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Chichele Presidential Lodge in Zambia is an historic game lodge set in amongst lush primeval forests and provides panoramic views across the game rich valleys of South Luangwa National Park.
On a magnificent hilltop location in the South Luangwa National Park of Zambia, Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge was once the personal retreat of Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda.
Here you will find some of the best game viewing opportunities in the whole of Zambia. 

Accommodation at Chichele Presidential Lodge in Zambia
Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge’s quality furnishings and discreet service provide the necessary level of comfort expected by the discerning traveller.
This historic property was recently carefully restored to maintain the original colonial style.
A majestic arched entrance leads you into a huge colonial style lounge and outside the grand dining room a long veranda stretches with views down the valley to the Luangwa River.
The main area features a comfortable lounge, intimate fireplace and bar area.
In keeping with the grand colonial style of Chichele Lodge, the suites are decorated in the same understated elegance of years gone by.
In the 10 x Victorian style rooms the large French windows offer a light, airy feel to the suites and open onto private terraces overlooking the valley – the ideal vantage point to relax and enjoy the wildlife.
Air-conditioning, plush furnishings, a four-poster bed and a luxurious bathroom can make you forget that you are in the African bush.
The lodge also features an inter-connecting room – perfect for families. 

Dining at Chichele Presidential Lodge in Zambia
Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge prides itself in the personalised service we are able to offer our guests.
Please let us know if you have any special requests and or dietary requirements.
Our delicious selections of breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are all included in your stay. 

Hot Breakfast and Bush Lunch
Before leaving on your early morning game drive to maximise game viewing before the heat sets in, a continental breakfast is served.
One of Chef Roy’s specialities is his famous Chichele eggs benedict – a must for all who visit the lodge.
Lunch can be enjoyed back at the lodge or, alternatively, our staff can arrange a bush lunch in a special selected location for you.
There is something special about a beautifully set table literally in the middle of nowhere. 

High Tea and Sundowners
Later on in the day, enjoy a delightful high tea with a selection of quiche, freshly baked cakes and biscuits before departing on your afternoon game viewing activity.
Your evening game drive finishes with classic sundowner cocktails and canapés at specially selected locations.
A favourite spot of ours is along the banks of the Luangwa River where hippo’s wallow and animals congregate for their last drink of the day.
Return to the lodge for pre-dinner drinks around the camp fire and a scrumptious three course plated dinner.
If you are celebrating a special occasion we could arrange a romantic private dinner under the stars. 

X-Factors about Chichele Presidential Lodge in Zambia
·         Historic property built as a presidential retreat in the 1970’s
·         One of the best areas for game viewing in the whole of Zambia
·         Open all year round – regardless of weather conditions
·         Gourmet Escape
Chichele Presidential Lodge Zambia
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The nearest airport to Chichele Lodge is Mfuwe.
You can fly into Mfuwe from Lusaka (1 hour), Livingstone (2 hours), Zambezi Kulefu airstrip (100 minutes) and Jeki / Royal (90 minutes).
The transfer from Mfuwe airport to the lodge is about 2 hours in 4x4 vehicles.
Please note the luggage restriction is 15kg per person in a soft sided bag.
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There are cyrrently no specials at Chichele Presidential Lodge
15 June 2014 to 31 October 2014 & 21 December 2014 to 5 January 2015
US$618 per person sharing per night
Single Rates on request 

1 November 2014 to 20 December 2014
US$510 per person sharing per night
Single Rates on request 

The above rates are inclusive of the following:
All meals
All game viewing activities
Park fees
Laundry service
Emergency Medical Evacuation
Alcoholic beverages
Return transfers from the local airport 

From time to time and at certain times of the year we have negotiated special rates with the establishment (not reflected in the rates above), so please fill in the ENQUIRE NOW form to find out what we are able to offer you.
Go on – you have NOTHING to lose! 

A 50% deposit will secure your reservation with the balance due one month prior to your date of arrival.
We highly recommend that you take out FULL Travel Insurance to cover you against any potential financial loss due to you having to cancel your holiday for whatever reason.
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Last modified on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 08:08