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.

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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.

A fantastic stay! Thank you all for making our honeymoon so special.
- Barry & Becky

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:
- 2 doubles (king-sized)
- 2 twins (queen-sized)
Co-ordinates:
S 13°22.030' - E031°36.436'

Guest Comments

Fantastic birding, great walks, and definitely the most photogenic elephant shrews in Zambia!

- Trish & Malcolm Lund, Canada

I just wanted to say again to you and everyone at Mfuwe and Chindeni how very much we enjoyed our stay and found everyone, the place and everything to be so wonderful, comfortable, friendly, fun, delicious and also informative, we came back in a total daze of happiness. Thank you all so very much.
I am sending a couple of pics and would ask you to send our fondest regards and thoughts to Peter, and our thanks too.
We will be back, just not quite sure when we'll make it!!
We took over 2000 photos in all!!!!! And love every single one of them!!

- Judy and Duffy T

Hello together,
we have visited Chindeni-Camp. We are now back home and want to say thank you very very much to Peter I ( I am Peter II; perhaps Peter I can remember)
and the whole staff for an amazing time in this wonderful camp. We plan to visit Zambia in 2017 again.
p.s. please excuse my terrible english

- Peter B

"We hadn't expected such luxurious accommodation, but we enjoyed every minute of it!"

- Mike & Sue Clark, UK

a flawlessly spectacular time with Bushcamp Company (Mfuwe Lodge, Zungulila & Chindeni).

- Jeanne and Rick G