Chobe Bakwena Lodge is an eco-luxury retreat on the banks of the Chobe River. Chobe Bakwena is ideally positioned at some 1.5kms form the meeting place of Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana. Surrounded by the Chobe National Park and forest reserve, and 90km’s from Victoria Falls or Livingstone, Bakwena is a great base from which to explore the area.
Chobe Bakwena Lodge accommodation is in 10 rondavel style chalets, of which there is a family unit and Honeymoon accommodation. The rondavels are set under the canopy of Acacia trees, with each site having been selected for its river view. Built around both ecological and traditional African principles, each chalet offers laid-back luxury; built-in daybeds offer you the chance to relax and enjoy the changing moods of the Chobe.
In addition there are 5 treetop chalets which are set back from the River, and are all set some 3 metres off the ground - literally allowing you to enjoy a tree-house sensation...
At Chobe Bakwena, each chalet has an interior bathroom which opens onto an outside garden, complete with outside shower.
The main lodge area is complete with lounge, restaurant and Rain Tree bar overlooking the river. There is also an inviting swimming pool. For meals, expect simple african-fusion dishes, prepared from locally sourced ingredients and inspired by traditional Setswana cuisine.
Chobe Bakwena Lodge offers an excellent selection of activities: Game Drives - generally a three hour activity in the Chobe National Park; Boat Cruises are fascinating, with excellent wildlife and birding opportunities.
Bird watching, by boat, on foot or from the comfort of your own deck is always rewarding in this area, whether you are an expert or not.
You might also want to enjoy a Nature Walk, which are conducted around the Lodge, or in the nearby Lesoma Valley or the Forest Reserve. A Village Tour is also possible, in the company of your guide. There is also the chance to visit neighbouring Namibia, and Impalila Island. The Island also offers village walks as life on the island is still lived to ancient traditions. The villagers can also provide guided birding and mekoro (dugout canoe) trips.
Fishing is also popular on the the Chobe and Zambezi River system, which is home to the mighty Tigerfish. The river systems are also home to a number of other worthy angling species, including catfish, pike and Tilapia species.
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