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Ichingo Chobe River Lodge - Zambezi Queen Collection

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bilzen, Belgium
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a nice, relaxing and different safari experience. Visiting a namibian village was an added value. Everything was nicely arranged (from immigration to boat to immigration). However, we would inkt do it once.

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent three amazing weeks exploring Namibia & stayed in some wonderful lodges, saw many birds & animals & met some charming people. We decided that, rather than stay in another game lodge when we visited Chobe, we'd spend three nights on one of the Chobe Princesses. This was definitely the right decision. Sunsets & sunrises, peace & quiet on...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The stay on the House Boat offers a different perspective of an African Safari. The peace and tranquillity of watching the sun set and rise over the river from your room or the viewing deck is an experience that will stay with you forever. The game and bird viewing is excellent, quietly drifting along in a tender boat, gives a...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is an amazing variety of wildlife that can be seen from the river, including lions, crocodiles, hippos, giraffe and elephants etc and The Chobe Princess 2 is a relaxing and comfortable way to do it

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Springfield, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I just returned from a safari vacation that included 3 nights aboard the Chobe Princess 1. We had the room on the top, and what a fantastic time we had. It was one of the most peaceful places on Earth. We were originally concerned that 3 nights might be too long, but when it came time to...

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ZQCollection, Online Marketing Manager at Ichingo Chobe River Lodge - Zambezi Queen Collection, responded to this review

Dear Walker, Thank you for taking the time to write such an incredible review of your stay with us. We're so pleased to hear you had a relaxing vacation and that our staff made you feel at home. They are passionate about ensuring each and every guest has an unforgettable time and we'll be sure to pass on your feedback...

Reviewed 1 week ago

at the river lodge we had a marvellous time as Kennedy and his staff were fantastic, Kennedy has a wonderful way with people. On the Princess 2 on the river for 2 nights we had Captain John, his crew of 3 and a young chef who served wonderful meals and I do believe has a huge future ahead of him....

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ZQCollection, Online Marketing Manager at Ichingo Chobe River Lodge - Zambezi Queen Collection, responded to this review

Dear Avril, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of your stay at our lodge and on our Chobe Princess houseboat. Kennedy is an amazing host, his smile brightens up the room and we're so pleased to hear you had a marvellous time with him at the lodge. We'll be sure to pass on your feedback. The...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Trip of a lifetime, we celebrated my birthday and had 2 boats filled with friends. The staff service and accommodation was exceptional. We were treated like royalty. We thoroughly enjoyed the fishing and game, only regret is that we did not hook a tiger fish! We will be back.

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ZQCollection, Online Marketing Manager at Ichingo Chobe River Lodge - Zambezi Queen Collection, responded to this review

Dear Martie, Wow, celebrating your birthday in style! We're so pleased to hear you were made to feel like royalty on this special occasion. Thank you for taking the time to submit a review, very much appreciated. We've passed on your feedback to our staff who were delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you...

New Forest, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have had previous experiences of land based safaris - twice in the Kruger and one in the Eastern Cape. The trip on the Chobe Princess was our first safari afloat. The experience was superb; one gains a different perspective from the river and I was amazed to see such a variety of wild life in so...

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ZQCollection, Online Marketing Manager at Ichingo Chobe River Lodge - Zambezi Queen Collection, responded to this review

Dear Roy, We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your first river safari on our Chobe Princess houseboat. You've so aptly summed up the experience - a river safari offers guests a unique way to experience all the beauty the area has to offer. Thank you for taking the time to submit a review, we hope to welcome you back...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ichingo Lodge: Friendly reception. Rooms were very comfortable. Catching a Tiger fish was definitely a high light. Beautiful sunsets and birding. Zambezi Queen: What an experience. 24 hour, 360 degree view of animals and birds. Friendly staff and wonderful clean environment.

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ZQCollection, Online Marketing Manager at Ichingo Chobe River Lodge - Zambezi Queen Collection, responded to this review

Dear 928michielp, We were delighted to read your feedback, thank you for taking the time to submit a review of your stay. And congrats on catching a tiger - one of the greatest fighting fish in the world - so no easy feat! We're pleased that you were able to experience the best of both worlds, a land and water-based...

Highland Park, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an unbelievable experience aboard the Zambezi Queen! I don't even know where to to begin. Actually I do: the staff! They are remarkable! Everyone was exemplary. They always had a smile on their faces and wanted to make your stay comfortable, luxurious and educational. The river guides are true professionals. They know how to navigate the river safely...

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Dear Hpmicks, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your time with us. Our staff are passionate about ensuring every guest has a unique and unforgettable experience so they were delighted to receive your feedback. A river safari is a unique way to experience the beauty of the Chobe area and we're so pleased...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on Impalila Island in Namibia, Ichingo Chobe River Lodge is a tented lodge surrounded by breathtaking scenery, abundant wildlife, birdlife and ideal fishing conditions. Ichingo Chobe River Lodge features eight large air-conditioned Meru safari tents set on a secluded island beneath a riverine canopy on the banks of the Chobe River. Step out on to your own private balcony to listen to the rapids, relax on your sumptuous bed and then head to the dining room or bar for something delicious to eat or drink. Ichingo Chobe River Lodge is also perfect for families and welcomes children of all ages. ... more   less 

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Address: Punga, Impalila Island, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Caprivi Region > Impalila Island
Price Range: RM2,578 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ichingo Chobe River Lodge - Zambezi Queen Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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