Kaingo Bush Camp
Kaingo Bush Camp offers superb walking safaris in a remote corner of South Luangwa National Park. The lion viewing is productive and leopard viewing is almost guaranteed. The Camp offers peace and serenity with solar power ensuring only the sounds of the bush.
Kaingo Bush Camp Highlights
Kaingo Bush Camp offers a spectacular location overlooking the Luangwa River in a pristine wildlife area of the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. Kaingo Bush Camp offers a personalised safari experience in a relaxed and friendly environment with fantastic game viewing opportunities, superb service and delicious meals. Kaingo offers only 6 chalets, 2 being honeymoon suites with beautiful river views. Kaingo Bush Camp offers peace and serenity and solar power ensures complete silence with only the sounds of the bush. Kaingo Bush Camp offers the ideal retreat for a romantic honeymoon or guests looking for a quiet get-away. The honeymoon suite is situated underneath the trees and offers a magnificent outdoor bathtub with river views and hippos playing.
- Each chalet has a unique individual deck built out over the river from which point one can view game coming down to drink.
- Two extremely productive lion prides, which we have the pleasure of following and there are more than 10 individual leopards around Kaingo and Mwamba.
- The area is ideal walking safari country; an network of carefully planned, low-impact roads provides excellent coverage of this game-rich terrain.
Kaingo Bush Camp Game Viewing and Activities
The South Luangwa National Park offers large concentrations of big game and incredible birding. The park offers fantastic bird-watching with 400 species on offer including the elegant crowned cranes, Pelicans, the saddle bill stork, great white egrets, black headed herons, open billed storks and the goliath heron. A highlight for bird-watchers is the hundreds of brightly coloured carmine bee-eaters nesting in the sandy banks of the river. The Thornicroft's Giraffe is unique to Luangwa Valley as well as the Cookson's wildebeest. South Luangwa National Park has 14 different antelope species; the largest of the antelope is the eland. The most commonly seen antelope is the impala. Other antelope species include the Puku and the Kudu, Reedbuck, roan, sable, hartebeest, grysbok, klipspringer and oribi. Hyenas are fairly common throughout the valley and can be heard most nights. South Luangwa National Park also has a good population of leopard however very elusive. Lions are plentiful and often roam in prides of up to thirty. Other carnivores present but not often seen include caracal, wild dog, serval and side-striped jackal. The Luangwa River also has a high number of hippopotamuses as well as crocodiles.