Blantyre Tourism

(This article is about the city in Malawi. For other uses, see Blantyre (disambiguation).) Blantyre is Malawi's centre of finance and commerce, and its second largest city, with an estimated 1,068,681 inhabitants as of 2015. It is sometimes referred to as the commercial capital of Malawi as opposed to the political capital, Lilongwe. It is the capital of the country's Southern Region as well as the Blantyre District. The Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), the country's state broadcaster and the provider of one of Malawi's television channels, has its headquarters in Blantyre. The Supreme Court is located here. The city houses the College of Medicine, the Malawi Polytechnic and the Kamuzu College of Nursing, constituent colleges of the University of Malawi. The Malawi College of Accountancy is also headquartered there. Its rather unconventional location has meant that Blantyre is surrounded by Mount Soche, Ndirande mountain, Chiradzulu mountain and Michiru Mountain which consolidates the Michiru Mountain Conservation Area. Blantyre supports a small expatriate population of about 25,000, mainly from the United Kingdom, the rest of Europe, and South Africa.

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Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Blantyre, Malawi. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Blantyre that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

  • How safe is Blantyre for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Blantyre.

    • Burglary and Theft 87.5 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
    • Safety Index 35.66 (Low)
    • Climate Index 96.13 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Blantyre

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 14.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 63.14 USD

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