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Mfuwe Lodge

Set in the most prolific game area of the South Luangwa
South LuangwaZambia· 18 Rooms · £££

Overlooking the picturesque Mfuwe Lagoon

Each year when the mangoes in camp ripen, elephant matriarch - Wonky Tusk - leads her herd gently through reception!

Mfuwe Lodge is in the heart of the South Luangwa National Park, in the centre of the park's all-weather road network. The main lodge incorporates lounge, dinner and bar areas and the pool and deck overlooks the main lagoon.

Mfuwe has 18 beautiful timber-and-thatch chalets, many of which are split level. Each has double or twin beds, encased in a walk-in mosquito net and cooled by a fan. The polished wooden flooring (dotted with rugs) opens on to a broad veranda, perfect for relaxing after safari. The bathrooms have separate toilets, a sunken bath/shower with a view and dual wash-basins. Each chalet is beautifully designed, down to the individual fabrics and pottery used.

Walking safaris can be arranged upon request but most outings are game drives in 4x4 vehicles, with one of the many experiences guides. Morning and afternoon/night drives can be accommodated. This is a great place to start or end your adventure in the South Luangwa National Park.

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