Chelinda Lodge

Chelinda Lodge


At the heart of Malawi’s largest national park, lies the unique Chelinda Lodge. Set at a cool altitude of 2100 metres above sea level, the Chelinda Lodge commands a striking view of the highlands and rolling grasslands of the 3200 square kilometres large Nyika National Park.


Eight charming timber chalets are set amidst the pristine wilderness. No more than 16 guests are accommodated at the Chelinda Lodge at any one time – ensuring exclusive privacy far from the haunts of mass tourism.


Moreover, read more » the Chelinda’s chalets have been arranged in such a fashion that they offer a maximum of privacy. The main building, on the other hand, is a social place: Dine with the other guests or sip a stiff drink next to the crackling fireplace.


Located adjacent to the dining room, a sweeping deck invites you to step outside and rest your eyes on the Nyika National Park. Why not ask to have an exotic cocktail served out on the deck and settle down in all comfort?


Malawi is beautiful: a little known country with abundant charms. Visit the Chelinda Lodge and experience the idyllic flair and vast landscapes of the Nyika National Park! « show less


Reside in all style and comfort at one of the Chelinda Lodge’s eight chalets. The chalets are two storeys tall, a large bedroom and ensuite bathroom occupying the lower floor.


Gather around your read more » private fireplace or soak up the sun on your veranda, with your eyes resting on the highlands and the rolling grasslands, listening to the sound of the wilderness.


The eight chalets have been generously spaced apart and arranged in such a fashion that they offer supreme privacy. Welcome to the Chelinda Lodge and the Nyika National Park – Malawi at its best! « show less


Malawi is the perfect choice for the observation of wildlife in a quiet fashion – off the beaten track and far from the haunts of mass tourism.


On more than 3000 square kilometres of protected wilderness, read more » you may spot zebras and many other species of wildlife. The Nyika grasslands are next to endless. Roam the national park’s vast expanse hot on the trail of the game.


The Chelinda Lodge is the perfect home base. The atmosphere is wonderfully quiet and carefree. The game drives are offered both during the day and at night.


The nocturnal wildlife, among others, includes the spotted hyena and the leopard in addition to countless bird species, like the Ruwenzori nightjar. The night drives are conducted in closed vehicles.


The next day, why not take a leisurely nature hike. An experienced guide accompanies you and points out countless small details that are often overseen on a game drive. The vegetation and tiny wildlife shift into focus.


Those that long to pick up the pace may hop atop a mountain bike and set off exploring on two wheels. Having mastered a strenuous climb, you are rewarded with a breathtaking panoramic view of the Nyika National Park. Wonderful! « show less