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Muchenje Safari Lodge

Situated on the western edge of Chobe National park, Muchenje offers unique, prolific game experiences within this quieter region of the Chobe National Park.

Muchenje Safari Lodge

Muchenje Safari Lodge provides some of Botswana’s finest safari accommodation and combined with unparalleled safari experiences it is ideal for both discerning clientele and newcomers alike. Owner run, attention to detail is paramount with nothing being too much trouble at Muchenje Safari Lodge.

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Full Day Excursion with Boat trip on Chobe and game drive
After breakfast the drive will leave from Muchenje and drive to the Jetty on the Eastern side of the park. Our small private boat will depart at approximately 11.30 and spend 2,5 hours exploring the river. The guides know where the elephants prefer to congregate, drink and cross to Sedudu island, so they are making…
Game Drives
Muchenje is a 5 minutes drive from the Ngoma Gate of the Chobe National Park. Game Drives use this gate to enter and explore the Western side of the Chobe River. The drives explore the river road and woodland areas that are adjacent to the river, which host a myriad of species. The Chobe flood…
Guided Walks
Even if you have witnessed a thousand elephants, there is nothing like seeing them on foot. Morning walks within the Forest Reserve is wonderfully rewarding. in the early mornings, before the African heat arrives, the guides explore the river frontage and open pans within easy reach of the lodge. An opportunity to be totally aware…
Night Drive
As we have to leave the Chobe National Park at sunset, we therefore offer fascinating drives after dinner each night. Leaving the lodge at about 9pm the drives venture onto the river road in front of the lodge. Without fences between the park and forest reserve, there is the full array of species to find...
Muchenje Village Visit
On a 3 night stay we are able to invite our guests to visit the local village of Muchenje. Here they are introduced to Esther a local granny, who looks after her grandchildren at her homestead. A wonderful opportunity to be introduced to the real heart of Botswana, the rural community that support this peaceful...
Mokoro Trips
Available when the flood waters arrive on the Western Floodplains – usually April – December. The mokoro trips depart from infront of Muchenje and explore the shallow channels and plains. A wonderful Botswana expereience, especially if only visiting the Chobe Region and not continuing onto the Okavango.
Sundown on the Muchenje Plains
A private and excluisive activity that is vailable for guests during their stay – particularly wonderful if you are staying a many nights and want to arrange the pace of your stay to for a slightly leisurely day – or if you arrive later at Muchenje and still want to explore the area before dinner.
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