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Mchenja Bush Camp - Norman Carr Safaris

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 28 July 2017 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
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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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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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