Nyika National Park is in northern Malawi, on the Zambian border. On the high-altitude Nyika Plateau, the park encompasses grassland and wooded valleys. Mountain-bike tracks and footpaths offer views of wildlife such as elephants, zebras, antelope, bushbucks and leopards. Rich birdlife includes rare species like wattled cranes and red-winged francolins. Seasonal orchids and other wildflowers dot the landscape.