The South Luangwa valley is vast,
remote and home to a truly impressive
variety of flora and fauna. The three
intimate camps on this safari lie next
to the magnificent Luangwa river
with its large meanders and countless
tributaries. The water acts as a magnet
for animal and birdlife, especially during
the dry season. The contrasting camps
offer 4x4 safari drives, including very
productive night drives and some of the
best walking Africa has to offer. Wildlife
viewing from the mess tents is also
common as the animal life is so prolific.
Arrive and connect with an onward flight to
Mfuwe in the South Luangwa valley. Transfer
to Nkwali for 2 nights. Situated on Robin Pope
Safaris’ private land, there is exclusive access to
the park either by boat or across the pontoon.
Afternoon wildlife viewing. (L, D)
Wildlife viewing with a chance to see leopards,
lions, baboons and an impressive bird
population. (B, L, D)
Drive to Tena Tena and stay for 3 nights.
Afternoon wildlife viewing. Alternatively, join a
2-day Luangwa bush camping experience. This
walking safari brings you even closer to the
wildlife. (B, L, D)
Transfer to Nsefu for 2 nights. Nsefu is
situated in the exclusive Nsefu Sector, on a
magnificent meander of the Luangwa river
where elephants often cross. Afternoon wildlife
viewing. (B, L, D)
Wildlife viewing. (B)
Morning wildlife viewing. Fly home via Lusaka
and Johannesburg. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
In addition to safari drives and walks, there
are optional opportunities to meet with the
local community. Stroll around Kawaza village
and its school, both supported by Robin Pope
Safaris. Enjoy the small dukas (shops), the
market and bars of the Mfuwe area or visit
Tribal Textiles, a small cottage industry of
locally produced hand-painted textiles, which
draws inspiration from the Zambian wildlife
Tena Tena is
closed every year from 1 Nov to 21 May. Nsefu
is closed annually from 21 Nov to 21 Jan,
and 1 Apr to 21 May. Camp locations will be
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits
you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact
requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
ZAA2019: 7 Nights
The South Luangwa Valley, which marks the end of the Great Rift Valley, is one of the last unspoilt wilderness...