Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
Located within the exclusive Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia, Sausage Tree Camp, has redefined the safari experience and become the benchmark for Zambian bush chic.
This chic bush retreat was voted number one on the BBC Holiday Programme’s ‘Ten Best Luxury Destinations’ and will appeal to those looking for a luxurious and unforgettable wilderness experience. With no boundaries, Sausage Tree Camp is in the perfect location where the animals are free to wander straight through and around the camp making the comfort of the tent the ideal wildlife viewing sanctuary.
Sausage Tree Camp hosts a maximum of eighteen guests, accommodated in seven Luxury Suites dotted discreetly along the riverbank. Each Luxury Suite is a spacious island of cool minimalist style serviced by a Muchinda (private butler). Highlights being the unique open-air shower, a large deck with private plunge pool and lounge area, mini bar with leather sofas and a view to marry for. The camp also offers a large swimming pool which is idyllically situated, overlooking the mighty Zambezi River. The stunning Kigelia House consists of two ensuite bedrooms, a large living area, huge timber deck with built in swimming pool, plus a mini bar and dining table.
Activities at Sausage Tree Camp are plentiful, with day and night game drives, bush walks and fishing available. A morning canoe trip along the channel alongside the camp is a must. Relax after a busy day with a spot of game viewing from the privacy of your deck or cool off in the pool.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Lower Zambezi into a greater Zambia and African holiday. Take a look at The Best of Southern Africa as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Sausage Tree Camp Information
- Location & Getting There
Sausage Tree Camp is located at lower Zambizi National Park. Flights are available from Lusaka, Lvingstone and Mfuwe to Jeki airstrip in the middle of the National Park, which is a 1 hour game-drive through to the camp. The other more adventurous option is the road and boat transfer from Lusaka. This consists of a 2 ½ hr drive to Chirundu, a border town on the Zambezi River. From here guests are transfered to the property by speed boats for a stunningly scenic boat cruise down the Zambezi.
Sausage Tree Camp comprises of a total of 8 tents, accommodating 18 guests. It has 7 Luxury Suites and a family suite (Kigelia House). The Luxury Suites are equipped with an open air en-suite bathroom that have spectacular private decks with Zambezi River views and a private plunge pool. The Kigelia house is the perfect stay for families with two en-suite bedrooms and a private deck and pool. All tents have hot and cold treated water.
Dining experiences include bush dinners, water lunches & private room or deck dinners.
The main draw is game viewing and guests can opt for game drives or walking safaris. Guests can also participate in cruises along the river, go canoeing or fishing.
Children are welcomed but no specific facilities are specified.