Solo Tour Guide Services
Book a Solo Tour Guide, a private friendly tour guide to show you around. He will look after your safety and welfare at all times. Indeed you will discover places that the average tourist would not find on their own.
Emmanuel is very much your local guy, speaking English and the local language of Chichewa. As such he has an extensive knowledge of the area and the people. He finished his education with the Malawi School Certification of Education. Since then he has been involved with tourism. Indeed he is a member of the Mulanje Mountain Travellers, helping guests explore the beauty of Malawi under his guidance. Though he does not have transport himself, he has the contacts for a car and driver.
If you can’t find Emmanuel guiding or at his computer, you will find him invested in music. He loves country music, especially Kenny Rogers.
Emmanuel is 28 years old, does not smoke and speaks English and Chichewa.
Total cost for the guide services of Emmanuel for one day (8 hours) = a non refundable deposit of USD 45 by paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS USD 50 in cash to Emmanuel after his services. Total 95 US dollars.
Alternatively for the guide services of Emmanuel for half a day (4 hours) = a non refundable deposit of USD 20 by paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS USD 30 in cash to Emmanuel after his services. Total 50 US dollars.
This does not include transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs.
How To Book A Solo Tour Guide
To book any of our Solo Tour Guides please go to the enquiry form.
Alternatively whatsapp +94-76-630-1069.
Remember a Solo Tour Guide looks after your safety and welfare at all times.
Highlights of Lilongwe
Kungoni Centre of Culture
Lilongwe City is the capital of the African country of Malawi. It has a population of 989,318. Moreover it is an economic and transportation hub for central Malawi. Indeed its name comes from the Lilongwe River. As a city, Lilongwe started to modernize around 1970s and ’80s when they began to build the Lilongwe International Airport. The railway system was next. It links Salima to the east, and the Zambian border to the west.
Furthermore, an agricultural program to grow tobacco on the fertile lands of the Central Region Plateau began around this time too.
Besides the development of infrastructure, the Kungoni Centre of Culture and Art began to emerge. It is a non-profit organisation in central Malawi. Kungoni is located in Mua, a village in the Dedza district. About 60 km from Salima. Landscaped with tropical trees and shrubs, Kungoni is easily accessible. Being about a two hours drive on an asphalt road from Lilongwe and three from Blantyre.
In addition there is a historical and cultural museum located in Blantyre. Its name is the Chichiri Museum. Also known as the Museum of Malawi. This is where the past meets the presents in an unassuming way. Its management has created vast opportunities for recreational, educational and tourism activities out of its little space. Truly a credit to their services.
Interestingly in the Central Region of Malawi is the Chongoni Rock Art Area. This area consists of rock formations and rock sites in the forested hills of the Malawi plateau. Amazingly depictions of rock art and paintings from the Late Stone Age and the Iron Age period are on show.
Another place not to miss is the World War I Memorial. A remembrance to the contribution of the fallen soldiers from Malawi. In addition the Memorial Square hosts a statue of this first president, Hastings Kamuzu Banda. He ruled from 1964 to 1994. It has one of the best viewing point of the city near Capitol Hill.
Near Lilongwe Central, you can find Lilongwe Centralis. This is a muslim house of worship. Only a few minutes walk from tourist destinations, it is popular amongst muslim tourists.
Also don’t miss the Tindoz d’Afrique Home of African Arts and Crafts. Handcrafted goods are showcased by local designers and artists from the Southern part of Africa. However if you wish to connect with nature, then try the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre. This is one of Lilongwe Wildlife Trust’s projects which runs along 180 hectares of woodland. It is Lilongwe’s only protected wilderness, and it is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
In conclusion, Lilongwe has African art, wildlife and much more to offer and its an even better experience when you book a Solo Tour Guide to show you around.