Muchenje Lodge, set on an escarpment overlooking the Chobe River, is a popular safari destination with great views over the Chobe floodplain. It is the only luxury lodge in the area west of the Chobe National Park, and offers fantastic open-vehicle game drives within the park.
- Situated on the outskirts of Chobe National Park
- Swimming pool
- Game-viewing platform with great views over the river
- Day and night 4x4 open-vehicle game drives
- River cruises on the Chobe River
- Exclusive en-suite chalets
- Cultural visits to local village
Muchenje Lodge can accommodate up to t20 guests in the luxury of 10 twin-bedded thatch chalets. Each chalet, furnished in true African style, has its own private viewing balcony over the Chobe River floodplain. The chalets all offer en-suite bathrooms with flushing toilets.
Activities are conducted by expert safari guides, who make guests' safety and enjoyment their top priority. Half- and full-day open 4x4 game drives are available in the Chobe National Park as well as spotlit night drives in the adjacent Chobe Forest Reserve. Walking safaris and a cultural visit to the nearby Muchenje village are some of the other activity options. Guests are able to explore the beauty of the Chobe River in all its diversity on daily boat cruises or by mountain bike. For the avid angler, fishing trips can be arranged on request. This area is rich in wildlife and offers extremely rewarding game-viewing opportunities.
The main lodge at Muchenje houses the dining area, reception, bar, curio shop, library and game-viewing platform. Guests can enjoy sumptuous meals while soaking up the panoramic views from the elevated escarpment. Muchenje Lodge caters for vegetarians and special meals, and theme dinners can be arranged. The camp boasts a swimming pool, built into the existing rock formation, which is great for a refreshing afternoon dip. It's an ideal place from which to watch the sun melt into the evening sky.
Muchenje Lodge can be reached by light aircraft from Maun or Kasane, or by road transfer from Kasane or Victoria Falls.
- All drinks (excluding premium brands)
- All standard activities
- Park entrance fee
- All meals, tea and coffee
- Transport to the lodge
- Premium-brand drinks
- Personal travel insurance
- All items of a personal nature
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The Chobe National Park is one of the most popular game reserves in Botswana. Situated in the far north of Botswana, Chobe includes the Savute and Linyanti regions which are known for high concentrations of lion and elephant. However, Chobe is best known for the Chobe River floodplain, where herds upon herds of animals gather in the dry season between June and October. The game reserve is most easily accessed from Kasane, a town just to the east of the park on the banks of the Chobe River, close to the border with Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls.