Welcome to Kumbali Country Lodge in Lilongwe

AboutKumbali Country Lodge

Kumbali is set on a 650 hectare forest reserve and dairy farm in Lilongwe and an ideal alternative for those not too keen on the city hotels.

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Key facts of Kumbali Country Lodge

Open All year round
Country Malawi
Location Lilongwe
Accommodation 16 thatched suites
Policy All ages welcome
Airport Kamuzu International Airport
Kumbali Country Lodge
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What to do in Lilongwe

Kumbali Country Lodge is situated on a 650ha working farm, and is an exclusive and private lodge. There are 16 thatched suites which are spacious and uniquely designed.

The naturally forested estate is wonderful for walks, jogging, bird watching and nature appreciation. Farming activities include maize and dairy with an emphasis on community development together with Nature’s Gift Permaculture Centre. The Kumbali Cultural Village displays traditional Malawian Arts including dance, music, and crafts. Traditional Huts in the Village offer accommodation and Malawian cuisine.

En suite
Air condition
Wi-Fi available
Phone in room
Swimming Pool
Spa treatments


Kumbali Country Lodge’s rooms are well appointed with a queen or optional twin beds, private khonde, fridge, satellite television, en-suite bath & shower, coffee table and chairs, tea & coffee facilities, complimentary Wi-Fi access.


Lilongwe is not necessarily your wildlife destination but there is plenty to see and do whilst here.

Lilongwe Nature Sanctuary – which houses Lilongwe Wildlife Centre. The centre is a sanctuary for rescued, orphaned, and injured wild animals; the only such in Malawi.

Day trip option: Chongoni Rock Art – A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Best visited with a drop in at Dedza Pottery (another excellent place to visit for wonderful pottery work, perfect souvenirs). Ancient rock paintings constituting the densest cluster of rock art in Central Africa. Covering the traditions of the Chewa agriculturalists and their cultural history and still have strong cultural relevance to the Chewa people.

Day trip option: Dzalanyama Forest Reserve – Offers great explorations by walking, trekking or mountain biking. Excellent flora and fauna. Keen birders are in for a treat with the rare species like the olive-headed weaver, miombo pied barbet, Boulder Chat, White Tailed Flycatcher, and many more. There are also some natural pools and streams worth a little dip.

We are thrilled to help you plan your perfect safari holiday