Ichingo Chobe River Lodge

Come Tiger fishing on the Chobe River


Situated at the confluence of the Zambezi and Chobe Rivers, Ichingo Lodge offers the discerning fisherman superb facilities boats and guides to ensure that you catch the fish of your dreams!


R15,980 PPS

Valid: 01 January 2024 - 28 February 2024

R19,960 PPS

Valid: 01 March 2024 - 28 February 2025

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includes EXCLUDES  
  • 4 Nights accommodation
  • All meals, soft drinks, mineral water, coffee, tea, local beer and wine
  • Guided water-based game viewing and birding
  • Guided water-based fishing (all fishing is strictly catch and release)
  • Guided (non-professional) water-based photographic safari
  • Guided cultural tour of a local village
  • Guided walks on Impalila Island, for Ichingo Chobe River Lodge guests only
  • Road transfers to and from Kasane International Airport and Kasane Immigration Office located on the Botswana side of the Chobe River
  • Boat transfers between Kasane Immigration Office and Namibia Immigration Office located on the Namibian side of the Chobe River
  • Flights & travel insurance (can be arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Additional transfers to/from Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia or any of the nearby Kasane lodges
  • Premium alcoholic beverages (such as sparkling wine, spirits & dessert wines)
  • Curio store purchases and gratuities (discretionary)
  • A land-based 4x4 game drive in Botswana's Chobe National Park
  • R90 PP P/N conservation levies
  • R250 PP P/N fuel levies (added to invoice).

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  • Applicable to SADC passport holders only
  • Minimum 2-night stay
  • Fishing excursions are limited to 1 tank of fuel per boat per day
Single supplement is applicable
Prices are quoted per person sharing The package excludes visas where required, non resident surcharge, drinks, river usage fee, additional meals and items not mentioned in the package. 

Package prices will vary if the costed class of flights is not available for the dates you have requested. 

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About Ichingo Chobe Lodge


Ichingo Chobe River Lodge lies on Impalila Island within the Chobe River known as the Caprivi strip – a small slither of land that belongs to Namibia. Close to where the four countries of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and Namibia meet, Impalila Island an easy one hours transfer from Victoria Falls or Livingstone making access easy.




Fishing at Ichingo chobe Lodge

  • Due to its unique island location, guests have boat access to over 100 kilometers of prime fishing waters on the Chobe and Zambezi Rivers.
  • Ichingo is owner managed and you can expect extremely high levels of service, food and guiding for the duration of your stay at the lodge.
  • 8 comfortably decorated Meru style tents which have en suite bathrooms and private balconies.
  • Each tent has its own assigned tender boat and guide for the duration of the guests stay. This allows for complete freedom to explore the waterways at whatever pace suits you.
  • The main area of the lodge houses the dining area and relaxation areas, as well as a swimming pool.
  • The eastern Caprivi is home to large floodplains with their diverse habitats and variety of fishable waters suitable for beginner or skilled angler alike.
  • The most sort after prized of these waters is the Tiger fish renown for their ferocious knock and hard fight, can reach up to 20 lbs but there are a number of bream species plus African Pike, catfish and Zambezi Yellowfish which are valued catches.
  • Ichingo is known for quality guiding and the number of well maintained boats which include two jet boats that allow the lodge access to the rapids even in low water.
  • Guests have unrestricted access over 100 kms of fishing waters including the winding Kasai Channel and the streams, islands and backwaters of the Chobe and Mambova rapids.
  • Ichingo offers excellent all year fishing: The annual flood around January and February saturates the floodplains up river allowing the river to replenishing its fish stocks with fingerlings which are flushed into the main channels when the waters start to recede once more. Tigerfish take full advantage of all this extra food, and this can result in incredible Tiger frenzies during the winter months.

About Ichingo Chobe Lodge


In addition to fishing Ichingo offers guests the opportunity to enjoy sunset cruises, game watching by boat, cultural excursions and supreme bird watching. The lodge can arrange game drives within Chobe National Park or day visits to Victoria Falls for guests at an extra cost.

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