OVERVIEW ON CHOBE CHILWERO IN CHOBE
Chobe Chilwero is located on the edge of Chobe National Park, the second largest national park in Botswana where some 80,000 elephants roam. From the lodge’s hilltop position, guests can enjoy far reaching panoramic views over the Chobe River and floodplain below, relax in the split-level swimming pool or unwind with a pampering session in the full service spa complete with a treetop treatment room. Chobe Chilwero’s fifteen guest cottages all command fabulous views and come with every convenience guests could hope for. The en suite bathrooms have both indoor and outdoor showers while the freestanding tubs are large and comfortable. Each cottage also has its own private garden – the perfect spot to sip cocktails after, or why not enjoy your very own private dinner served under the African sky? While at Chobe Chilwero, a visit to the spa is an absolute must. The full-service spa offers a range of treatments and rituals of the highest quality to relax, restore and revitalize guests. Authentic African design has been integrated with, and inspired by, the abundance of nature that surrounds the lodge. Great care has been taken in selecting brands, treatment methods and practices that are environmentally friendly. Treatments are provided by trained professionals, and include products from both the Africology and Thalgo lines. Spa facilities include an indoor spa bath, Vichy showers, hydrotherapy, plunge pool, relaxation area and private treatment rooms – one of which is elevated in the treetops.
Location Of Chobe Chilwero
Chobe Chilwero borders the Chobe National Park, which is the second largest national park in Botswana covering an area of 10,566 km² and home to Africa’s largest concentration of elephants. The lodge is accessible by road and air. Kasane International Airport is approximately 10 minutes away by road.
Safari Experience At Chobe Chilwero
With Africa’s largest concentration on the lodge’s doorstep, elephants feature largely on any activity at Chobe Chilwero. Game drives bring these grey giants into easy reach as they drink and frolic at the water’s edge in boisterous herds. Hippo, buffalo, antelope, lion and leopard are also frequent sights. The best way to end a day of safari is sipping on a cocktail while watching an African sunset over the waters of the Chobe River.
Activities At Chobe Chilwero
Highly qualified professional guides lead thrilling twice daily game drives in open-sided 4X4 vehicles. Explore the Chobe River in our specially adapted safari motorboats. Enjoy a Sundowner cruise in the evening with your choice of refreshing drink.
Summary For Chobe Chilwero
- Chobe Chilwero borders the Chobe National Park, home to Africa’s largest concentration of elephants
- Access to Chobe Chilwero is by road or air from Kasane Airport
- Transfer time is 10 minutes from Kasane Airport
- Fifteen air-conditioned cottages each with its own private garden with hammock and private balcony
- Mini bar, hairdryer, ceiling fan and mosquito nets available in all cottages
- En suite bathroom with both indoor and outdoor shower, as well as bath tub
- Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner included in your stay
- Breakfast is served before the morning game activity. Lunch can be enjoyed back at the lodge
- Afternoon tea is served before the afternoon game activity
- Afternoon game drives and sundowner cruises include classic sundowner drinks and canapés at specially selected spots before returning to the lodge for predinner drinks and a three course dinner.
- Romantic private dinners can be arranged upon request
- The lodge offers morning and afternoon game drives in Chobe National Park in customised vehicles
- Sundowner cruises are another great way of seeing elephants up close as they wade in the river, buffalo as they gather on its shores and antelopes as they graze in the cooler evenings
- The first full spa on the Botswana safari circuit offers a range of treatments and rituals (additional cost, pre-booking recommended)
- No age restriction on children. Children 5 years and under are not allowed on activities unless sole vehicle use is requested. This is subject to management discretion.