Ichingo Chobe River Lodge

Location: The Caprivi Strip | Namibia

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

At the eastern end of the Caprivi Strip, as Namibia merges towards Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia, Impalila Island rises out of the Chobe River. Here you will find the charming Ichingo Chobe River Lodge, a stunning property and ideal for a few days rest and relaxation during a busy trip through Namibia.
Perfect forVisitors who would like to have a few days relaxing in a wonderful property that commands stunning views of the Chobe River. Whilst this isn’t somewhere we would regard as a pure safari lodge, there are some excellent game viewing opportunities to be had.
In the knowThis is a superb spot for tiger fishing, with plenty of impressive specimens found swimming in this part of the Chobe River.

Recommended for...

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  • Couples
  • Honeymoon

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Ichingo Chobe River Lodge is tucked away on the banks of the Chobe river, offering a peaceful sanctuary surrounded by nature and wildlife.

Rooms at Ichingo Chobe River Lodge

The traditional safari tents are dotted around the grounds of the lodge and positioned to offer views out to the river. Inside they are spacious with plenty of hardwood furnishings, large beds draped in mosquito nets and ensuite bathrooms at the rear. Air conditioning adds an extra touch of comfort to the tents whilst the shaded verandas at the front are a great spot for an afternoon siesta or even a private dinner to celebrate a special occasion.

Food & Drink

Seasonal and locally sourced produce are used to create daily menus which can be enjoyed in the main dining area, overlooking the river, or at many of the private dining spots around the lodge.


The lounge and bar area, both of which command stunning views out to the Chobe River, are ideal places to relax and enjoy a lazy afternoon with a good book.

Activities at Ichingo Chobe River Lodge

The lodge offers a variety of activities including game viewing boat trips, guided nature walks around Impalila Island, birdwatching trips and the opportunity for stargazing in the clear African night skies.

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Hotel location

Ichingo Chobe River Lodge is on Impalila Island at the eastern end of the Caprivi Strip, 15 minutes from Kasane airport.

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