Chinzombo, originally a simple, rustic camp on the banks of the Luangwa, now promises to be innovative and luxurious; ideal for guests seeking more glamourous camping. Located on a large plot of land almost entirely cut off by the meandering Luangwa River.
Chinzombo Camp Highlights
Chinzombo (so named after the chinzombo fruit), originally a simple, rustic camp on the banks of the Luangwa, now promises to be innovative and luxurious; ideal for guests seeking more glamorous camping. Located on a large and pristine area of land almost entirely cut off by the meandering Luangwa River, Chinzombo is practically an island all on its own. A sense of luxury and sophistication is seamlessly combined with materials unique to traditional Zambian buildings create a bush-camp unlike any other. Ecologically friendly, the aim of Chinzombo is that the structural aspects only temporarily affect the environment and will leave no mark behind on this pristine land.
- Local labour and craftsmen employed and only natural materials, locally produced leather, reed work and canvas used.
- Recycling and water-saving initiatives are used throughout this eco-friendly camp.
- Privately located on a large and pristine area of land almost entirely cut off by the meandering Luangwa River.
- Innovative and luxurious, perfect for those wishing for luxury in the bush.
Chinzombo Camp Game Viewing and Activities
The South Luangwa National Park has been rated by many as one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. The South Luangwa National Park offers incredible birdlife and the diverse vegetation offers the ideal habitat. A big attraction to the park is the famous 'walking safari' and is the best way to explore this magnificent area. The park is home to 60 different animal species and over 400 bird species. Large herds of elephant can frequently be seen on the plains and buffalos and hippos are spread throughout the valley. Zebra can also be seen in abundance, as well as the Thornicroft's Giraffe, unique to Luangwa Valley. The park has one of the densest populations of leopard in Southern Africa as well as an active predator population and lions are abundant in the Luangwa.