Just 40km South East of the Capital City, Lilongwe - Dzalanyama Forest covers an impressive 989.35sq km of mountain range between the border of Malawi and Mozambique and reaches altitudes between 1100m to 1650m.
This secretive and expansive forest reserve is one of Malawi's premier Miombo birding localities, an ornithologists delight with species such as the Olive-headed Weaver, Miombo Pied Barbet, Boulder Chat, White-tailed Flycatcher, Black-eared Seedeater and Stierlings Woodpecker.
Dzalanyama Forest Lodge provides a myriad of activities - Birding, Walking, Hiking, Mountain Biking and 4x4 Trails have all been established - Passing dams, waterfalls, streams and taking you up lofty peaks that overlook both Malawi & Mozambique.
The Forest Lodge overlooking a stream is simple, yet cozy, with a wood fired stove, solar lighting and refrigeration which add to the charm. There are 4 comfortable rooms in the main house, 2 of which are en-suite. There are also 3 thatched en-suite chalets that are built into the treeline, providing accommodation for up to 15 people.
A well positioned, eco-friendly campsite is off-set from the main house.
Self-catering or fully-catered options are available for individuals, groups and families!
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"The campsite was clean. Staff were friendly, we were issued receipts without asking for them. It wasn't crowded. It was an untouched beautiful piece of the world. So worth seeing!"
— Beatie Masi