Kuthengo Camp


  • Pristine setting by the Shire River
  • Explore on foot and by 4x4 
  • Seasonal boat trips
  • Exclusive with just 4 tents
  • Drinks and chats by the campfire

Open: Kuthengo Camp is open all year. It first opened in 2018.

Location: Kuthengo Camp is in Liwonde National Park and faces the Shire River. The nearest airstrip is about an hour’s drive away. By road the camp is a 4 hour journey from Lilongwe, and a 2.5 hour drive from Blantyre. Kuthengo’s sister lodge, Mkulumadzi in Majete Wildlife Reserve, is a 4.5 hour drive away.

Rooms: There are 4 guest tents made up of 1 double with a king size bed, 2 with twin beds and a family tent which can sleep 4. All are en-suite with twin hand basins, a bath and an open air shower. Beds benefit from ‘evening breeze’ air conditioning which keeps the air cool within the mosquito net. Every tent has a private river-facing terrace. Maximum guest capacity is 10.

Activities: Game drives by day and night in open top vehicles, guided walks, boating safaris between December and early April (the green season), hiking and bird watching are offered. An optional 15 minute helicopter flight can be booked in camp, it's a great way to get a bird's eye view of Liwonde.

Facilities: The lounge and dining area are large, open sided structures with canvas roofs. There is a campfire. The camp has charging facilities for cameras and mobile phones. There is no TV at Kuthengo. There is a laundry service. The camp uses solar power and has a generator as back-up.

Dining: Meals are eaten as a group. There are indoor and outdoor dining areas.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. The minimum age for walking safaris is 12 years. The family tent sleeps up to 4 people. Parents need to keep children under supervision.

Health: This is a malarial area

Communication: To be advised.

Notes: Kuthengo Camp is owned and run by Robin Pope Safaris.

The rate includes all meals and local drinks. Premium drinks are available at extra cost. Extras can be paid in cash, with Malawi kwacha, US dollars, Euros and Pounds Sterling accepted.

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