Greetings from Zambia! My identify is Sarah Taylor and I’m AAC’s Particular Tasks Coordinator. I’ve been blessed to spend the final three nights within the Decrease Zambezi Nationwide Park staying at Chiawa Camp. What a spectacular camp in a really wonderful area of Zambia. Chiawa is intimate in measurement with solely 9 tents and is ideally positioned on the Zambezi River with each tent having fun with spectacular views of the river. I totally loved my keep within the decadent Safari Suite, with its personal plunge pool and expansive deck.
The great workers has gone out of its technique to personalize each exercise – from morning and evening sport drives, to guided walks, canoeing and boating. One in every of my favorites was a shock lunch on a river cruise. The sport viewing has been unbelievable and I used to be thrilled to see so many lions, in addition to leopard, elephant, a number of varieties of owl and eagles (simply to call a couple of).
A particular because of camp supervisor, Simon and hostess Juliette – who’re each stellar examples of the Chiawa group. I’m unhappy to depart however excited to proceed my journey with its sister camp, Previous Mondoro. Make sure to examine again for my subsequent replace as I discover the Decrease Zambezi.
Good day once more from the Decrease Zambezi Nationwide Park. My journey has continued to Previous Mondoro Camp, sister camp to Chiawa. I’ve totally loved my three nights at this rustic bush camp. With solely 4 reed chalets, this is likely one of the most intimate camps I’ve had the privilege to go to. The camp sits straight on the Zambezi River and with just one different camp close by, this area of the park feels very personal.
Actions embrace morning and evening sport drives, guided walks, boating and canoeing. One in every of my favourite days was canoeing on the “Discovery Channel.” This tributary parallels the Zambezi River and is the perfect place to canoe at a calming tempo and examine the wildlife, which included a herd of buffalo, a wide range of antelope, a number of elephants and naturally, hippos (together with one giant male aptly named “Mr. Grumpy”). I cherished each second of our journey and extremely suggest the exercise to friends.
The group at Previous Mondoro is headed up by camp supervisor, Michelle, who’s simply great and made very visitor really feel particular. We adored all of the workers together with guides Sebastian and James.
The Decrease Zambezi holds a particular place in my coronary heart and I look ahead to returning to Previous Mondoro and Chiawa.
Visiting Livingstone and Thorntree River Lodge: Sadly it’s the tip of my safari journey to Zambia. You probably have been following alongside, I’ve had an exquisite week on safari within the Decrease Zambezi Nationwide Park, staying at Chiawa and Previous Mondoro. I bid the camp workers farewell and flew again to Lusaka after which onward to Livingstone. I used to be fairly excited to be staying on the new Thorntree River Lodge and it exceeded my expectations! What a improbable lodge! Positioned on the Zambezi River, the attractive property options ten gorgeous suites, every with its personal plunge pool and shaded deck. Simply listening to the speeding water was pure serenity! The lodge contains a number of thrilling actions together with a go to to Victoria Falls, a go to to Mosi-Oa-Tunya Nationwide Park to go to the resident white rhino and sundown cruises. I look ahead to returning to the lodge sooner or later!