Day Trip

Day Trip to Salima (Kuti Wildlife Reserve and Senga Bay)

Where to Go

Are you seeking for a fun and refreshing 1day getaway from Lilongwe?

Look no further, visit Kuti Wildlife Reserve before spending a relaxing time at Senga Bay.

The combination of Kuti Wildlife Reserve and Senga Bay is perfect for a day trip from Lilongwe.

You can experience Malawi’s unique natural beauty of the lake and wildlife on the same day.

Kuti Wildlife Reserve

Kuti Wildlife ReserveEntrance Fee International Visitors MK7,000 (MK3,500 Child...

Senga Bay

Salima DistrictAbout Salima District Land Area (km2) 2,196km2   (Ranking No...

Salima Day Trip Itinerary

8:00 Departure from Lilongwe to Kuti Wildlife Reserve
9:30 Arrive at Kuti Wildlife Reserve
9:40 Explore the Reserve
12:00 Lunch Time
13:30 Move to Senga Bay
14:00 Enjoy the Beach
17:00 Back to Lilongwe
19:00 Arrive at Lilongwe

8:00   Departure from Lilongwe to Kuti Wildlife Reserve

Time: 1 hour 30 minute Drive

9:30   Arrive at Kuti Wildlife Reserve

Park Entry Fee

Malawian Citizens
Adult – MK1,000
Children under 12- MK650

Malawian Residents
Adult – MK3,000
Children under 12- MK1,500

Adult – MK7,000
Children under 12- MK3,500

9:40  Explore the Reserve

The most popular activity here is Self-Drive Safari.

There are no elephants and predators, so hiking, cycling and birding with knowledgeable guides is also recommended.

Kuti Wildlife ReserveEntrance Fee International Visitors MK7,000 (MK3,500 Child...

12:00   Lunch Time

Option 1. Mbidzi Restaurant in the Reserve. (Budget: MK5,000 per person)
Option 2. Kips Restaurant at Salima Boma. (Budget: MK3,000 per person)

Map to Kips Restaurant

13:30   Move to Senga Bay

Senga Bay has a number of private beaches managed by lodges and hotels.

One of the most popular beaches is the Sunbird Livingstonia Hotel’s beach.

30 minute Drive to Senga Bay

14:00   Enjoy the Beach

17:00   Back to Lilongwe

2 hour Drive to Lilongwe