A stylish camp, Mchenja Camp is located in the central region of the South Luangwa National Park. Set under huge ebony trees on the banks of a broad section of the Luangwa River, Mchenja has a lovely relaxed atmosphere with sweeping river views. With only five specially designed octagonal canvas and thatched chalets built on concrete bases, Mchenja is an intimate affair. Simple but wonderfully maintained the chalets are well sized and include large honeymoon size beds, an indoor Victorian-style bath with a river view and open air but private outdoor facilities featuring flush WC, basin and shower.
DINNER UNDER THE STARS
The beautiful central chitenje (lounge) is built around one of the old fallen ebony trees, open-sided and thatched. Brunch is taken in the shady lounge and dinner is more often served on the river bank under the stars. The camp also boasts a small plunge pool under thatch in the camps communal area, also under thatch. Guests staying at Mchenja can choose if they wish to view their wildlife on foot or from a game viewing vehicle. In addition to the ebony grove at camp there are two more stunning groves close by and game viewing in the area is superb, with night drives very worthwhile.