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Mount Mulanje

Mulanje, Malawi
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Highly recommended to hike in Mount Mulanje

Mount Mulanje is very beautiful, hikes alternating between rough and steady. Paths are very well... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2017
Koen B
Connecting to the Natural enviroment

Brought up and raised in the warm heart of Africa (Malawi) made me realize how awesome the... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Peter B
Fairfield, Australia
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This 10,000 ft. mountain accommodates gentle walking and serious climbing.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Mulanje, Malawi
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Mount Mulanje is very beautiful, hikes alternating between rough and steady. Paths are very well set. Mountain huts are great and well equiped with matresses en a fireplace. Local guides do a great job showing you around the place. We did a three day hike...More

2  Thank Koen B
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Brought up and raised in the warm heart of Africa (Malawi) made me realize how awesome the mountains and natural sightseeing is. it is always a privilege to have a fabulous beautiful country where people are always happy even if they don't have basic needs....More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I have a contribution to the mixed reviews about the guide Juma Tebulo. Positives: We had two days to spend in Mount Mulanje after a business visit. In order to save time and effort, I took advantage of the good reviews for the guide Juma...More

3  Thank Tuulikki68
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Mulanje is a unique hiking area with holes for 1 day up to 7+ days. The view from the sapitwa summit is stunning and the path towards it is just so much fun! For people with basic/decent hiking experience it's an easy hike. Just take...More

2  Thank Marjolein B
Reviewed 15 November 2016

One of my favourite trips I've done so far. So untouched and beautiful. I went with a friend and we were blown away by the breathtaking views and the peace. We would spend all day walking through stunning landscapes bisected by clear streams. Our guides...More

4  Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Three day hike 29/30/31st October with 'spectacular' weather (see below) on beautiful Mulanje and had a fantastic time. Schedule was as follows: - arrived day before around 4pm (having noticed an afternoon storm on the mountain on drive from Blantyre) and booked a guide and...More

1  Thank Francis W
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The 100 odd km trip on the M2 from Blantyre offers scenic views of the Ponkozi tea plantations. At the entrance we hired a guide for about MK 4000. The 30 to 45 min climb took us to the main waterfall with a very deep...More

1  Thank cooldoc1971
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I am Malawian, however had never been to Mulanje let alone climbed the mountain, Growing up you always hear of stories about breathtaking views, dangerous and steep climbs and mystical creatures that live there. So I was fascinated from the beginning. I had a group...More

Thank Yolanda G
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a 3rd world little tourist trap. There was an african Childrens choir who are good like always. there are vendors ready to harrass you to buy there crafts but remember that you can't find these items anywhere. its tough to find and ebony...More

1  Thank Justin P
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Before heading here, I had mixed reviews between that this mountain is beautiful to others claiming it was "just a mountain." It is neither of these. The mountain is vast and enormous. A worthwhile hiking experience. Take your time to do research into the trails....More

Thank George C
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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