Ichingo Chobe River Lodge


  • En-suite tents with private decks
  • Boat safaris in Chobe
  • Combines well with northern Botswana
  • Excellent fishing opportunities

Open: All year. 

Location: The lodge is set on the southern side of Impalila Island, at the confluence of the Chobe and Zambezi Rivers. The lodge is best reached by boat from Kasane or by road and/or boat transfers from Liviingstone airport. 

Rooms: 8 meru-style tents with private balconies and en-suite bathrooms. The tents overlook the river and are equipped with cupboards and tables. 

Activities: Game viewing by boat on the Chobe River. You are allocated your own guide and tender boat for the duration of your stay. Birding safaris – there are over 400 wetland and woodland species in the area. The lodge offers guided photographic safaris. This is also a good area for fishing, particularly for tiger fish. Guided walks and village visits can also be arranged. 

Facilities: The main lodge is built out over the river and houses the lounge, bar and dining area. All are under thatch, beneath large shady trees. There is a plunge pool and deck, by the waterfront. The lodge owners also have 2 luxury Ichobezi houseboats which can be combined with a stay at the lodge. 

Dining: Meals are eaten communally in the dining room or outdoors, often with lodge’s owners. 

Children: The camp accepts children of all ages. 

Health: This is a malarial area. 

Communication: There no land line on the island, but mobile reception is possible with a Botswana sim card.

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