Blantyre can be described as the commercial capital of Malawi and visitors there will instantly be hit by the lively thriving attitude of the city. Look for low cost flights to Blantyre with Air Africa to open your senses to varied experiences. While you might not find eye popping sights you will definitely find yourself being sucked into the culture of Blantyre where you can browse around in peace, get some good bargains such as cheap books and of course consume some really tasty cuisine. Blantyre, owing to its status as the commercial hub of Malawi, attracts many visitors from all over the region to get necessities such as food, electronic goods and materials needed for construction work, as well as fresh fruit and vegetables. You will also find many South Africans, Europeans and expats from UK in Blantyre there on business purposes. As it has many foreign visitors and expats the food reflects this diversity. A mix of fast food chains such as pizzas, Nandos and Indian food joints are dotted around Blantyre.
Thanks to Air Africa flight deals to Blantyre you can experience the wonders of the Mandala House where the history of Malawi is showcased with literature and recorded documents. This building is said to be the oldest standing building in Malawi and was originally made of mud, grass and bricks. A little way out of the city towards Limbe is the Malawi National Museum which houses such interesting pieces as an old locomotive, an old Blantyre fire engine and an ancient ceremonial stool which dates back to the 16th century. Do not worry about travelling to and from Blantyre as it has a regular flow of buses and minibuses traveling to varying destinations. The Chileka International airport is about 19 km away from the city and it is easy to grab a taxi from there.
There are business flights to Blantyre on Air Africa as more and more people travel for business purposes to this fast developing African city. It can be described as a financial hub with many institutions such as the Stock Exchange and banks being located there. There are shopping malls, cinemas, restaurants and believe it or not nightlife facilities. Some people even describe the infrastructure at Blantyre as being better than that of the capital Lilongwe. Make sure to put Blantyre on your travel wish list today!