Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge - Zimbabwe
There are luxury rooms as well as self catering options available if you prefer to be a bit more independent.
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Set high atop the cliffs, looking down on the Save River in southeastern Zimbabwe is Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge. Enjoying a magnificent location overlooking Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe's second largest National Park, the Lodge has undergone a stunning and extensive refurbishment. Offering 10 luxury all-inclusive lodges, a self-catering camp and a wide range of activities, Chilo ensures guests can truly feel part of untamed Africa.
The lodge also has a very close alliance with the local community and offers cultural visits to Mahenye Village where guests can experience the local Shangaan way of life. At Chilo Gorge we are committed to maintaining the beauty of the pristine wilderness and the integrity of its native wildlife to create an unrivalled safari experience.
Did you know?
· Director and Head Guide, Clive Stockil, is the founding father of the CAMPFIRE community project, whose passion for the African bush and conservation has been recognised with numerous local and international awards
· Gonarezhou is blessed with pristine wilderness, rare birdlife, endangered animals such as the wild dog and the distinctive Baobab trees. Chilo guests rarely see another vehicle, ensuring an authentic African experience
· Gonarezhou forms part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, linking the park with the Kruger National Park in South Africa and the Limpopo National Park in Mozambique, enabling the animals to move freely between the three reserves
· The spectacular sandstone Chilojo Cliffs are the most prominent landmark in the park, with their distinctive red and orange strata. The Chilojo Cliffs were on the old Zim$10 banknote