Ichingo Chobe River Lodge
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Ichingo Chobe River Lodge is located in the north-eastern part of Namibia and because of its location can be considered as a Chobe/Victoria Falls destination.Ichingo Chobe River Lodge Namibia

Where the Chobe and Zambezi Rivers meet they form Impalila Island at the end of which four countries (Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe) join together. Ichingo is on this island overlooking the Chobe River. The nearest town is Kasane in Northern Botswana and the Victoria Falls are only some 80 kilometers downstream.

Ichingo Chobe River Lodge is a luxury tented lodge accommodating a maximum of sixteen people in twin bedded largeIchingo Chobe River Lodge Namibia boats Meru tents, each with cupboards, tables, electric lights etc, its own private thatched en suite bathroom and balcony. All tents overlook the river with the main lodge buildings being built over the river and consisting of a lounge and bar with a separate dining room, all under thatch and situated under large shady trees.

Ichingo Chobe River Lodge offers a variety of activities.

Game viewing by boat into the Chobe National Park where huge herds of elephants come down to drink together with an extensive array of other game such as buffalo, giraffe, kudu, waterbuck, puku, lechwe, impala, baboons, etc. The evening boat trip, with quiet sundowners on the river surrounded by elephants is an unforgettable experience.

Fishing for Tiger fish and Bream in both the Chobe and Zambezi rivers. There is access toIchingo Chobe River Lodge Namibia fishing over 100 kilometers of rivers providing excellent fishing in what is undoubtedly the premier Tiger fishing water in Africa. The Lodge is particularly renown for the quality of its guides and their success in landing Tiger fish, especially when fly-fishing. High quality tackle is available for guest use.

Bird watching is a year round pleasure with over 400 recorded species and a combination of water birds and good dry land birds on the island. It is an excellent place to see all the summer migrants from September through to March.

Excursions by Mokoro (dugout canoe) into the small islands which exist in the Chobe River and form part of the rapid system. The experienced polers are also knowledgeable in all the various bird species to be found during the trip. This is subject to river conditions.

Guided walks on the Island are very interesting as there is a varied ecology and the villages offer an insight into traditional African life. From the top of an ancient Baobab tree one can view the meeting place of the four countries.Ichingo Chobe River Lodge Namibia siteIchingo Chobe River Lodge Namibia room

Day trips to the Victoria Falls are popular as the road journey is only one and a half hours.

All activities are personalised and included in the base rate. Exceptions would be day trips to the Falls which are undertaken by independent operators.

Ichingo Chobe River Lodge collects its clients by boat from the Kasane immigration office in Botswana for the short trip across the river to the island. Kasane is readily accessible by road from both South Africa and Namibia and in addition there are now frequent flights from Johannesburg to Kasane . Private charters regularly fly directly onto the Island where there is an excellent 1400 meter all weather gravel airstrip. The lodge also operates a four roomed , eight bedded , luxury safari boat - THE ICHOBEZI - on the Zambezi and Chobe River systems. This offers two dedicated tender boats with all the activities and hospitality standards of the lodge plus the added excitement of cruising and overnighting in some of the remote areas of the Caprivi.

Ichingo Chobe River Lodge is a secluded and private, owner managed lodge, offering , together with THE ICHOBEZI the ideal personalised venues to get away from it all, for families, couples or small groups who wish to experience Africa at its finest and enjoy all that it has to offer.

Rates per person per night, full board: on request


Green Season
December - March

Shoulder Season
April - May

High Season
June - November

Single/double - - -

Kasane immigration office to Impalila Island
Impalila Island to Kasane immigration office

Game viewing by boat Mokoro Trips 
Fishing in Chobe and Zambezi Rivers 
Bird watching Island village walks

Ichingo Chobe River Lodge GPScoordinates: S 17 46' 48" E 025 11' 23"


Well in advance bookings are strongly recommended. Rates are subject to change without prior notice should tax be increased or Government levies introduced. Rates include Value Added Tax.

Contact & reservations:
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To book:

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