OVERVIEW ON CHIKOKO TREE CAMP IN SOUTH LUANGWA – NORTHERN
Chikoko Tree Camp operates slightly upstream (8 km) of its sister camp, Tafika Camp on the West bank of the Luangwa. Chikoko Walking Trails in the South Luangwa National Park are conducted in a very beautiful area, rich in wildlife. It is a wilderness area, free of roads and vehicles. David Livingstone crossed the Luangwa River in 1866 at Perekani, the crossing point used for Chikoko Trails today.
Accommodation, Facilities & Amenities At Chikoko Tree Camp
- As the name suggests the 3 twin chalets are raised above the ground, within the tree canopy. This enhances the view of the acacia grove in front of camp where a constant array of wildlife activity unfolds throughout the day.
- Chikoko Tree Camp is part of the walking safari extension from Tafika Camp. All luggage and supplies are portaged into the Chikoko Tree Camp. Guests only need to carry their binoculars and cameras from Tafika Camp. The walking trails follow a maze of animal footpaths between the connecting camps, accompanied by a guide, an armed South Luangwa National Park’s scout and the tea bearer bringing up the rear. Bottled drinking water is also provided.
Dining At Chikoko Tree Camp
- Meals at Chikoko Tree Camp are freshly prepared with a variety of western and African flavors.
Activities At Chikoko Tree Camp
- Morning, afternoon and night wildlife viewing and game drives.
- Sunset and Sundowners.
- Experience Zambia’s renowned Africa walking safaris in South Luangwa National Park.
- Ornithological experience.
- Community and village visits.