3 Day Mulanje Mountain Trekking – Sapitwa Route
From: $ 250.00

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HIGHLIGHTS

Sapitwa Peak
Elephant Head Sunset View Point

A demanding route for hikers that have limited time within which to achieve the summit of SAPITWA: At 3001m above sea level the peak is the highest point in Central Africa (Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique).

PRICE DETAILS

Fixed price:
$ 325 Full Board
$ 225 Self Catering

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ITINERARY

DAY 1: ASCEND TO CHISEPO BASE CAMP

Ascend directly to base camp at Chisepo via the fairly shaded Sky line path and Chambe Basin. Proceed past the knife edge watershed that is the source of Likhubula River arriving at the overnight forest hut mid afternoon having enjoyed picnic lunch en-route. Though long and demanding, the route offers numerous refreshing viewpoints especially that of Thuchila Valley and underlying plains.
Overnight at Chisepo Forest Hut.
Hiking Time: 7-8 hours

DAY 2: ASCEND TO SAPITWA PEAK

After an early breakfast, ascend Sapitwa summiting the highest point in Southern tropical Africa by mid-morning. On a clear day views extend up to Zomba Plateau and Lake Chilwa to the North and North West. Return to hut for a hefty brunch. Afternoon, proceed on undulating terrain to Thuchila plateau. Sun set at Elephant Head View point is a must.
Overnight at Thuchila Forest Hut.
Hiking Time: 9 hours

DAY 3: DESCEND TO TENYADE ESTATE

Descend to pick up point at Tinyade Estate via the gentle and well shaded Likulezi path.
Transfer by vehicle to Likhubula Forest Lodge.
Hiking Time: 5 hours
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WHAT IS INCLUDED

INCLUDED FULL BOARD

  • Transfers to and from the descending points
  • All Meals and snacks
  • Hut accommodation fees
  • Guide and assistance guide fees
  • Porters
  • Cooking Chef
  • Entry fees
  • Bottled water

 

INCLUDED SELF CATERING

  • Hut accommodation fees
  • Guide and assistance guide fees
  • Porters
  • Cooking Chef

 

EXCLUDED

  • International Airfare
  • Cost of obtaining passport and visas
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Gratuity for Porterage/ waiters at hotels, camps and airports
  • Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls. Beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated in the itinerary.