The US embassy released the announcement below with regard to Malawi visas on 18 August 2016. The implication is that visas may no longer be issued on arrival unless the applicant has applied in advance for a 'visa letter' (the exact nature of which is mysterious). Although the letter, pasted in below, is directed at US citizens, we … Continue reading Visas on arrival
Gary writes: I would like to recommend a tour company called Misuku Expeditions that have been operating for a couple of years and based in Lilongwe, Malawi. They have young and determined Malawian owners, many former visitors to Malawi may recognise one of them, Johnnie Kabwilo, as he used to work in the evenings at … Continue reading Misuku Expeditions
Gary Writes: While the single entry visa to Malawi is for 3 months, on arrival you only get entry for 30 days. You can then extend this up to two times for 5,000 MK each time at the immigration departments.
The US Consulate in Malawi recently released the following statement: The Government of Malawi has informed the United States Embassy that effective October 1, 2015, Malawi intends to introduce a system of visas and entry fees for nationals of countries which require Malawians to pay visa fees. This will apply to U.S. citizens. According to the … Continue reading Visas for US passport-holders
Wichert van Engelen writes: We (my wife and I) went to visit our daughter who had just finished her medical trainee ship in Malawi. Although it was our 9th visit to Southern Africa, we only had been a couple of days in Malawi, years ago. It was a warm welcome: friendly people, an active country … Continue reading Zomba guide recommendation
Thanks to Zacharias Abubeker for sending me this latest timetable for the MV Ilala (click to download): ILALA Time table May 2015 rev1
Liwonde - On Page 168 "Shopping" guide book references the Mangochi turn-off and market as being shown on map page 166 grid B2. This is incorrect. The true location is 3km north of the Shire river i.e. 2.75km to North of the map limit. The location you have indicated (B2) is the junction of a … Continue reading Errata & additions