Dedicated to conserving the pristine lakeshore and virgin wilderness in which it operates, Nkwichi engages with the local Nyanja people in their development and helps preserve and enhance their colourful culture. Nkwichi is entwined in the fabric of local life by the lake; it ensures guests a 5-star experience and leaves the indelible imprint of an authentic Africa in their hearts.


Accommodation at Nkwichi Lodge:

  • 3x Standard Chalet

  • 2x Premiere Chalets

  • Makolo House

  • ‘Lake of Stars Bed’

  • En-suite toilet.

  • Large four-poster bed.

  • The bathroom is tucked away behind the chalet.

  • Toilet is located next to the chalet.

  • The outdoor shower and bath.


Child Policy:

  • All Age are welcome


Access Details:

International Flights

From either Malawi or Mozambique:

  • Kenya Airways into Lilongwe and Nampula

  • South African Airways into Lilongwe or SA Airlink into Nampula and Pemba

  • Ethiopian Airways into Lilongwe and Maputo


Through Malawi 

  • Arriving on Likoma Island, a small Malawian island next to the Mozambican coastline

  • Small charter plane from Lilongwe to Likoma Island where Nkwichi’s boat will be waiting for you.

  • Experience a Fish Eagle’s eye view of the lake. Transfers take 50mins and depart every day.


Through Mozambique 

  • Arriving at Cobue, a small village on the lake, where the road ends.

  • 4×4 transfer (or self-drive) from Lichinga to Cobue where Nkwichi’s boat will be waiting on the lake shore.

  • The drive, which takes 4 hours, is one of Africa’s most scenic drives, taking in the Rift Valley escarpment and the coastline of the lake.

  • Please note: boat transfer depends on lake conditions and there is a risk of winds and rough weather from June – September.



(Lake Malawi)

Welcome to the pristine, unspoiled Mozambican side of Lake Malawi! With its unique, all-embracing approach to tourism over the last 15 years, Nkwichi is intrinsically linked to the surrounding communities and their natural environment.

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