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.

Accessible Majete 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.

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 two hours.

There are no domestic flights to Majete, but there is an airstrip for charter flights.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

Please check Skyscanner or, for multiple destination flights, check Expedia 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.

Ulendo Airlink offers scheduled flights to Majete WR from Lilongwe and Likoma Island. There are connections to Liwonde NP and Monkey Bay on the southern shore of Lake Malawi.

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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