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Mchenja Bushcamp
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Mchenja Bushcamp
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Mchenja Bushcamp
Mchenja Bushcamp

Reviews of Mchenja Bushcamp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

63 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Mchenja Bushcamp 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, 9 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Mchenja Bushcamp.
Lion

100% success

Leopard

100% success

Wild dog

43% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Spotted Hyena

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Buffalo

86% success

Wildebeest

38% success

Eland

13% success

Aardvark

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Roan antelope

0% success

Sable antelope

0% success

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Arrival date
riguss
Belgium

"Mchenja Bushcamp review"

2 nights Arrived 19 May 2009
"Simply the best we could expect under every aspect. Very professional and human at the same time.

Elisabetta got her birthday gluten-free cake with a singing choir in the middle of the savana: simply amazing!

Walking safari very interesting and not to be missed if one wants to really understand the bush." See all these reviews: 8n in Mozambique; 5n in Zambia; 1n in Tanzania; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs S
Camberley

"Mchenja Bushcamp review"

2 nights Arrived 15 Oct 2008
"This Camp has everything and a great place to end our safari
Great to have river so close

Susie & Richard were excellent hosts
Again great experiences on our bush walks
Paul did a really good job as our Guide adding to all relayed by previous guides
Camisa was a great spotter as our Scout

Finally saw a Leopard - the icing on the cake" See all these reviews: 14n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
As & Bs
Essex

"Mchenja Bushcamp review"

3 nights Arrived 27 Sep 2008
"Well for me this was about as close as you can get to paradise on earth. Lovely tents with nice outside area for shower and loo - although a bit scary in the middle of the night! Richard and Susie were excellent hosts - really do their job well. Our guide was Lawrence (from Kapani) and was excellent as well.

We are into birds and cats and Lawrence could imitate most bird sounds and quite often would have 'conversations' with them as we went along. Food was outstanding given the remoteness of the camp.

It was very fitting that the last animal we saw just before we got back to camp at night was a leopard stalking an impala. It rounded off a beautiful experience." See all these reviews: 9n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs AL
France

"Mchenja Bushcamp review"

2 nights Arrived 25 Sep 2008
"Our second visit and despite the ravages of floods still an excellent camp with superb guiding from Levy who spent a great deal of time with the guests and was very attentive." See all these reviews: 14n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr C
Canada

"Mchenja Bushcamp review"

2 nights Arrived 18 Sep 2008
"All of the staff at this lodge were great - helpful and friendly. Excellent leopard and lion sightings, as well as all other expected wildlife. Guides were very knowledgeable and respectful for the welfare of the wildlife.

Meals were excellent.

I would love to visit this lodge again." See all these reviews: 16n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr T
Hertfordshire

"just possibly the lovliest setting, but close"

2 nights Arrived 6 Sep 2008
"Monica and Abel looked after me very well, and watching the leopard walking the sand bank is an abiding memory of this camp. All the camps had their own charm, but the setting for this one with the large trees and flowing water is lovely.

A great memory has to be the leopard up a tree, and getting bogged down near lions - I was amazed how little interest they took in all the activity so near to them." See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr W & friends
UK

"Mchenja Bushcamp review"

3 nights Arrived 1 Sep 2008
"This was probably the best camp we visited, Richard & Susie the hosts were most welcoming and took care of our every need.

The location - Stunning and accomodation 1st Class. Again the guides were top class, a camp to visit again I think." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr G
Oxfordshire

"Back to the River for Mchenja Camp"

1 night Arrived 26 Aug 2008
"Amazing can be the only word for the changes in environment witnessed throughout the initial three camps. Located on the banks of the river in a small Ebony grove are the beautiful lodges of Mchenja. Our ever extending list of wildlife only got fuller at this camp. Leopard walking through camp was one of the highlights.

A knowledgeable safari guide (Innocent) made our stay here all the more enjoyable. Each days expectations got bigger due to each being met and exceeded.

The food and service as per usual was spectacular, we couldn't ask for more, other than when is the Norman Carr cookbook being released?" See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
The Bushbucks
Oxon

"Mchenja Camp - a South Luangwa must"

2 nights Arrived 6 Aug 2008
"Like the other Norman Carr bushcamps, it would be hard to beat this for comfort and location and dedicated, hard-working and knowledgeable staff.

It's not far from Kaingo (a Shenton camp, also excellent) but we didn't feel that it was a mistake to spend time at both. If you're interested in birds, how could you resist a camp with a resident little banded goshawk? Amongst many other memorable moments, we stood in the camp and watched a lion, just across the river, jump on a hippo which then managed to escape its clutches.

Suzie and Rich deserve special mention as the best of hosts. Guding and scouting here were also as first rate as you could possibly wish." See all these reviews: 15n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr N
Southampton

"Mchenja Bushcamp review"

2 nights Arrived 2 Jul 2008
"Overall this was our favourite camp. The best room (including a bath!), the most attractive location, Richard and Suzy were pleasant hosts and Levi was an excellent guide who produced the best total of lions.

On the last evening when we were the only guests as a surprise they set up an initimate dinner for two on our room balcony with "champagne" and a private waiter." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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