Luwi Bush Camp
Luwi Bush Camp

Luwi Bush Camp

Luwi Bush Camp was one of the original bush camps in the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. Luwi Bush Camp offers one of the best walking safari-experiences in South Luangwa National Park.

USD 450 - 600 per person sharing per night
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Luwi Bush Camp Highlights

Luwi Bush Camp offers a remote location in the heart of the South Luangwa National Park. Huge mahogany trees on the banks of a permanent lagoon create a true bush-feel. Luwi Bush Camp is remote and rustic and offers a traditional African safari experience. Walking safaris offer one of the finest ways to explore the South Luangwa National Park. Experienced and professional guides will accompany guests on all walking safaris. Luwi is a seasonal bush camp and accommodation is offered in four huts built of grass and thatch with polished mud floors blending in perfectly with the natural environment. Luwi Bush Camp overlooks a large lagoon offering an abundance of hippo and crocodile. This permanent water source attracts wildlife from all over the South Luangwa National park and offers superb game viewing.

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Useful Information
  • Luwi Bush Camp takes its name from the nearby Luwi river, which is a dry and sandy bed throughout most of the year.
  • There's no electricity, but a solar lantern stands on the bedside table and in the bathroom, for light at night.
  • The emphasis here is on walking and there are usually two walks a day, one in the morning and one in the evening.

Luwi Bush Camp Game Viewing and Activities

The South Luangwa National Park is one of Africa's finest wildlife sanctuaries. The Luangwa Valley offers extraordinary wildlife and birdlife and the highest concentration of wildlife in the park is found around the Luangwa River with its rich vegetation. Wildlife includes huge herds of elephants, buffalo and hippo. Sightings of lion and leopard are common. Night drives are one of the highlights of the Luangwa Valley, providing the opportunity of seeing nocturnal animals, particularly leopard. Hyenas are fairly common. The Luangwa River also has a high number of crocodiles. The Park's dominant antelope species are impala and puku, with other antelope seen including 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 South Luangwa National Park in Zambia is a bird watcher's paradise with over 400 hundred species of birds recorded in the Luangwa. Towards the end of the dry season, hundreds of large water birds can be seen. Red faced yellow billed storks, pelicans, the striking 1.6m saddle bill stork, the marabou stork, great white egrets, black headed herons, open billed storks and the stately goliath heron. One of the most magnificent birds is the elegant crowned crane, with its golden tufts congregating in large flocks at the salt pans. There is plenty for the birdwatcher to spot, regardless of the season.

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