Little Vumbura

Little Vumbura

6 tented chalets
Traveller's rating
Excellent (96%) From 104 reviews
Suggest for children 13+
All year

Little Vumbura is an intimate and remote but eminently comfortable camp, built on a secluded island in the private Vumbura Reserve. The camp is surrounded by water, both permanent deep channels and seasonal shallower floodplains, with access to good tracts of dry areas of open plains, woodlands and riverine forests. It's an interesting reserve, which has a particularly diverse set of environments within easy reach of the camp, as well as a high density of game.

Our view of Little Vumbura

We've been visiting Little Vumbura for many years now and it's long been a favourite. The camp is very comfortable and we've had some very good guides and generally good food. But what really stands out is the Vumbura Reserve. Not only is it an exceptionally pretty area – and thus a great backdrop for photography – but it offers fantastic mokoro and boat trips, as well as game drives that deliver regular, good and varied game viewing. Unfortunately, Little Vumbura fills up fast, and getting space here is always a challenge unless you book a very long way in advance. Hence it’s regularly full, and at those times the camp’s sense of intimacy is somewhat lost.

Little Vumbura: Traveller ratings

Excellent(96%) From 104 travellers

Latest reviews of trips including Little Vumbura

Little Vumbura review
8-Oct to 26-Oct 16
Excellent Excellent
Didn’t quite match my high expectations
2-Sep to 24-Sep 16
Good Good
Little Vumbura review
22-Aug to 7-Sep 16
Excellent Excellent
Not as good as I expected
12-Aug to 29-Aug 16
Average Average
Little Vumbura review
4-Aug to 19-Aug 16
Excellent Excellent
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