• Mchenja Bush Camp deck and elephants
  • Dining by the river at Muchenja
  • Lioness near Mchenja Bush Camp
  • Walking safari at Mchenja
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Mchenja Bush Camp

Mchenja Bush Camp, located on the banks of the Luangwa River, is a small camp offering game and walking safaris in South Luangwa National Park.

Zambia

  • Blend of 4x4 drives and guided walks
  • Lovely open-air bathrooms
  • Combines well with other NCS camps
  • Viewing deck and plunge pool
  • Communal meals served indoors and out
  • Large lounge built around fallen ebony trees

Mchenja Bush Camp is a seasonal camp on the banks of the Luangwa River. It is named after the ebony ('mchenja' in the local dialect) trees that surrounf it. Five stylishly-designed walk in safari tents overlook the river and nestle under a grove of ancient ebony trees - Mchenja means ebony tree. Each tent has an en-suite shower and inside bath. 

There is a main area is under thatch and houses the bar and lounge, although most meals are enjoyed under the canopy of the magnificent trees outside. The camp has a plunge pool, alongside the bar and lounge areas, where guests can relax.

Game drives and walking safaris are offered. The latter are not strenuous, generally lasting between 3 and 5 hours and are led by a fully qualified guide.

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Client Rating for Zambia 5/5 from 53 reviews

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Mchenja Bush Camp

Mchenja Bush Camp deck and elephants

Mchenja Bush Camp, located on the banks of the Luangwa River, is a small camp offering game and walking safaris in South Luangwa National Park.

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