Malawi is not known outside, but it offers a full combination of safari and beach holiday in short distance in a friendly environment dubbed “the warm heart of Africa” for its friendly people and smiles.

Rough Guides disclosed the reason of its ranking, “Malawi is fast gaining a reputation as a fabulous safari destination too.” Three of its reserves – Majete, Liwonde and Nkhotakota – are now run by conservation organisation African Parks which has been busy regenerating them and reintroducing wildlife.

Today, Majete is home to all of the Big Five (elephant, buffalo, rhino, lion and leopard), which roam its lush rolling hills and riverine landscapes.

This year also saw Liwonde welcome cheetah as new residents to its game-rich plains dominated by the beautiful Shire River snaking its way through the park. More predators, including lions, are due in 2018. And following the world’s biggest ever translocation of elephants, wonderfully wild and rugged Nkhotakota became home to 500 elephants translocated from Majete and Liwonde.

Cosmopolitan Magazine in the UK also ranks Malawi as a top destination in 2018.

Other latest lists include Esquire: The 13 Best Under-The-Radar Travel Destinations For 2018:

Vogue: Where to Travel in 2018, According to the Experts:

A Luxury Travel Blog: 18 of the Best Countries to Visit in 2018

A travel blogger Sarah Marshall’s article on 8 places to visit in 2018 that includes Malawi has run in over 43 tourism magazine with an audience of over 720,000. Sarah’s article can be found on An example of the article can be seen here: /

According to the Director of Tourism Isaac Katopla, the trend is expected to grow and more people now recognise that Malawi offers the best of options for one to experience the real Africa.

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