Directions from Lilongwe

  1. Take the M1 north out of Lilongwe and turn right for Salima at Kanengo Industrial Estate.
  2. At the police road block outside Salima, turn left on the M5 and follow it for 100 km to Nkhotakota.
  3. In Nkhotakota continue along the M5 towards Nkhata Bay.
  4. Thirteen Kilometres beyond the Puma Filling Station, you will see our signboard on the left.
  5. Turn left here and follow the track for 10 km to the Reserve gate and a further 2 km to the Lodge.

To take a more scenic route, which is slightly shorter in distance but longer in time:

  1. Take the M1 north from Lilongwe past the airport until you reach Mponela.
  2. Turn right here on the tarmac road to Ntchisi.
  3. Continue through Ntchisi until the tarmac ends, then follow the dirt road for about 30 km.
  4. This road is currently not in very good condition and is not signposted. If in doubt keep right at junctions. You will emerge on the M18 at the western gate for the reserve.
  5. Follow the M18 east through the reserve to Nkhotakota.
  6. Turn left at the crossroads and continue for 13 km until you see our signboard on the left.
  7. Turn left here and follow the track for 10 km to the Reserve gate and a further 2 km to the Lodge.