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Chongwe River House is a spectacularly designed private house located on the banks of the Chongwe River, a tributary of the Zambezi.

The house sleeps up to eight guests and is booked on an exclusive basis. The entire house is built of ferro walls and wild wood.

The main dining/living room has low bridges over flowing water, and all the furniture was carved from a single huge winterthorn tree. The ground floor bedrooms are each entered through a tunnel which gives the feeling of walking through a cave. The bathrooms have water pouring out of the stone ceiling instead of normal shower heads, whilst the upstairs bathrooms have waterfall showers and bathtubs with views across the bush.

The house is set at the end of a large winterthorn grove, with views across the swimming pool and the river to the mountains beyond. Activities include day and night game drives in open safari vehicles, guided walking, canoeing safaris and boating. The Chongwe River also offers excellent tiger fish angling.

Why We Love It
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The walls of Chongwe River house follow the natural lines of the branches used, creating a natural, flowing effect with no straight lines. Bonkers, but brilliant

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Itineraries that feature Chongwe River House

Best for: Couples
South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi Safari
Home to one of the natural wonders of the world and a wealth of game, Zambia is a fantastic destination for both scenery and safari lovers. Create...
11 Days
From £5,390pp

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