Muchenje Lodge Safari Lodge
Muchenje Lodge, set on an escarpment overlooking the Chobe River, is a popular safari destination with great views over the Chobe floodplains. It is the only luxury lodge in the area west of the Chobe National Park, and offers fantastic game viewing within the park, using open-vehicle game drives.
* Muchenje Lodge Highlights
- ∞ Situated on the outskirts of the 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
More about this accommodation
Muchenje lodge can accommodate up to twenty guests in the luxury of ten twin-bedded thatch chalets. Each chalet, furnished in true African style, has its own private viewing balcony over the Chobe river floodplains. The chalets all offer ensuite bathrooms with flush 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 as well as 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 formations, great for a refreshing afternoon dip and an ideal place 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
- xTransport to the lodge
- xPremium brand drinks
- xPersonal travel insurance
- xAll items of a personal nature
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