Chelinda Camp, Nyika, Malawi

Chelinda Camp is an Adventures Camp

Experience the rolling grasslands of the High Nyika Plateau

Located high on the Nyika Plateau within Nyika National Park, Chelinda Camp overlooks a crystal-clear dam with panoramic views of rolling hills, isolated ridges and open high-altitude grasslands. Accommodation at Chelinda Camp consists of two options. There are four chalets which have two bedrooms, a bathroom, lounge, dining area with a fireplace and a small kitchen. There are also six en-suite rooms with twin beds, which share a dining, bar and lounge area complete with luxurious furnishings and an inviting fireplace for those cosy nights.


  • Chelinda is an alpine experience, unique on the African continent
  • Easy access to rich pockets of life – from leopards to orchids
  • Chelinda Camp is ideal for private groups with their own guide
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Some things to do at Chelinda Camp

  • First time to Africa
  • Travelled to Africa
  • Seasoned Traveller
  • Take a game drive through open, rolling grasslands to see large herds of eland and roan.

  • Search for some of Nyika’s reclusive night-time residents, such as a serval on the hunt!

  • Snuggle up at the fireplace, hot chocolate in hand…

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Submitted by: Kai Collins, Dec 21, 2012

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Latest News From Chelinda Camp

  • Chelinda Camp - July 2014
    Jul 31, 2014

    Leopard have been very active at Chelinda, obligingly showing themselves on night drives…

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  • Chelinda Camp – June 2014
    Jun 30, 2014

    Amazing leopard sightings at Chelinda Camp, with the cats posing obligingly for guest photographs…

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  • Chelinda Camp – May 2014
    May 15, 2014

    The Nyika Plateau Big Burn, Malawi

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ Nyika NP is stunningly beautiful - European highlands with African wildlife, more or less. Green rolling hills, rocky outcrops, patches of woodland, an abundance of wildflowers - and lots of animals ”
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Reviewed by: LifeThroughALens, 2012.05.27