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This luxury safari camp enjoys an enviable position on the banks of the Kapamba River, deep in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park.
Offering a combination of sublime accommodation, superb game-viewing opportunities and a magnificent wilderness setting, it will appeal to adventurous couples and honeymooners seeking an unforgettable and unique safari experience in splendid isolation.
The camp provides four spacious and stylish open-fronted chalets made from thatch and stone. Each one features a delightful veranda with a sunken plunge pool, perfect for relaxing in as you watch game drink at the river.
Start the day with a morning walking safari, and then cool off in your plunge pool as you watch elephants splashing in the river. Later, head out on a night drive.
Kapamba Bushcamp Information
Location and getting there
The camp is situated on the banks of Kapamba River in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. It is almost a five-hour drive from Mfuwe Airport.
Each of the five chalets is open-fronted to maximize the views and features colourful contemporary décor with North African influences, carved wooden furniture, an inviting bed draped with mosquito nets and a lavish bathroom with a sunken stone bath that can be used as a plunge pool in the heat of the day. Wrought-iron shutters are drawn in the evenings so you can enjoy sounds of nature surrounding you. Two chalets have two queen-size beds and two have a king-size bed.
As well as walking safaris, there are day and night games drives offered every day as well as bird watching. One of the highlights is sipping a G&T as you dip your feet into the middle of the river.
Children over the age of 12 are welcome but the camp has a romantic feel and is better suited to grown ups. (Children under 12 can be accommodated if the camp is booked for private use.)
“Kapamba Bush Camp likes to do things a little differently. Offering concrete walls as opposed to thatch walls like the other camps, it doesn’t fit the mould of a typical old school camp, but the open fronted rooms are a unique style in the Luangwa valley and the camp location offers excellent game viewing.”
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