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Chikoko Tree Camp
Chikoko Tree Camp
Chikoko Tree Camp

Reviews of Chikoko Tree Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

105 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Chikoko Tree Camp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Jun-2018, 11 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Chikoko Tree Camp.
Lion

70% success

Leopard

10% success

Wild dog

30% success

Hippo

100% success

Buffalo

82% success

Elephant

82% success

Zebra

82% success

Giraffe

70% success

Spotted Hyena

27% success

Roan antelope

20% success

Wildebeest

18% success

Eland

10% success

Pangolin

10% success

Sable antelope

10% success

Aardvark

0% success

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Arrival date
Mr & Mrs R
Aberdeen

"Great walking at Chikoko Tree Camp"

2 nights Arrived 20 Jun 2015
"We had a really good time at Chikoko Tree Camp We had great walks with Isaac and were well looked after by the Chikoko team. Having seen their oven we were amazed how good the food was.

the location was in the bush and we liked the rooms in the trees." See all these reviews: 21n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr C & Mr K
Oxon

"Chikoko Tree Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 7 Oct 2014
"Everything about Tafika also applies here. Food still brilliant.

Because it was very hot, I would have preferred to have tea or coffee first thing and then set out for a walk at dawn, so that you could be back in camp about 9.00 for breakfast. It would have left a lot of time in the middle of the day but this would have been preferable to the last hour of very hot walking.

As we were by ourselves we got to know the staff really well and were totally captivated by their charm and friendliness.

Lack of charging facilities could become a problem for longer stays.

Because it was so hot, we were showering a lot. Although we were economical with water, we felt slightly uncomfortable using a shower when we knew that the tanks had to be filled by hand.

Particularly beautiful because there was a full moon. Safety rail in bedrooms in your field of view from chairs!" See all these reviews: 15n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mr S.
Clontarf

"Fabulous experience at Chikoko trail camp"

2 nights Arrived 11 Sep 2014
"We had an excellent time at Chikoko - the lodges are very well built into the trees and comfortable - though the stairs up are interesting!

Brent ensured our walking safaris were really informative - he knows everything about the flora and fauna as well as the animals and explains how everything interacts. And then at night can talk about Big Wave surfing in Hawaii during the winter!

The four hour morning walks seemed to go by so quickly. Wonderful sightings of elephant, buffalo and the deer on walks including experiencing maybe 1,000 buffalo stampeding past us.

It's great to be in such a remote area and fully experience the bush. The food was very good and a marvel how well the cook copes with the limited facilities.

As with all of Remote Africa the organisation and staff were excellent." See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia; 3n in Rwanda; 2n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Mrs & Mr L
Durham

"Birthday at Chikoko"

1 night Arrived 25 Aug 2014
"Walking to Chikoko with Alex, skirting round buffalo and elephants, tracking a lion is what makes a walking safari so memorable.

Accomodation good and enjoyed being up in the trees, stairs quite steep and narrow and need to be sure footed in the dark.

Birthday celebrated with cake and candles and a rendition of Happy Birthday from the staff, a lovely treat." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Ms G
Zurich

"Chikoko Tree Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 2 Jul 2014
"The beds were too soft. Just foam material. But the view from the bed was excellent. Lots of elephant shrews in front of the veranda.

Very remote, lots of animal noises during the night. This was great." See all these reviews: 13n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Dr L & Mr S
London

"Chikoko Tree Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 30 Jun 2014
"Really excellent guiding by Brent Harris." See all these reviews: 6n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
S & S
Bermuda

"Chikoko Tree Camp review"

1 night Arrived 13 Jun 2014
"Once you start walking on safari, you are hooked. While you see more "big animals" when you drive, you miss the million little things that you can only see on foot. But the key to an excellent walking safari is the guide, and we were hugely fortunate to be taken on The Chikoko Trails by Brent who made the whole area come alive. Well supported by the scout and the tea bearer George, our 4 days walking couldn't have been more enjoyable or interesting.

The Chikoko Tree Camp is rustic, but hugely comfortable. The team is superb, and you will marvel at the delicious dishes which arrive from the basic kitchen." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Miss P
London

"Baboon ate my toothpaste :)"

2 nights Arrived 10 Jun 2014
"This was my second visit to Chikoko. The grass at the walking camps was very high at this time of year making it harder to spot game but our guide Brent was excellent and kept the walks interesting, and dealt well with the mix of safari experience levels in our group.

We still saw plenty of game including watching elephants cross the river, just no cats this time. There was a naughty baboon stealing anything edible from the camp, including chewing on my toothpaste. I always thought it odd that Remote Africa provide toothpaste in the rooms, who goes on holiday without toothpaste? But it came in handy!

I believe there is a plan to replace all the steps in the chalets as these are getting a little precarious.

Food was excellent, probably the same as Tafika but I think it seems even better when you've been walking! It's amazing what they can produce from such a basic kitchen." See all these reviews: 14n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs M
Sudbury

"Chikoko Tree Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 9 Jun 2014
"Amazing to be truly experiencing remote Africa. This was an incredible experience. Brent really made the experience - he was fantastic.

Food was amazing and although we were "out there", it was safe, clean, accommodating, and just awesome!" See all these reviews: 13n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs B
Glos

"Chikoko Tree Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 3 Jun 2014
"Lovely to have our own tree house although final step to the bedroom was a bit dodgy.

Isaac was an interesting guide although he had no conception of time!" See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
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