At Mutemwa Lodge, where you will be stationed for the duration of the Upper Zambezi Fishing Safari encompasses 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 owner hospitality and great food. Accommodation is in permanent tents 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.
You will be staying at Mutemwa Lodge which is located on the banks of the Zambezi River.
How to get there
1. Fly to Mutemwa Airstrip – Fly in via charter plane from Livingstone, Zambia OR Lanseria, South Africa to Mutemwa Airstrip.
2. Drive In – Drive in from Livingstone or Kasane Airports to the lodge after connecting with the daily commercial flights offered by SAA or BA.
3. Fly to katima Mulilo – Fly in via charter plane from Lanseria, South Africa to Katima Mulilo.
What will you love about the Upper Zambezi Fishing Safari
Great hospitality and service at a beautiful lodge on the banks of the Zambezi where nothing is too much trouble.
You’ll have 30km+ of the Upper Zambezi almost exclusively to yourself since the lodge shares it’s water with only one other campsite
You’ll get to enjoy the benefit of remote and varied fishing water that is mainly fished with lure and fly.
.All meals, teas and coffee
.Laundry, unlimited guided fishing with unlimited fuel & selection of fishing tackle
.Day trips to Sioma Falls, boat cruises, birding, canoeing and village visits.
.Flights and road transfers, drinks, broken or lost fishing tackle.
.Visas if Applicable, National Park Fees
Day 1: Arrival Day
Upon arrival at Mutemwa Lodge, you will have a chance to unpack and settle into your tents before joining the guides for a short fishing session on the Upper Zambezi.
The afternoon session at Mutemwa Lodge is followed by a chance to have a shower and then meet up in the bar for some drinks before heading to the fire in the boma for a 3 course meal.
A typical day on the Zambezi
A typical morning at Mutemwa begins with early morning tea and coffee and oats porridge before heading out for some fishing on the Zambezi River.
Full day trips with packed lunches are available as well. Return for brunch on the Mutemwa deck and thereafter, there is time for an afternoon siesta or relaxing time around the pool.
Meet again on the Mutemwa deck for high tea before departing for your afternoon’s fishing, birding walk or sunset cruise.
Return after sunset in the evening for a shower before meeting around a roaring fire in the boma for dinner.
Day 5: Departure Day
The final morning begins with a cooked breakfast after some coffee and tea.
Check out is at 08.00am. Please settle any drinks, lost or broken fishing tackle as well as any gratuities you feel you may wish to handover.
At 08.00am you will begin your road transfer back to Livingstone Airport* (or wherever you are departing from) where you will connect with your international flights homewards.