Rooms & rates

We use USD for our room rates. This may fluctuate prices in MWK. We accept cash payments only.

Private rooms

We have 2 private en-suite rooms and 2 with shared bathroom. Mosquito nets and towels included.

  • 1 person private room (single bed)

    Shared shower

  • family room (2 single beds and a bunk bed)

    Shared shower

  • 2 person private room (double bed)

    Self-contained (en-suite)

  • family room (1 double and 1 bunk bed)

    Self-contained (en-suite)



Two simple but tidy dorms. All beds have nets and facilities are shared.

  • 10-bed dorm (bunk beds)

    Shared shower

  • 4-bed dorm with fan

    Shared shower


For group bookings, please check our ‘groups‘ page


Looking for low-budget accommodation? Pakachere offers ready-to-sleep tents with mattresses & linen (not in rainy season)

  • Own tent

    Bring your own

    $6 pppn
  • Paka Tent

    Including mattress & linen

    $10 (1p)
  • Paka Tent

    Including mattress & linen

    $16 (2p)


Please note we only accept cash.

We prefer Malawian kwachas, but you can also pay in dollars ($; large denominations, crisp notes printed after 2009).

Only in emergencies we accept other currencies and it has to be approved by management in advance. Please ask at reception when you check-in if you want to pay in pounds (£), euros (€) or rand (ZAR). We use the bank’s selling rate. Thank you for understanding! The banks are only 5 minutes walking from Paka on the main road (M3). AT NB you can get 120.000 MWK out of the (left) machine without having to pay an extra fee and most bank cards allow 4 transactions in a row. Inside at NB at counter nr. 1 you can get more with a credit card.