Accommodation at Mfuwe Lodge is in 18 thatched chalets, which are scattered along the banks of two lagoons. Secluded covered verandas look out over wallowing hippo and thirsty game in the lagoons, whilst the interiors are the perfect place to wind down with their comfortable sitting rooms and en-suite bathrooms with panoramic walk-in showers. You have a choice of accommodation as there are 2 suites, 3 family rooms, 3 double rooms and 10 twin rooms
Beneath a canopy of ebony and mahogany, Mfuwe’s thatched buildings are arranged around the banks of the lagoons where an endless stream of wildlife contrives to keep you enthralled as you lounge on the open deck or take a dip in the swimming pool.
This region of the park is renowned for its prolific game – giraffe, buffalo, antelope, crocodile are constant visitors to Mfuwe Lodge’s lagoon, whilst in November the local elephants famously, and regularly wander right through the lobby, lured by a nearby wild mango tree. Mfuwe Lodge’s relaxed charm and enviable surroundings make it the perfect stopover. The Lodge also offers you the chance to relax at its Bush.
The game-viewing potential at Mfuwe Lodge and 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 fascination region of the Luangwa Valley as possible.
Drives are led by experienced guides, setting out at first light, and then again in the late afternoon when the wildlife is at its most active. After sun downers, spotlights are used to pick out a new cast of nocturnally active creatures.
You can also enjoy some excellent bird watching; cultural visits to the local school and village as well as a textiles/handicraft market.
Families with children are welcome, however, for
safety reasons, only children over 12 are allowed to do walking safaris