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Protected Area Nyika National Park (Malawi)

ID: w146661 View large map

Located in Malawi :: Malawi
Category: Protected Areas :: Protected Area

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Description [ correction ]

The Nyika National Park in Malawi and the Nyika National Park in Zambia form a Transfrontier Conservation Area. Nyika means 'where the water comes from.' Because of its high altitude (2 400m) this park has no risk of malaria. The park offers a blend of Miombo woodland, forests and rolling grassland. It also has rare orchids that bloom in summer, more than 400 bird species and large herds of antelope and zebra. Activities include hiking, mountain biking and trout fishing.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : 90km or 02h19min N of Bolero, Malawi
Contact : Dpt of National parks and Wildlife
Tel : +265 1 312 014
Tel2 : +265 1 759 832
Fax : +265 1 755 528
Email : Click Here
Cellphone Reception : Good Main Cellular Network : Airtel

Directions [ correction ]

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Time Information [ correction ]
Gate Opening and Closing Times : 06h00-17h00

Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Comments : Foreigners: USD10 per person per day Foreigners living in Malawi: USD7 pppd Citizens: 450 Malawi Kwacha Children under 12: free Vehicle fee: USD3 per day Vehicles over 2 tons (eg. Overland trucks): USD7 per day (Updated rates Nov-18).
Payment Methods Accepted : Cash, Credit Card
Types of Foreign Currency Accepted : USD

General Information [ correction ]
Nearest ATM : Bolero
Nearest Bank : Bolero

Destination Information [ correction ]
Facilities : Airstrip

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, 4WD Trails, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Fishing, Bird Watching, Scenic Flights, Photography
Game to View: Zebra. Eland. Reedbuck. Bushbuck. Roan. Elephant. Leopard.
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information [ correction ]
Closest Town : Bolero

Self Drive Access: Yes

The park is accessible anytime of the year. Summer: Sep to May; Rainfall btwn December to March. Cold season is from June to August.

 Travel Tip!

This is a lovely park to visit. Because of its high altitude it offers a great escape during the hot summer months. The wild orchids are also in full bloom then.

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“This is a lovely park to visit. Because of its high altitude it offers a great escape during the hot summer months. The wild orchids are also in full bloom then. ” - Karin Theron, 2014/08/14

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