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|36%|95% (125 reviews)
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
|29%|98% (182 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
|21%|93% (82 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
|15%|95% (116 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
|14%|98% (79 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
|12%|83% (157 reviews)
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% (63 reviews)
Taking its name from the Shona word for ‘lion’, Old Mondoro is owned and operated by the Cumings family. It’s a small, relatively simple bushcamp situated in a remote area of Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park, and overlooks reed islands in the Zambezi River where elephants ... Read more about Old Mondoro Bushcamp
|10%|98% (87 reviews)
Nsefu Camp, run by Robin Pope Safaris, is located on a wide bend of the Luangwa River in the remote and game-rich Nsefu sector of the South Luangwa National Park. An hour's drive from their base at Nkwali, and originally built in the 1950s, it is the South Luangwa's oldest ... Read more about Nsefu
|9%|98% (49 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
Chikoko Tree Camp
|9%|99% (74 reviews)
Chikoko Tree Camp is an exceptionally small, intimate and rustic 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; ... Read more about Chikoko Tree Camp
|8%|77% (82 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
Islands of Siankaba
|8%|95% (45 reviews)
Upstream from the Victoria Falls, about 45km from Livingstone, the very peaceful Islands of Siankaba is built on two densely forested islands, linked by short suspension bridges. Well away from the hustle and bustle of the Falls, it offers upmarket facilities in a secluded environment... Read more about Islands of Siankaba
|8%|98% (58 reviews)
The tiny and stylishly rustic Crocodile Bushcamp – also known as Crocodile River Camp – is one half of a pair of bushcamps, known as Chikoko Trails Camps, that occupy a remote walking-only section of the South Luangwa National Park. Made of reed and thatch, and rebuilt ... 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'!
Tsika Island Camp focuses mainly on canoeing, either running day trips ... Read more about Tsika Island Camp
|6%|93% (48 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
|6%|95% (80 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
|6%|96% (52 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% (43 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
Taj Pamodzi Hotel
|5%|78% (77 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
Royal Livingstone Hotel
|5%|93% (63 reviews)
Opened in 2001, the five-star Royal Livingstone Hotel sits in landscaped gardens in Zambia, on the banks of the Zambezi River, just a 15-minute walk from the Victoria Falls. The spray from the Falls is often visible from the grounds of the hotel.
The Royal Livingstone ... Read more about Royal Livingstone Hotel
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