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Lower Zambezi, Chiawa Conservancy, Zambia
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Zambia's Lower Zambezi is renowned for its magnificent herds of elephant, exceptional predator viewing and of course the Zambezi River. It’s also home to a most spectacular and unique private villa. Chongwe River House, sleeping up to eight in four spacious ensuite bedrooms, makes an ideal safari base for a group or family wanting a totally private safari. Activities include walks, drives, boating, canoeing, fishing and just relaxing on the deck.
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Four of us had the pleasure and privilege of staying at Chongwe River House for 3 nights recently. It was superb. For aficionados of architecture the house is a combination of the Fred Flintstone era with a dash of Dali and Gaudi. The location is right adjacent to the Chongwe
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We were lucky enough to come back to Chongwe having visited six years ago and it remains our favourite spot in Africa. The setting, the architecture and the hosts are incomparable. To lie in bed and see the sun rise over the river, hearing the hippos and lions is an
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Amazing views, lots of wildlife visits to the house, fantastic food and amenities and the best hosts! We had a great experience here with our family members, plenty for everyone to do, lots of choice of activities and the kids loved the pool.
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I spent 4 nights here midway through a 16 day trip of Zambia in July. I cannot speak highly enough of Nicci and Alan as hosts, the variety of wildlife, the position with the river and animals so close and did I mention the food! We had a variety of locations for viewing and
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This house is unique. Having it to yourself just gives this great feeling of togetherness! We enjoyed every minute of our time there. The open rooms, the community meals, the kayaking, the expedition on the Zambezi, just magical! The fully open rooms, a feature that I loved can
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Hi Cathy. Thanks so much for getting in touch. I'm delighted you are considering Chongwe River House for your trip to the Lower Zambezi! Please do pop me an email and I will send on more details about the rates and what's included in your safari with us. Yvonne @ timeandtideafrica . com Best wishes from Zambia! Yvonne Price Time + Tide Africa
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"All rooms are fabulous but top floor has the best view"
"Only four rooms all with great views. Upstairs was great!"
"stay longer than you think.."
"Any bedroom in this place is an experience!"
""Nightlife" around the house consists of hippos communicating, fighting, mating, all quite noisily! Also occasional lion roars and a leopard had apparently killed an Impala one night between the kitchen and house albeit quietly. Tip; beware of the monkeys who steal any food left lying around."
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chongwe river hotel
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ZambiaLusaka ProvinceChiawa Conservancy
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