Kasaba Bay Lodge: Luxury Accommodation On Lake Tanganyika Shores
Kasaba Bay Lodge lies on the shores of Lake Tanganyika within Sumbu National Park. It is easily accessible
from Mpulungu town by boat.
Kasaba Bay Lodge was originally built as one of the 'presidential lodges' for Zambia’s first president, Dr Kenneth Kaunda.
View Of Kasaba Bay Lodge
(courtesy of Kasaba Bay Lodge)
You can relax and enjoy the views of Lake Tanganyika, the longest and deepest fresh water lake in the world. Or you can enjoy any of the activities including fishing, swimming, snorkeling, bird watching and water skiing.
- Game Viewing
- Boat Cruises
- Boating Safaris
- Walking Safaris
Kasaba Bay Lodge offers luxury accommodation in well-furnished cottages all with private verandas and en-suite bathrooms. Cottages are built separately overlooking the lake.
Out And About
The Lodge is synonymous with Sumbu National Park and the Lake Tanganyika where a lot of attractive range of water
activities are on offer. For game enthusiasts, Sumbu Park has it all. Sightings of lion, elephant, Roan antelope,
crocodiles and Sitatungu are yours to be enjoyed.
Lake Tanganyika is located in the northern province of Zambia and it’s shared by Burundi, the Democratic Republic of
Congo (DRC), Tanzania and Zambia. But only 7 percent of its surface area is within Zambia. Lake Tanganyika is home to
more than 350 different species of fish and fishing is the main economic activity.
By volume, Lake Tanganyika is the second largest freshwater lake and the second deepest after Lake Baikal of Siberia. In
Africa, it is the second largest lake after Lake Victoria. Ruzizi River in the north is the largest inflow into the lake.
Fishing On Lake Tanganyika
Fancy yourself an angler? November to April (during the rainy season) is the ideal time to visit Nsumbu National Park for
fishing. Nsumbu is a renowned fishing destination along the shores of Lake Tanganyika.
Fish species most common are lake salmon, yellow belly, golden perch, catfish, Nile perch and tiger fish.
Nsumbu National Park
Nsumbu National Park covers an area of 2000 square kilometers which includes part of the shores of Lake Tanganyika.
The Park has a wide range of wild animals. The most common are: bushbuck, warthog, puku, roan, sable, eland, hartebeest,
zebra, duiker, crocodiles, antelope, sitatunga, hyena, side-striped jackal, serval, impala, waterbuck and reedbuck.
Nsumbu National Park is also home to big game like buffalos, elephants and hippos. Sightings of leopard and lion are not
Best Time To Go There
Most areas of the park are accessible during the dry season. The season is best for game viewing because this is the time when wildlife congregates along the shores of the lake for water.
Kasaba Bay Lodge To Mpulungu
You want to get away from the hustle and bustle of town life? Try Mubende Country Lodge, near Luanshya town. Situated at exactly 11 kilometres from Luanshya town, the lodge is truly a beauty.
The Levy Business Park, named after third president of the Republic of Zambia Levy Mwanawasa is dubbed as the "latest jewel".
The Golden Pillow Lodge, found in Southern Province has three branches in Mazabuka, Monze and Choma.
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