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Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
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Chiawa Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Holten, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

As part of a photo-group we stayed at Chiawa Camp during our trip to Zambia. I can only recommend this place. Some will call it basic but that is just what it makes so special. With several options; like game-drives and fishing. The hospitality of the camp on one of its class. Watch the elephant go through the camp is... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Had a great time at this camp. Beautiful location on the river. Daniel made my stay a perfect one. The dinner s were all very good and the night we had a native meal was a real treat. Animal viewing from land or from the river was spectacular, Camp had its own animal crew of one pesky elephant and troop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We are a family of four with two kids of ages 6 and 8 years. Our vacation was unforgetable : seeing the lions, monkeys, antilopes, buffalos, lepards, crocodiles, hypos and many more animals up close was a great experience. The staff was great, teaching us everything about the bush. The tent had everything you needed. We felt safe because we... More 

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31 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Having stayed in the South Luangwa for a few days enjoying an incredible start to our Zambian safari we arrived at Chiawa via Lusaka. Unfortunaly, there doesn't seem to be any easy route through to the Zambezi! After a short boat trip from the Royale airstrip we arrived at Chiawa with a warm greeting from Peter & Anita the camp... More 

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Wilmette, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Chiawa mixes the rustic with luxury. The rooms are spacious and are luxurious. The main area over looks the water as does the dining area. There is a pool and even wifi (I know many people like to get away from contact with the world, I like it and wish more camps had it). The staff is attentive and eager... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My wife & I stayed @ Chiawa Camp in Sept. 2014. This was our first time in Zambia. This camp is fabulous. Lots to do. Hiking,canoeing,game drives,fishing. The food was terrific. The staff was fantastic. We will return there at some point.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed at Chiawa Camp from September 13 to 18. We loved the lodge from the first moment when our boat reached the landing stage and we were given a warm wellcome. The large luxury tents were comfortable and well equipped. We enjoyed sitting on the veranda and watching the animals strolling through the camp, f.e. impalas, waterbocks, bushbocks, baboons... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Chiawa is one of, if not the best safari camp I have been to in Africa. My guide; Paul was extremely knowledgeable and explained potentially complicated things in a way that was easy to understand. I am a keen birder and the walk we did was one of my best experiences while on safari. In addition to the superb guiding... More 

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Hermosa Beach, California
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

As is the case with any great locations it's the staff that makes the stay memorable and that is certainly the case with Chiawa on the banks of the Lower Zambezi River. Across the river is Zimbabwe. The camp offers the dramatic contrasts of the river and the dry land. But in between are lush beautiful meadows in brilliant greens.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

On the banks of the Zambezi with elephants as regular camp visitors, this tented camp is lovely. The game viewing is great, bush walks informative and exciting and the river trips relaxing and beautiful. The food excellent and very plentiful. The staff are helpful, friendly and efficient.

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Address: Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
Location: Zambia > Lusaka Province > Lower Zambezi National Park
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Chiawa Camp Hotel Lower Zambezi National Park

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