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Honeymoons in Zambia
Honeymoons in Zambia
Honeymoons in Zambia
Honeymoons in Zambia
Honeymoons in Zambia
Honeymoons in Zambia
Honeymoons in Zambia
Honeymoons in Zambia
Honeymoons in Zambia
Honeymoons in Zambia

The perfect honeymoon in Zambia: combine secluded private dinners...

...with luxurious, exclusive camps...

...flexible activities, including guided walks or game drives...

...and private hideaways to relax and enjoy!

Honeymoon in Zambia

Zambia honeymoon recommendations: the best camps

For an 'authentic' Africa safari honeymoon, Zambia is a great choice. Here you'll find beautiful private hideaways; secluded private dinners in the wilderness; and even, if you wish, nights in the wild, sleeping under stars. Then expect the best memories of your Zambia honeymoon to be the people you meet, your close encounters with Africa's wildlife and a real experience that you'll have of some of the continent's wildest areas.

The best time to go on a Zambia safari is from June to October, which is Zambia's long dry season. June, July and August offer clear and warm days, with cool temperatures at night. Into September and October the temperature starts to increase, and towards of the end of October it can get very hot indeed.

Chiawa Camp

Chiawa's safari suite is perfect for a Zambia honeymoon. Couples can dine privately in their room, or enjoy a romantic meal à deux on the camp’s motorised pontoon. A bathtub big enough for two and shared showers under the stars add to the romance.

Nkwali

Nkwali is an excellent camp, and a really great first stop on your safari honeymoon to Zambia. Offering home comforts like mains electricity and a swimming pool, it’s a lovely way to ease into your honeymoon. The service is fantastic; very attentive, kind and considerate.

Tena Tena

Tena Tena is a lovely choice for those who want to combine luxury with a touch of wilderness on their honeymoon to Zambia. Offering delicious food, great guiding and a very comfortable, private and secluded honeymoon tent, the service is attentive and thoughtful.


Chongwe River Camp

The Cassia suite at Chongwe offers a private and romantic space, while still offering the chance to join other travellers on excursions during your Zambia honeymoon. The suite’s private lounge, bar, plunge pool and outdoor bath add to the romance.

Mchenja Bushcamp

Mchenja’s tented chalets have a soft, romantic feel, and special touches such as private dinners under the stars can be arranged, a lovely romantic touch for your honeymoon to Zambia.


Chiawa Camp

Chiawa's safari suite is perfect for a Zambia honeymoon. Couples can dine privately in their room, or enjoy a romantic meal à deux on the camp’s motorised pontoon. A bathtub big enough for two and shared showers under the stars add to the romance.


Chiawa Camp

Chiawa's safari suite is perfect for a Zambia honeymoon. Couples can dine privately in their room, or enjoy a romantic meal à deux on the camp’s motorised pontoon. A bathtub big enough for two and shared showers under the stars add to the romance.


Nkwali

Nkwali is an excellent camp, and a really great first stop on your safari honeymoon to Zambia. Offering home comforts like mains electricity and a swimming pool, it’s a lovely way to ease into your honeymoon. The service is fantastic; very attentive, kind and considerate.

Tena Tena

Tena Tena is a lovely choice for those who want to combine luxury with a touch of wilderness on their honeymoon to Zambia. Offering delicious food, great guiding and a very comfortable, private and secluded honeymoon tent, the service is attentive and thoughtful.


Kapamba Bushcamp

Kapamba’s beautiful chalets are perfect for an adventurous honeymoon in Zambia. The honeymoon ‘suites’ are private and spacious with huge baths. Private meals can also be arranged on your deck or in your room, adding to a memorable stay.


Nkwali

Nkwali is an excellent camp, and a really great first stop on your safari honeymoon to Zambia. Offering home comforts like mains electricity and a swimming pool, it’s a lovely way to ease into your honeymoon. The service is fantastic; very attentive, kind and considerate.


Nkwali

Nkwali is an excellent camp, and a really great first stop on your safari honeymoon to Zambia. Offering home comforts like mains electricity and a swimming pool, it’s a lovely way to ease into your honeymoon. The service is fantastic; very attentive, kind and considerate.

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Where to see wildlife species in Africa

Maximise the chances of seeing your favourite African animals based on traveller sightings reports from the field.


Lion

Lion

Panthera leo

Lions are at the top of the food chain and also most safari wish-lists, but with their numbers falling fast, any encounter with these majestic apex predators always feels like a privilege.

80% SUCCESS

1,314 sightings from 1,646 observations

Where to see lion in Africa

Leopard

Leopard

Panthera pardus

The most numerous of Africa’s big cats, leopard occur across many habitats, from wild tracts to populated areas. Their grace and their elusive nature make them a unique safari drawcard.

45% SUCCESS

840 sightings from 1,873 observations

Where to see leopard in Africa

Wild dog

Wild dog

Lycaon pictus

African wild dogs are among the continent’s most compelling animals. Much misunderstood, these rare, tie-dyed canids are amazingly efficient hunters with a fascinating social life.

31% SUCCESS

375 sightings from 1,214 observations

Where to see wild dog in Africa

Cheetah

Cheetah

Acinonyx jubatus

The cheetah is the fastest land animal and the only cat that hunts by pure speed. Found largely in open grasslands, its slim, elegant form is today an increasingly rare sight.

29% SUCCESS

418 sightings from 1,453 observations

Where to see cheetah in Africa

Buffalo

Buffalo

Syncerus caffer

One of the ‘Big Five’, buffalo earned a fearsome reputation in hunters’ tales. By contrast, big herds of these sociable bovids are placid, but mount formidable defences against predators.

83% SUCCESS

1,112 sightings from 1,335 observations

Where to see buffalo in Africa

Eland

Eland

Taurotragus oryx

Africa’s largest antelope, eland are culturally important from prehistoric rock art to modern game farms. Though widespread, they are also shy so sightings are uncommon and often fleeting.

45% SUCCESS

613 sightings from 1,362 observations

Where to see eland in Africa

Elephant

Elephant

Loxodonta africana

By far the biggest of the so-called Big Five – indeed, the largest land animal on the planet – the elephant shapes the very landscape it inhabits and is a defining presence on any safari.

91% SUCCESS

1,590 sightings from 1,750 observations

Where to see elephant in Africa

Giraffe

Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis

The world’s tallest land mammal, giraffes are herbivores which have evolved many unique adaptations. Their iconic outlines tower above the bush in many of Africa’s wildlife areas.

83% SUCCESS

1,523 sightings from 1,833 observations

Where to see giraffe in Africa

Hippo

Hippo

Hippopotamus amphibius

The territorial calls of the hippo create a signature soundtrack to Africa’s rivers & wetlands. Despite an endearing smile, this aquatic herbivore has a notoriously aggressive disposition.

89% SUCCESS

1,168 sightings from 1,310 observations

Where to see hippo in Africa

Roan antelope

Roan antelope

Hippotragus equinus

Africa’s second largest antelope and one of its most handsome, with a powerful build and distinctive markings, roan are wary of people, but renowned for their bravery against predators.

24% SUCCESS

228 sightings from 959 observations

Where to see roan antelope in Africa

Sable antelope

Sable antelope

Hippotragus niger

Perhaps Africa’s most beautiful antelope, sable are renowned for their combative nature, even holding off lions. Shy and restricted in range, sightings of sable are always special.

21% SUCCESS

198 sightings from 954 observations

Where to see sable antelope in Africa

Spotted Hyena

Spotted Hyena

Crocuta crocuta

The spotted hyena may be thought of as ‘ugly’ and ‘cowardly’. In fact, this versatile and intelligent carnivore is one of Africa’s most fascinating and warrants attention on any safari.

50% SUCCESS

903 sightings from 1,799 observations

Where to see spotted hyena in Africa

Wildebeest

Wildebeest

Connochaetes sp.

Superficially bovine in appearance, wildebeests are known for their spectacular migrations sometimes in huge numbers. These resilient animals are some of Africa’s most successful herbivores.

63% SUCCESS

1,058 sightings from 1,668 observations

Where to see wildebeest in Africa

Zebra

Zebra

Equus sp.

The zebra is a quintessential African animal: the horse in stripy pyjamas at the end of every child’s A–Z. There are three species, of which the plains zebra is much the most common.

84% SUCCESS

1,724 sightings from 2,057 observations

Where to see zebra in Africa

Aardvark

Aardvark

Orycteropus afer

The aardvark is one of Africa’s most bizarre and enigmatic animals. A shy, nocturnal termite-eater, signs of its presence may be scattered about the bush whilst sightings remain elusive.

3% SUCCESS

43 sightings from 1,572 observations

Where to see aardvark in Africa

Pangolin

Pangolin

Smutsia sp.

Pangolins appear to be more pine cone than animal in their unique armoury of scales. These nocturnal, ant-eating oddities are not only highly elusive but also increasingly rare.

2% SUCCESS

27 sightings from 1,487 observations

Where to see pangolin in Africa

Black Rhino

Black Rhino

Diceros bicornis

The black rhino is the smaller and rarer of Africa’s two rhino species but has the more fearsome reputation. Shy and heavily persecuted, it tends to stick to cover.

29% SUCCESS

261 sightings from 899 observations

Where to see black rhino in Africa

White Rhino

White Rhino

Ceratotherium simum

The white rhino is the largest and most numerous of the world’s five rhinoceros species. They are larger, easier to see and generally more approachable than the black rhino.

43% SUCCESS

218 sightings from 508 observations

Where to see white rhino in Africa

Sitatunga

Sitatunga

Tragelaphus spekii

The sitatunga is the most aquatic of Africa’s antelopes and specially adapted to its swampy habitats. Though widespread across Africa, only a handful of places offer reliable sightings.

20% SUCCESS

25 sightings from 122 observations

Where to see sitatunga in Africa

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