Mount Mulanje Massif (a spectacle set amongst tea plantations and rising up from the surrounding countryside) is a Global Biosphere Reserve, the region contains unique flora and fauna such as the Mulanje Cedar tree, a source of wood for the wonderful ‘chip carved’ furniture made by local artisans and other unique flora & fauna drawing global interest in the areas protection. The Massif consists is made up of rolling grassland at higer elevations and has forested ravines. Several peaks reaching heights of over 2500m, such as Chambe Peak are hiked on a regular basis. Porters and guides are easy to arrange. A series of huts are placed on the mountain to cater for multiple day hikes. The Malawi Mountain Club and the Malawi Forestry Department maintain and service the huts and trails. Several accommodation choices exist from basic camping to comfortable chalets. For those not wishing to walk so far, a short one hour hike brings you to a nice falls, where you can enjoy an afternoon, or enjoy the falls right near the chalets of the CCAP camp.