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Ichingo River Lodge

Ichingo River Lodge in Victoria Falls
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Settled beneath majestic riverine trees, this secluded hideaway promises guests a private and secluded destination where every need is met and every daydream indulged. From the moment that you first see Ichobezi Ichingo River Lodge you will be struck by the peace and serenity of the area that invites you to simply relax and enjoy the feeling that being based on the river imparts.

Facilities at Ichingo River Lodge

  • Accommodation - The Lodge has recently undergone a refurbishment that now allows us to boast nine beautifully decorated Meru safari tents. Each tent imparts its own sense of luxury and all of them have their own private balcony overlooking the Chobe River as well as comfortable en-suite bathrooms. Each tent is positioned to ensure maximum privacy and to allow guests to relax in an environment that is truly distinctive.
  • in with the scenery, the relaxing lounge area, welcoming bar and separate open-air dining room all combine to provide maximum comfort from where to decide on your days activities.
  • Swimming pool and deck - An absolute must in the height of summer, the swimming pool is nestled on the edge of the Chobe River and allows you to relax in an environment that is truly distinctive.
  • Personal level of service - In lin with this trademark of Ichobezi Ichingo River Lodge, we have a fleet of high quality boats that guarantee that all guests are provided with their own dedicated guide and boat. In this way we can be certain that all guests enjoy a stay that is tailor-made to their own requirements.

Activities at Ichingo River Lodge

  • Excursions by Mokoro (dugout canoe) into the small islands in the Chobe River
  • Guided walks on the island are stimulating offering varied ecology.
  • Visit to the villages offer an insight into traditional African life
  • View the meeting place of the 4 countries from atop an ancient baobab tree
  • Game viewing by boat into the Chobe National Park is the ideal way to view huge herds of elephants as well as varied other species of game as they make their way down to drink at the river
  • Day trips with a picnic lunch in the bush can be arranged into the Chobe National Park where a picnic lunch in the bush
  • White water canoeing in the rapids is an exhilarating experience
  • Bird watching is a year round pleasure with over 400 recorded species and a combination of waterbirds tents and good dry land birds on the island.
  • Day trips to the Victoria Falls are popular as the road journey is only one and a half hours (at extra cost)
  • Fishing for Tigerfish and Bream in both the Chobe and Zambezi Rivers.
    There is access to over 100 kilometers of rivers in what is the premier Tiger fishing water in Africa. High quality tackle is available for guest use.
  • Here the Chobe is fast-flowing and studded with tiny islands.
    This is an excellent area for tiger and yellow-belly bream.
    ICHINGO specialises in light-tackle and fly-fishing and is particularly renowned for the quality of its guides.
  • Boats are open, five-metre outboard craft, or inflatable's - good for landing Tigerfish, especially when fly-fishing

Ichobezi and Ichingo Chobe River Lodge

Valid until:
Reference number:
1 April to 31 December 2016


  • 1 Night Ichingo Chobe River Lodge including:
    Full board
    All house wines and beers
    All soft drinks and water
    All activities (including game viewing by boat, fishing, birding & guided walks)
    All equipment hire (including fishing rods, lures, boats etc)
    Dedicated guides and tender boats for each group
    All water based transfers between Kasane river border post (immigration) and any of the Ichobezi River Lodges, return
    All fuel
    All park fees, fishing licenses and tourism levies

  • 2 Nights Ichobezi houseboat including:
    Full board (Breakfast, lunch & Dinner) –Lunch is service to guests on arrival day if they arrive at kasane immigration office by 13H00. Guests arriving after 13h00 will be served a snack on board.
    All house wine, beers, ciders, soft drinks, mineral water, tea & coffee
    Activities and excursions including guided game viewing by tender boat, guided fishing from a well equipped fishing boat, guided birding, a guided walk on Impalila island to see the ancient Baobab tree or a visit to a local village on the Namibia side of the chobe river (When available)
    All Fuel
    All equipment hire (eg fishing rods, lures etc) please note we reserve the right to charge for lost or damaged equipment.
    All fishing licenses
    Road transfers to and from Kasane airport to Kasane Immigratino office
    Boat Transfers Between Kasane immigration office (Botswana) and Namibia Immigration office (Namibia
    Boat transfers between Namibia Immigration office (Namibia) and Chobe Princess


  • All services not mentioned in the inclusions, as well as any meals & drinks that are not specified
  • Premium brand drinks
    Voluntary Community Development Levy (R40 per person, per stay)
  • Activities such as a 4x4 Safari in the Chobe national park can be booked under optional excursions prior to travel
    Curio purchases at the Village
  • Flights and taxes from approx R 5 000 per person
  • Passport & visa costs (where applicable), and any items of a personal nature are not included.
    Travel insurance and Evacuation cover


R 12 200.00 per person sharing  (Valid for SADC residents)
(Excludes airfares and airport taxes from R 5000 per person)
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  • Packages are capacity controlled and thus subject to availability at the time the booking form is processed
  • Prices exclude all services not mentioned in the inclusions, as well as any meals & drinks that are not specified.
  • Passport & visa costs (where applicable), your travel insurance and any items of a personal nature are not included.
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and currency fluctuations.
  • Prices valid for SADC residents only - another rate can be given for non-SA residents
  • Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum night stay conditions may apply.
  • Rebooking and cancellations fees as per our terms and conditions will apply
  • All prices are per person sharing unless otherwise specified.
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