Salima is situated 45 miles (72 kilometers) east of the national capital Lilongwe.
You don't have to limit yourself to the points of interest in Salima because the surrounding region has been endowed with an abundance of captivating natural and man-made attractions. You'll find Monkey Bay, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northwest, and Dedza 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the north.
Should you hear the call of the great outdoors, follow the lead of active locals and go mountain biking and mountain climbing.
To truly get to know the local customs, make sure you stop in at the region's restaurants and cafés. Often, these are good places to rub shoulders with local residents as well as sample dishes that are commonly eaten here. Two of the region's favourite ingredients are corn and potato. Don't wrap up your time in the area without checking out nthochi (bread) and biltong (jerky like beef). For dessert, why not try nthochi (banana bread). Gold Label brandy is a popular spirit here. To finish your meal, try a soft drink. This is a common drink in this region.
As you come to the end of your visit to Malawi, don't forget that you can return time and time again. As they say: Once a visitor, a friend from now on.