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Why we like it
- An authentic and intimate safari experience
- A "back to the bush" atmosphere
- Remote location
- One of the best places in Africa to spot the elusive leopard
Combine a stay here with Chiawa Camp for the ultimate safari experience in Zambia.
A trip of a lifetime; we were sorry to come home. The accommodation exceeded our expectations, particularly Sussi and Chuma.
- JS, Tring
This simple camp, and sister camp of Chiawa, Old Mondoro is located towards the eastern side of the Lower Zambezi National Park in an open area of faidherbia forest. Just four en suite bush chalets are made of local pole and thatch construction and set out along a channel of the Zambezi frequented by copious hippo. Activities are focussed around game drives and boating, however with so much activity in or around the camp it isn't necessary to venture too far away.
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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