River levels and the effect thereof in the summer rainfall season

The rainy season in Malawi is a time when greenery permeates the country and water bodies fill up. The ample supplies of fresh rainwater, give rise to a burst of life and activity. During this season, the rise in water levels of the lake, rivers and streams throughout the country allo

Interesting animal behaviour during the Green Season

Wildlife enthusiasts interested in watching animals exhibit an array of unique behavioural patterns can do just that on the Nyika Plateau and in Liwonde National Park, during the Green season. Unlike the dry season, the rainy season in Africa ushers in a shift in wildlife dynamics, wh

Photography during the rains

With the start of the rainy season in Malawi, the country comes to life and the landscapes turn to bright hues of green and blue. The air becomes crisp and clear, and the views in and around the Great African Rift become vibrant and seemingly infinite. With the crystal-clear air givin

Trees, flowers & plants in bloom

With the first few bursts of rainfall of the much-loved Green Season, the Nyika Plateau transforms into a botanist’s delight and comes to life with lush shades of green and vibrant hues. During the Green Season, guests visiting the plateau and embarking on safaris in Nyika National Pa

5 Cool things to do on safari during the Green Season

During the Green Season in Malawi, the country's key wilderness areas become full of life and energy, allowing avid wildlife enthusiasts and nature-lovers to experience the best of Malawi’s wildlife and natural heritage. Here is a list of five must-dos for guests embarking on safaris

CAWS launches 2018 Green Season Specials

Monday 8th January 2018, Lilongwe: Central African Wilderness Safaris (CAWS) recently launched its annual Green Season Specials for both local and international markets. Now local resident guests visiting Mvuu Camp and Lodge in Liwonde National Park as well Chelinda Lodge in Nyika Nat

Birding in the Green Season

Known for its high-altitude climates, lush highlands and ample forested areas, the Nyika Plateau is home to approximately 400-450 bird species, whilst Liwonde National Park, situated in the south of Malawi and endowed with pristine rivers, woodlands and floodplains, harbours nearly 30

Picturesque landscapes coupled with spectacular wildlife sightings at Nyika National Park

We have approached slightly warmer months on the Nyika Plateau and the favourable weather conditions have induced the shooting of a colourful array of flowers, as well as lush green grasses. Over the past weeks, guests visiting Chelinda Camp and Chelinda Lodge have enjoyed scenic view

Annual CITW Camp hosted successfully at Chelinda Camp

We are pleased to report that the annual CITW camp season which was conducted last month at Chelinda Camp ended on a resoundingly successful note. This year’s camp marked CITW's 15th year of hosting annual camps. This year, the camp hosted 20 Eco-Club members from Chelinda and Thazima

Chelinda Lodge and Chelinda Camp receive prestigious Tusker Awards

Central African Wilderness Safaris is pleased to announce that both of its properties located in Nyika National Park - Chelinda Camp and Chelinda Lodge, have secured individual awards in two distinct categories in the prestigious Tusker Awards programme hosted by Safari Index.