Make your dream safari come true with unforgettable game viewing moments and personalized hosting in our lodge and bush camp to ensure that you experience the essence of Africa. Let us share our passion for the African bush with you.
River Lodge is set in the riverine forest on the banks of the Luangwa River overlooking a game rich floodplain and the South Luangwa National Park. Situated in this unspoilt wilderness we ensure our operations are eco-friendly with the high standards of accommodation, personalized service and attention to detail. The best Zambia’s South Luangwa has to offer!
River Lodge outstanding team of safari guides will accompany you on your daily safaris and share their knowledge, experience and passion for the bush with you. The central location allows us to explore fast areas of the Park, including all day drives into the remote wilderness.
Island Bush Camp is located 3 hours south of River Lodge and offers accommodation in open chalets, raised high above the ground with stunning view over the Luangwa River. The comfortable accommodation is complete with open bathrooms, running water and traditional bucket showers.
The Camp is set in the shade of Mahogany trees and is your base while exploring the African Bush on foot with the armed ranger and experienced guide ensuring your safety. As the day awakens we meet around the campfire for early morning tea, the day is filled with adventure and completed with a stunning African sunset and a evening spend listing to the sounds of the wild.
Game Drives. Game drives take place every morning and afternoon and are accompanied by qualified safari guides. The morning safari starts at sunrise after a light breakfast. You return to the lodge for a delicious brunch around 10:30 o’clock. The afternoon safari includes a stop for sundowners and is combined with the night drives.
Night Drives. Our night drives provide the unique opportunity to see the great variety of nocturnal animals and the chance to see lions and leopards in their time of ease. The safari starts in the late afternoon. We return to the Lodge around 8:00 for dinner.
Walking Safaris. The walking safaris are a great opportunity to be at one with nature. Our qualified and highly experienced safari guides and armed National Park rangers will escort you safely into the true and unspoiled African bush. The Luangwa Valley, is one of the few places in Africa where it is possible to walk among wildlife, which allows you to fully immerse yourself in African impressions, smells and sounds.
Bird Watching Safari. South Luangwa National Park, boasts over 420 of Zambia’s 732 species of birds. This includes 39 types of birds of prey and 47 migrant species, so whatever the season, the South Luangwa National Park is an excellent bird watching destination. Our guides will accompany your personalized safari. The most recommended and interesting time for bird watching is from November to May when the birds have their breeding plumage and the migrant birds visit the Luangwa Valley.
Bush Brunch. After starting out at first light on your morning game drive, the welcome sight of a lavish bush brunch is sure to make your mouth water. Step out of your vehicle and take pleasure in another perspective of the Zambian landscape. Sit back, relax and enjoy the mixture of sights, smells and sounds only brunch in the bush can offer
8 day Green Season River Safari (7 nights):
Day 1 - 3 River Lodge
Day 4 - 5 Bush Camp
Day 6 - 7 River Lodge
Day 8 Departure
8 days US$ 2,910 pps. Rates are per person per night sharing, inclusive of accommodation, game drives, walking Safaris and night drives at the River Lodge, all meals and snacks, National Park entry fees, Conservation & Community Levy, laundry and transfer from Mfuwe Airport.
- Children & Teen rate: River Lodge, 6 to 12 years sharing with adults 50% of the rate, teens 12 to 18 years sharing with adults 75% of the rate. Bush Camp no children under the age of 12 years.
- Inter Camp transfers: Transfer between River Lodge and Bush Camp and to lodges in Mfuwe area free of charge.
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