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The well-established Kaingo Camp overlooks the Luangwa River from beneath an old grove of ebony trees. Owned by Derek Shenton and his family, it’s one of the few owner-run camps remaining in South Luangwa National Park. Derek still heads up the team and is frequently in ... Read more about Kaingo Camp
|28%|98% (146 reviews)
Home to John and Carol Coppinger, the founders of Remote Africa Safaris, Tafika is a small and apparently fairly rustic camp standing on the banks of the Luangwa River, on the north side of the beautiful Nsefu Sector of South Luangwa National Park. Tafika and its two satellite ... Read more about Tafika
|19%|93% (68 reviews)
Run by Robin Pope Safaris , Tena Tena is in the remote Nsefu Sector, on the north side of South Luangwa National Park in an area rich with game. In August 2012 the camp was moved to a new location, about a kilometre upstream from its previous site, but it remains on the ... Read more about Tena Tena
|16%|99% (70 reviews)
Mwamba Bushcamp is set beneath the shade of tall ebony trees overlooking a waterhole in the usually dry bed of the seasonal Mwamba River. Owned by Derek and Jules Shenton, it is a very natural yet comfortable camp: small, intimate and very remote.
Mwamba is the smaller ... Read more about Mwamba Bushcamp
|15%|95% (99 reviews)
Built on the banks of the Luangwa River, Nkwali Camp sits under the shade of tall mahogany, ebony and sausage trees. Owned and run by Robin Pope Safaris the camp is well situated a relatively short drive from Mfuwe Airport and overlooking South Luangwa National Park.
Nkwali ... Read more about Nkwali
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Opened in 2001, the 3-star Zambezi Sun is a sprawling resort hotel with an informal atmosphere, and a colourful, fun design throughout. The closest hotel to the Victoria Falls, it's really all about the location as you're just a few minutes walk from one of the Natural ... Read more about Zambezi Sun
Old Mondoro Bushcamp
|11%|98% (50 reviews)
Old Mondoro Bushcamp takes its name from the Shona word for lion. It is a small and simple bush camp situated on the banks of the Zambezi River, overlooking reed islands where buffalo feed and hippos bask.
As there are only four bush chalets at Old Mondoro this simple ... Read more about Old Mondoro Bushcamp
Chikoko Tree Camp
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Chikoko Tree Camp is an exceptionally small and intimate bushcamp that overlooks the seasonal Chikoko River – a scenic, winding channel lined by shady ebony trees. It is set in a remote area of the South Luangwa National Park that is exclusive to walking safaris; there ... Read more about Chikoko Tree Camp
|9%|98% (47 reviews)
Mchenja Bushcamp is Norman Carr Safaris' flagship and most luxurious bushcamp. It's a beautiful camp in a lovely setting within an ebony grove, beside a bend of the Luangwa River. We loved Mchenja Bushcamp when we recently visited in June 2010! The whole camp, including ... Read more about Mchenja Bushcamp
|9%|98% (69 reviews)
Located on a wide bend of the Luangwa River in South Luangwa National Park's remote and game-rich Nsefu Sector, Nsefu is run by Robin Pope Safaris. An hour’s drive from their base at Nkwali, it was originally built in the 1950s. It is the South Luangwa's oldest camp – and ... Read more about Nsefu
Islands of Siankaba
|8%|95% (42 reviews)
A little further upstream from Tongabezi and the River Club, about 45km from Livingstone, the very peaceful Islands of Siankaba is built on two densely forested islands, linked by suspension bridges. To get there from the main road you travel 7km down a dirt track through ... Read more about Islands of Siankaba
|7%|95% (77 reviews)
Kapani, which means “the place of the Mopane trees", is situated on the banks of a permanent ox-bow lagoon, just outside South Luangwa National Park. Set under mature trees, Kapani is a cool, calm and solidly reassuring place to relax at the start or end of your safari... Read more about Kapani Lodge
|7%|98% (48 reviews)
The tiny and stylishly rustic Crocodile Bushcamp – also known as Crocodile River Camp – is one half of a pair of bushcamps, known as ‘the Chikoko Trails Camps’ which occupy a remote section of the South Luangwa National Park where no vehicles are permitted. Made of reed ... Read more about Crocodile Bushcamp
Tsika Island Camp
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Tsika Island Camp is a sister-camp of Chongwe River Camp, which started this as a community partnership project on an island near a local village. The village's name, Mgugrumenu, means “pulling teeth"!
Although not open yet, the plan is for Tsika Island Camp to be a ... Read more about Tsika Island Camp
|6%|76% (75 reviews)
Pioneer Camp is situated just outside Lusaka, twenty minutes from the international airport - and this location is key to why we sometimes recommend it. If you have an early morning flight out of Lusaka, then spending your last night here might make sense. It's in a fairly ... Read more about Pioneer Camp
Taj Pamodzi Hotel
|6%|77% (74 reviews)
The Taj Pamodzi Hotel, in the centre of Lusaka, and is most frequently used by our travellers as a stop-over hotel for just one night, typically for those who need to connect onto the early morning flight with British Airways back to London.
It's a large, slightly impersonal ... Read more about Taj Pamodzi Hotel
|6%|92% (42 reviews)
Set on the steep banks of the Zambezi River, about 18km upstream from the Victoria Falls, Tongabezi has long been one of the region's most romantic – and exclusive – hideaways. It was founded in 1990, many years before most of Africa’s safari lodges, and from the beginning ... Read more about Tongabezi
Royal Livingstone Hotel
|6%|93% (56 reviews)
Situated in close proximity to the Victoria Falls, the five-star Royal Livingstone Hotel has 173 luxurious and well-appointed rooms, complete with satellite TV. They are relatively modest in size, but by contrast, the hotel's lounge and dining room are grand and airy - ... Read more about Royal Livingstone Hotel
|6%|96% (48 reviews)
Kakuli Bush Camp is a small, intimate camp situated in an area of South Luangwa National Park known for its high density of wildlife. One of Norman Carr Safaris’ seasonal camps, it overlooks a floodplain from an elevated bank of the Luangwa River, not far from its confluence ... Read more about Kakuli Bushcamp
|6%|97% (39 reviews)
Taking the local name for the greater honeyguide bird, Nsolo Bush Camp overlooks a bend of the usually dry Luwi River, a tributary of the Luangwa. One of the Expert Africa team first visited the camp in 1995, when its rustic style and firm focus on walking safaris was almost ... Read more about Nsolo Bushcamp
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