Muchenje Safari Lodge

Explore the Wild: Discover the Beauty of the Botswana


Situated on the more exclusive western area of Chobe National Park, Muchenje Safari Lodge offers unique, prolific game experiences within this quieter side of the park. Muchenje Safari Lodge provides some of Botswana’s finest safari accommodations and combined with unparalleled safari experiences, it is ideal for both discerning clientele and newcomers alike. Owner-run and managed, attention to detail is paramount with nothing being too much trouble at Muchenje Safari Lodge.

Being positioned within the Chobe Forest Reserve, enables easy access to the quieter river roads within the National Park, as well as being able to enjoy additional activities such as walking, mokoros and night drives – further ways to explore this fascinating and exciting corner of Botswana.

Muchenje Safari Lodge also offers an understanding into rural life in Botswana and works with the local communities and NGO’s sharing how communities and wild animals co-exist and benefit from each other’s prescence.

Room Amenities

  • En-Suite
  • Electrical Outlets
  • Shower
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dressing Gowns
  • Laundry Service

What to Expect

Muchenje Safari Lodge is situated high on an escarpment on the quieter western side of Botswana’s Chobe National Park. With wonderful views of the Chobe River and the seasonal flood plains, its position means that it is far away from the bustle of Kasane yet just two hours from the magnificent Victoria Falls.

Muchenje Safari Lodge is independently owned and run. It is within the Chobe Forest Reserve, just a short drive from Chobe National Park. There are no fences between the Western Chobe Park Boundary and the Lodge; animals roam free.

Chobe is renowned for its prolific wildlife and huge concentrations of game. Muchenje prides itself in the variety and quality of safari experiences, allowing you to explore the Chobe and all its wonders.

There are wonderful views over the Chobe River from the main lodge and all of the luxurious cottages.

  • Chobe is world famous for its huge herds of Elephant and Buffalo.
  • Prolific Wildlife with over 450 bird species and 75 species of mammals
  • Huge diversity of species unmatched anywhere in Botswana



2 Beds which can be made up as a Twin or Kingsize , with en-suite bathroom, housing a large walk-in shower, double wash basins, WC. Each room has their own incredible double aspect views of the Chobe River, with private veranda.

Family/Honeymoon Suite

Open room, housing a master bedroom, with an upper mezzanine deck that can accommodate two. Walk-in shower with double wash basins, along with a separate bathroom with a bath with bi-fold doors which open out to a private veranda with amazing views.

Game Drives

Muchenje is a 5 minutes drive from the Ngoma Gate of the Chobe National Park. Game Drives use this gate to enter and explore the Western side of the Chobe River. The drives explore the river road and woodland areas that are adjacent to the river, which host a myriad of species. The Chobe flood plains provide an important food source for thousands of animals during the winter (June – November) and witnessing this prolific wildlife is a safari goers dream!

Along with the immense diversity of species of plains game, is an impressive number of predators that also rely on this prolific game activity. Game Drives along the Chobe are rarely uneventful, and during our winter months is a wildlife extravaganza!

Guided Walks

Even if you have witnessed a thousand elephants, there is nothing like seeing them on foot. Morning walks within the Forest Reserve is wonderfully rewarding. in the early mornings, before the African heat arrives, the guides explore the river frontage and open pans within easy reach of the lodge.

An opportunity to be totally aware of what is around you and the great African outdoors.


  • 24-hour Security
  • Bar
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Communal Dining
  • Laundry Service
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