Karonga is located some 280 miles (451 kilometers) from Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi.
Discover why Malawi is so popular by tourists, by exploring the wonderful natural and cultural attractions surrounding Karonga.
Why not combine learning with pleasure on your travels by joining a group of like-minded travelers on one of the region's popular guided nature walks, wildlife spotting tours and wildlife safaris.
Often, a destination's true personality can be found in simmering pots and pans. Ingredients commonly found in a number of Malawi menus are corn and potato. Order a couple of the local specialties, like nthochi (bread) and biltong (jerky like beef). Malawi is the perfect place to fill up on mouthwatering nthochi (banana bread). Buy a round of Gold Label brandy. This is a common spirit here. Have a try of a popular drinks in the region; soft drink.
The 6th of July is Republic Day, so if you're lucky enough to be in Karonga then, be aware that banks, business and some attractions may not be open as the nation celebrates.
No matter how far you have come and no matter how long you have to stay, memories of Karonga will remain with you for a very long time.