This is one of my favourite camps in Luangwa. Partly location, partly facilities, and always because of the great team.

Thomas P 34 yrs, Bangkok, Thailand, Read 4 reviews »

South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Mchenja Bush Camp

  • A luxurious, elegant & stylish tented camp overlooking the Luangwa
  • The game viewing is superb and night drives extremely worthwhile
  • The perfect destination to complete a walking safari

Facilities include

Plunge pool Beautiful central lounge Open-air bathrooms

Activities include

  • Day Game Drives
  • Birding Safaris
  • Walking Safaris
  • Night Game Drives
  • Photographic Safaris
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Seasons in Zambia

Peak Mid Low
About

About Mchenja Bush Camp

Set in a grove of magnificent ebony trees Mchenja Bush Camp is a luxurious, elegant and stylish tented camp overlooking a huge sweeping bend in the Luangwa. Each of the five specially designed octagonal tents has their own private en-suite open-air bathroom plus Victorian style baths with a river view. The beautiful central chitenje (lounge) is built around one of the old fallen Mchenja (ebony) trees and guests can cool off there in the campus plunge pool. Brunch is taken in the shady lounge but dinner is more often served on the river bank under the stars.

The rooms are generally spacious, each containing two three-quarter or one king-sized bed. There is wardrobe and shelving storage in the rooms, and an indoor and/or outdoor comfortable seating area and table. After dark, a member of staff will accompany you to and from your room, lighting the way and watching out for local wildlife.

The beautiful central chitenje (lounge) is built around one of the old fallen Mchenja (ebony) trees and guests can cool off there in the campus plunge pool.

In addition to the ebony grove at camp there are two other stunning groves close by making the game viewing in this area superb and night drives usually very worthwhile.

Practical info

Practical info

Location

How to get there

When to go

Peak season: 1 July - 31 October
Shoulder season: 15 May - 30 June and 1-7 November

Mchenja is closed from 8 November - 15 May

Important Information

It is essential that guests take out their own personal travel insurance.

There is no internet at this camp.

Children

Travelling with children

Children over the age of 8 are welcome
Children aged 12 and over are able to participate in the walking safaris
Child age restrictions do not apply with exclusive camp use

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