Kayila Lodge - Zambezi Holiday

Situated on Zambian side of the lower Zambezi river, 45km downstream from Chirundu opposite Mana Pools National Park

Kayila Lodge (home of the elephant) is open year round

overlooks the Mana Pools shoreline.

A wildlife sanctuary with common sightings of elephant, buffalo, impala, puku, bushbuck, kudu, zebra, warthog, baboon, hippo, crocodile and an abundant species of birdlife.

Lion and hyena are regularly sighted on day and night game drives - sometimes in the camp itself.


Rates: 15 March - 15 December 2009p

All Inclusive Package
US$ 220 per person per night 2 sharing

all meals (breakfast - lunch - afternoon tea - 3 course dinner)
all drives wand walks
Excludes - bar

Full Board
US$ 120 per person per night, 2 sharing

Includes all meals (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and a 3 course dinner)
Excludes - bar

Departures daily all year round ex Kariba, Lusaka or Livingstone
Return road/boat transfer between Kariba and Kayila.E and O.E

Kayila Lodge is open year round

Minimum number: 2 guests
Maximum number: 14 guests

Kayila Lodge

Lower Zambezi

    • twin bed stone under thatch chalets with en suite shower, toilet and hand basin

    • Honeymoon suite with large sunken bath, shower, toilet and hand basin

    • double bed Treehouse with a lower level shower, toilet and hand basin

    • family room – 1 double and 2 singles with en suite shower, toilet and hand basin

All chalets have a veranda with deck chairs and a private view of the river.

Travel and medical insurance is COMPULSORY for all clients. Please ensure YOU have arranged this insurance prior to leaving so as to cover unexpected medical expenses and loss/theft of personal effects

Minimum age: 12 years
Maximum age: No maximum age
(Children U12 on request, on condition that parents are made fully aware, that the lodge does have wild animals roaming around the grounds at various times of the day, and that they will be required to sign an Indemnity Form for each child

Kayak standing wave zambezi river

* A central dining area on higher ground affords magnificent views of the river and the escarpment
* adjacent to the main complex is an ancient baobab tree - hollow at the base the tree services as a unique powder room with a toilet and hand basin (see picture right)
* swimming pool


    # Walking trails / safari hikes to nearby escarpment
    # Bush walks with professional guides
    # Visits to the natural pools and waterfalls (on request)
    # Game viewing by boat
    # Short or multi day canoe trips
    # Tiger Fishing

The combination of riverine and escarpment habitats means that the birdlife is prolific with over 350 species recorded in this area.

Kayak standing wave zambezi river

1) Departures ex the Cutty Sark Hotel at 10h00. Road transfer to the Kafue Pontoon,
boat transfer to Kayila Lodge.
2) By boat from Kafue Pontoon (self-drive clients only).
3) By road via Chirundu and the Kafue Pontoon to Zambezi Wildlife sanctuary (for self drive clients only)

A charter service can be arranged and clients wishing to charter in to Kayila Lodge or out to Lusaka, Livingstone or Mfuwe at the end of their stay can do so on request.
The charter will fly into Kayila airstrip

Guest Requirements

    • If travelling from Zimbabwe return air tickets or vehicle registration particulars – if required.

    • Valid travel and health documents (cholera and yellow fever recommended)

    • Double entry visas for people requiring visas for re-entry into Zimbabwe. It is advisable for all clients to check with the Zambian authorities whether or not they need visas for Zambia, and if necessary obtain their visas prior to departure.

    • Advise us of any dietary requirements / allergies

Visa requirements | Visa costs

General Requirements
malaria prophylactics, insect repellent and sunblock - Personal medical requirements - Torch / flashlight
Binoculars * camera * video and film - Fishing rods and tackle - Warm clothing during cool months -
Walking shoes (comfortable, not new) - Khaki / green clothing for walking and game drives - Swimming costume - Broad rimmed hat

Visa Costs

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