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Mchenja Bush Camp - Norman Carr Safaris

Luangwa River, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank KI-NRT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Mchenja camp for 3 days and loved it! The location is right on the Zambezi river and you can hear the grunting hippos right outside the door of your chalet. The accommodations are perfect and the beds comfy. The food is...More

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Mchenja is one of the more luxury bush camps. It is located in an great spot on the river bank, a bit further North, away from the crowds closer to Mfuwe gate. As a result, it feels quiet, and you will meet hardly any other...More

3  Thank Jan-Tiny
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This was our last camp visited this time but the beauty of Norman Carr is that each camp has it's own individual personality. This camp in entered via a magnificent stand of ebony trees - the ebony grove. It sets the tone for the whole...More

Thank Nick M
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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
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  • US$ 580 - US$ 650 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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  • 5
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  • Zambia >
  • South Luangwa National Park
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tacowolf
16 April 2017|
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Response from NormanCarr | Property representative |
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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Response from NormanCarr | Property representative |
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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