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Chamilandu Bush Camp

From: $570.00

Chamilandu is set close to the banks of the mighty Luangwa River. With raised decks each chalet has perfect privacy and fantastic views of the river and opposite bank. Elephant, Giraffe, Hippo and Crocodile are regularly spotted from the camp. The open decks and bathrooms create a beautiful open feel to the camp and combine understated luxury with a true bush experience.

Description

Chamilandu Bush Camp

There is nothing quite like waking up in the mornings at Chamilandu. Simply lift your head and the sweeping views of the river come to life. There is a constant parade of wildlife crossing from the Game Management Area into the national park. Hippo bask and snort from the deeper pools. Crocodile bask on the many sand bars and elephant herds cross constantly.

After your morning walk or drive you can sit on your private deck and bird watch. Breeding herds of elephant are around and in view all the time. There is a large Winterthorn tree out the back of the kitchen that elephants love to feed on.

A short distance from the camp is the hide. Ask your guide Gilbert to walk you there as it often attracts a variety of animals. The hide is positioned overlooking a small water hole and is a great place to spend an afternoon – Elephant, birds and baboon are all regular visitors here.

Chamilandu sits under a grove of Ebony Trees. The fruit is a favorite of the baboons so there is always a Leopard lurking close by. Their cough at night, a warning to all that wander in the darkness.

Read our Country Information on advice for travel to Zambia.

If you would like to learn more about this magnificent park for your safari to Africa, donate or get involved, then read up about Conservation South Luangwa.

As there are several bush camps to choose from and it’s an excellent idea to spend at least 2 nights at each have a look at Kuyenda, Kapamba, Chindeni, Zungulila or Bilimungwe. Mfuwe Lodge is a great place to start your safari in Africa. Our expert advice would be to start with 2 nights at Mfuwe Lodge and then head off into the bush camps.

How to Get There

Fly In

Fly into Lusaka with Ethiopian Airlines, South African Airways, Kenya Airways or Air Namibia. On arrival you can be met and escorted to your domestic flight to Mfuwe International Airport.

On arrival at Mfuwe you will be met by your guide who will drive you to the lodge.

For assistance with flights and transfers we are happy to help, contact pierre@africansafariexperts.com

Rates and Seasons

Green Season

1 January – 31 May and 1 November – 31 December

$570-00 per person sharing

$200-00 single supplement

Government Levies, Luangwa Conservation and Community Fund and ZCP:

$80-00 per person per night

$60-00 per child per night

Shoulder Season

1 – 30 June and 1 – 31 October

$590-00 per person sharing

$215-00 single supplement

Government Levies, Luangwa Conservation and Community Fund and ZCP:

$80-00 per person per night

$60-00 per child per night

Peak Season

1 July – 30 September

$760-00 per person sharing

$245-00 single supplement

Government Levies, Luangwa Conservation and Community Fund and ZCP:

$80-00 per person per night

$60-00 per child per night

Activities

 

Activities:

  • Morning and evening game drives
  • Walking safaris

Includes / Excludes

 

Included:

  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Local brand drinks
  • Game drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Laundry
  • Mfuwe Airport road transfers
  • Government VAT
  • Inter-camp transfers

Excluded:

  • Government levies
  • Park Fees
  • Luangwa Community & Conservation Fund
  • Zambia Carnivore Programme
  • Bottled wines
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Domestic flights

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