Upper Zambezi River  ~ Western Zambia

Your piece of peace on the Upper Zambezi

At Mutemwa Lodge it’s our belief that every Upper Zambezi experience should encompass everything that makes the Zambezi river magical. This includes quality tiger fishing on a remote and private piece of the Zambezi, wonderful bird life, stunning sunsets, a roaring fire at night all complimented by superb hospitality and great food.

mutemwa lodge deck views
“Mutemwa is so special… The Zambezi right in front of my deck, with hippos swimming past in the evenings made it special to me.”
– Gill Thomas, June 2022

Travel Logistics: How to get to Mutemwa Lodge

Mutemwa Lodge is located on the  the banks of the Zambezi River in Western Zambia. 

There are 3 ways of getting to Mutemwa Lodge



You can fly in via charter plane from Livingstone OR Lanseria to Mutemwa Airstrip. From there, we will collect and transfer you to the lodge


2. fly to lvi or kasane

Daily commercial flights are offered by Airlink or BA to Livingstone or Kasane Airports.  We will collect you from the airport and transfer you to the lodge.



You can drive into Mutemwa Lodge from almost any destination – just advise us where you are comgin from and we will give you the best directions.

“Mutemwa’s physical location  on the Zambezi is one place where Heaven meets earth. Should you plan a bush and river excursion this is certainly a noteworthy establishment well equipped with wonderful owners, management, staff and all other elements required for your luxury time in Zambia.”
– Landon R, August 2019

Your accommodation at Mutemwa Lodge

Accommodation at Mutemwa is in permanent tents on raised teak decks with the expanse of the Upper Zambezi below the decks. The sound of hippo, monkeys, birds and feeding fish surround you as you awake to the sun rising over the Zambezi River. In addition to tents, Mutemwa Lodge comprises of 6 boatsa sunset cruise bargecanoes, a beautiful breakfast deck over the Zambezi, main lounge and bar area with a library, electrical charge points, filtered water stations and guest bathrooms and a swimming pool.

fishing safari package mutemwa lodge
6 ensuite riverside tents
fishing safari package mutemwa lodge tent interior
twin or double beds
fishing safari package mutemwa lodge tent deck
zambezi river views
fishing safari package mutemwa lodge tent exterior
private decks
“Absolutely fantastic Zambezi fishing and wilderness experience. The river delivered in style with everyone catching at least one trophy tiger fish of 12 pounds+ and the cherry on the top was a rare sighting of a Pel’s Fishing Owl.”
– Ian Dummer, December 2019
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