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Takwela Camp
Takwela Camp
Takwela Camp
Takwela Camp

Reviews of Takwela Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

5 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Takwela Camp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Jul-2019, 4 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Takwela Camp.
Lion

0% success

Leopard

50% success

Wild dog

0% success

Elephant

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Wildebeest

100% success

Zebra

75% success

Spotted Hyena

50% success

Buffalo

25% success

Eland

25% success

Aardvark

0% success

Black Rhino

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Roan antelope

0% success

Sable antelope

0% success

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Duration
Arrival date
Mr N.
Milan

"Excellent walks, very exciting stay"

3 nights Arrived 8 Jul 2021
"My first comment is on the team. This is where I really got to know my guide Steven. I must say that we got on extremely well, we had a similar sense of humour but most of all he was so knowledgeable about all the wildlife (mammals, birds, insects, plants) that I was never tired of listening to his explanations.

The scout Dave was also great : he was shy and talked very little but had clearly a huge experience and made me feel totally at ease even when chasing a lion track or getting close to an elephant. Finally we had two apprentices to become guide with us who were both very nice and promise to become very competent. More than once they were the first to spot an animal or a track.

The walks were great. We usually walked about 15km a day and one day we did a full day walk, whereby a jeep brought us up the Malweshi river and we walked back to camp (about 20km). I am very pleased with the wildlife we saw. This has been a fantastic experience.

The camp was great as well, very comfortable and the staff very welcoming and helpful. The only downside were some other guests : a group of elderly Americans who I felt were a bit obnoxious and bossy." See all these reviews: 9n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Buffalo

2 sightings

Elephant

7 sightings

Hippo

10 sightings

Wildebeest

3 sightings

Zebra

3 sightings

Mr & Mrs B & A
UK

"Takwela Camp"

3 nights Arrived 6 Oct 2019
"Alex is an extremely competent manager, charming host and very knowledgable guide. He would be stretched without support when the camp expands.

Our favourite camp.

As with the other walking camps one is at the mercy of the other few guests. We had 1 night at Crocodile Camp with guests we didn't really like. Three nights here with them would have spoilt everything. It is the luck of the draw and we were lucky. We had morning walks and evening drives which suited us fine. Several guests at the other camps (who could have visited here) would not have wanted to walk. This would pose a problem with only one guide." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Sightings Report

Elephant

8 sightings

Hippo

10 sightings

Leopard

1 sighting

Spotted Hyena

4 sightings

Wildebeest

2 sightings

Zebra

1 sighting

Paul
North Yorkshire

"Magical experience"

4 nights Arrived 25 Sep 2019
"This is really remote and camp in beautiful setting. Wildlife and environment stunning and iin particular animals are not habituated to people or vehicles so very 'natural' experience" See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Eland

Multiple sightings

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Hippo

Multiple sightings

Spotted Hyena

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Mr & Mrs VV-G
Belgium

"the new diamond on the crown"

2 nights Arrived 25 Jul 2019
"After a great morning walk we were welcomed by Alex and his team.

Overlooking the confluence of the Luangwa and the Mwaleshi river, Takwela enjoys an unrivaled position in North Luangwa.
the infrastructure is authentic but first class quality.

Lunch was excellent as were the table companions.

congratulations to Alex & co !" See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs C
E Sussex

"Takwela is a splendid new camp - love it."

2 nights Arrived 22 Jul 2019
"A great new camp where feels that one is miles from anywhere - wonderful.

Alex and his team have done a splendid job and we cannot wait to return." See all these reviews: 13n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Elephant

3 sightings

Hippo

10 sightings

Leopard

1 sighting

Wildebeest

1 sighting

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