Cultural experiences in Malawi

Cultural experiences in Malawi

Malawi is one of the most densely populated countries in Africa. Almost any travelling in Malawi will offer insights into the culture and traditions of its notably friendly, courteous and hospitable people. The country is a rich mosaic of traditional dances, rituals, and arts and crafts - it makes for some excellent cultural experiences in Africa.

Nearly all of Malawi's people share a common Bantu origin. The majority of the population is made up of eleven different ethnic groups, each with their own set of cultural norms and practices. The largest ethnic group is the Chewa tribe, and their mother tongue, Chichewa, is the official spoken language of Malawi.

Pass through villages, browse at local markets, or visit an old Christian Mission and embrace and experience the vibrant culture of Malawi. Our recommendations below don't focus on specific aspects of Malawian culture, they are just pointers for where we feel you'll get the best cultural experiences in Malawi.

Malawi's 2 best places for cultural experiences