The Bushcamp Company
In Zambia’s iconic South Luangwa National Park, The Bushcamp Company operates six exclusive Bushcamps in the remote south of the park, as well as the award-winning Mfuwe Lodge just inside the main park gate. Set out from any of these secluded, intimate camps and you will be guaranteed an unrivalled wildlife experience in one of the last unspoilt wilderness regions of Africa – the very place where the
African walking safari was pioneered.
Set beneath a huge mahogany tree, the heart of Bilimungwe is the cool, shady lounge area overlooking one of the camp’s three waterholes where you can watch an enviable display of animals that clearly feel as comfortable as you do. With views of the Luangwa River and a nearby plain where leopards prowl, it is a nature-lover’s paradise, offering guided walking safaris and game drives (open from May to December).
A breathtaking camp, perfect for a bird’s-eye view of the wildlife that the nearby river and its lagoons attract, there’s nothing quite like waking up at Chamilandu! Enjoy a sundowner from the comfort of the thatched bar area as you watch the wildlife do the same at the river. This camp can accommodate up to six guests in three raised tree-houses and offers guided walking safaris and game drives (open from June to November).
In a gorgeous location on the edge of a lagoon where hippos chortle and elephants wallow, stands Chindeni. Gaze out from your private veranda onto the lagoon which attracts birds and animals from miles around or settle back with a gin and tonic in the central lounge and dining area. The camp can accommodate up to eight guests in four opulent tents and offers guided walking safaris and game drives (open from May to September).
Located on the banks of the spring-fed, eponymous river, Kapamba is surrounded by some of the park’s richest wildlife. Watch animals congregate by the water while you lounge in your own private oversized bathtub or have a G&T in the middle of the river with your feet dipped in the cool shallows. Kapamba can accommodate up to eight guests in four spacious thatched chalets and offers guided walking safaris and game drives (open from April to January).
Set beneath shady trees by the Manzi River, Kuyenda embodies the authentic charm of old Africa with its cluster of four traditional thatched grass huts and back-to-nature feel. Settle down in the lounge and look out over the rippling grasses of the neighbouring plain where the drama of the African wilderness is played out each day. Kuyenda can accommodate up to eight guests and offers guided walking safaris and game drives (open from June to November).
Award-winning Mfuwe Lodge is located inside South Luangwa National Park, around two lagoons. The airy interior of the lodge is an exquisite complement to its natural surroundings. This region of the park is renowned for its prolific game and in November, elephants regularly wander through the lobby, lured by a nearby wild mango tree. Mfuwe Lodge comprises eighteen chalets each with air conditioning as well as a curio shop, a small outdoor gym and a Bush-Spa.
Zungulila is a charming camp that embodies the essence of old Africa and a bygone era, with breathtaking views onto the Kapamba River and an expansive plain where natural springs attract huge herds of game. Zungulila is eminently peaceful and can accommodate up to eight guests in four Meru-style thatched tents and offers guided walking safaris, plus day and night game drives (open from April to January).