MFUWE LODGE

South Luangwa National Park
This award-winning safari lodge set in the most prolific game area of the South Luangwa. The perfect place to enjoy excellent game viewing, recharge your batteries, or to start or finish your journey. Unwind in the sanctuary of the spa or lounge on the open deck or take a dip in the swimming pool. Beneath a canopy of ebony and mahogany, Mfuwe’s thatched buildings are arranged around the banks of two lagoons where an endless stream of wildlife will keep you enthralled.
This region of the park is renowned for its prolific game - giraffe, hippos, buffalo, antelope and crocodile are constant visitors to Mfuwe Lodge’s lagoon, whilst in November local elephants regularly wander right through the lobby, lured by a nearby wild mango tree. Scattered along two lagoons' shady banks lie eighteen thatched chalets from which you can enjoy your own private piece of Africa. Secluded covered verandas look out over wallowing hippo and thirsty game in the lagoons, while the comfortable sitting rooms and en-suite bathrooms with panoramic walk-in showers are the perfect place to wind down. The game-viewing potential at Mfuwe and
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the surrounding area is second-to-none. Walking safaris can be arranged on request, but the majority of outings are game drives, allowing you to explore as much of this prolific region of the Luangwa Valley as possible. Drives are led by experienced team of guides, setting out at first light and then again in the late afternoon when the wildlife is at its most active. After sundowners, spotlights are used to pick out a new cast of nocturnal creatures.
 
AT A GLANCE
  • 18 Guest Chalets (2 suites, 3 family rooms, 3 double and 10 twin rooms)
  • Each chalet has its own private deck
  • The chalets are equipped with en-suite shower, twin wash basins and toilet, international power sockets, toiletries, hair dryers, personal safe, mosquito nets and fans
  • Suites have en-suite bath and showers with a sitting area upstairs
  • Family chalets have a king size double bed upstairs with a small “day bed” in the sitting area with en-suite shower, twin wash basins and toilet
  • Double chalets have a king size double bed with a sitting area, en-suite shower, twin wash basins and toilet
  • Twin chalets have two queen size beds with a sitting area, en-suite shower, twin wash basins and toilet
  • The open plan central lodge facility incorporates reception, lounge, dining and bar areas, under a thatch roof supported by palm poles and dominated by two impressive chimneys at opposite ends
  • There is a broad timber deck where the swimming pool is situated overlooking the main lagoon
  • Library with a private deck
  • Mfuwe Lodge boasts a Bush Spa where all manner of relaxing and healing treatments are provided whilst guests relax overlooking the hippo pod in the lagoon below.
  • There is a broad timber deck where the swimming pool is situated overlooking the main lagoon.
  • Curio Shop
  • More than 60 different mammal species
  • Superb birdwatching with over 400 species of birds recorded
  • Game drives (day and night), birdwatching
  • Guided walking safaris
  • All Inclusive: 3 meals daily, tea/coffee, game activities and laundry
  • Mains electricity plus 220v generator
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
  • 2016 - GOOD SAFARI GUIDE AWARDS ‘BEST WALKING SAFARI IN ZAMBIA’ THIRD PLACE
  • 2016 - GOOD SAFARI GUIDE AWARDS ‘BEST SAFARI CUISINE IN ZAMBIA’ HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
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