Mulanje Routes and Times

The one-way route times below are taken from to Frank Eastwood’s Guide to the Mulanje Massif, which has detailed descriptions of the routes themselves. Add 50% to 70% for return times from peaks.
Mulanje Routes Map
Other useful resources available online

Mulanje Huts – a Google Earth picture (.jpg) or Download PDF File (.pdf file)
Mulanje Hut-to-Hut Route Map – Download PDF File (.pdf file)

An electronic version of the 1:40,000 topographic map is on the MCM Dropbox folder.



















Routes Up to Huts
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Start Point (Path Name) To Hut
Hours
Route
Fort Lister Forestry (Sombani) Sombani
3
Likhubula (Skyline) Chambe / France's
3
Likhubula (Chapaluka) Chambe / France's
3.5
Likhubula (Milk Run) Hope's Rest / CCAP
5
Likhubula (Milk Run) Lichenya
5
Likhubula Chisepo
6
Lujeri Hydro Station Chisepo
6 – 7
Lujeri Hydro Station (Minunu) Minunu
4
Lujeri Shed 3 (Little Ruo) Madzeka
4 – 5
Malosa Forestry (Malosa) Madzeka
4 – 5
Mini Mini Estate (Nessa)) Lichenya
5
Mulanje, Kara O'Mula (Boma) Hope's Rest (CCAP)
4.5
Mulanje, Kara O'Mula (Boma) Lichenya
5
Thuchila Farm (Chisepo Direct) Chisepo
3.5
Thuchila Farm (Elephant's Head) Thuchila
5
Tinyade Estate (Jungle Route) Chinzama
4.5
Tinyade Estate (Lukulezi) Thuchila
4.5
Tinyade Estate (Otto's) Chisepo
5.5

Routes from Hut to Hut
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From To
Hours
Route
Hope's Rest (CCAP) Chambe / France's
4
Hope's Rest (CCAP) Chisepo
5
Hope's Rest (CCAP) Lichenya
1
Chambe / France's Hope's Rest (CCAP)
3
Chambe / France's Chisepo
3
Chambe / France's Lichenya
4
Chinzama Sombani
3
Chinzama Thuchila
2.5
Chinzama Minunu
1.5
Chinzama Madzeka
3
Chisepo Chambe / France's
4
Chisepo Thuchila
2.5
Lichenya Hope's Rest (CCAP)
1
Lichenya Chisepo
4.5
Lichenya Chambe / France's
4
Madzeka Chinzama
2
Madzeka Minunu
4
Madzeka Minunu (Tsunga)
4
Minunu Chinzama
1.5
Sombani Chinzama
3
Thuchila Chisepo
2.5
Thuchila Chinzama
2.5

Routes from Huts to Main Peaks (A-Z)
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From Hut To Peak
Hours
Route
Chinzama Chigaru
3
Chinzama Chinzama
3
Chinzama Dzole
4–5
Chinzama Khuto
5
Chisepo Sapitwa
5
Lichenya South Peak
5
Lichenya West Peak
4.5
Madzeka Nayawani North
2
Madzeka Nayawani South
2
Madzeka Manene
4.5
Madzeka Manene Horseshoe
10
Sombani Masasa
4
Sombani Matambale
4
Sombani Namasile
3
Thuchila Dzole
4.5
Thuchila Khuto
4
Thuchila Nakodzwe
5–6
Thuchila Nandalanda
2.5