Unapologetically luxurious Chinzombo is set within 60 acres of private land along the Luangwa River. Private, direct access into one of the most game-rich areas of the South Luangwa National Park and expert guiding combine to make this a truly special place. Chinzombo enjoys a venerable history as a green-season safari base dating back to the 1970s, however the brand-new lodge – which hugs a generous curve of the Luangwa River in the shade of towering, ancient ebony and mahogany trees on a wildlife-rich ridge – has been architect-designed for maximum luxury and elegance.
Just six enviably luxurious tented villas make up this exclusive boutique safari lodge, which is unfenced – so you will have to share your space with the wild animals that meander through the unspoilt Zambian bush.
Modern materials combine beautifully with timeless natural textures – think canvas, leather and reeds – to create the airy, expansive contemporary-style villas, which use the latest green-power technology. Each secluded villa is positioned to make the most of the tranquil Luangwa River views, which are central to your experience. Walls open up via floor-to-ceiling windows, and the private plunge pool of each villa is situated on an elevated shaded deck that is the perfect spot to relax while you soak up your surrounds. Each elegantly furnished villa also has a separate living area, a cooled sleeping area, enormous bathroom, and a yoga and exercise area.
A winding footpath through the trees connects each villa to the shaded main communal areas. Relax in the shared lounge or library, enjoy delicious meals in the elegant dining area or alongside the firepit under the vast night sky, or settle down on a shady deck overlooking the Luangwa and watch for elephant drinking at the river. And when you are ready for incredible wildlife sightings, A private boat ride leads directly into a game rich area of the National Park, where game-viewing drives are led by expert safari guides.
Things to do
• Twice-daily guided safari game drives
• Night game drives
• Green Season game drives
• Walking safaris
• Luwi River Bed sleepout
• Private photographic guide
• Craft visit to Mulberry Mongoose workshop
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