Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

Run by owner Derek Shenton, Kaingo Camp is the main base for the fabulous Shenton Safaris. Charming staff, enthralling game-viewing, and a dedication to making the most of some of the best photographic opportunities on the continent, means that even the most amateur of snappers won’t come away empty handed.
Perfect forPhotographers - from novices to professionals.
In the knowAdventurers and romantics will love the elephant hide - spend a night out on this tree platform, and if you can, make it a full moon - the memory of silvery elephants moving in the moonlight will stay with you forever.

Recommended for...

  • Eco-tourism
  • Guiding
  • Hideaway
  • Honeymoon

Hotel Overview


Prime game viewing territory in Zambia’s South Luangwa  National Park.

Rooms at Kaingo

At Kaingo, nature is king. This wild rustic little bush camp wraps guests the timeless luxuries of peace, space, and beauty. Each of Kaingo’s rustic chalets are designed to mean that guests don’t miss a moment’s magic from the great outdoors.  They have large windows and a deck from where it’s possible to watch the animals coming down to the river, and even the bathtubs are outside.

Food and facilities

Safari is not a time to diet- sit back, loosen your belt and enjoy the food- there’s sure to be a good deal of it! From morning coffee and cakes, through till dinner (via a full English breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea) food is simple, hearty and plentiful.

Activities at Kaingo

From the moment the morning drums wake you, it’s clear this is a destination for serious safari-goers, with three, rather than the usual two game viewing activities each day. In the South Luangwa, a walking safari is a must, but photographers will find game drives a better way to get close to some of the larger animals. There are also three hides, which are ideal for close-up shots or a gentle afternoon waiting for the animals (and birds) to come to you. Not a photographer? Don’t worry, the guides here will bring the bush to life, whatever your interests may be.

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