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Travel reviews by Mr E. from Zurich

Review Distribution

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Total number of trips

1

Countries visited

1

Lodges stayed in

5

Excursions taken

0

A gem in africa

Zambia between 15 Nov 2018 and 2 Dec 2018

Trip rating: Excellent
"Fantastic! Great first trip to Zambia, more to follow."

Pioneer Camp

Pioneer Camp

"Arrival in Lusaka"

1 night Arrived 16 Nov 2018
"Negative:
- very loud music from a neighboring house/village
- very impersonal reception and atmosphere
- reception area was dark and not very welcoming"
Average
Location
Good
Service
Average
Facilities
Average
Rooms
Good
Food
Average
Nsefu

Nsefu

"Magical place"

4 nights Arrived 17 Nov 2018
"Positive
- remote quiet area with hardly any traffic and lots of game
- nice rustic chalet
- memorable walk with lion sightings
- Pius and Bonifacio took good care of us
- beautiful view from the camp
- breakfast was at different locations which was a nice touch
- hide next to the waterhole was a treat"
Excellent
Location
Excellent
Service
Excellent
Activities
Excellent
Rooms
Excellent
Food
Excellent
Facilities
Excellent
Luangwa River Camp

Luangwa River Camp

"Great hosts and team and beautiful camp"

3 nights Arrived 21 Nov 2018
"Positive:
- Daudi (host) and Breston (guide) were a fantastic team, professional and personal
- Wonderful surprise on our last day
- Main camp was very attractive and well taken care of
- Night watch, basically all staff were very friendly and personal
- Chalet was very clean and spacious

Negative:
- a lot of traffic compared to Nsefu"
Excellent
Location
Excellent
Service
Excellent
Activities
Excellent
Rooms
Excellent
Food
Excellent
Facilities
Excellent
Nkwali

Nkwali

"Adventurous trip by boat to the camp"

4 nights Arrived 24 Nov 2018
"Positive:
- fantastic animal sightings
- we loved the openness of the chalet
- Fred was an excellent driver and planner (avoided the heavy storm)
- Pretty location and deck with a great view

Negative:
- basic cleanliness could be better
- No apparent management: no personal welcoming card, no envelopes for the tipps, breakfast was always at the same place, no survey at the end, it did not seem to be a Robin Pope Camp
- The hosts uniform was not in a good state and often he wore his personal shirt"
Good
Location
Excellent
Service
Poor
Activities
Good
Rooms
Excellent
Food
Good
Facilities
Good
Kafunta River Lodge

Kafunta River Lodge

"Good as the first lodge but not as the last"

3 nights Arrived 28 Nov 2018
"Negative:
- bigger lodge (10 chalets vs. 5-6)
- different type of guests (loud, obnoxious and smoking guests)

Positive
- nice location by the plains
- Abel our guide was very competent and knowledgeable
- nice surprise on our last day
- great animal sightings with Abel"
Good
Location
Excellent
Service
Good
Activities
Excellent
Rooms
Good
Food
Good
Facilities
Excellent

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