​Getting There – Majete WR

Ariadne van Zandbergen
Expert
By Ariadne van Zandbergen

Ariadne is a renowned Africa expert. She and her husband form a team who write and update many Bradt guides, including the guide to Malawi.

Ariadne is a renowned Africa expert. She and her husband form a team who write and update many Bradt guides, including the guide to Malawi.

Ariadne is a renowned Africa expert. She and her husband form a team who author the Bradt guide to Malawi.

Ariadne and her husband form a team who author the Bradt guide to Malawi.

Travel Alert

Travel restrictions and additional entry requirements may apply for Malawi due to the coronavirus pandemic and if so, can change from day-to-day. Please visit our coronavirus page to stay informed about the latest developments.

Travel Alert

Accessible Majete Wildlife Reserve can fit easily into any itinerary of the country.

Lilongwe International Airport (LLW), about 26km/16mi from the capital city of Lilongwe, is the most likely point of entry into Malawi. A few international flights arrive at Chileka International Airport (BLZ), which is 16km/10mi from Blantyre, and the best option for accessing Majete.

Located in the south of the country, Majete is 410km/255mi from Lilongwe and 60km/37mi from Blantyre. The drive from Lilongwe takes about 5½ hours and from Blantyre about 2 hours.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

Please check Skyscanner to see which airlines can take you to Lilongwe International Airport (LLW) or Chileka International Airport (BLZ), and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Flights

As part of your package, your tour operator will normally book your domestic and charter flights.

There are currently no scheduled flights to Majete, but Nyasa Express offers charter flights to the reserve.

Passport, Visa & Other Entry Requirements

Please check our Getting There – Malawi page to learn more about passport, visa and other entry requirements.

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