|Chichele Lodge, overlooking vast swathes of the Luangwa Valley, has taken on the air of an elegant Victorian gentleman's lodge with something of a country house atmosphere. |
Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge Location
The South Luangwa National Park is a place of
primeval forest and lush savanna, stretching for
hundreds of miles and encompassing the
Luangwa River basin, its adjacent highlands and a
mosaic of different habitats extending outwards
from the river which forms the eastern boundary.
Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge Activities
Fly-In Safari Lodge Wildlife Game Drives Safari Walking Conference Facility Photography Birding Swimming Pool Price Range - Southern Africa: $400 - $600
Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge Attractions
Originally built in the early 70's as a relaxing hideaway for a twentieth century President, this lodge has recently undergone an extensive rebuild and has emerged from its inward looking shell to embrace the more carefree and gracious era of a nineteenth century predecessor.
Wildlife to be seen includes Elephant, Lion, Wild Dog, Buffalo and a wide variety of antelope in addition to endemic species such as Thornicroft’s giraffe and Cooksons wildebeest. This is an excellent area for Leopards.
Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge Facilities
In order to savour the wonderful floodplain vistas
offered by the site, 10 air conditioned, elegant
Victorian style suites are built along the edge of
the hillside, each giving guests a private
Quality furnishings and discreet service provide
the necessary level of comfort expected by the
All suites boast air conditioning, en-suite facilities,
mini bar, mosquito nets and hairdryer.
Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge Additional Information
All units have:-
*toilet, basin, shower/bath*mini bar*mosquito nets
*air conditioning*tea & coffee making facilities
*Swimming pool*Curio shop*Laundry*Conference facilities*Airport transfers
Game viewing: Wildlife to be seen includes
elephant, lion, wild dog, buffalo and a wide
variety of antelope in addition to endemic species
such as the Thornicroft’s giraffe and Cooksons
wildebeest. This is an excellent area for leopard.
Game Drives: Full range of game drives in the
South Luangwa National Park using open 4 x 4
vehicles. Each vehicle is driven by a qualified,
Night drives using spotlights allow guests to
view nocturnal animals such as leopard, bush
babies and spotted hyena. On night game drives,
guests are to return to camp by 20h00.
Walking Safaris: Game walks conducted by a
professional guide and an armed national
Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge Children Policy
Children under 12 years of age (sharing with adults) are charged 50% of the per person sharing rate.
Children 12 years and older pay full adult rate.
Check In Time: 02:00:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00:00 AM