The Leslie Entrance


Set within a leafy residential area, this laid-back bed-and-breakfast is 4 km from the Museum of Malawi, 18 km from Chileka International Airport and 24 km from Michiru Mountain Conservation Area.

Understated rooms feature Wi-Fi, minibars, and tea and coffee making facilities, as well as en suite bathrooms. Upgraded rooms have patios, while family rooms include bunk beds.

Amenities consist of an outdoor pool, a shared kitchen, and a cozy lounge with a fireplace and a bar, plus parking and airport transfers. Breakfast is served in an unfussy dining room. Lunch and dinner are also available.

Some countries do need a visa to visit Malawi. They do have an e-Visa system available for some countries. Check your country’s eligibility here or contact your local Malawian Consulate General.

The dry season is often described as the best season to visit Malawi. From May to October, expect green, lush vegetation and cool temperatures ranging between 7 ℃ (45 ℉) and 23 ℃ (73℉). For those seeking an unforgettable game viewing experience, October and November – the end of the dry season – is the best time to visit.

The currency unit in Malawi is the kwacha (MK) and is made of 100 tambala. The ideal foreign currencies to carry with and that are widely accepted are the US dollar, British pound and South African rand. Trades for the local currency can be made at the ATMs and bureaux de change at the airports. Only a few ATMs are available throughout major cities including Lilongwe, Blantyre, Karonga, Liwonde, Mzuzu, Salima and Zomba. A commission of 1% will be charged for changing of travelers cheques at banks and bureaux de change.

Medical insurance is a necessity for those traveling to Malawi. Vaccinations against diseases such as polio, Tetanus, typhoid and hepatitis are highly recommended. Travelers are advised to take precautions against Malaria by taking Malaria prophylactics. It is always advised to consult your doctor prior to your safari holiday.

For Malawi the associated plug type is G, which is the plug that has three rectangular pins in a triangular pattern. Malawi operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.