Chongwe House

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Chongwe House offers complete privacy and luxury

Imagine a stately private home in the heart of the Zambian Lower Zambezi River Valley completely separate from other popular safari camps in the area and you have the impeccable Chongwe House for that one-of-a-kind Zambia safari experience. This is the Time + Tide special offer safari house is unlike any other lodge in the region and offers complete privacy and luxury in a stand-alone private home on the banks of the mighty Zambezi. 

Book a holiday package to Zambia for your family and close friends and choose Chongwe House, a double-level abode with its natural design and furniture created from an old winterthorn tree, its river pebble décor and its large swimming pool. 

Four to eight people can stay here in comfortable accommodation in four large ensuite bedrooms with outside bathtubs and showers, roomy inside and outside lounges and cosy dining areas for long evenings featuring exquisite foods and wines. Chongwe House is an award-winning safari house fit for those who love their comforts in a natural setting, where elephant families graze and swim and where Fish eagles soar above lonely leopards. 

Time + Tide Chongwe House is part of the Chongwe River treasures, its mountain backdrop part of the lush wilderness too where conservation is key to the Valley’s survival.  River activities are central to all game-viewing adventures so get ready to canoe for hours watching animals and birds, mind-blowing scenery and huge old trees drift past. 

Get ready to boat cruise and fish for tigerfish trophies and enjoy sundowners on a boat heading nowhere in particular but in the midst of an unforgettable paradise. Game drives are ever present in the early mornings and evenings to reveal surprising, mesmerising interactions between diverse animals. Spend hours in the secret wildlife hide and spot some of the nearly 400 bird species, wild dogs and bushbabies too.  

Families with young kids will love Chongwe House and the private hostess, game rangers and staff. Watch hippos, elephants, warthogs, impala, and other game from your private deck and enjoy all game-viewing activities until dark. The house is modern yet blends into the surrounding wilderness and features so much elegance and such good food that guests make a plan to return. 



Find an unusual 4-bedroomed house in the middle of the Lower Zambezi National Park called Chongwe River House and bring your entire family to enjoy its large swimming pool, gracious lounges and dining areas, special decks with views and delightful ensuite showers and bathtubs under the stars. Safari packages to the Chongwe River can include canoeing safaris and tiger fishing excursions and walking safaris are a must-do in this park dedicated to conservation and anti-poaching efforts.  

Time + Tide Chongwe River House is that ideal private bush accommodation escape for four adults and four kids or for three couples with a few kids. Enjoy a private chef, hostess and game rangers during your stay in this double-storey home designed artfully to blend into nature beneath huge old winterthorn trees. Elephants come often to eat the pods and antelope graze nervously nearby. The fun begins when you land at Jeki airstrip and enjoy a speedy one-hour boat ride plus a 20-minute game drive to the house. 

The Chongwe River flows into the mighty Zambezi River so game viewing encompasses plenty of water and natural bushveld. There is so much to do on safari on the Chongwe River – from game drives morning and night and walking safaris in the mornings to enriching boat cruises to see game, silent canoeing safaris to find birds and tiger fishing escapades to get the ultimate trophy fish. 

Pop into the hide at Chongwe River Camp nearby and see animals so close you can count their teeth! Then secure your own safari package deal to the Lower Zambezi National Park and stay here, in a house for you and your friends, alone in the great wilderness of Zambia.

Amazing Holiday Packages including Chongwe House

From $900



  • Day and night safari drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Boat cruises, canoeing safari + tiger fishing
  • Sleepout Under the Stars
  • Wildlife hide


  • All meals
  • Standard bar drinks
  • Luxury accommodation
  • Transfers to/ from local airport
  • Local inter-camp road transfers
  • Game-viewing activities
  • Laundry and service charge.

Chongwe House Luxury safari
that include this property


  • 4 luxury ensuite bedrooms with showers and bathtubs outside
  • 2 lounges, dining areas
  • Swimming pool
  • Private staff and vehicle
  • Decks


  • 4 roomy ensuite bedrooms host up to 8 guests in child-friendly accommodation. 
  • Delicious foods and excellent service from private staff. 
  • Double story house blending into the wilderness and unique to this Chongwe River region.
  • A seasonal safari home only open April to mid-November so combine it with a Mana Pools safari too.

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