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Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi Camp

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Its scenic location epitomises Mana Pools National Park in all its abundance. The camp is all about the intimacy of being close to nature and amongst the iconic albida trees that characterise the area. The camp’s location within our private Ruckomechi Concession ensures an exclusive safari experience complete with a diverse range of activities through which to explore Mana.
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Lusaka Airport92 km
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Right from the Airstrip our adventure began with our guide Tongo, who took us for a short game drive to the camp. Upon arrival at the camp we were welcomed with home made ginger juice, shown our room and quickly refreshed before tea time and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank pshah99
Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi CampResponded 17 October 2018

Dear Pshah99, Thank you for your beautiful review, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were able to take so many wonderful photos of your sightings. Mana Pools National Park lies at the heart of the...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

This was our second visit to Ruckomechi and most certainly not the last !! The camp has been beautifully refurbished and is looking great. Our room was very spacious and in the shade of enormous Mahogony trees. The main area has been enlarged and being...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank ritaSouthAfrica
Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi CampResponded 4 October 2018

Dear ritaSouthAfrica, It is always wonderful to welcome you back in camp and sincerely hope this will not be the last time. We will be sure to pass your kind words on to Dylan, Natasha, Bob, Engilbert and the entire Ruckomechi family. We look forward...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018

A wonderful, thoughtful, and hospitable team at Rukomechi combined with an extraordinary landscape and facilities made this a dream stay. We loved the diversity of activities here--canoeing and walking safaris were a highlight. And the animals surround you in a way we hadn't quite experienced...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank amidtheclouds
Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi CampResponded 27 September 2018

Dear Amidtheclouds, Situated on a large private concession in the heart of the Zambezi Valley’s Mana Pools National Park, Ruckomechi looks out from the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. It is a remote, beautiful place with spectacular views of the broad flowing river, adjoining...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018

This camp was a perfect location, with all the water options to see animals and the beautiful bush areas nearby. The camp is luxury oriented, and the tents are spacious. Food and service was excellent, and the staff could not have been any more accomodating....More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Rbtrader
Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi CampResponded 13 September 2018

Dear Rbtrader, Thank you for your amazing reviews, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your time with us and how many amazing sightings you enjoyed with the wonderful Engilbert. Thank you again for the wonderful recommendation and we hope you will visit...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Incredible location along the Zambezi River, nice and comfortable tents, amazing game viewing, good food, friendly staff, Ruckomechi is not far rom excellent. Boat and fishing cruises are awesome. But this camp is understaffed with the consequence that there is no margin to accomodate specific...More

Date of stay: August 2018
2  Thank reymond2016
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi CampResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Reymond2016, Thank you for your great review, we are able to offer guests an exclusive game experience at Wilderness Classic and Premier camps/lodges with a private activity/guide service should this be desired. This service is highly recommended for guests with specific photographic or wildlife...More

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12 January 2018|
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Response from Wilderness_Safaris | Property representative |
Dear Rrrrrrrrr2014, Thank you for your question all of our tents are en-suite with indoor shower, double basin vanity and separate toilet. In addition there is a Star Bath in camp, which, while screened off from the the... More
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26 July 2017|
Response from Wilderness_Safaris | Property representative |
Hello Innocent M, Thank you for your question, yes we do have an airstrip at Ruckomechi and within Mana Pools National Park however, the strip is not accessible to any private jets. In order to make use of our facilities... More
Room Tips
"All rooms overlook the beautiful Zambezi river and are very private"
3 Oct. 2018
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"All tents were well positioned"
17 Nov. 2017
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"Book the bubble bath and the tree house overnight stay as soon as you get into camp - you don't want to..."
25 May 2017
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"every single one of them is great"
24 May 2017
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