Deep in the heart of the Botswana wilderness lies Chobe Chilwero Lodge, one of the most enchanting places on earth. With breathtaking vistas as a backdrop, you will come face-to-face with the abundant creatures of the bush and some of the most spectacular sunsets Mother Nature bestows. Chilwero means "place of high view" in the local Setswana language. The lodge sits above the Chobe River and offers unparalleled panoramic views across the islands and flood plains as far away as Namibia.

Property Details

Chobe Chilwero offers creature comforts such as elegantly appointed accommodations, silver service, gourmet meals, and fine wines.Relax in Chobe Chilwero’s luxurious thatched cottages with en suite facilities,¬†sunken handcrafted baths, indoor and outdoor showers, terrace, and private garden with hammock overlooking the magnificent Chobe River. There is also a library, curio shop, and a communications center. Although located in Botswana, this intimate lodge is within easy access of Zambia and the world famous Victoria Falls. Guests can enjoy a day trip to visit the Falls if desired which makes for a great day out and a perfect add-on to your trip.

Enjoy thrilling guided game drives in open-sided 4X4 vehicles that bring you to the heart of Africa’s largest concentration of elephants, as well as hippos, buffalos, puku, antelope, lions, and other creatures that gather on the banks of the Chobe River. Or, join our acclaimed guides from Chobe Chilwero on a wondrous water safari on specially adapted motorboats. Sundowner cruises are particularly spectacular on the Chobe River. Fishing excursions are also available at an additional cost and should be arranged in advance.

Order of the day includes enjoying high tea served on the lawn under the shade of trees before heading out on your afternoon activity.

End each day at Chobe Chilwero with a refreshing dip in the swimming pool, followed by a sumptuous meal lovingly prepared by the expert culinary staff at the Lodge, a delicious, eclectic fusion of Western and African cuisine and delicacies all topped off by a sampling of vintage wines and spirits from the cellar.

For those wishing to indulge in some self-pampering, Chilwero Chilwero offers fabulous spa facilities and an incredible assortment of products and services to help soothe the soul.

Combine Chobe Chilwero with any of Ker & Downey’s hand picked properties to create the perfect luxury safari itinerary.

Request Information