The SpaceThe Elephant Trail (Gwasha ReNzou) chalets have been designed to ensure you can experience the wildlife to its best advantage in luxury.
The unique thatched luxury chalets provide comfortable accommodation. The chalets have large double bedrooms, lounge and private en-suite facilities with a Victorian bath, classical pedestal basin and an outdoor shower for the adventurous.
The chalets have been delightfully furnished with high quality furniture, huge sliding doors that provide an outstanding view of the surrounding scenery of the mighty Zambezi River.
Your host/guides will make you welcome and are always happy to assist and make your stay a memorable and memorable experience.
The boat ride up the Zambezi River is breathing as you watch hippos and elephants bathing on its banks.
Bird watchers will marvel at exotic birds patched in high clifs as you cruise the calm Great Zambezi.
Lower Zambezi River in internationally known by Anglers for its Tiger fishing. So if you love fishing be ready for a good fight. Guest AccessGAME VIEWING
The area has most of the big game that you’d expect. Elephants, buffalos, antelopes like kudu and waterbuck are very common and can often be seen grazing on river banks. In the river, crocodile and hippo are always present.
Lower Zambezi is a paradise for birders with more than 350 species of birds being recorded in the valley. Many varieties of water-loving birds like pied, giant, woodland, malachite and brown-hooded kingfishers can be found by the river. Fish eagles are always to be found perching on high branches that overlook the river. A leisurely boat cruise is likely to reveal the ever present Fish Eagle, Herons, Kingfishers, Coppery Tailed Coucal.
Rated by many sports anglers as the finest freshwater fighting fish in the world, the Tiger Fish is found in the waters of the Upper and Lower Zambezi. This is a Fisherman’s dream, offering world class fishing for tiger fish, bream and 75 other Zambezi River species. Great angling opportunities for the many species which inhabit these waters are on offer. Although well equipped boats are still limited in the area, all effort will be made not to disappoint. Rods and fishing tackle are available for hire and our experienced guides accompany guests to the best fishing locations on the river. Serious anglers are advised to bring their own fishing gear.
- Zambezi Village Tours
This is an opportunity not to be missed as these tours provide a chance for you to experience the real Lower Zambezi from the eyes of the local people. Join the villagers and spend some time walking in their shoes, doing the harvest, planting, basket weaving and other activities that make-up the intricate life of the African village. The money for these tours directly helps local communities and projects. You have a chance to capture some incredible memories that will last a lifetime.
- School Tours
Visit the local schools, to see firsthand what it takes to get an education in remote villages in Africa. The donations made during the tours goes directly to the schools and to pay fees for gifted children from the local community. Interaction with GuestsA host will be made available to guests. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They will also double as your trained boat driver, chef and guide.
Guests can opt to not utilize the host if they wish. The NeighborhoodDue to its remoteness, the Lower Zambezi offers a unique opportunity for visitors to encounter and experience African’s unique and undisturbed wildlife in comfort. Gwasha ReNzou is located in an area that has a variety of wild animals such as hippopotamus, elephants, leopards, hyenas, lions and there is also a high concentration of Nile crocodiles.
A visit to the Lower Zambezi provides an excellent opportunity to view the African elephant and hippopotamus within their natural habitat. In addition, in this area there are plenty of reptiles, small game (antelopes, kudus, impalas, baboons), birds and many other animal and bird species can be found in this pristine lower Zambezi wilderness. Whatever your interest, the lower Zambezi will leave a lasting impression and unparalleled experience on anyone’s mind. Getting AroundGwasha ReNzou Chalets are located st Kanyemba in the Lower Zambezi on the confluence of Zambezi and Luangwa Rivers near the Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas and near the world famous Mana Pools National Park.
Kanyemba is 200 kilometers from Lusaka (Zambia) and 400 km from Harare (Zimbabwe). Gwasha ReNzou can be accessed by land or by air.
Guists are advised to fly into Lusaka where a host will be available to meet them, (by prior arrangement).
A 2 1/2 hours drive on sealed roads and a short boat ride across the Zambezi will tahe you to Gwasha Lodge. Other Things to Note(URL HIDDEN)