SOUTH LUANGWA NATIONAL PARK

It is the Luangwa Valley that brings an end to the Great Rift Valley. The culmination of this is the Muchinga Escarpment forming the northern and western boundaries of the park. The valley floor is dominated by Savannah woodland. While the majority of the park sits in the basin of the Luangwa Valley below the massive escarpment. ...Read more

  SOUTH LUANGWA SAFARI CAMPS AND LODGES

Whatever your preference or budget, visitors to South Luangwa National Park are spoiled for choice in terms of accommodation. Most lodges and camps are located along the edges of the Luangwa River, offering spectacular views of the water (and the animals that come there to drink). Some of the best camps include those run by South Luangwa pioneers Robin Pope Safaris ...Read more

  GETTING THERE

By Air
• Emirates flies every day of the week from Dubai to Lusaka.
• Kenya Airways flies to Lusaka regularly via Nairobi.
• Ethiopian Airways flies to Lusaka regularly via Addis Ababa
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  WHEN TO VISIT SOUTH LUANGWA NATIONAL PARK

The best time to visit South Luangwa National Park all depends on what kind of safari you’d like to experience. The changing seasons each come with their own unique wildlife experiences, transforming the terrain into a lush, green wonderland or dry bushveld. South Luangwa National Park is a year-round destination with pros and cons for every season. ...Read more

Bee Eaters

Over 400 Species of Birds

WILD LIFE OF SOUTH LUANGWA

South Luangwa supports a very rich flora and fauna, and the key to this is in the valley's soils. These were originally volcanic in origin, so are often rich in minerals and nutrients, augmented by fine deposits from the river. Combine these with plenty of rainfall and a position about 12–14° from the Equator, where there is plenty of light, and you have the base for a lush and diverse plant growth.

Leopard

Spot Leopards Night drives

 TYPICAL DAY ON SOUTH LUANGWA NATIONAL PARK SAFARI

• 05h30 – Wake up call
• 06h00 – Light bush breakfast
• 06h30 – Depart on morning activity. We recommend doing walking safaris in the morning as after about 9:00 temperatures will get too hot to walk. ...Read more

11 ESSENTIAL ITEMS FOR A SAFARI

There are a few things that one should pack for an African Safari:

Safari Hat:
A good hat is both stylish and functional. In peak dry season there is little to provide shade, UV rays are intense and can easily burn the unsuspecting traveler. Check out our full break down of the best safari hats here! ...Read more

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