Chindeni Bushcamp

A sublime tented camp on the edge of a permanent lagoon with the Chindeni Hills providing a truly breathtaking backdrop.

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In an enviable location on the edge of a lagoon where hippo chortle and elephant wallow, stands Chindeni - undoubtedly one of the most beautiful tented camps in the South Luangwa.

There's something about sleeping under canvas that ignites a sense of adventure in everyone. At Chindeni you can combine that thrill with style and comfort in one of its four opulent tents. Gaze out from your private veranda onto the lagoon which attracts birds and animals from miles around. Or settle back with a gin-and-tonic in the central lounge and dining area - a glorious expanse of varnished decking arranged on several levels around the surrounding ebony trees, boasting, of course, the same spectacular view of the serene lagoon and its inhabitants.

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Rooms

With stripped wooden floors, four-poster beds, cosy sitting rooms, en suite bathrooms and vaulted canvas ceilings, Chindeni's spacious tents are so inviting you could be forgiven for never wanting to leave your room. Especially when you can see so much wildlife just by stepping onto your own private deck jutting out over the lagoon. Two of the tents have twin beds (queen-sized beds), while the other two each have a king bed. Chindeni is open from May to December.

Activities

Whether you are in the mood for intrepid exploration or perhaps some more sedentary wildlife viewing, Chindeni will deliver. Avid game viewers and birdwatchers can set out on superb walking safaris, game drives, night drives and scenic sundowner trips in the surrounding area. Or you can just park yourself in a deckchair at camp and watch the abundance of game that is drawn to the lagoon.

We had a wonderful experience! Peter is a wonderful guide. Thanks everyone!
- Jim and Dean Jungensen, Cedan Rapids, Iowa, USA

Summary

Location:
Overlooking an ox-bow lagoon and the Chindeni Hills, South Luangwa, Zambia
(2 ½ hours from Mfuwe Lodge)
Season:
Open from May to December
Activities:
Guided walking safaris; game drives (day and night); birdwatching
Children:
Children over 12 are welcome (under 12s welcome if a private camp is booked)
Electricity:
Solar power for lighting, battery charging facilities and hot water
Accommodation:
4 luxury, spacious tents, each with a standing fan:
- 2 doubles (king-sized)
- 2 twins (queen-sized)
Co-ordinates:
S 13°22.030' - E031°36.436'

Guest Comments

Thanks for this mind-blowing experience! This is by far the best safari I have ever had in Africa! Will definitely come back!

- Ray, Lusaka

We had a fantastic trip! We saw so many things and loved it all! We enjoyed the lions and the elephants the most! Really impressed with your company and great staff!

- Martin and Anna Amison, Dubai

"Truly a piece of heaven on earth. Our family had a wonderful adventure and only regret not spending more time in camp. All of our expectations were overwhelmingly exceeded. The hospitatility, knowledge and quiet elegance of the managment, guides and staff was spectacular. The accommodations and food first class. Thanks for the memories!"

- The Mizell Family, USA

Best experience in Africa! Enjoyed every moment!

- Lisa and Dennis, New York

Thank you for making our stay so memorable! Africa and Zambia are much more beautiful because of you and all the staff! The food and service are superb! Loved the hippo’s G&T! All the best!

- Joe Rosolanko and Tomoteru Kimura, Tokyo, Japan