Visa and Travel Information
Passport and Visa
Guests need a full valid passport to enter Malawi.
Most visitors (European Union countries, USA and Australia) do not require a visa. Please let us know which nationality you have then we will check if a visa is required.
Meet and greet
At Kamuzu Airport, Lilongwe we have a meet and greet service to guide and assist guests through the immigration procedures and airport taxes.
An international departure tax of USD 35 per person is applicable mainly be for connections charters, as most international flights now include this tax.
A domestic departure tax of USD 7 per person is applicable at
Airports: Blantyre, Lilongwe, Mzuzu & Karonga
Airfields: Club Mak, Salima & Likoma
All visitors should be medically insured.
Malaria – we recommend that visitors to Malawi take malaria prophylactics.
Bilharzia can be found in certain areas of Lake Malawi. We have the vicinity of Pumulani tested on a regular basis and all the tests have been clear.
Tetanus, polio, typhoid and the hepatitis vaccinations are recommended. Yellow fever immunization is required only by visitors entering Malawi from a yellow fever zone.
It is advisable to know your blood group type in case of emergency.
Please ask for up to date advice in your home country.
We highly recommend full Trip Cancellation Insurance - we do need to charge cancellation fees as stipulated. We advise that luggage is fully insured. Pumulani bears no responsibility for any delays, cancellation of flights, change of itinerary and retains the right to alter or cancel an activity with just reason. All guests are advised to have full medical and travel insurance.