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Malawi is famously dubbed the Warm Heart of Africa, and it has considerable potential for tourism.
*Lilongwe – The capital of Malawi. *Blantyre (map) – economic capital and largest city with an interesting downtown, decent nightlife and music, a range of hotels from the elegant to resthouses, and a vibrant street and market culture.
*Nkhotakota (map) is a compact and fascinating town on the shores of *Lake Malawi, old in its way and true to the ethnic diversity of this region.
With most travelers connecting through either *Johannesburg, *Nairobi, or *Addis Ababa.
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*Zomba (map) is a small town in Malawi about 1 hr from Blantyre. Most travellers visiting Zomba are coming for the *Zomba Plateau (map). *Cape Maclear (map) – laid back fishing village on the tip of a peninsula jutting out into the southern portion of Lake Malawi.
The Cape has excellent, sandy beaches and crystal-clear water perfect for swimming, and is a favourite among backpackers, boaters, and sunseekers.