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Chundukwa River Lodge
Livingstone Zambia

Chundukwa River Lodge is known for its wide range of bird species. Enjoy being tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

3 Night Package From

R14,654 pps
Valid: 1 April - 31 Dec 2017

 

FEATURES
Great riverside position
SADC special
Built on stilts overlooking the Zambezi River
Includes return flights from Joburg

Chundukwa River Lodge package

This package includes:
  • Return ex Johannesburg to Livingstone on BA comair
  • Airport taxes
  • Return road transfers from Livingstone airport to Chundukwa River Lodge
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • All meals
  • Sunset cruise
  • Laundry
This package excludes:
  • The package excludes items not mentioned and visa costs (where applicable).
  • Park fees
  • Drinks
  • Items of a personal nature
Please note:
  • The above package is quoted on a restrictive fare which requires full payment within 24 hours
  • Prices are quoted per person sharing
  • This package is valid for SADC passport holders
  • This package is available without flights. Just let us know on your request and we will send you a quote without flights
  • Rates will vary if the costed class of flight is not available on the dates you have chosen or if there has been rate of exchange fluctuations or a change in the airport taxes
  • This package is quoted on BA Comair fares. BA Comair fly's between Johannesburg and Livingstone on a daily basis
  • No children under 5yrs at the main lodge. Younger children can be hosted at Chundu Cottage at parents discretion

Created in a rustic safari style, Chundukwa River Lodge is built on stilts allowing for stunning views of the Zambezi River. This is lodge is only a 30 minute drive to the falls.

Lodge facilities at a glance:
  • Early morning wake up with Tea, coffee, hot chocolate or juice
  • Open planned lounge and dinning facilities
  • Rock pool over looking the Zambezi
  • Wi-fi access
  • Please note that at the main lodge no children under 5yrs are allowed. Younger children can be hosted at Chundu Cottage at parents discretion
In-room comforts at a glance:
  • There are 5 thatched chalets with twin/double beds and
  • 1 family chalet
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Fan
  • Lock up safe
  • Large walk in mosquito nets
  • Cupboard and hanging space
  • Dressing gowns
  • Mosquito spray
  • Tissues
  • Shampoo and Conditioner made on a farm in Zambia
  • Solar lights
  • Water flask

How to make a booking

  • Upon your confirmation that you would like to proceed with a booking your Maplanga consultant will send you a booking form to confirm your holiday.
  • We will require the full names of the people travelling as the names appear in the passport in order to book flights. You can either send us passport copies or send us the names by email.
  • Please note name changes cannot be made after the tickets have been issued.
  • Once a booking is made by you and the travel details confirmed to us we will send you an invoice with our full details indicated.
  • The advertised package is based on flights with restrictive rules. The airlines require payment for flights within 24 hours of making the booking and we will require a deposit to cover the payment. Once flights are paid they are non refundable. If you prefer more flexibility a higher class of flight must be used.
  • If a deposit is not received within the stipulated period the flights will cancel. We would then have to rebook the flights and this may result in the costed class being no longer available which would affect the cost of the package.
  • Final payment is required a month prior to travel or as the terms and conditions of the service provider/s dictate.
  • When full payment has been made we will send your e-tickets & travel vouchers to you. If you prefer they can collected from our offices in North Riding Estates.
  • Payments can be made by EFT, telegraphic transfer (overseas payments) or via a secure independant online VCS credit card link for Visa and MasterCard that can be sent to you.

Health

  • Visitors travelling to Zambia are no longer required to be vaccinated for Yellow Fever.
  • Victoria Falls is a malaria area contact your doctor or travel cinic for suitable medication prior to travel.
  • We recommend that all travellers take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance. Speak to your Maplanga consultant if you would like further information on the Oojah Travel insurance we offer.

 Passports and visas

  • You must have a current passport that is valid for 6 months after travel.
  • There must be at least two empty pages in your passport
  • South African passports require not visas to enter Zimbabwe.
  • Many nationalities including US, British, Australian and Canadian can purchase their visas on arrival or online. Please have cash for this. Passports requiring a pre bought visa include Greece, Colombia, India. A Univisa is available for travellers who wish to include Zimbabwe in their itineraries.

Money, currency and credit cards  

  • The currency in Zambia is the Kwatcha
  • All major currencies are accepted for payment, however you will probably get change in local currency
  • We recommend that you take along some small denominations of USD currency to pay for small incidentals, park fees and curio purchases as the local vendors do not have credit card facilities.
  • All credit cards except Diners are accepted at Sussi and Chuma.

Weather

Victoria Falls and Chobe lie in a summer rainfall area. The weather is mild in the day and cool at night in winter (May, June July) and warm to hot for all other months with October traditionally being the hottest month of the year when temperatures rise to the late 30's (Celsius)

Clothing

Casual comfortable clothing bearing in mind the time of year you are travelling. Shorts, T-shirts and light shorts for summer and light layers for winter that can be removed as the day gets hotter. Winter nights are cool and will require a fleece jacket, beanie and scarf.

References

If you would like an impartial reference on Maplanga Africa please step by the South African consumer website Hello Peter - www.hellopeter.com