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Rates (per cottage, so not per person), Self Drive, Self Catering

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Price per night per cottage (2 guests)                                               US$ 175.00

Add US$ 25.00 for every additional guest (Max 5 guests in Cottage Adam and max 4 in cottage Eve).

Minimum stay: 2 nights


  • up to 6 years are free of charge
  • between 6 and 12 years pay 50%

Bringing your own staff (max 2), two beds are available in the staff quarter at a charge of US$ 25,00 per night for one or both beds. This includes the use of the separate toilet and shower. If you rent both cottages, the charge for your staff is free.

Use of gas freezer at US$15,00 per night. Note: This will be charged automatically when you are booking. If you do not want to use the gas freezer, please let us know and we will not include it in the invoice.

Price Includes:

  • Accommodation (incl. bedding, towels, daily cleaning)
  • Fully equipped kitchen and BBQ facility plus fire wood
  • Use of summer hut with long chairs and hammock
  • Private and secure parking
  • 24/7 security and guard service
  • 50 Zambian Kwacha per cottage per night donation to the local community
  • 1,5% tourism levy

Price Excludes:

  • Game drives, walking safaris, etc (see below)
  • Food, drinks and bottled water

Note: We can provide full-board on request at US$ 45.00 per person per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Season: From 15th of May until 15th of November

Closed: From 15th of November until 14th of May (rainy season, not accessible).

Professional film crews

We offer special rates and conditions for professional film crews staying for a long term. Please inform.

Checking in and checking out

Guests are expected to check-in after 14:00 hrs. and to check-out before 10:00 hrs. Please inform us in advance if you like to check-out later, but do not forget it takes about 2 hours to reach Mfuwe.

Slider malama overview

View from Chindeni Hills on Buffalo’s and Luangwa River (Note: a magnificent experience)

Conditions of Booking and Payment

Full payment is required when booking. Booking will be confirmed after payment. If you are booking less then 4 weeks before arrival then your booking can only be confirmed after payment. Please note that we can not guarantee your booking when payment arrives too late in our bank account.

Payments can be made by bank transfer as detailed on our invoice. Please note, that bank transfer costs shall be borne by the guest. We do not provide credit card or other bank services on site. On site payments can be done in cash, preferably in Zambian Kwachas, but we also accept US dollars (excl. 100 USD dollar notes), UK Pounds or Euros using the rate of the day.

Bank Details:

Bank: Zanaco Bank. Swift code: ZNCO ZMLU. Branch code: 012606 (Mfuwe). Account numbers: 5300 250 500 132 or 5300 250 500 233, Malama Umoyo Comp Ltd.


The cancellation charge, expressed as a percentage of the total price, is as follows:

91 or more days prior to arrival – 30% (non-refundable deposit). This will confirm your booking.

60 days prior to arrival – 100%

Insurance Conditions:

Anyone staying at Malama Umoyo Cottages must carry his or her own adequate comprehensive personal travel, cancellation and medical insurance. Please take into consideration that there are no fences and wild animals roam along the cottages freely.

By requesting for a quotation or reservation, you understand and agree to the conditions as mentioned above, unless otherwise agreed.

Note on extra services:

If you elect not to be full board and decide on self catering then please be aware that you are expected to bring your own food and drinks. In Malama is a shop with very basic supplies. Advice: Do your (last) shopping and refueling in Petauke, Chipata or Mfuwe. However: If you request us well in advance, we can ask the shop keeper to do groceries for you.

Should you wish to add something to your bush experience such as: guided game drive, walking safari, visit local village, etc, please let us know. We will be happy to inform you about qualified independent guides and contact details. We only provide accommodation, but we will do our best to provide guidance in your plans and interests and find you the best solution to make your stay in South Luangwa unforgettable.

You like to visit us as part of a full board, full service tour?

  1. Mama Tembo Tours in Lusaka (Mrs Leslie Nevison)
  2. African View in Livingstone (Mr Giacomo Corsini)
  3. Njobvu Safaris (Mr Nicholas Njobvu)

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