Royal Chundu Zambezi River Lodge
Royal Chundu has a peaceful setting on a private stretch of the Zambezi River, protected by two sets of rapids. Lying an hour’s drive (or scenic helicopter flight) upstream of Victoria Falls, this luxurious lodge is perfect for travellers who want to experience the buzz of the falls but prefer to stay in quiet seclusion – awaking to the sound of hippo in the river and birds in the surrounding forest.
There are two lodges to choose from: Royal Chundu River Lodge has 10 thatched riverfront villas, while a 10-minute boat ride away lies the even more remote and exclusive Royal Chundu Island Lodge. Staying at River Lodge you’ll be treated to all the elements of a true Relais & Chateaux experience: stylish accommodation, exceptional service, world-class cuisine and wonderful attention to detail with luxurious little extras making for an unforgettable stay.
While there’s plenty to do in the area – canoeing, sunset cruises, village visits, fishing, day trips to Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park – part of the magic of staying at Royal Chundu is simply sitting on your deck enjoying the incredible tranquility of this section of the Zambezi River. You can even opt for a relaxing massage overlooking the water or in the privacy of your villa.