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Mchenja Bush Camp - Norman Carr Safaris

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mchenja was such a beautiful camp - right on the river overlooking hippos 24/7. We even had a few come in the middle of the night and "mow our lawn" right in front of the villa! The villa is very well appointed and even probably...More

Thank staceytann
Reviewed 30 December 2017

What a fantastic spot - right on the banks of the Luangwa River in a beautiful ebony grove. We had two days here and on both days were able to watch a large family of elephants crossing the river just in front of our room....More

Thank perdita947
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We saw lions and some new birds on our first evening with our guide John and spotter, Z, then had a splendid sun-downer set up by our host, Enock and his team overlooking the river with the grunting hippos for company. They had set up...More

Thank christinebeehive
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We had a fabulous time with Hazel (front of house), John the manager and guide, and the rest of the team at Mchenja. The drive from the park gate to the camp takes about one and a bit hours. The camp is situated on the...More

Thank tsmuttonbird
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Mchenja Bushcamp is a small (5 chalets total) and lovely camp in a beautiful setting within an ebony grove, and right against a sweeeping bend of the Luangwa River. The entire property - the main area and all rooms - has wonderful views of the...More

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Gordmartin
25 February 2018|
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Response from NormanCarr | Property representative |
Hi Gordmartin, the game viewing is excellent in both September and October. The main difference would be that October will be hotter and most of the lagoons and river tributaries will be dry forcing more animals closer to... More
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tacowolf
16 April 2017|
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Hi Tacowolf, there are very few tsetse flies around Mchenja (or Kakuli) and you'll likely see none or only one or two if you're unlucky on your drives or walks from the camp.
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JAYB1960
9 October 2016|
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Hi Jay, we don't have phone or internet in our Safari Camps which are in the heart of the National Park. Not only is there little to no telecoms access, but we hope it gives guests a chance to get back to nature and switch... More
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"last tent from camp for peace & quiet"
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"We were in chalet 1, the most private"
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"All the rooms are very similar"
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"I think all the rooms are the same loveliness! - big comfy bed, outside toilet/shower, inside bath."
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