Time + Tide Mchenja Bush Camp

Time + Tide Mchenja is a luxurious tented camp in the heart of South Luangwa National Park, nestled within a shady ebony grove along the Luangwa River. It offers walking safaris, game drives, and fantastic big cat sightings in a rustic yet elegant setting.

Luxury Amidst Ebony Trees

Located in the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia Time + Tide Mchenja Bush Camp is situated on the banks of the Luangwa River, surrounded by lush vegetation and an abundance of wildlife.

Mchenja consists of nine spacious tents, each featuring a private deck with views of the surrounding wilderness. The tents are luxuriously appointed with comfortable beds, luxurious bathrooms with hot running water, and electricity. Guests can relax in the main lounge area, which has a fireplace, library, and bar, or take a dip in the plunge pool to cool off in the hot African sun.

The camp offers a variety of activities for guests to enjoy, including game drives, guided walking safaris, and boat cruises along the river. The South Luangwa National Park is home to a wide range of wildlife, including elephant, giraffe, buffalo, lion, and many species of antelope. 

Guests at Time + Tide Mchenja can unwind in elegantly designed tents that blend seamlessly with the natural surroundings. Each tent provides a comfortable retreat after exciting safari adventures, ensuring a restful night’s sleep with the sounds of the wilderness as your lullaby. With modern amenities and rustic charm, Mchenja offers an authentic yet indulgent safari experience.


Zambia, Luangwa National Park


Beautiful river setting in an ebony grove
Luxury meets adventure
Pool overlooking the river

No of Rooms

4 One Bedroom & 1 Family 2 Bedroom Safari Rooms

Style of accommodation

Canvas and Thatched Chalets

Child Policy

Children of all ages welcome


  • All meals
  • Standard bar drinks
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers to / from local airport
  • Local inter-camp road transfers
  • Game-viewing activities
  • Laundry 
  • Service charge.
  • Activities include: Game drives (day and night), walking safaris, cultural visits, and family activities


  • Entry visas
  • Spirits
  • Reserve wines and champagne
  • Flights
  • Spa treatments

During game drives, guests can get up close and personal with these incredible animals, while guided walking safaris offer a more intimate and immersive experience of the bush. In addition to its impressive array of wildlife, the South Luangwa National Park is also home to a variety of bird species, including the African fish eagle, the purple crested lourie, and the trumpeter hornbill. Birdwatching enthusiasts will be in their element at Mchenja Bush Camp.

The camp is committed to sustainability and works closely with local communities to ensure that the park is preserved for future generations. The camp also supports conservation efforts through various initiatives, such as the Mchenja Elephant Project, which aims to protect and study the park’s elephant population.

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