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Chikunto Safari Lodge

Along the winding Luangwa River, set within pristine wilderness, there lies a spot where you can enjoy a luxury safari experience! Opened in 2018, Chikunto Safari Lodge is located within the South Luangwa National Park not far from the National Park's Mfuwe gate. This property has quickly gained a reputation for the prolific wildlife and amazing game viewing opportunities it offers. Surrounded by rolling plains, plateaus, river banks and miombo woodland, Chikunto nestles in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Come and experience the unique serenity that is Chikunto Safari Lodge.

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Luangwa River, Mfuwe
Luangwa River, Mfuwe, Zambia
PO Box 139, Mfuwe
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Safaris in South Luangwa National Park are a great way to experience the unique wildlife of Zambia. The Park is home to a variety of species, including elephants, buffalo, leopards, zebras and giraffes. There is also abundant birdlife and plenty of opportunities for game viewing. Accommodation within the park makes it easy for visitors to explore the area and make the most of their safari. There are various lodges, campsites and guesthouses available that offer comfortable stays while allowing guests to be immersed in nature. The economic benefits of tourism to South Luangwa National Park are significant. The revenue generated by tourist visits helps support local communities and conservation efforts, providing employment opportunities and contributing to the preservation of this unique natural resource. The Park is a great destination for those looking to experience an African safari, with its variety of wildlife, breath taking scenery and excellent safari accommodation. It is no wonder that safaris in South Luangwa National Park are so popular among tourists from around the world.


Chikunto safaris are unforgettable, largely because of where they take place - in the stunning South Luangwa National Park. This park is recognised as one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in the world. Chikunto offers a range of outstanding safari experiences and activities tailored to suit each client's time and interests. Whether you're looking for game drives or walking safaris, you'll have a memorable experience, with well trained safari guides to ensure you get the most out of every excursion.
Set in South Luangwa National Park, a wildlife sanctuary that's hard to outclass
Game drives and walking safaris meticulously planned to fully engage your senses
Emerald season river safaris, ideal for birding enthusiasts
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Safari lodge

Chikunto Safari Lodge accommodates just 12 people, and can be booked for exclusive use if desired. With sweeping views of the Luangwa River and remarkable safari opportunities, this lodge welcomes couples, families or groups of friends - anyone looking for a distinctive African bush experience!
Luxury tents built on raised decking, with en-suite bathrooms
Thatched main area with cosy bar, dining area and salt water swimming pool
Full board package inclusive of game drives and/or cultural tours
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Chikunto Safaris was founded by Jens Kant, his late wife Regula, and the late Josephat Musoni. The lodge opened in April 2018. Very tragically, both Regula and Josephat have passed away. However their legacies live on. Chikunto Safari Lodge's clients and tour operators are looked after by Gareth Jones who has more than 20 years experience in international hospitality.
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Contact information

Luangwa River, Mfuwe
Luangwa River, Mfuwe, Zambia
PO Box 139, Mfuwe

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