Set on a hill at the centre of Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park, at the Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge you can enjoy an unforgettable African safari, with great service and impeccable accommodation to boot. This game lodge boasts a splendid view of the valley below, bringing the wildlife right to your doorstep. Being once the personal retreat of Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda, guests can expect true splendor and character here. The accommodation is equally luxurious as it is homely. Ten gorgeously furnished suites, each with a well-appointed en-suite bathroom and the comfort of air-conditioning and mosquito nets, is well suited to families and boast splendid views of the park.
At the heart of the lodge is a spacious lounge where guests may dine and relax. Wireless internet is available in the lounge, giving guests the opportunity to catch up with correspondence or holiday planning.
Passionate guides at Chichele have an impressive knowledge of the local fauna and flora, which they are keen to share during the day and night game drives in open sided 4×4 vehicles. Guests can also get up close with nature by exploring on foot with informative guided walks. The area is home to hippo, giraffe, lion, wild dog, buffalo, zebra, elephant, baboon, crocodile and antelope.
Especially excellent sightings of leopards are frequent here, and the park is a bird watcher’s paradise, with an abundance of bird species residing in the lush greenery. After an exciting day out on safari, one can cool down in the large pool, relax on a deckchair or unwind with Chichele’s expert chef attentively prepares superbly delicious meals.
At request, a special bush lunch may be enjoyed outdoors, while evening drives feature sundowners and canapés at specially selected locations. Dinner is a three- course affair, while private romantic starlit meals for a special occasion can be organized.
The friendly, attentive staff has a personalized approach – with great attention to detail they aim to make one’s stay at this lodge as special and memorable as possible.
Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge is an excellent choice for an African safari fit for royalty.
- Internet Access
- Kiddies Club
- Airport Shuttles
- Babysitting Service
- Credit Card
- Laundry Service
- Game Drives
- Game Walks