Kapamba is situated in a pristine location on the scenic Kapamba River in the wild and unspoiled South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. Kapamba offers a traditional bush experience and paraffin lanterns add a romantic and unique atmosphere. Accommodation at Kapamba is comfortable and offers magnificent views of the river. The chalets offer en-suite facilities with luxurious stone baths. Kapamba offers a private and exclusive experience in a remote part of the South Luangwa National Park. Kapamba is a seasonal bush camp and closed during the rainy season. Kapamba is ideal for the more adventurous guests looking for a traditional safari experience. Kapamba does not have electricity and lighting is provided by lanterns and candles creating a romantic and true bush-feel.
The South Luangwa National Park has been rated by many as one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries in the world and the Luangwa River offers large concentrations of game. The park is characterized by lush valleys and the concentration of wildlife species around the Luangwa River is among the most intense in Africa. 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. Buffalo are abundant and spread throughout the valley. An abundance of hippos can frequently be seen along the Luangwa River, between 30 and 70 at a time. Zebra can also be seen in abundance as well as the Thornicroft's Giraffe, unique to Luangwa Valley and plentiful in the park. South Luangwa National Park is home to 14 different antelope species, including the elusive bushbuck, kudu, eland and the impala, duiker, reedbuck, roan, sable, hartebeest, grysbok, klipspringer and Oribi. The South Luangwa National Park has one of the densest populations of leopard in Southern Africa. The park has an active predator population and lions are abundant in the Luangwa.