Northern Region, Malawi

Northern Region, Malawi
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by Joachim Huber from Switzerland
/ CC BY-SA 2.0
Planning a trip to Northern Region?

Attractions

Hotels

Find hotels in Northern Region:

Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Northern Region

Climate in Malawi:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
18
16
15
8
4
1
1
1
0
2
8
17

Best time to visit Northern Region:

Dry Season (May to October):

  • Ideal for wildlife viewing and outdoor activities.
  • Best for game drives in national parks and exploring Lake Malawi due to drier conditions.

Wet Season (November to April):

  • Lush greenery but higher rainfall.
  • Good for birdwatching and experiencing the vibrant landscapes, although some areas may be harder to access due to rain.

Money & Prices

Currency in Malawi:

Malawian kwacha (MWK)

How expensive is a trip to Northern Region?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
2.53 USD
Fast food meal:
3.45 USD
Mid-range meal:
6.13 USD
Bottle of water:
0.19 USD
Soft drink:
0.54 USD
Cappuccino:
1.43 USD
Local Beer:
0.68 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.61 USD
Taxi - 1km:
0.62 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

Malawi general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type G (British/Irish 3-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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