Reviews of Kuyenda Bushcamp
Wildlife sightings and reviews
16 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Kuyenda Bushcamp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"Kuyenda - the very best camp"
The location of this camp is excellent, deep in the bush and very authentic. There was a buffalo herd right next to the camp whilst we were there and elephants very close. The camp is small, intimate & Babette hosted it as if we were guests in her home with lots of attention to the small details.
We were guided by both Phil Berry & Gilbert, both excellent. The morning walks were informative, scenic, enjoyable & just the right length. We saw some good game on the night drives including leopard & 3 lions with a kill. The food was excellent and the dinners memorable with time to enjoy the food and the conversation.
We would highly recommend this camp & would love to return to it one day." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia; 4n in Malawi
"What a magical place!"
The situation of the camp, its simplicity and the presence of elephant and buffalo within feet of our window at night was unforgettable. We were lucky enough to have Phil guide us on two walks and one drive and it was the highlight of our trip.
Babette's menus were extraordinarily good. The surrounding bush was the most beautiful we had seen and the game amazing - a true Garden of Eden." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
The walks were full of interest and through very varied landscapes. One fairly close encounter was with a group of 10 giraffes, not to mention the young bull elephant who thought about charging. On one evening the sundowners were set out near the sand river in view of a gorgeous sunset on one side and moonrise on the other. Dinner was served under the stars and a nearly full moon, in the company of munching elephants. The tsetses were still annoying but didn't detract too much from a wonderful relaxing few days.
The only complaint here was that our departure from Kuyenda for the airport was dependent on a vehicle arriving from Mfuwe Lodge to transfer two other guests to another camp. That vehicle was late, meaning that we all had to pile into Phil's vehicle and meet up with the other transfer some way down the road. This meant that our transfer to Mfuwe Lodge was again at high speed. But Phil and Babette managed to deliver us with minutes to spare for our final tranfer to the airport. Again on arrival at Mfuwe Lodge everything was handled very efficiently and the same staff greeted us and sent us off to the airport.
Our time at Kuyenda will rate as one of our favourite bushcamp experiences." See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
"Great start to our holiday"
We liked the style of the camp and the open air shower and sand floor. Really got us into the holiday mood." See all these reviews: 14n in Zambia
thank you babette and phil for the best safari weve ever had" See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia
"Special and very welcoming;"
Food was excellent eg fresh salads and imaginative menus were much appreciated.
When the camp was full having one vehicle and one guide was a pressure." See all these reviews: 12n in Zambia
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