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Why we like it
- Award winning guiding
- Family-run camp since 1989
- Intimate atmosphere with just nine tents
- Located on the banks of the Zambezi River in a prime position for wildlife viewing
- Activities include day and night game drives, bush walks, canoe trips, river safaris and fishing in season
There are two very well positioned hides, don't miss this opportunity to watch the incredible wildlife of the Lower Zambezi .
We had the most wonderful guides throughout our trip. They were incredibly knowledgeable, patient and humble. A Trip of a Lifetime. We were sorry to come home.
- JS, Hertfordshire
Offering the best guiding in Africa, Chiawa is an outstanding camp set in the wilds of the Lower Zambezi National Park. Sixteen guests are accommodated between five classic safari tents, one honeymoon tent and three superior tents. Located in the heart of the Lower Zambezi National Park, Chiawa Camp is superbly sited to enjoy both the cool shade of a grove of mahogany and faidherbia trees, and the denim expanse of the mighty Zambezi River. Sumptuous cuisine is served on the al-fresco dining veranda and post dinner nightcaps are served around the campfire. To best appreciate the park's inhabitants, Chiawa offers guiding both on land and water.
Livingstone (Zambia) or Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) via Johannesburg
12 hours 15 minutes
GMT +2 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required if travelling from an endemic area
Best time to travel
April - June, when the water levels are at their greatest
The best time to travel is between April and June, there is little to no rain rainfall and the Falls are at their fullest. These are the winter months therefore temperatures will only peak at around 20°C, although days are clear and bright.
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