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Price: USD 100 - 250 per person per night sharing

Ku Chawe Inn Highlights

Nestled on top of the Zomba Plateau, 900 meter above the town of Zomba, right on the edge of the plateau, in a tranquil forest reserve renowned for its temperate climate and natural splendour is Ku Chawe Inn. It offers visitors the chance to unwind and soak in the relaxing atmosphere of this special destination. Surrounded by landscape and terraced gardens, this hotel commands spectacular views, which on clear days stretch all the way along the Shire Highlands and Mount Mulanje. Each room has been attractively furnished with ensuite bathrooms, satellite television and log fires to compliment the cosy atmosphere of the Inn.

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  • Enjoy hiking in the mountain where there is a huge bio-diversity of birds and animals.
  • Incredible variety of natural vegetation from jungle-like creepers to wild flowers, ferns, thorn bushes, orchids and lichen.
  • Guests can visit Zomba markets, Botanical gardens, the Commonwealth War Graves memorial, and many distinctive colonial buildings.

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USD 100 - 250 per person per night sharing

Ku Chawe Inn Game Viewing and Activities

Ku Chawe is a landmark hotel positioned to enjoy the commanding views across to Mount Mulanje in the South and down to the old colonial Capital of Zomba below. It is within easy walking distance of clear running streams, mountain walks, forest, dams and a trout farm. The old colonial capital of Zomba is a 30-minute drive down the mountain. About 110 kms south of Mvuu and only 1.5 hours from Blantyre Ku Chawe Inn is a good stop for people flying in or out of Malawi through Blantyre. It combines wonderfully with the lake and Mvuu as guests get 3 vastly different experiences all within easy travelling time. As well as visits to the town of Zomba, walks, birding and horse riding, if the road is in good shape there is a wonderful circular drive around the top of the mountain which takes in forest patches, montane grassland, and some spectacular viewpoints, the most famous of which is Chingwe’s Hole where the western edge of the plateau falls away dramatically.

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