Indulge in luxury and seclusion while immersing yourself in the wildest of settings

Named after indigenous plants growing in the area, the Cassia and Albida Suites are nestled under ancient towering trees at the confluence of the Chongwe and Zambezi Rivers.

The one-bedroom Cassia Suite is a private suite for two, perfect for honeymooners and couples. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom Albida Suite sleeps four guests and is great for families wanting their own space or friends travelling together. Both have en-suite open air bathrooms with a clawfoot bath, a canopied lounge and dining area, a pool overlooking the river, a fire pit and a dedicated butler.

Dine privately in your suite or in the main camp lounge on the riverbank, enjoying cuisine that celebrates local seasonal ingredients. Notice how much better your nightcap tastes when it’s served in a crystal glass by the fire.

Lower Zambezi National Park is known for the variety of activities on offer, including game drives, walking safaris, canoeing safaris, boat cruises and tiger fishing. The Albida Suite includes privately-guided activities.

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Camp information

  • Need to know
  • Camp Amenities
  • Location
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Open Season

15 April to 15 November

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Accommodation

Cassia Suite (1 bedroom) + Albida Suite (2 bedroom)

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Connectivity

Wifi available

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20 minute drive from Royal Airstrip

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Child Policy

Children of all ages welcome

  • Cassia Suite – one bed, one bathroom
  • Albida Suite – two bed, two bathroom
  • Private open air soaking tub
  • Open air lounge, dining area, campfire, and plunge pool with river views
  • Double or twin configuration
  • Fans in the bedrooms
  • Generator power, British three pin plugs
  • Limited wifi and no phone signal
  • Main lodge – dining areas, lounge and bar
  • Albida Suite offers private activities and Cassia Suite has shared activities

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WHAT TO SEE AND DO AT TIME + TIDE CHONGWE SUITES
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DAY + NIGHT GAME DRIVES
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WALKING SAFARIS
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WILDLIFE HIDE
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SLEEPOUT UNDER THE STARS
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BOAT CRUISES AND CANOEING SAFARI
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Experience local culture
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Learn about our Foundation
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Your stay with us
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  • Rates include all meals, standard bar drinks, accommodation, transfers to / from local airport, local inter-camp road transfers, game-viewing activities, laundry and service charge
  • Activities include: Game drives (day and night), walking safaris, cultural visits, canoeing (seasonal) and boat cruises (seasonal)
  • Rates exclude entry visas, spirits, reserve wines and champagne, flights and spa treatments

from $815 per person

This is the most magical place you're ever likely to experience. Nestled under a grove of imposing Albida trees, it is clearly favoured by the many elephant who graze on the Albida pods. Their presence adds an incredibly special energy to the camp. 
Karen, Guest at Time + Tide Chongwe Camp
The lodge is stunning and all the staff are utterly wonderful. The views from the lodge are outstanding, lovely Liuwa wilderness. My bedroom was incredibly comfortable, very stylish, hitting a difficult combination of minimalist yet luxury. Incredibly comfortable bed and many relaxing areas to rest. 
Mandi, Guest at Time + Tide King Lewanika
Our family had the most joyful time at Chongwe, really everything was perfect and every detail taken care of. The team ensured we had the best time at every activity (even tiger fishing!). We felt privileged to spend a few days here and look forward to returning.
Dawn, Guest at Time + Tide Chongwe
We love safaris and this was an excellent camp with a real authentic bush feel, which we always enjoy. The service was excellent and the team are so attentive. Really superb guiding which made for a tremendous experience.
Cate, Guest at Time + Tide Mchenja
Chinzombo is a stunning lodge in a beautiful location of the South Luangwa. The rooms are luxurious and spacious, with a deck and plunge pool overlooking the Luangwa River. There is always an abundance of wildlife around the rooms, we had a banded mongoose, bushbuck, elephants and hippo's - just to name a few.
Michael, Guest at Time + Tide Chinzombo