Day Trip

Day Trip to Dzalanyama Forest Reserve

Where to Go

Are you looking for a refreshing day visit away from the hustles and bustle of the city?

Dzalanyama Forest Reserve is perfect destination to feel nature and have some healthy exercises such as walking, trekking or mountain biking with your family or friend, even alone.

The forest is approximately 60km from Lilongwe.

Dzalanyama Forest Reserve

Dzalanyama Forest ReserveDzalanyama Forest Reserve is situated about 60km southwest of Lilong...

Dzalanyama Forest Reserve Itinerary

8:00 Departure from Lilongwe to Dzalanyama Forest Reserve
9:30 Arrive at Dzalanyama Forest Reserve
9:40 Explore the Reserve
12:00 Lunch Time
14:00 Relax or Enjoy Swimming
16:00 Back to Lilongwe
17:30 Arrive at Lilongwe

8:00   Departure from Lilongwe to Dzalanyama Forest Reserve

Time: 1 hour 30 minute Drive

9:30   Arrive at Dzalanyama Forest Reserve

9:40  Explore the Reserve

Some of the most popular activites are hiking, biking and bird watching.

There are 7 trails across Dzalanyama Forest, all starting and ending at the lodge – these range from easy walks to thrilling hikes.

All are unique and offer you different views, birds, trees and flowers.

Dzalanyama Guides

MK2,500 / Hour
MK6,000 / 3 Hours
MK11,000 / Morning or afternoon (5 Hours)
MK16,000 / Full day

Mountain Bike Hire

MK3,000 / Hour
MK12,000 / Half day
MK20,000 / Full day


12:00   Lunch Time

Enjoy a braai on the campsite.

Wood can be purchased for an additional fee.

Soft drinks and beers are available to purchase from the main house.

13:30   Relax or Enjoy Swimming

16:00   Back to Lilongwe

1 hour 30 minute Drive to Lilongwe