Reviews of Nsefu
Wildlife sightings and reviews
189 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Nsefu and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
Ingenious air con system!
Opened my cotton curtains as dawn rose to see elephants walking through the camp!
A lovely, smiling, funny & welcoming hostess! Again , great food and amazing guides.
Did a walking safari and really enjoyed learning about the smaller five, animal Pooh & footprints and being on the ground!
Again didn’t want to leave!" See all these reviews: 11n in Zambia
"Return to Nsefu"
The location on the bend of the Luangwa River is idyllic, and the six unique rondavels have a special appeal. All meals were taken al fresco, quite close to the river, and were most enjoyable. Sebastian was my guide: I have known him for more than a decade, and his guiding skills are of the highest quality.
We ranged far and and wide - up to the salt pans to see the crowned cranes, for example. It was also fascinating to see the stork colony area in the dry season, having previously seen it in the wet season, with the trees surrounded by water. The Nsefu sector of the park was full of lions, leopards, hyenas and many antelopes, including bushbucks. The bird life is fantastic with many eagles, owls plus water birds such as spoonbills and skimmers. And elephants...it was wonderful to see so many young ones.
Emma ran the camp in a most friendly and efficient way. I am most grateful to her for organising a special dinner on my last night for me and two very close friends." See all these reviews: 15n in Zambia
Lion, leopard and cub up a tree with impala kill, which eventually was taken by hyenas at the bottom of the tree!
Saw wild dog pups at play too." See all these reviews: 8n in Zambia
The views across the river are breathtaking and it was lovely to spend the siesta hour in the hide or in the armchair on the bank watching the families of elephants, large and tiny, making their way across.
The only thing missing was the tree frog I was accustomed to having in my shower." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
The wildlife at Nsefu is unrivalled." See all these reviews: 13n in Zambia
The accommodation was comfortable and I loved that the wildlife was in the cabin itself - a wee lizard and the odd bat, with the Hippos bellowing away outside.
All the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. They made it all feel relaxed but it was clear that they were working v hard to ensure that I had the best holiday experience. The food is excellent, the guides were incredibly knowledgable and wildlife was utterly amazing.
We were lucky to have quite a few leopards sightings. And to see one haul an antelope up a tree whilst the hyenas were excitedly laughed below was something very special." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
Excellent staff." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
"Very good location"
The river was still so high that no elephants could cross. I missed that as it was always such a joy to see. But with persistance we did find all the other animals.
Wild dogs, lions, leopards, zebra, giraffe and lots of little creatures at night. I went on the canyon walk with Willie and that was very nice too.
The Emerald season is very green but it was also quite cold. Blankets were necessary in the jeeps." See all these reviews: 10n in Zambia
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