Mchenja Bush Camp

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Mchenja Camp is located on the Luangwa River in Zambia, Southern Africa, offering an authentic safari experience to travellers who wish to combine a thrilling safari experience with luxurious comfort.

This magnificent safari camp is flanked by a grove of ebony trees on one side and the Luangwa River on the other, making for a scenically beautiful wilderness setting. The refreshing swimming pool invites for cool swims between the exciting safari activities.


  • Gorgeous riverside setting in a lush ebony grove
  • Luxury meets adventure
  • Pool overlooking the river.

Quick facts

  • Open 20 May to 7 November
  • 5 Tented Suites
  • Solar power / no wifi
  • 2.5 hour safari drive transfer from Mfuwe Airport
  • Minimum age for kids is 8 years.


The suites provide comfort and a stylish safari retreat where guests can enjoy the surrounding nature in the heart of the untamed, African wilderness. The spacious suite offer soft beds, large picture windows and a clawfoot bath which faces the river. The two bedroom, two bathroom family suite is ideal for friends and families traveling together.


Mchenja Camp provides luxury, tranquility and exclusivity in the heart of the national park. This camp overlooks the wide river expanse from where large herds of elephants crossing the Luangwa river can be admired.

Explore the area's diverse habitats in company of professional game rangers and trackers. The wildlife viewing is superb, with leopards and lions making their way through the ebony grove in search of prey. The night safari drives can be very rewarding, with the bush revealing a different nocturnal surprise every time.

  • Day and night safari drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Sleepout Under the Stars
  • Wildlife photography.

Time + Tide Safari Packages which include Mchenja Camp

  • In Norman Carr’s Footsteps
  • Great Parks of Zambia
  • Week on the Wildside
  • Two Rivers
  • Family Adventures
  • Jetset Safari.

South Luangwa Flights

  • Lusaka to Mfuwe (1 hr )
  • Royal Airstrip to Mfuwe (1.5 hrs, via Lusaka)
  • Lilongwe to Mfuwe (1 hr )
  • Livingstone to Mfuwe (2 hrs, via Lusaka)
  • Kalabo Airstrip to Mfuwe (3.5 hrs, via Lusaka )
  • Johannesburg to Mfuwe (3 hrs, private charter).

Distance between the Time + Tide Camps in Zambia

  • Chinzombo to each seasonal camp ( 20 km)
  • Luwi to Nsolo (8 km)
  • Kakuli to Nsolo (12 km)
  • Nsolo to Mchenja (14 km)
  • Mchenja Mchenja to Kakuli ( 8 km).


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Viewing Deck

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