is the largest national park in Malawi
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Nyika National Park is a national park in Malawi, right next to the Nyika Plateau National Park in Zambia. With 3200 km² it is Malawi's biggest national park.

UnderstandEdit

 
Overview of the park

Nyika means "where the water comes from".

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LandscapeEdit

Flora and faunaEdit

The park has one of the greatest leopard densities in Central Africa.

During the rainy season over 200 different types of orchids are blooming.

ClimateEdit

Get inEdit

You can fly into the park if you're staying at Chelinda Lodge. Otherwise you will need to rent a 4x4 and drive from Mzuzu (about 6 hours on terrible roads) or Lilongwe (about 12 hours, half on paved).

 
Baboons in the park

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LodgingEdit

Chelinda Camp

CampingEdit

BackcountryEdit

Stay safeEdit

Go nextEdit

The Nyika Plateau National Park in Zambia is adjacent to this park.

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