Mhara River Bush Camp is situated in our own private concession 8km from the famous Chitake Spring and the camp is built on high ground with stunning views of the Chitake river. Slightly upstream of the camp is the absolutely pristine wilderness area through which the Mhara River winds it's way to the junction with the Chitake river.
The camp is situated within the Mana Pools National Park and is accessible by driving along the all weather entrance road to the National park. Alternatively, guests can fly in utilising the Rukomechie are strip - a mere 15km from the camp.
Mhara River Bush Camp
Mhara River Bush Camp is situated under shady rain trees (Philenoptera Violacae) on high ground with stunning views of the Chitake river 50 meters below. The backdrop is the wild and untouched Zambezi escarpment. The accommodation consists of 6 luxury tents each with en suite facilities and is spaced on each side of the uniquely designed central reception, and dining area which is built on a raised wooden deck complete with an upstairs platform for dining under the stars.
Activities offered at Mhara include game drives and amazing walks through ancient baobabs (Adansonia Digitata) forests, along the watercourses of the Chitake and Mhara river gorges accompanied by our experienced qualified guides. We have many natural water points, some with specially constructed “ hides “ for you to get that picture of a lifetime as the area abounds in all big game species. Due to the diverse vegetation in the concession the birding is excellent with many rare species present such as the elusive African Pitta. Picnic under shady riverine trees, starlight dinners or just relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of a truly pristine and untouched wilderness area.
The luxury tents are very large with extensive gauze windows allowing for free air movement, 2 luxury beds, nets, side tables and floor mats. The doors on each tent are fully lockable affording security and safety. All tents have their own ensuite facilities, consisting of toilet , hot and cold water solar showers, double basins and plenty of storage space. The tents are fully electrified from our central solar hub and have plug points , fans and plenty of lighting .