At the confluence of the Kafue River and the Lufupa Channel lies Lufupa Tented Camp, a tranquil setting that overlooks these rivers. Possibly the ultimate in riverine settings, Lufupa Tented Camp unlock an area of remote bush and languid waterways in the Kafue National Park, one of the largest national parks in Africa. The area is filled with floodplains, broad-leafed woodland, lush riverine vegetation and dambos (open grassy clearings). Exploring the smooth-flowing waterways provides lively wildlife and exceptional birding encounters, from hippo to African Finfoot.
This intimate, personal camp comprises nine en-suite Meru-style tented units each with a wooden deck on which to contemplate the wide river view. A relaxed central area, complete with a boma, fireplace, dining area and small plunge pool, lies on the edge of the broad Kafue River.
The well-known Lufupa area of Zambiaís Kafue National Park is recognised as a focal point for prolific animal and bird life, and offers access to productive game viewing areas of the northern Kafue. Lufupa is renowned for good leopard sightings and elephant are often seen moving through the area Puku, impala, zebra, buffalo, kudu and Defassa waterbuck are common while more unusual species include Lichtensteinís hartebeest, roan and sable antelope. Kafueís birdlife is world-acclaimed, with the Lufupa area sporting well over 400 species Ė including the likes of Pelís Fishing-Owl.
- Explore the second largest national park in Africa.
- Almost 500 bird species including endemic Chaplinís Barbet.
- Variety of activities including boating, game drives and fishing.
- Good predator sightings including lion and leopard.
- Exciting general game with elephant moving through the area at times.
All photos courtesy of Safari Adventure Company