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Shumba Camp Highlights

Shumba means 'lion'. Shumba Camp is situated in the heart of the Busanga Plains in the Kafue National Park in Zambia. Shumba Camp is home to an abundance of red lechwe, puku, roan and oribi. Lichtenstein's hartebeest, herds of wildebeest, zebra and buffalo are also frequently seen. The Kafue National Park also offers an abundance of predators including wild dog, cheetah and prides of lion. Shumba Camp offers only six luxury safari tents catering for a maximum of 12 guests ensuring a personal and private safari experience in the remote and untouched Kafue National Park. The guiding at Shumba Camp is of high quality and emphasis is placing on offering guests a good all round wildlife experience with good game viewing and fantastic guiding. Activities at Shumba Camp include day game drives and night drives offer the added excitement of witnessing the nocturnal species in the area.

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  • This camp is perfectly situated to see large numbers of plains game and their predators.
  • The rooms are large, en-suite with both indoor and outdoor showers.
  • Dinner takes place in the cosy boma where guests can also enjoy elements of local Zambian culture.

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Shumba Camp Game Viewing and Activities

The Busanga Plains is situated in the far north of the Kafue National Park in Zambia; one of the most important wetland resources in Zambia and one of the few areas in the world that remain untouched by human development. The Kafue National Park offers the largest mammal species diversity in Zambia due to its fascinating habitat mix and the Park is home to 55 large mammal species including 20 ungulate and 6 cat species. The Lunga area also offers fantastic mammal viewing, most prominent the hippopotamus that occur in high densities along the river. Puku and impala are common whilst buffalo, elephant, bushbuck, sable, Defassa waterbuck, Lichtenstein's hartebeest and oribi are frequently seen. Tree hyrax is a special mammal that can be found right in camp. Predatory species are also found in abundance in the Kafue National Park and include side-striped jackal, wild dog, cheetah, lion and sometimes leopard. Night drives are a highlight and often produce large-spotted genet and white-tailed mongoose.

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