Ichingo Chobe River Lodge 2019-04-18T16:38:49+00:00

EXPERIENCE THE BANKS

OF THE CHOBE RIVER

Ichingo Chobe River Lodge offers the ideal location to experience all that the Chobe has to offer with the added benefit of being on the Namibian side of the river. Quieter, more secluded and personalised the lodge is ideal for families, couples or groups.The lounge, bar and open air-dining room set above the flowing waters of the Chobe River provide the ultimate in comfort allowing you to completely unwind and enjoy the sights and sounds of a true African river safari experience.

AUTHENTIC SAFARI TENTS

Our eight large air-conditioned Meru safari tents give you all the excitement of a safari adventure in Africa each with an en-suite bathroom and private balcony. There is also one family tent available which is a main tent with an adjacent smaller children’s tent to offer parents peace of mind.

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  • King Bed

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  • Max 2+

THE ULTIMATE IN COMFORT


Our large Meru safari tents at Ichingo Chobe River Lodge give you all the excitement of a safari adventure in Africa, coupled with the ultimate in comfort. Your large air-conditioned safari tent comes complete with a king-size bed, a dressing table, bedside lamps, chairs and an en-suite bathroom – everything you’d expect from a deluxe hotel. At the same time, because you’re in a tent you won’t lose that feeling of being in the thick of the African bush, as you listen to the sounds of the Chobe River flowing past you and the call of fish eagles in the distance. Our safari tents are all air-conditioned, so you get welcome respite from the African heat which means you can truly relax and unwind. Our bathrooms have all been renovated with new floors, vanities, shower heads and taps so you don’t have to miss out on modern luxuries while you’re on safari.

SECLUDED. SERENE. UNIQUE.


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. Ichingo Chobe River Lodge offers a 2 or 3 night itinerary which includes a variety of activities for you to experience during your stay.

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These include game viewing by boat along the banks of the Chobe National Park, an excursion through the beautiful Kasai Channel to see the mighty Zambezi River and a guided walk on Impalila Island to visit our famous ancient Baobab tree. Fishing for the legendary Tigerfish is also an activity option. Because of its unique geographic location, the game viewing and birdwatching in and around Ichingo Chobe River Lodge is second to none. Plus, you can get up close and personal with the wildlife as you glide towards them silently on the tender boats. The lodge’s location is particularly well known for its high quality fishing in over 100kms of the Chobe and Zambezi Rivers, where you can hook a tiger fish, bream and several other fresh water species.

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EXPERIENCE ALL THAT
CHOBE HAS TO OFFER AT
ICHINGO CHOBE RIVER LODGE


Our large Meru safari tents at Ichingo Chobe River Lodge give you all the excitement of a safari adventure in Africa, coupled with the ultimate in comfort. Your large air-conditioned safari tent comes complete with a king-size bed, a dressing table, bedside lamps, chairs and an en-suite bathroom – everything you’d expect from a deluxe hotel. At the same time, because you’re in a tent you won’t lose that feeling of being in the thick of the African bush, as you listen to the sounds of the Chobe River flowing past you and the call of fish eagles in the distance. Our safari tents are all air-conditioned, so you get welcome respite from the African heat which means you can truly relax and unwind. Our bathrooms have all been renovated with new floors, vanities, shower heads and taps so you don’t have to miss out on modern luxuries while you’re on safari.

RATES

A choice of activities at Ichingo Chobe River Lodge are included in the rate, as well as a vehicle-based game drive in the Chobe National Park on the day of departure. The activities on offer can be viewed here which guests can select upon check-in.

Our rates vary throughout the 2019 season, so please take this into consideration when planning your stay.

For further information regarding our rates, itineraries, child policy, activities, payment information and other important details, please select your applicable travel date below.

All rates are in South African Rands (ZAR) and include 15% VAT.
A minimum 2 night stay is required. An exception to this is a 1 night stay in combination with a Chobe Princess or Zambezi Queen houseboat

 Month Tent
1 March - 30 November R5,346
1 December - 31 December R4,950

*Available rates and dates are subject to change at management discretion

• Accommodation, all meals, soft drinks, mineral water, coffee, tea, and local beer & wine
• Water-based game viewing and bird watching on tender boats
• A land-based cultural tour of a local village
• Tiger & bream fishing in season (tiger fishing is strictly catch and release)
• Road transfers to and from Kasane Airport and Kasane Immigration Office located on the Botswana side of the Chobe river*
• Boat transfers between Kasane Immigration Office in Botswana and Namibia Immigration Office*

*When arriving at the Kasane and Namibian Immigration Offices guests need to fill in the required immigration forms to gain access and departure permission from the relevant authorities. This process can take between 45 to 60 minutes to complete and needs to be considered in terms of timing and pre-planning when coming to stay at Ichingo Chobe River Lodge.

• Air tickets & visas
• Premium alcoholic beverages (such as sparkling wine, spirits & dessert wines) and gratuities (discretionary)
• Additional transfers to/from Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia or any of the nearby Kasane lodges
• A land-based 4×4 game drive in Botswana’s Chobe National Park
• Community development levy. The Community Development Levy will reflect as a separate line item on all invoices issued. The funds collected will supplement our community projects and initiatives run by the Zambezi Queen Collection to assist with education, health care and basic community services. Rates for 2019 is ZAR 65 per person per night.

• Ichingo Chobe River Lodge accommodates children of all ages
• Children 0 to 3 years are accommodated on a complimentary basis when sharing with 2 adults
• Children aged 4 to 12 will receive a 50% discount on the applicable adult rate
• Children aged 13 and older are considered adults and will be charged the applicable adult rate
• A 30% single supplement applies to single children
• Ichingo Chobe River Lodge is equipped with 1 family tent which can accommodate 2 adults and up to 4 children aged 12 and under. Family tent is subject to availability at time of booking
• Please note that no babysitting services, separate activities and/or menus are available for children

PAYMENT TERMS

• Provisional reservations will be held for a maximum of 14 days, thereafter it will be automatically released
• Any discrepancies on the confirmation or invoice must be addressed with reservations within 7 days of issue
• The full balance payment is due 60 days prior to arrival
• Reservations made less than 60 days prior to arrival will require full pre-payment at time of booking
• Subject to a 30% supplement for cabins occupied by one adult (limited availability per trip)

FIT  (1 – 7 PAX)
• 30% deposit payment is due within 7 days of invoice date

Group (8 – 26 PAX)
• 10% deposit payment is due within 7 days of invoice date
• A further 40% deposit is due 120 days prior to arrival

Tour Series (Minimum of 8 PAX for 3+ trips per year)
• 10% deposit is due 180 days prior to arrival
• A further 40% deposit is due 120 days prior to arrival

CANCELLATION POLICY
•  Only written cancellations will be accepted. An acknowledgement of the cancellation will be sent from the reservations department.
•  Ichingo Chobe River Lodge reserves the right to release bookings should payment not be received by the requested date

FIT (1 – 7 PAX)
• 30% of fee if cancellation is less than 90 days prior to arrival
• 100% of fee if cancellation is less than 60 days prior to arrival

Group (8 – 26 PAX) & Tour Series (Minimum of 8 PAX for 3+ trips per year)
• 10% of fee if cancellation is less than 180 days prior to arrival
• 50% of fee if cancellation is less than 120 days prior to arrival
• 100% of fee if cancellation is less than 60 days prior to arrival

All rates are in South African Rands (ZAR) and include 15% VAT.
A minimum 2 night stay is required. An exception to this is a 1 night stay in combination with a Chobe Princess or Zambezi Queen houseboat

 Month Tent
1 January - 29 February R5,396
1 March - 30 November R5,827
1 December - 31 December R5,396

*Available rates and dates are subject to change at management discretion

• Accommodation, all meals, soft drinks, mineral water, coffee, tea, and local beer & wine
• Water-based game viewing and bird watching on tender boats
• A land-based cultural tour of a local village
• Tiger & bream fishing in season (tiger fishing is strictly catch and release)
• Road transfers to and from Kasane Airport and Kasane Immigration Office located on the Botswana side of the Chobe river*
• Boat transfers between Kasane Immigration Office in Botswana and Namibia Immigration Office*

*When arriving at the Kasane and Namibian Immigration Offices guests need to fill in the required immigration forms to gain access and departure permission from the relevant authorities. This process can take between 45 to 60 minutes to complete and needs to be considered in terms of timing and pre-planning when coming to stay at Ichingo Chobe River Lodge.

• Air tickets & visas
• Premium alcoholic beverages (such as sparkling wine, spirits & dessert wines) and gratuities (discretionary)
• Additional transfers to/from Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia or any of the nearby Kasane lodges
• A land-based 4×4 game drive in Botswana’s Chobe National Park
• Community development levy. The Community Development Levy will reflect as a separate line item on all invoices issued. The funds collected will supplement our community projects and initiatives run by the Zambezi Queen Collection to assist with education, health care and basic community services. Rates for 2020 is ZAR 70 per person per night

• Ichingo Chobe River Lodge accommodates children of all ages
• Children 0 to 3 years are accommodated on a complimentary basis when sharing with 2 adults
• Children aged 4 to 12 will receive a 50% discount on the applicable adult rate
• Children aged 13 and older are considered adults and will be charged the applicable adult rate
• A 30% single supplement applies to single children
• Ichingo Chobe River Lodge is equipped with 1 family tent which can accommodate 2 adults and up to 4 children aged 12 and under. Family tent is subject to availability at time of booking
• Please note that no babysitting services, separate activities and/or menus are available for children

PAYMENT TERMS

• Provisional reservations will be held for a maximum of 14 days, thereafter it will be automatically released
• Any discrepancies on the confirmation or invoice must be addressed with reservations within 7 days of issue
• The full balance payment is due 60 days prior to arrival
• Reservations made less than 60 days prior to arrival will require full pre-payment at time of booking
• Subject to a 30% supplement for cabins occupied by one adult (limited availability per trip)

FIT  (1 – 7 PAX)
• 30% deposit payment is due within 7 days of invoice date

Group (8 – 26 PAX)
• 10% deposit payment is due within 7 days of invoice date
• A further 40% deposit is due 120 days prior to arrival

Tour Series (Minimum of 8 PAX for 3+ trips per year)
• 10% deposit is due 180 days prior to arrival
• A further 40% deposit is due 120 days prior to arrival

CANCELLATION POLICY
•  Only written cancellations will be accepted. An acknowledgement of the cancellation will be sent from the reservations department.
•  Ichingo Chobe River Lodge reserves the right to release bookings should payment not be received by the requested date

FIT (1 – 7 PAX)
• 30% of fee if cancellation is less than 90 days prior to arrival
• 100% of fee if cancellation is less than 60 days prior to arrival

Group (8 – 26 PAX) & Tour Series (Minimum of 8 PAX for 3+ trips per year)
• 10% of fee if cancellation is less than 180 days prior to arrival
• 50% of fee if cancellation is less than 120 days prior to arrival
• 100% of fee if cancellation is less than 60 days prior to arrival

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