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Kafue National Park

Mumbwa, Zambia

Updated 10 months ago
Kafue National Park, an illustrious gem of Zambia, nestles in the heart of the country. With an expansive area of about 22,400 square kilometres, it stands as Zambia's largest national park and one of the largest game parks in Africa. Its vastness envelopes a rich diversity of wildlife, which makes it an integral part of Zambia's natural heritage. Conveniently situated just west of Lusaka, it offers a truly immersive and accessible safari experience for both local and international visitors. Kafue National Park is well known for having some of the highest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. It boasts a wide variety of wild animals, including almost 500 species of birds, 45 types of mammals and numerous reptiles. Among them are such remarkable species as the oribi, Lichtenstein's hartebeest, roan antelope, eland, kudu and sable antelope. In addition, the park also provides a safe haven for several endangered species like cheetah, wild dog and giraffe.

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The landscape of Kafue National Park is just as varied as its wildlife, being divided into three main terrains: woodlands, grasslands and wetlands. The lush greenery of the woodlands is a sight to behold, with its shady trees and abundant bird life. There are also several rivers which provide cool spots away fom the blistering African sun.
Divided into three main terrains: woodlands, grasslands and wetlands
A safe haven for several endangered species like cheetah, wild dog and giraffe
Lush, emerald-green dambos and teeming wetlands
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Immerse yourself in the untouched, raw beauty of Kafue National Park, Zambia's largest and oldest national park. Kafue is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. The park's diverse landscape, ranging from the lush, teeming wetlands of the Busanga Plains to the dry, woodland savannahs, offers an enchanting array of flora and fauna. As dusk falls, the sun sets the sky ablaze, painting a mesmerising canvas of oranges, pinks, and purples that reflect off the tranquil waters of the Kafue River. The park's natural beauty is truly a sight to behold, an unspoiled gem that offers an authentic and captivating African safari experience.
Offers an authentic and captivating African safari experience
Under the guidance of experienced tour operators
Caters to a range of preferences, from luxury lodges to camping sites
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Tourist attraction

Kafue National Park, Zambia's largest park, is a veritable paradise for wildlife enthusiasts and birdwatchers alike. The park's biodiversity is truly remarkable, with over 150 species of mammals residing within its boundaries, including the elusive leopard and the majestic lion. Notably, the park is also home to the largest population of wild dogs in Africa. For birdwatchers, Kafue offers an unforgettable spectacle of over 500 bird species, from the African Fish Eagle to the vibrant Lilac-breasted Roller. Whether it's the call of the wild or the symphony of the avian world, Kafue National Park is an unrivalled destination for any nature lover.
Lions, elephants and buffalo
Huge range of bird species
Unspoilt environment in pristine condition
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Kafue National Park offers an irresistible invitation to those with a thirst for the wild! As you tread the trails of this untouched wilderness, the walking safaris offer an intimate communion with nature, bringing you a step closer to understanding the eloquent silence of the wilderness. The park, a veritable paradise for birdwatchers, is teeming with a mesmerising variety of avian species, each contributing its own melody to the symphony that is Kafue. For those who find solace by the water, the experience of fishing in its tranquil rivers is as much about the catch as it is about the serene moments spent in quiet reflection. Experience a brush with the raw and untamed beauty of nature, by visiting Kafue - an adventure to cherish forever.
A stunning national park offering a lifetime of memories!
Tigerfishing - one of Zambia's most prized catches
Bird watching, canoeing, photography and even balloon rides
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Mumbwa, Zambia

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