Set in 7,000 hectares of private concession that is the Majete Game Reserve, Mkulumadzi enjoys an ideal location at the confluence of two rivers just a few kilometres from the point where the magnificent Shire River plunges into the Kapichira Falls.
Mkulumadzi Lodge Highlights
Surrounded by 7,000 hectares of private concession, Mkulumadzi enjoys an idyllic location at the confluence of two rivers shaded by giant leadwood trees. It is the perfect combination of splendid isolation and first-class facilities. Undiscovered by tourists, Majete is a true wilderness where every trip into the bush with our team of experienced guides will feel like an adventure. At Mkulumadzi you can be as active or as idle as you wish. Head into the bush to track rhino, hike to the peak of Majete Hill, take a cultural tour of local villages or simply lounge on the shaded riverbank listening to the gentle grunt of hippos.
- Walking distance from where the beautiful Shire River runs into the Kapichira Falls.
- Activities include game drives, walking and boating safaris and cultural experiences.
- Afternoon tea is served on the terrace and on most nights dinner is served beneath the stars.
- There is a large outdoor rain shower, open to the surrounding bush and with stone clad walls for privacy.
Mkulumadzi Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
Majete Wildlife Reserve offers a year-round wildlife experience and each season offers something unique. More than 4000 animals have been reintroduced into the park, including elephant, black rhino, buffalo, zebra, sable antelope, eland, waterbuck, nyala, hartebeest, kudu and many more species. Four leopards were reintroduced in 2011/12 as part of a pioneering conservation project. There are also plans in place to reintroduce lions in 2012 which will make Majete a Big 5 Reserve. Guests can enjoy activities like professionally-led bush walks and game drives, allowing for an exploratory experience of the magnificent Majete Wildlife Reserve. Elephant tracking is a highlight and a unique experience, and for many it is a "once in a lifetime" event. Guests will go and search for elephants on foot using a radio transmitter and experience close encounters with these magnificent animals.
Highlights of Malawi
This 10-night itinerary is great for honeymooners or those seeking to uncover the highlights of Malawi. Explore tea plantations, soak up the sun and go snorkelling in the crystal clear waters of Lake Malawi. You'll also spend time game spotting in the famous Majete Game Reserve.
Malawi Self-Drive Adventure
Enjoy an 11 night self-drive adventure in a 4x4 vehicle - the best way to explore Malawi's hills, lakes and valleys. Spend time relaxing on a working tea plantation, go snorkelling in Lake Malawi and spot wildlife in the Majete Reserve.
Enjoy a 10 night classic tour of Malawi where you will transferred to your destinations via coach. Soak up the sun of the tranquil Lake Malawi, game spot in Liwonde National Park and Majete, uncover the marvels of the lush tea plantation region of the Shire Highlands; and get to know Malawi!
Lake Malawi - Southern Lakeshore
This is itinerary is ideal for sun seekers and waterbabies. Stay on an uninhabited island in the middle of Lake Malawi, spend days in beach villas on the shores of the lake and explore the tropical fish of the southern regions of Malawi. The perfect way to spend 6 nights.