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Mount Mulanje

Mulanje, Malawi
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Incredible Hiking Destination with Excellent Guiding

We did an overnight trip up Mulanje and it was the highlight of our Malawi trip. The various routes... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ivor S
London, England, United Kingdom
Three-day hike to the highest peak (Sapitwa)

First of all, you need a guide and a porter. We went with Lewis Gadison (guide) and Henry (porter... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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This 10,000 ft. mountain accommodates gentle walking and serious climbing.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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Mulanje, Malawi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did an overnight trip up Mulanje and it was the highlight of our Malawi trip. The various routes up and down have varying difficulties, but all are scenic. Once up on the plateau, the landscape is amazing and offers plenty of opportunities for exploration....More

Thank Ivor S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, you need a guide and a porter. We went with Lewis Gadison (guide) and Henry (porter), who had been recommended to us, and for good reason. They were great fun and very helpful. They asked the regular price (25$ per day for...More

2  Thank alxcrkr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be daunted! I may not be the fittest person but I managed to conquer 3 nights and 4 days hiking up to Chambe via the Skyline, where you see incredible views along the way to Lichenya and taking in a scenic walk to the...More

Thank Bailsmurph
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had an amazing 2 day hike to Mount Mulanje!! I wished I had more time to spend up there, it was absolutely worthy and one of the highlights of my 1 month trip. Me and my friend decided to go to Malawi last minute...More

Thank Paula d
Reviewed 31 May 2017

i had a great time spending in Mount Mulanje. I trekked from likhubula to fort lister and this is one of the best route you can do within 4 days, with excellent landscape and comfortable trek. We started going to Chambe hut first, then chisepo...More

Thank Lam Cheuk Ho R
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We spent a fantastic 3 days hiking mount mulanje with our guide, Juma, and our porter, Connex. We could not recommend these guys enough - they are so kind with huge smiles, nothing is too much trouble and they were great company to have for...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The hiking around Mulanje Massif isn't that strenuous if you're used to hiking, but the hike to the peak is rough. It's mostly rock climbing and walking up steep, sheer rock faces. You definitely need a guide to hike to Sapitwa! There are only a...More

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We purchased the food in a nice supermarket in Blantyre. Food on the way is not good enough. We organized a guide and 4 porters on the spot and without any previous arrangement , at the forestry house in Likhubula. We also arranged for accommodation...More

Thank Gadi1951
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

A group of 6 wanted to do a 3 day hike to the peak, but plans were scuppered by the weather. The hiking itself was very enjoyable, and finished at the waterfall.

1  Thank Mattshort93
Reviewed 9 March 2017

So my friend and I got a day off from our work near Phalombe. We decided to do a 9h hike to the first platform and take another way back passing the famous waterfall. There are also hikes only to the waterfall, that only take...More

2  Thank Chri G
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2 January 2017|
Response from Justin P | Reviewed this property |
Not very difficult. Good shoes are needed but it's not difficult
8 December 2016|
Response from George C | Reviewed this property |
There's honestly not much cost involved - the fee for a tour guide is really reasonable, as are cost of staying at the huts (and I think it was per person). The whole atmosphere there is very loose and casual, and rates are... More
Charmaine B
22 May 2016|
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Response from Likhubula |
The best place to stay at the bottom of the mountain is Mulanje motel, and over the mountain is CCAP hut! Near to the peak and natural swimming pool. Contact Juma a professional experienced and Tour guide to help you