Nkasa Lupala tented lodge is built on the banks of one of the many channels of the Kwando-Linyanti river system. This unique Namibian wetland paradise in the eastern Caprivi region, is commonly known as Mamili and was recently renamed Nkasa Lupala National Park.

The Lodge is a joint venture with the Wuparo Conservancy and was the first Lodge to establish operations in the Nkasa Rupara National Park (Mamili).

An Italian family, the Micheletti are the owners and managers and they endeavour to ensure that the lodge will offer a special wilderness adventure.

The lodge is totally energy self-sufficient for electricity and water heating by using solar panels and will serve as an example of sustainable construction and planning not only in the region but in Namibia as a

In this cooperation is part of the successful and award winning Namibian conservancy program followed by IRDNC and WWF Namibia

Wildlife viewing opportunities at the lodge include: lion, elephant, buffalo, and rare wetland species such as lechwe, sitatunga and reed buck.

The National Park region has the greatest diversity of bird life in Namibia.


  • 10 luxury tents constructed out of steel, canvas and wood with proper doors and windows and en-suite bathroom facilities.
  • Coffee and tea station
  • Hot water generated by solar power
  • All rooms are made of customized large tents with average of 32.4 m, and have a breathtaking views across the lagoons.
  • Maximum2 pax         


Game Drives

We conduct our drives in the Nkasa Lulapa NP (Mamili) and Wuparo Conservancy.

Sighting is this drives include Elephants, Buffalo, Hippo, Lions, Leopard, Impala, Kudu, Zebra and wildebeest.

Boat Cruise 2h30

This relaxing cruise departs directly from the Lodge and is conducted on the Harubandi channel part of the Kwando-Linyanti system, the unique landscape is what makes our cruises special. Animal sighting differs from the season. Ideal on the first day of arrival!

Combo Drive+Boat 5h

This is our highlight! Don’t miss the opportunity to have a game drive and a exclusive cruise on the Linyanti river. This is one of the most unexplored areas of Namibia. Animal sighting differs from the season. Winter is the season wen Elephants migrate in great numbers into Namibia from Botswana.

Village visit

We conduct our guest to visit a homestead part of the Wuparo Conservancy. We also go to the local school and if possible we visit the local Traditional Authority. This should be a real experience and we chance homestead every visit.

Walking Safari

Walking Safaris

Our Walking safari is conducted by our guides and a armed community ranger. This experience requires a certain degree of physical fitness. The activity is subject to safety conditions.

Night Drives

This activity is preferred in the dry winter months. We will drive searching for those elusive animals that because of their habits can be observed only by night.


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