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Our Recommended Vehicles for Lilongwe, Malawi

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Toyota Hilux 2.4TD 4x4 Camp

A reliable and capable 4x4 vehicle that offers excellent fuel consumption and good off road performance. Good ride height ideal for game viewing. Equiiped with a roof top tent.

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Toyota Landcruiser 79 S/W 4x4 Camp

The Toyota Landcruiser is a very robust, reliable and exceptionally capable 4WD vehicle. A highly respected safari vehicle in Africa, with no electronics and ideal for remote area travel.

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Nissan Double Cab 4x4 MDE

This is one of Africas most reliable pickup trucks, with the ruggedness to take on any terrain.

Perfect for a self-drive safari. This camping equipped double cab pickup can seat up to 5 adult passengers. Its perfect for exploring the ‘world in one country’ that is South Africa.

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Ford Ranger D/Cab 4x4 Bushcamper

Superbly compact 4x4 camper suitable for up to 4 adults. Fully equipped with camping equipment. This is the vehicle you want on your African 4x4 adventure.

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Lilongwe Travel Advice

malawi safari holiday driveIntroduction

The gateway to one of Africa’s smallest yet most beautiful countries, Lilongwe is the capital of Malawi with a population of just under a million. Malawi is famous not only for its friendly people and their laid-back approach to life but above all for its extraordinary freshwater lake, Lake Malawi.

Malawi Official Languages

The national languages are English and Chichewa

Malawi Currency

The official currency is the Malawian kwacha (MWK)

Where to go and what to do in Malawi

Monkey Bay, Lake Malawi, Nyika National Park, Mount Mulanje, Ntchisi Forest Reserve and Zomba Plateau to name just a few hot-spots you may visit with your 4x4 rental from Drive South Africa.

When to Visit

The dry winter months from May to October are the best time to visit Lilongwe, Malawi.

Lilongwe 4x4 Hire

We have a wide range of vehicles for hire for your Malawi self drive safari holiday. Choose between our unequipped and fully equipped 4x4s which come with camping and safari equipment, plus insurance and optional GPS on all 4x4 rentals in Lilongwe. Choose your model and hire duration, and book online through our secure website.

Let your Malawi 4x4 safari holiday begin today.

Why Rent a 4x4 from Drive South Africa

Drive South Africa offers a range of 4x4 vehicles for hire, fully equipped and insured with affordable rates and flexible hire options. With the convenience and flexibility of a self-drive Malawi holiday, you will be able to explore the country at your own pace. Book your 4x4 in Malawi with Drive South Africa, for secure and affordable online bookings at the best 4x4 rental rates.