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Central African Wilderness Safaris; Chelinda Camp

Nyika National Park, Nyika National Park, Malawi
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02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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        • Excellent63%
        • Very good27%
        • Average0%
        • Poor5%
        • Terrible5%
        27 Feb 2017
        “A safari experience like no other. GO! GO! GO!”
        2 Dec 2016
        “An absolute gem of a place”
        Free Parking
        Breakfast included
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        Reviewed 27 February 2017

        Throughout my stay at Chelinda Camp I was continuously questioning whether it was a dream or reality. From fly fishing for rainbow trout whilst surrounded by Zebra, Eland and (swimming) Roan Antelope to sundowners amongst clouds, blue skies and lightening shows (all at the same...More

        Thank Doug D
        Response from Marketing M, Team at Central African Wilderness Safaris; Chelinda CampResponded 28 February 2017

        Dear Doug D, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Chelinda Camp. We are really pleased to hear that your time at the camp was enjoyable and we are delighted that all key aspects of our offering were to your liking. We are...More

        Reviewed 2 December 2016

        We looked to visit the Nyika Park and sent an email to Central African Wilderness Safari's to get a quotation. They seemed to be very expensive, they even quoted $650 to collect us from Nkhata Bay so we quickly gave up on the idea (perhaps...More

        Thank ShropshireOldfart
        Response from Marketing M, Team at Central African Wilderness Safaris; Chelinda CampResponded 5 December 2016

        Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review here and share your feedback with us. Central African Wilderness Safaris does operate Chelinda Camp and Lodge in Nyika National Park and we try to keep our pricing as fair as possible and...More

        Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

        A little taste of Scotland in the heart of Africa, the vast wilderness of the Nyika plateau is simply beautiful; Chelinda camp is the only place to stay in the middle of the park and it is superb in every way. Tucked away beside a...More

        Thank Chris D
        Response from Marketing M, Team at Central African Wilderness Safaris; Chelinda CampResponded 13 September 2016

        Dear Chris, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback with us, we are really delighted that you had a memorable stay on the plateau and would like to thank you for this beautiful review. Yes, the montane grasslands of Nyika are often reminiscent of...More

        Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

        We loved our stay here. The drive from Rumphi was really uncomfortable (worst roads we've seen in Malawi easily) but once we arrived and saw the blazing fire 🔥 in the chalet, it was all worth it! Our chefs (who also kept the fires going)...More

        Thank Claire-Lise H
        Response from Marketing M, Team at Central African Wilderness Safaris; Chelinda CampResponded 8 September 2016

        Dear Claire-Lise, Thank you for your review of Chelinda Camp. The road can be difficult to navigate to the plateau, which is why we always recommend travelling in a 4x4 vehicle. We're so glad that you felt the journey was worth it though and are...More

        Reviewed 9 April 2016

        You'll find a lot of friendliness and warm welcomes in Malawi, but the Chelinda staff puts it to a next level. The camp site is quite far from the main lodge, and you can consider this as good and bad. It's good because the camp...More

        Thank Kristof79
        Response from Marketing M, Manager at Central African Wilderness Safaris; Chelinda CampResponded 11 April 2016

        Thanks for leaving a review. I'm really pleased to hear that you had such a positive experience at Chelinda and that the staff looked after you so well. The team pride themselves on providing excellent service so I will pass on your kind words to...More

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        • Free Parking
        • Restaurant
        • Bar/Lounge
        • Breakfast included
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        • Free Parking
        • Breakfast included
        • Business Centre with Internet Access
        • Laundry Service
        • Concierge
        • Multilingual Staff
        • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
        • Babysitting
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        • Restaurant
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        • 10
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        • Malawi >
        • Northern Region >
        • Nyika National Park
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        Nesi M
        Does Chelinda Camp have a campsite?
        29 April 2015|
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        Response from Marketing M | Property representative |
        Dear Nesi, Yes Chelinda Camp does have a campsite, which you can use. Our apologies for the delay in getting back to you, do let us know if you need any additional information.
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        "We stayed in cottage nr. 4, which was ok, but maybe for a better view on the dam the other cottages are..."
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        "All chalets at the camp are good. Chalet number 1 is best."
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