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Mchenja Bush Camp - Norman Carr Safaris

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Luangwa River, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This camp was the last in a series of 5 camps I visited during my safari with Norman Carr safaris and, like Kapani, Luwi, Nsolo, and Kakuli, which preceeded, it held the same high standard. The rooms at Mchenja are the most unique in amenities than the other camps because of the fact that each one has their own free... More 

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NormanCarr, Owner at Mchenja Bush Camp - Norman Carr Safaris, responded to this review

Dear Stephen, As with the other reviews you've done on Kapani, Luwi, Nsolo and Kakuli, it was our absolute pleasure to have you with us. I know you did a lot of research before booking Zambia and NCS and I am so thrilled that the whole experience lived up to and beyond your expectations. We send these reviews to the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This wonderful little camp was our last stop on our 9 night safari to South Luangwa with Norman Carr. It is real luxury in the bush with terrific staff and great food. The whole camp is simply amazing and the guiding was superb. We had a truly fabulous safari and can't wait to go back as soon as we can!!!

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NormanCarr, Owner at Mchenja Bush Camp - Norman Carr Safaris, responded to this review

As I've said on your other camp reviews....It was great to have you both back again at Kapani, Luwi, Nsolo, Kakuli and Mchenja - some for the fourth time since 2009! Our team is like a big family and that extends through to you, who start as our guests and quickly become friends....as corny as that sounds it's also true! More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We came to Zambia, having been on safari once before in South Africa. My husband, myself, daughter 17 and son 14. We were looking for something a bit different. We certainly found that here at Mchenja! What an amazing camp - literally in the middle of the bush. All showers/toilets were outside and we knew there was no connection to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Mchenja was our last stop on a seven night safari with Norman Carr; we had an excellent, excellent time!! The luxurious tents are the perfect example of "glamping", with a beautiful clawfoot tub in each one...and we had some of the most exciting wildlife sightings of the entire trip with our guide, Innocent and our Scout, Gideon. On our last... More 

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Sydney
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

If you want to have an up close and personal experience with the wide array of wildlife in Zambia this is the place. During every game drive we couldn't believe out luck with our animal sightings. Even arriving at the camp on the first day we saw a lion having a nap. I particularly have a soft spot for 'baby'... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Mchenja was our third Norman Carr camp we stayed at and each time they kept raising the bar. John our guide was full of personality and with whom we always felt safe with his driving and positioning relative to the animals. We saw so many different type of animals and birds it was hard to keep count. We viewed close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

All our wishes came true in Mchenja,apart from the magnificent care & attention from the staff,the animal sitings were unbelievable. Our guide,John,and scout,took us on a magical tour of the bush,knowing precisely where the action was and putting us in the perfect viewing areas. Kendall & her staff took care of all else back at camp,feeding us too well and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

If you want to see lots of game in its natural environment Mchenja Bush Camp is the place to be. We just spent 3 nights there and saw something wonderful and different every day. The standard of room here like the other camps we visited was exceptional with John and Kendall and the team spoiling us rotten. Rooms are large... More 

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Dubai
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49 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

One of Norman Carr’s remote bushcamps. Lodges are set up along the bank of a river (mostly dry during our visit) with resident hippos in the few remaining pools below. The wood, glass and canvas lodges comprise of a bedroom, outdoor shower, basin and toilet linked to the main bedroom by a bath area, with free standing bath next to... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

This was the fourth and last of the Norman Carr Bush Camps in which we stayed, having started at Luwi and worked our way down the Luangwa Valley. We were very impressed with how the N.C. Team planned and took care of all the practicalities of our stay in the Park. Nikita, Mchenja's hostess, could not have been more efficient... More 

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Address: Luangwa River, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Location: Zambia > South Luangwa National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 5
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Mchenja Bush Camp - Norman Carr Safaris Zambia/South Luangwa National Park

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