15 days in Cape Town & Lilongwe Itinerary

15 days in Cape Town & Lilongwe Itinerary

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15 days in Cape Town & Lilongwe Itinerary

Start: Cape Town, South Africa
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Lilongwe, Malawi
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Cape Town, South Africa

8
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 20th (Wed) with a shark diving experience. There's much more to do: get great views at Cape of Good Hope, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach, and examine the collection at District Six Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Town vacation maker tool .

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major airport is Cape Town International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lilongwe.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Chapman's Peak Drive, First South African Perfume Museum
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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

5
nights
Lilongwe, Malawi

Lilongwe ©
The capital city of Malawi and its largest, Lilongwe serves as an important center of economy and transportation for the area.
Explore Lilongwe's surroundings by going to Lake Chilwa (in Kachulu), Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art (in Mtakataka) and Chongoni Rock-Art Area (in Dedza). Spend the 24th (Sun) in the pleasant surroundings of Kuti Wildlife Reserve. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Nkhoma Mountain, don't miss a visit to Kumbali Cultural Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maula Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lilongwe tour website .

You can fly from Cape Town to Lilongwe in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lilongwe

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art, Chongoni Rock-Art Area, Lake Chilwa, Kuti Wildlife Reserve
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Lake Chilwa ©
Lake Chilwa
Chongoni Rock-Art Area ©
Chongoni Rock-Art Area
Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art ©
Kungoni Centre of Culture & Art

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