Time + Tide Chongwe River Camp
Home to an array of animals and birdlife, guests needn’t leave their tents to enjoy the hippos, elephants, antelope and birds that call the Chongwe River home. Couple this with both the land and river based game viewing activities and Chongwe River Camp offers guests a truly memorable safari experience Need to Know Located on the confluence of the Zambezi and Chongwe Rivers. This camp has arguably the best views in the whole of the Lower Zambezi area. Safaris Driving, walking, canoeing, boating, fishing & cultural visits. Guests are spoiled for choice with game drives, canoeing, fishing (tiger fishing, bream, vundu), river cruises and walking safaris, all led by fully licensed guides. Wildlife Elephants, lion, leopard, wild dogs, variety of antelope, buffalo, zebra, hippo and crocodiles, genet, civet, honey badger, mongoose, bushpig, baboon, raptors, Pels fishing owl, and over 375 species of birds. Local Activities Visit to Chiawa cultural village Visit to Mugurameno village and Basic School Visit to Conservation Lower Zambezi Swims at Chongwe Falls Facilities Swimming pool Open air dining Bar Small library Laundry 24 hour power to all rooms (generator) Ceiling fans Wireless internet access Small curio shop Accommodation 9 Classic Tents 1 Cassia Suite (1 bedroom, private pool & dining) 1 Albida Suite (2 bedrooms, private guide, pool & dining) Accolades 2016 - Most Romantic Safari Property, Runner up 2016 - Best Family Safari Experience, Runner up 2015 - Most Romantic Safari Property, Winner 2014 - Best Value Safari, Winner 2014 - Best Ecologically Responsible, Runner up 2014 - Best Safari Cusine, Runner up 2010 - Good Safari Guide Awards, Best Safari Property in Africa, finalist 2009 - Amarula Awards, Best retreat in Africa 2009 - Zambia Tourism Awards, best Safari Accommodation 2008 - Elite Traveler, top 100 suites, Albida Suite Season Secret season: April/May/June, 1st – 15th November Safari season: July - October Closed: 16th November – 1st April Average Stay 3 - 5 nights Average Price (PPPN) From $650 pppn all inclusive Child Policy Children 7+ are welcome. Families with children younger than this wishing to experience a private safari in Albida Suite are discussed on a case by case basis.