Guests visiting Mvuu Camp and Lodge in Liwonde National Park are being treated to excellent elephant sightings at the moment. This month, guests on boat safaris and transfers were able to see large herds of up to 120 elephants swimming across the Shire River, from the bank at Namandanje.
This month, we were pleased to host travel blogger Karen Beddow and her family, who visited Mvuu Camp as part of a family holiday in Malawi. Karen Beddow is the founder of Mini Travellers, a multi award-winning family travel blog that collaborates with diverse brands, tourist boards and holiday companies to provide parents with ideas for day-outs with kids, adventurous and fun-fuelled holidays from Greece to Wales to Rwanda and everything in between.
On 24th March 2018, at 8.30 PM, the CAWS camp teams across Malawi participated in the annual Earth Hour switch off. Guests and team members alike joined millions of people around the world, who turned off their lights to show their commitment towards taking action against climate change. The teams shut down power for the hour and enjoyed a night of star gazing.
Kate Moore from the Lilongwe Wildlife Trust and her family, recently stayed at the J&B chalets at Mvuu Camp in Liwonde National Park. The chalets were refurbished last year and here’s what Kate had to say about her trip and stay at the chalets:
CAWS guide Samuel Lenard Chihana who is based at Mvuu Camp and Mvuu Lodge in Liwonde National Park recently secured the number 19 spot in tourHQ’s Global Guide Awards 2018 programme. This is the third consecutive year that Samuel has received a place on the list, which recognizes the world’s top 100 guides each year.
Three new plunge pools are currently being constructed outside three tents at Mvuu Lodge. Built outside each tent, amidst the park’s pristine wilderness and tranquil natural surroundings, these plunge pools are set to serve as the ideal way for guests to relax and recuperate after a long day packed with adventure and exploration.
An article from the WESM newsletter titled 'Bird Fest in Liwonde' by David Scott offers an interesting account of the weekend. Click through to read the article which was written and shared by David Scott:
24th February, 2018 marked another historical landmark when after many, many months of planning and extensive preparations, the first stage of the process of reintroducing lions in Liwonde National Park was completed. The first stage involved translocating two male lions from Majete Wildlife Reserve, to specially built bomas in Liwonde.
Last month, we treated our Mvuu Camp & Lodge guests to an exciting Green Season birding weekend, where an array of birding safaris were conducted to explore the numerous bird species that inhabit Liwonde National Park during the rains. During the much-loved Green Season, Liwonde National Park is teeming with life, and guests visiting the park can expect to enjoy an endless series of spectacular bird sightings.