Malawi is situated in south-east Africa and is bordered by Zambia, Tanzania and Mozambique. It is known to be “The warm heart of Africa” for its friendly and welcoming people and its incredible culture. Although it is a narrow landlocked country, Malawi has a 750 kilometer border with the “Jewel” of the country, Lake Malawi which is one of its main attractions to visitors of the country. The country is enclosed within the Great Rift Valley and has central plateaus, isolated mountains and highland areas. It has a great diversity of mountainous areas, national parks and the lake itself which hosts one of the richest freshwater fish faunas in the world.
Animals that are indigenous to Malawi include a great variety of birdlife, hippo, elephant, big cats, antelope, buffalo and monkeys.