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Northern Zambia
Northern Zambia
Northern Zambia
Northern Zambia
Northern Zambia

It's extremely remote, but worth the trip ...

Bangweulu Wetlands' elusive shoebill

Mutinondo Wilderness, a hikers paradise

Kasanka's spectacular fruit bat migration

The Luwombwa river floods it's banks

Northern Zambia

Northern Zambia: Safaris

Safari Holidays to Northern Zambia

Safari holidays in Northern Zambia attract ‘Old Africa Hands’ who come for the area’s remote and often magical places– which are seldom included in more conventional Zambia safaris.

Our trips here typically focus on Kasanka National Park, the Bangweulu Wetlands and Shiwa Ng’andu – and are usually best undertaken during the dry season, from about May to October. Having said that, for the best chance of close shoebill sightings in Bangweulu, consider a safari holiday earlier in the year, between about January and April.

Northern Zambia
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Fruit Bat Safari

6 days • 2 locations
LUSAKA AIRPORT TO LUSAKA AIRPORT

Offering a highly specialised experienced, this safari uses two simple bases for access to South Luangwa and Kasanka National Parks. Visit between October and December when you will witness the world’s largest mammalian migration of millions of fruit bats.

US$4,610 - US$5,270 per person

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Where to stay in Northern Zambia

Our suggestions for safari camps in Northern Zambia


Shiwa Ng'andu

Shiwa Ng'andu

The Old Manor House at Shiwa Ng’andu is a fascinating cultural and historic stopover, either before, after or during a safari.


98% (26 reviews)
Wasa Lodge

Wasa Lodge

Wasa Lodge offers easy access to Kasanka National Park, best visited in November and December to see the millions of fruit bats that arrive in the area.


89% (11 reviews)
Shoebill Island Camp

Shoebill Island Camp

Shoebill Island Camp stands on the southern edge of the Bangweulu Wetlands. It's a remote spot, and a very simple camp - but if you want to see Shoebills then it is one of the best places in Africa.


91% (9 reviews)
Mutinondo Wilderness

Mutinondo Wilderness

Visiting Mutinondo Wilderness near Mpika in northern Zambia - the accommodation, wildlife, birds and animals


100% (2 reviews)
Luwombwa Lodge

Luwombwa Lodge

Luwombwa Lodge in Kasanka National Park, northern Zambia


90% (2 reviews)
Impandala House

Impandala House

Situated in the grounds of the historic Shiwa Ng'andu manor house, Impandala House works well as a base for families or small groups to explore northern Zambia.


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