Project Description


Chimwemwe offers chalet accommodation, from single to presidential suites, as well as camping sites. Chimwemwe means joy in the Chewa language. Our lodge is built to give local and international guests a homely welcome in a recreated Zambian village environment.

Our gardens are the best in Petauke and offer excellent background photographic scenery for wedding and conference group photos. The Lodge has a conference room that can cater for up to 70 people. Chimwemwe Lodge is well situated for travellers going to and from Chipata or Mfuwe.

Come and enjoy the Chimwemwe Lodge hospitality.


Chimwemwe Executive Lodge is a limited company privately owned by Mr Mwelwa and Edith Tembo. The Chairman, Mr Tembo, is a retired diplomat who has a wealth of business experience. Mrs Tembo, the Managing Director, has a rich experience in the hospitality industry spanning over 25 years. Chimwemwe Executive Lodge has been open since March 2007.

The Lodge is situated 400 kilometres east of Lusaka, on the Petauke turn off from the Great East Road. The convenient location of Chimwemwe Lodge makes it easily accessible to travellers on the Great East Road.


Type: Lodge

Area: Petauke

Operates: All year round

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