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Price: USD 280 - 450 per person sharing per night

Chinengwe River Bed Camp Highlights

Chinengwe River Bed Camp is situated in the Luamfwa Concession in the southern parts of the South Luangwa National Park. The area promises some of the best walking safaris in Africa combined with an adventurous sleep-out under the stars and incredible wildlife viewing in the heart of the African bush.

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  • Chinengwe River Bed Camp's accommodation consists of three dome-style tents erected on the Luangwa River, right on the edge of the water.
  • The camp’s dining area is set up on the riverbed, with meals served around the fire.
  • Along with large herds of elephant and buffalo, the area includes the Park’s dominant antelope species of impala and puku, to name a few.

 

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USD 280 - 450 per person sharing per night

Chinengwe River Bed Camp Game Viewing and Activities

The South Luangwa National Park covers about 9 050 sq km of the Luangwa Valley floor, which varies from about 500m to 800m above sea level. Near the banks of the Luangwa the land is fairly flat, and mostly covered with mature woodlands. There are few dense shrubberies but also open areas where beautiful tall trees stand, shading a mixture of small bushes and grassland. The highest concentration of wildlife is around the Luangwa River, with its rich vegetation. Wildlife includes huge herds of elephant and buffalo. The Park's dominant antelope species are impala and puku, and other antelope include the common waterbuck, bushbuck, eland, kudu, grysbok, oribi, reedbuck, Lichtenstein's hartebeest, sable and roan. Unique species such as Thornicroft's giraffe and Cookson's wildebeest can also be seen. The primary predators in the area are lion, leopard, spotted hyena and wild dogs, with the opportunity to see hippo and crocodile also possible. Activities include game drives (if requested) and game walks including a guided walking trail from Kalamu Lagoon Camp to Kalamu Star Bed Camp.

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