi’s natural beauty and wildlife.

Do you need more inspiration?

Also read our blog about the Big 5 reasons to travel to Malawi!

Why do people travel to Malawi with us?

Other conscious travellers book with us, because:

  • They appreciate personal attention and ‘on the ground’ knowledge
  • They care for Mother Earth and wish to have a positive impact
  • They insist that Malawi’s people and nature benefit from their travelling
  • They choose ‘slow travel’ over the pressure of seeing everything
  • They want to explore their horizon!

Did you know we are officially committed to the Earth Charter? Visit our Vision & Mission page to find the link for you to do the same!

Dilo and Hessel with an elephant during a boat safari in Malawi’s Liwonde National Park

Travel to Malawi for its breath-taking nature

Malawi boasts a spectacular variety of landscapes with breath-taking views at short distances and is working hard to restore National Parks and Wildlife Reserves to its former glory. Sadly, in the past many Malawians were forced by poverty to illegally cut down trees for firewood and poach wildlife for its meat, but in recent years the situation in the country has improved tremendously and by working closely together with various partner organizations, the Malawi Department of National Parks and Wildlife can be proud of some great conservation achievements. Numbers of elephant, zebra, buffalo, leopard and many antelope species are continuously growing and since the reintroduction of lions and rhinos, Malawi is now again one of Africa’s Big 5 safari destinations. When you travel to Malawi, you directly support the conservation of local nature.

Enthusiastic birders (like ourselves!) should not forget to pack their binoculars and camera with about 650 different bird species in Malawi!

Lake Malawi is an obvious highlight and we know the best beaches. Besides relaxing and swimming, you can also go on a kayak adventure to one of the islands. There you’ll love to snorkel between the colourful cichlid fish for which Lake Malawi is famous.

Lake Malawi is one of our favorite places in Africa!

We are looking forward to meeting each other here in Malawi!

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