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Tafika is a delightful owner-run camp.
There are six very comfortable reed and thatch chalets.
Every room has a veranda...
... overlooking the Luangwa River.
Most of the chalets have two double beds...
... and there is a king-size bed in the honeymoon chalet - all with colourful fabrics.
The rooms and bathrooms are all built using locally sourced materials.
The bathrooms each have double ceramic basins...
... a powerful shower built into a tree...
... and a separate enclosed flush toilet.
The main area is open plan...
... and built under a huge thatch roof...
... all lovingly decorated.
Various comfortable seating areas are available...
... as is a small reference library...
... and a well-stocked bar.
You can dine indoors or outdoors.
Tafika is a great place to relax and enjoy the river.
It is a magical area for bird enthusiasts...
... and with a carmine bee-eater hide...
... a good spot to view these birds when they nest between September and October.
Tafika offers morning or afternoon walking safaris.
... including visits to the salt pans where crowned cranes flock by their hundreds.
Further activities include 4WD safari drives...
... with great game viewing...
... ending with a night-time spot-lit drive...
... after watching the sunset over the Luangwa River.
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Tafika is a delightful owner-run camp.
Tafika is a delightful owner-run camp.
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There are six very comfortable reed and thatch chalets.
There are six very comfortable reed and thatch chalets.
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Every room has a veranda...
Every room has a veranda...
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... overlooking the Luangwa River.
... overlooking the Luangwa River.
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Most of the chalets have two double beds...
Most of the chalets have two double beds...
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... and there is a king-size bed in the honeymoon chalet - all with colourful fabrics.
... and there is a king-size bed in the honeymoon chalet - all with colourful fabrics.
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The rooms and bathrooms are all built using locally sourced materials.
The rooms and bathrooms are all built using locally sourced materials.
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The bathrooms each have double ceramic basins...
The bathrooms each have double ceramic basins...
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... a powerful shower built into a tree...
... a powerful shower built into a tree...
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... and a separate enclosed flush toilet.
... and a separate enclosed flush toilet.
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The main area is open plan...
The main area is open plan...
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... and built under a huge thatch roof...
... and built under a huge thatch roof...
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... all lovingly decorated.
... all lovingly decorated.
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Various comfortable seating areas are available...
Various comfortable seating areas are available...
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... as is a small reference library...
... as is a small reference library...
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... and a well-stocked bar.
... and a well-stocked bar.
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You can dine indoors or outdoors.
You can dine indoors or outdoors.
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Tafika is a great place to relax and enjoy the river.
Tafika is a great place to relax and enjoy the river.
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It is a magical area for bird enthusiasts...
It is a magical area for bird enthusiasts...
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... and with a carmine bee-eater hide...
... and with a carmine bee-eater hide...
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... a good spot to view these birds when they nest between September and October.
... a good spot to view these birds when they nest between September and October.
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Tafika offers morning or afternoon walking safaris.
Tafika offers morning or afternoon walking safaris.
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... including visits to the salt pans where crowned cranes flock by their hundreds.
... including visits to the salt pans where crowned cranes flock by their hundreds.
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Further activities include 4WD safari drives...
Further activities include 4WD safari drives...
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... with great game viewing...
... with great game viewing...
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... ending with a night-time spot-lit drive...
... ending with a night-time spot-lit drive...
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... after watching the sunset over the Luangwa River.
... after watching the sunset over the Luangwa River.

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