Last Eden of Chobe, Muchenje is a magnificent lodge in a stunning location. Muchenje sits on an escarpment with wonderful views of the Chobe River, and Namibia’s Caprivi Strip and seasonal flood plains. Enjoy game viewing and exceptional views from the convenience of their private veranda, the pool deck or one of the viewing decks. Staff offer a truly relaxed, homely atmosphere, where nothing is too much trouble. Just 20 guests are accommodated in intimate exclusivity. Each thatched, stone built cottage has private, panoramic views. The main Lodge area is extensive, and has been built to allow for excellent vistas, comfort and charm. Guests can relax in and its many quiet areas; from the viewing platforms and decks, the dining area and bar. Retail therapy is also at hand at the curio shop. Close by is the swimming pool, complete with deck and more excellent views where you can relax in the afternoon, and soak up the sun.
Muchenje offers 11 newly refurbished thatched Safari bungalows, each being beautifully appointed having its own unique view of the Chobe. The bathroom is a good size with shower, toilet and his/ hers hand-basins. Each Safari Suite has a ceiling fan, wardrobe, electric safe and writing table. You also have a private, shaded veranda, from which to take in the sights and sounds.
Of the 11 Safari rooms, 1 is a family unit, and accommodates 4 guests. There is a double bed and full bathroom downstairs, and a loft area with 2 single beds upstairs. This unit also works well for a small group of friends travelling together.
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Meals are served table d'bush, wholesome and plentiful,and well presented. You'll dine along side other guests at the lodge on a long railway sleeper dining table; dress is always informal.
Muchenje Safari Lodge’s position means that it is far away from the bustle in Kasane, and guests enjoy extensive game drives in a rarely visited section of the Chobe National Park. In addition the Lodge is located in the Chobe Forest Reserve where game walks and night drives are also available, which add immeasurably to the wildlife experience. While here enjoy: game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles, Game viewing by boat on the Chobe River, Bush walking-safaris, Night game drives, or head out to visit the local village.