Geography Study Tour
25th July- 7th August 2020. £1,500 pp
what’s it all about
Malawi is located at the bottom of the Great Rift Valley and boasts some of Africa’s most diverse landscape. This 2 week expedition takes in mountains, plateaus, rainforests and includes time spent with local communities, schools and to the shores of the magnificent Lake Malawi.
This behind the scenes adventure is a chance to see a different side to Africa. A chance to combine the highlights of wildlife and scenery with cultural exchange, skills sharing and off the beaten track experiences. Your local Malawian guide will host your group as you journey from southern Malawi, and the rolling tea estates, to the peaks of Mulanje Mountain, shores of Lake Malawi and end at Malawi’s last remaining rain forest deep in the heart of rural central Malawi. A Geographers dream!
day to day summary
Day 1 + 2: Arrive Blantyre. Recycling Paper Project and Market Visit
Day 3 + 4: Tea Factory Visit, Mulanje Mountain Hike
Day 5: Village Homestay.
Day 6 + 7: Zomba Plateau, Water Reservoir, Forest Plantation
Day 8: Wildlife Safari
Day 9 + 10: Lake Malawi. School and Community/Conservation Projects
Day 11 + 13: Ntchisi Forest. Central Malawi. Community + Rainforest.
costs and inclusions
We try our best to include everything for your time in Malawi. The cost of The Geography Study Tour is £1,500 which includes all meals, accommodation, bespoke activities and skill sharing, and transport during your time in Malawi. International flights (est. £650-£950), drinks, visas, tips and items of a personal nature are excluded.
Payment: We try and offer really good payment plan options and advise re fundraising. Please note The Geographical Association offers grants to help their members with trip costs. Please contact GA for further information.
Flights: We are ATOL registered so can book your flights for you. If you would like to book your own flights but just need some advice regarding routes then do let us know