Tongole Wilderness Retreat

Unrivalled luxury in the heart of the wilderness

The only high-end river lodge in the Nkhotakota Reserve, providing a luxurious nature experience.

Tongole Wilderness Retreat

Exclusive Tongole comprises five, open-fronted river view suites.

The central relaxation areas feature several secluded and elevated areas where guests find privacy and enjoy drinks with stunning river views and sunsets over the mountains. They can relax by the shaded pool deck on comfy loungers, share experiences and make new friends around the fire core, under the African star-studded canopy.

Tongole is accessible by air from April – November in the dry season. The airstrip, managed by African Parks is located just 3km from the Lodge. Flying time from Lilongwe is approx. 30 min and charters are bookable direct with Ulendo Safaris.

Road transfers from Lilongwe takes up to three and a half hours to Tongole and about five hours using the shore road from Blantyre. Transfers can be assisted with at the time of making a reservation and are bookable via Land & Lake Safaris.