All the game drives were great. So glad we did some walking safaris too.

Julie S 28 yrs, London, UK, Read 6 reviews »

South Luangwa, Zambia

Nsefu Camp

  • Offers a completely different level of safari, steeped in history
  • The camp is not only peaceful but packed full of activities
  • Yellow Billed Stork colony rests here at the beginning of the season

Facilities include

Restaurant Comfortable sitting areas Library

Activities include

  • Game drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Tribal Textiles
  • Night Game Drives
  • Seasonal Boating
  • Wildlife Educational Centre
  • Visits To Kawaza Village And Schools
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About

About Nsefu Camp

The South Luangwa National Park marks the end of the Great Rift Valley, one of the last remaining unspoilt wilderness areas and possibly the finest wildlife sanctuary in Africa - a claim which is not an overstatement. It is through this 9050sq kilometre National Park that the great meandering Luangwa River runs, with its ox bow lagoons, tributaries, riverine supported woodlands and large plains, all of which play host to huge concentrations of game including elephant, buffalo, leopard, lion, giraffe, hippo and over 450 species of birds.

Zambia's first photographic safari camp; Nsefu lies in the heart of the undeveloped Nsefu sector of South Luangwa National Park and so offers remoteness and seclusion. Each room has a clear view of the river. The bar, tucked in beside a huge extinct termite mound, overlooks a waterhole that is popular with game, especially leopard at night.

The view of the river is superb and includes a terraced area where game grazes during the day. The original rondavels have been extended, with a spacious bathroom added. Each room has a clear view of the river, through large windows and from the new wooden veranda.

Practical info

Practical info

Location

Located in Nsefu sector of the South Luangwa National park, this area boasts one of the more exclusive game drive areas of the National Park.

The Luangwa Valley, which marks the end of the Great Rift Valley, is one of the last unspoilt wilderness areas and possibly the finest wildlife sanctuary in Africa. It covers an area of over 9000 sq. km. through which the meandering Luangwa River runs. The ox bow lagoons, woodland and plains of the valley host huge concentrations of game - including elephant, buffalo, leopard, lion, giraffe, hippo - and over 450 species of birds.

How to get there

We will assist with all necessary internal transfers after booking.

BY AIR:
International flight to Lusaka, Zambia
Domestic flight to Mfuwe from Lusaka (1 hour 30 minutes)

AIRLINES to LUSAKA:
South African Airways
KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines)
Kenya Airways
Emirates

AIRLINES to MFUWE:
Proflight

BY CAR:
From Mfuwe Airport to Nsefu Camp it is a 1 hour and 30 minute road transfer
There is some game viewing opportunity through the park

NB. All prices and times are subject to change.

When to go

The camp is open from the end of January to 31 March for River Journeys and then late May till the end of November.

Important Information

Most nationals can obtain their visa at the point of entry into Zambia. Current charges are $50 (£32) for tourists of most nationalities, including US, Canadian, British and most European countries. If you are not one of the above please ask about visas before booking.

All visitors should be medically insured. We recommend that visitors to Zambia take malaria prophylactics. Tetanus, polio, typhoid and the hepatitis vaccinations are recommended. Yellow fever immunisation is required if travelling to/from or via South Africa even if only in transit.

In January to March only the boating and walking safaris are available.

Children

Travelling with children

Children of 12 and over are welcome

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