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#2 of 8 Speciality lodging in Chiawa Conservancy
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jszyman806 wrote a review Mar 2020
The Villages, Florida83 contributions64 helpful votes
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We arrived late (9 pm), as it's a long drive from Lusaka. Roads are not good but were dry for the last couple hours. Dinner was waiting for us, and we were the only guests during the end of the wet (green or Emerald) season. Just has some rain at night. We did the full day Lower Zambei program, which involves going down river to the park by boat, transferring to safari vehicle for the game drive, and boat return. The animal sightings were were just "ok." No "big cats" but several other sightings. Meals were very tasty. The owners were there day 2 and they made sure our stay was special. Full breakfast and local AM game drive on last day before we departed by boat to reconnect with our transport down river (saves almost an hour total travel time). The grounds here are pretty. Stone chalets are right on the Zambezi River, making for nice sunrises.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Fvirdis wrote a review Jan 2020
Milan, Italy21 contributions8 helpful votes
The site is lovely, smart and very well renovated. Even though we didn’t book any activities in advance (highly recommended!), the owners kindly brought us on a marvellous trip by boat on the river at dusk. We went in August 2019 with a roof-tented 4x4, camping spots are big and provided with a nice bathroom and a very large place for fire. A wonderful experience!
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Susan C wrote a review Oct 2019
Lusaka27 contributions6 helpful votes
View was beautiful, and wildlife, trees and birds in camp were idyllic.The tented chalet (Shaka) was lovely, roomy, airy. Bed was comfy. Bathroom was very hot and airless (needs insulation in ceiling or air vents) - mozzi gauze on bathroom windows would be great so you can leave windows open. Our room attendant Costern was very helpful. Possibly need more cold water in the room in the heat of October, or fill it up more often anyway (1l per day is not enough). Proper coffee from gournds would be a welcome addition, certainly for first cup in the morning - we have such divine coffee home-grown in Zambia. Eles can cause some inconvenience at times (and must be scary for the less experienced) - we thought we maybe saw a salt lick at the back of the chalet area which may not be a good idea? It seems the guests in the camping area were inconvenienced a lot by these ele visitors so maybe a chilli fence or such-like would make it safer for eles and people that side. Food was very average. In the heat of October, some more salads would be welcome. I specifically advised I could not eat any grains or root vegetables and very limited meat & dairy. We were only there 2 nights - 1st night: pork chops, mash potato, coleslaw with carrots and gem-squash with sweetcorn (and cheese?); 2nd night - chicken, potatoes, some roast veg. I eventually got a bowl of warmed up beans from a tin and a little salad, after my protestations (I heard the manager telling the cook in the morning to cook me some bean relish so no idea why cook ignored that). Suggest you up your vegan & vegetarian options. Last, a little thing, those flashing coloured light balls in the cycad pot at the edge of the dining area are just too hideous, particularly in a bush setting.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Jemi W wrote a review Oct 2019
Greater Sydney, Australia45 contributions53 helpful votes
It was by chance driving through Malawi we came across this fantastic lodge the staff were helpful and encouraged us to do many of the activities we had a wonderful experience with the elephants and in fact they made it a little difficult for us to return to our beautiful villa as they decided the tree in front of our front door needed to be cut down to size lol 🐘this is a wonderful and totally Safe place to visit❤️
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Date of stay: November 2018
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r0bcat wrote a review Sep 2019
South Africa50 contributions3 helpful votes
We camped at Mvuu and enjoyed it very much. Ablutions are great and campsites on the banks of the Zambezi are special. Next time we would maybe stay in a chalet as the monkeys and baboons gave us a bit of a rough time. Difficult to relax. We did not mind the elephants in the camp!! We enjoyed the wildness of the camp and the hosts were great. Highly recommended. Ron and Anne-Marie
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Date of stay: September 2019
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ZambiaLusaka ProvinceChiawa Conservancy
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