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Time + Tide Mchenja

Discover Time + Tide Mchenja

Time + Tide Mchenja is flanked by a grove of towering ebony trees on one side and the Luangwa River on the other. It offers luxury in the heart of the national park. Overlooking a wide river expanse it is wonderful for watching large herds of elephants crossing the Luangwa.

The 5 safari tents (including a 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom family safari tent) are pure, natural elegance with grass walls, soft cushions and light-as-air curtains. Each has large picture windows, a feather-top bed and an open-air en-suite bathroom with a bath looking out onto the river. The main lodge area comprises of dining areas, a lounge, a bar, a campfire, and a refreshing pool overlooking the Luangwa river.

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Expert View

  • Luxury meets adventure
  • Large herds of elephants and rivers packed with hippos and crocs
  • Leopards and lions sometimes wandering through the camps ebony grove
  • A digital detox with no wifi and phone signal

At a glance

  • 4 Rooms + 1 Family Room
  • All Ages
  • Open 20 May - 7 November
  • Family Rooms
  • All Inclusive

Our sustainable tourism rating

We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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"The South Luangwa is home to the walking safari. Why not book to stay in two or more Time + Tide camps in the South Luangwa and walk between them, the longest walk being 4.5 hours."

Indulge your passions


Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.

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Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

  • Bespoke itineraries
  • Flights and transfers included
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Start your unique journey


At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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Call us or inquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.

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Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke itinerary.

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We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.

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Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!

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