Luxury Hotels & Lodges in Luangwa Valley

For the ultimate authentic experience, try lovely and tranquil Mwaleshi camp, which offers unique walking safaris, or to watch elephants migrate right through the reception area, consider staying a few nights at the legendary Mfuwe Lodge. 

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Luwi Bush Camp

Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

Luwi Bush Camp is a safari camp in Luangwa Valley in Zambia. The camp offers fantastic opportunities to spot wildlife, including tracking big game like lions on foot. Dismantled and rebuilt each season, and created from natural materials, the camp barely leaves a trace on the environment, so is a great choice for the eco-conscious traveller.

Best for: Honeymoon, Hideaway, Rustic, Peace & Quiet

Luangwa Safari House

Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

A truly unique opportunity to enjoy unrivalled luxury in the Luangwa Valley, Zambia. Owned and operated by the acclaimed Robin Pope Safaris, Luangwa Safari House provides families and groups of friends with the safari of a lifetime.

Best for: Family-friendly, Private Groups, Luxury Hotel, Private Villa

Norman Carr Safaris

Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

Privately owned and run, Norman Carr Safaris continues a 60 year tradition of providing an unforgettable safari experience in the Luangwa Valley, Zambia. It is wild, untamed Africa at its best and for the adventurous there is no better way to discover the secrets of the wilderness than on foot.

Best for: Family-friendly

Puku Ridge

Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

Puku Ridge is a classic safari camp, with a few luxuries thrown in. Game viewing is generally excellent (we’ve seen wild dogs in this area several times) and the camp provides a welcome dose of comfort after a dusty day in the bush. There are large, beautiful tents to sleep in, a campfire lit each night, and glorious views out over the plains.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Lodge

Robin Pope Safaris Luangwa River Camp

Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

Lovely Luangwa River Camp offers something a little different from the ultra-rustic lodges found elsewhere in the Valley. With a dash of contemporary style, and an effortlessly natural chic, as well as gorgeous sunken baths, this is ideal for those who want a little elegance with their elephants.

Best for: Family-friendly, Setting & Views, Rustic, Guiding

Robin Pope Safaris Nkwali Camp

Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

Beautiful Nkwali has one of the prettiest locations in the Luangwa Valley, overlooking the Luangwa River. Incredibly friendly service combined with top-notch guides who deliver fantastic game viewing means this camp has fans who come back year after year.

Best for: Family-friendly, Setting & Views, Rustic, Service & Hospitality

Robin Pope Safaris Tena Tena

Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

Zambia is known as a destination for serious safari goers, who prioritise the bush (extraordinary sightings and seriously good guides) above glizty luxury safari camps. Tena Tena epitomises this - just five cosy tents, charming hosting, and guides who live up to the international reputation of the Robin Pope name.

Best for: Honeymoon, Private Groups, Hideaway, Rustic

Tafika Camp

Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

Tafika Camp epitomises the Zambian safari experience. An owner-run lodge, with unfussy rooms and incredible guides. This is one for wilderness lovers, who’d rather hear a fish eagle’s call or a lion’s roar than the hum of air conditioning. It’s no coincidence that many of the guests at Tafika seem like part of the family - often they’ll be on a fourth or fifth (or tenth) visit.

Best for: Wildlife & Nature, Guiding, Eco-tourism, Off the Beaten Track


Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

Mwaleshi, one of Africa’s most remote bush camps, provides the perfect comfortable, rustic base for an incredible Zambia walking safari and some exciting close encounters with Zambian wildlife.

Best for: Wildlife & Nature, Guiding, Walking & Trekking, Eco-tourism

Kuyenda Camp

Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

Great game viewing, engaging guides, a fantastic atmosphere in camp, and no glitz or fussiness to distract from the magnificence of the bush. If this sounds like your sort of adventure, pack your bags, buy your tickets, and head straight to Zambia’s Kuyenda Camp.

Best for: Setting & Views, Rustic, Service & Hospitality, Peace & Quiet

Mfuwe Lodge

Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

Mfuwe Lodge is one of the oldest lodges in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park - and as a result it has one of the best locations going. Game drives are packed with spine-tingling sightings, and on your return to Mfuwe, you'll enjoy welcome luxury (there's even a spa) and great service.

Best for: Family-friendly, Lodge, Service & Hospitality, Guiding


Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

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.

Best for: Honeymoon, Off the Beaten Track, Hideaway, Rustic


Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

You’re not only entering one of the wildest parts of South Luangwa here, but stepping back in time to a bygone era of safari. Jutting out over the plains by the river, Zungulila is beautifully simple yet elegant, with friendly guides who can't do enough for you.

Best for: Private Groups, Lodge, Setting & Views, Off the Beaten Track


Location: Luangwa Valley | Zambia

Whether they’re guiding you through the leopard-stalked plains, or crouching down in the bush to point out some tracks, the guides at Bilimungwe are some of the most experienced you'll ever meet. As for the camp itself, it’s nestled in the wildest part of South Luangwa with no less than three waterholes on its doorstep.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Setting & Views


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