Chelinda Lodge is a safari lodge located in Nyika National Park, Malawi. The lodge is nestled among trees and overlooks the rolling grasslands of Nyika, which are home to herds of zebra, antelope and buck. Chelinda Lodge is made up of six cabins, each constructed from wood and featuring a host of excellent facilities. The lodges are double-storeyed, with the ground floors having en-suite bathrooms, viewing decks, and open-plan bedrooms and lounges. The upstairs functions as a viewing area and living space. The lodge is also perfect for families and children, and features a two-bedroomed family unit. The lodge’s main building consists if a dining and lounge area, with a fireplace, perfect for relaxing and enjoying delicious meals. Guests an enjoy a number of activities at Chelinda, including traditional game drives, safari walks, cycling, fishing and bird watching. Guests can also visit local villages and enjoy evenings under the stars.

Why we like it

Cozy spacious log cabins, Unique terrain, Great leopard viewing, Rare species hotspot, Variety of activities

Quick Facts

Accommodation Type: Full Board
Rates from: Less than $150 p.p.p.d.
Camp Size: Medium
Max No of Guests: 16
Children Friendly: No
Minimum Age: 12

Grading and Accreditation

Star Grading: Not Graded
Green Rating Accreditation: No
Responsible Tourism Certified: No

Location

Details Distance (Km) Travel Time (Min)
Nearest Town Mzuzu Town150km2h 50min
Nearest Major City Llilongwe480km6h 30min
Nearest Major Airport Lilongwe International Airport465km6h 40min
Nearest Hospital Mzuzu Central Hospital150km3h

Park / Reserve

Nyika National Park Please click to view

Activities

Primary

Game Drive

Secondary

Cycling
Guided Walk

Optional

Cultural Tour
Fishing
Hiking
Village Visit
Star-gazing evening
Cultural Tour

Facilities

Room

Bath and shower units
En-suite bathroom
Tea & Coffee Facilities
Couches / Lounge area
Fire place

Camp

Laundry service
Wi-Fi internet
Study / library area
Credit cards accepted
Conference facilities
Restaurant
Shop
Bar

This Experience

Safari type

Big 5 Safari

Specialist Species

Birding
Leopard
Roan Antelope
Serval

Malaria area

Yes

Suitable for

Solo Travellers
Couples
Families
Small groups
Honeymoon
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