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Make sure you climb early morning. It could get very hot. The last bit is very steep. But very... read more

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Love the drive up

If you like winding roads with a mountain view, then driving up to Nkhoma is definitely something... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Make sure you climb early morning. It could get very hot. The last bit is very steep. But very enjoyable

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank GundaBoy
Reviewed June 12, 2018

If you like winding roads with a mountain view, then driving up to Nkhoma is definitely something you might want to do. The roads may not have guard rails all throughout but it is wide enough to give you enough berth to twist and turn....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank luc_victor_jr
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Nkhoma Mountain is about an hour's drive from Lilongwe. We parked near the hospital entrance. The first part of the hike definitely needs guidance as there are no signs or other clues. We walked out the rear of the hospital, up the tar road for...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank WP664
Reviewed February 15, 2017

It is tradition at our school that we take our Gr10-12 students on a hiking trip to Nkhoma mountain every year. It is worth the trip but it is important that you are at least a bit fit. The scenery is awesome.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank JL1240
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Not the easiest walk if you want to see the real top; you may need to do some parts on your four. On the way up, there is a small cottage that was closed by the time we were there. Definitely worth the trip up...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank chrig2016
Reviewed October 2, 2016

It is a great experience to climb up to the peak of Nkhoma Mt. Climbers are recommended to use a guide service which can be asked at Nkhoma Hospital, before climbing.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Nazrul Anuar N
Reviewed September 14, 2016

A friendly local dog will happily join you on your hike -- ask someone that you meet to direct you to the trail. I'm not an avid hiker and found some portions quite challenging, but the route is manageable. Saw some people doing the hike...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank J D
Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

The trails up the mountain may be a little confusing especially during the rain season as most trails are covered up by plants! But once you reach the top of the mountain it's breathtaking

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Eric C
Reviewed July 19, 2015

Wonderful views over the incredible Malawian landscape. It took us 1.5 hours to get to the first summit where the guardshouse is (we didn't go to the very top). There are some steep sections. Come and appreciate the beautiful countryside.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Hi Catherine, Yes it is paved so all fine to get there in your car. Enjoy the hike/climb. The views are great! Best Road...
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