"Best of the Luangwa" Safari

Our drive-in and fly out package combining Luambe and North Luangwa includes a sleep out in Luambe AND is priced on a Stay 6, Pay 5 basis.


Safari Package Overview

Zambian Splendor: A 6-Night Safari in the Luangwa Valley

Join us for a 6-night Zambian safari, featuring 2 camps in the Luangwa Valley - North Luangwa River Camp and Luambe Camp. Spend 3 nights at North Luangwa River Camp in North Luangwa National Park, known for its rhino sanctuary, outstanding wildlife and remote location. Combine this with 3 nights at Luambe Camp in Luambe National Park, situated on the eastern bank of the Luangwa River.

See a summary of the trip below:

6 nights between  1 June - 31 October

Stay at 2 different camps in 2 separate Parks

All transfer logistics from Mfuwe included PLUS the charter flight to or from North Luangwa (can be swapped for road transfers).

Route: Mfuwe Airport - Luambe Camp - North Luangwa River camp

Activities: Game Drives, Walks, Birding, Sleep-Outs and visits to the rhino sanctuary


Luambe Camp

Set along the serene Luangwa River in the heart of Luambe National Park, Luambe Camp offers a unique safari experience reminiscent of the unspoiled wilderness of early days in the Luangwa Valley. As the only visitors in this pristine park, guests are treated to an intimate and exclusive adventure surrounded by untouched landscapes and diverse wildlife.

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3 nights at Luambe Camp in Luambe National Park

Upon arrival at Mfuwe Airport, a Luambe Camp staff member will greet you and transfer you to Luambe. If you arrive in the morning, there's time for lunch before your first afternoon game drive. Your guide will meet you at 15:00 for an evening game drive including a sundowner stop. The drive continues with spotlighting to spot nocturnal animals like leopards and lions. Return to camp by 20:00 for dinner.

Game Viewing, Walking Trails and Sleep-Outs

Option to spend 1 or 2 nights at Luambe and save the rest of the nights for the return journey.


North Luangwa River Camp

Discover the allure of North Luangwa National Park at our authentic bushcamp along the banks of the Luangwa River. Experience unspoiled beauty, personalized service, and thrilling activities like game drives and walking safaris. Stay in raised bungalows with ensuite bathrooms and enjoy the convenience of solar power. Explore the wilderness and visit the Rhino Sanctuary. North Luangwa River Camp offers an unforgettable safari experience in Zambia's untouched wilderness.

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Authentic Luxury Safari Accommodation in the Luangwa Valley

3 nights at North Luangwa River Camp in North Luangwa National Park

After a morning activity, you will leave for a 3-hour road transfer to North Luangwa National Park. Known as one of Africa's best conservation projects, North Luangwa River Camp hosts only 4 raised bungalows, ensuring exclusivity with a maximum of 8 guests. On your final morning, you'll either transfer to Mwaleshi Airstrip to charter back to Mfuwe OR road transfer back to Luambe Camp.

Game Viewing, Walks, Access to the Rhino Sanctuary

Special Mention:

Coffee or cocktails with the Carmine Bee-Eaters

Luambe is a birdwatcher's paradise, boasting an impressive array of avian species. Our Carmine Bee-Eater colonies are amazing and depending on where they choose to nest, we offer coffee or cocktails with the Carmines in September and October depending if they nest on the east or west bank.

"One of my favourite experiences ever!" - Robyn W, October 2023

Guest Testimonials

“The safari tents are luxurious and the safari experience in this national park is 100% recommended. I will return next year.”
– Eduardo Garci, Aug 2023
"The camp is remote, and we did not see any other safari groups, which made this feel very authentic Africa. The Sundowners, with pop corn made over a camp fire and coffee with Carmine Bee Eaters were remarkable. The option for a sleep out also made this camp exceptional."
- Scott Wilson, Oct 2023

“Luambe is a very remote place. You will not meet other People on drives and walks. Many Hippos. Excellent Food. And you really contribute to conservation.”

– Guest Book review, 2019

"My first safari! The lodge and staff were fantastic, the food was excellent, and the sleep-out was amazing. The location on the river is beautiful. We will always fondly remember our experience there and wholeheartedly recommend Luambe Camp to others considering it!"

- Laura Dominguez, Nov 2023

“This is now one of our top-rated camps and we would love to return!”

-Michelle G, Sept 2023

"What an amazing place ! Luambe Camp is now in our top 5 places to stay in Southern Africa. Very friendly and helpful people, beautiful landscapes, wildlife everywhere, beautiful lodge and tents, activities and evenings you won't forget."
- Eric Delage, Sept 2023

Interested in booking this pacakge?

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Luangwa Valley Safaris is the marketing brand owned by Everwild who own Luambe Camp and operate North Luangwa River Lodge.

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