News from Malawi Travel
The Mount Mulanje Porters Race is set for Saturday, July 9 after a two year break due to Covid 19 pandemic. The race is Malawi’s only extreme that attracts runners both male and female, locally and internationally as they run a distance of about 25km up and across the Mulanje Mountain. Through this event Malawi has produced reputable athletes that have put the country on the international map.
The race plays crucial role in assisting in improving sports (athletics) in Malawi, contribute to development of tourism and add a voice in conservation of Mt Mulanje. In addition, the race offers an opportunity for companies to advertise its products/services as the race attracts people’s attention across the country.
The Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus is reminding the general public of the travel requirements for Malawi through different points of entry including the airports and land crossings that became Effective 1st June 2022. The following are the travel requirements:
1. All intoming travellers, including Malawians, that are fully vaccinated and have an electronically verifiable COVID-19 vaccination certificate are no longer required to produce a COVID-19 PCR certificate prior to entering the country.
Zomba City Festival is a celebration of the culture, heritage and natural beauty of the one-time capital of Malawi. Expect 4 days full of activities at the city’s most vibrant locations; there will be something to enjoy for everyone’s taste. A long weekend with family fun, sports, arts & culture and live music
For more information see: www.visitzomba.com/festival
A leaflet of ‘Guidelines for Departing & Arriving Passengers at Airports’ was produced in November by the Ministry of Health downgrading the requirement for those with a negative test result so that they only now have to ‘self-monitor’ but can otherwise travel freely. The latest document states the following for arriving passengers: