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Cheap Flights to Lilongwe

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Lilongwe is the capital city of Malawi, and also its largest city. It is an important economic site and hub for transportation for the central regions of Malawi. The city was named after the Lilongwe River. Lilongwe is the seat of Malawi’s government and its parliament. Founded in 1906 as a trading post, Lilongwe was established as Malawi’s capital in 1975, and is experiencing a rapid growth in its population. Book cheap flights to Lilongwe by calling Travel Center UK today! Our team of experienced travel experts is equipped to give you the best deals on cheap flights to Lilongwe. Lilongwe has a few leisure and entertainment venues, including the Lilongwe Golf Club, the Lilongwe Wildlife Center, and Umunthu Theatre, the last of which hosts plays, comedy, musical shows, films and other entertainment events. The city’s international restaurant scene is going through rapid growth owing to the influx of foreign nationals. The city of Lilongwe is served by the Lilongwe International Airport and we have teamed up with world-class airlines to ensure that you travel in safety and comfort to this exciting destination in Malawi. Contact us today and ask us about cheap flights to Lilongwe, and whether you are on business or on holiday to Lilongwe, we have flights that match your needs. Book cheap flights to Lilongwe over the phone and get personalised service. You will also get specialised services such as finding the cheapest rates owning to price fluctuations and advice on the best time for booking.


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Travel Tips for when you're in Lilongwe

Here are the top travel tips for exploring Lilongwe and living it like a local

Time Zone

UTC/GMT +2 hours

Airlines Flying

Kenya Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, South African Airlines



Best Time to Travel

May - Aug

Modes of Transport

By Taxi, Minibus

Currency Exchange Rate

1.00 GBP = 514.188 MWK
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Check out our Top 10 attractions in Lilongwe and make sure you don't miss it

The Nature Sanctuary

This is a wilderness area by the Lingadzi River and ideal to go on a taxi. A superb safari destination for wildlife lovers, get details of the birds and animals you may spot from the information centre.

Don Brioni's Bistro

This is one place that attracts many tourists both local and foreign. Wonderful dishes of steak, chicken, fish and pizzas. Although an Italian name, flavour and décor, the owner is in fact an Englishman!

Tobacco Auction Floors

Tobacco being the leading cash crop here and Lilongwe acting as an important centre, one can reach the Auction holding warehouse by taxi or local mini-buses. Auction season begins in May and continues until September.

Parliament Building

This Parliament building, situated just outside Lilongwe, first was a palace of the former president during the 1990's. Though not a major tourist attractions, it has been a politically important building in Lilongwe.

Old Town

This is a place to hangout at nights. Ideal for solo travelers, there is bars and loud music that continue till dawn. Cheap beer is also available. The town guarantees a night full of music, dancing and beer.

Green Bamboo Garden

A serene environment, it is a famous Chinese spot, which offers from fresh Chinese food and three private rooms with free karaoke! The stewed fish head in brown sauce is a specialty among tourists.

Craft Market

A wonderful place to purchase African craft from woodcarving to traditional jewellery, basket ware and many more, bargaining is an art at the marketplace. If you visit in the evening, there are many bargain offers and better deals.

Kumbali Cultural Village

From full moon parties to weekend entertainment, Kumbali Cultural Village is an ideal place to enjoy the traditional Malawi and African cultural performances and taste the wonderful selection of food items. With gardens, it's a cozy place.

World War I memorial

This WW I monument is a reminder of the earlier colonial settlers in Malawi. It is a memorial clock tower located in the New Town of Lilongwe, on your way to the airport.

Lilongwe Wild Life Centre

This is the only centre in Malawi that takes care of orphaned, injured, rescued animals. Visit these helpless animals and help them recover from their loss. The centre also has some permanent members.