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South Luangwa National Park

Mfuwe, Zambia

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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.
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Personal Touch Safaris
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Personal Touch Safaris is an owner-run company that has been operating since 2005 in the Luangwa Valley, offering exclusive safaris, and renting out game viewers in mint condition to lodges or individual travellers needing their own transport in the valley. Personal Touch works with well maintained Landrovers 110, 300 TDI, converted into game viewing vehicles to offer the enthusiastic safari guest the opportunity to experience a professional and comfortable game drive in the bush.
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Chikunto Safari Lodge
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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.

Natural resource

The South Luangwa National Park is an ecologically important asset and a key source of economic activity for Zambia. It forms part of the larger South Luangwa Valley that covers 9,050 km2 and serves as home to a wide variety of wildlife species. The park has been recognised for its conservation efforts, being awarded the ‘Green Globe Award’ from the World Wildlife Fund and has been listed as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Furthermore, the park contributes greatly to Zambia’s economy through tourism activities such as game-viewing trips, photography tours and walking safaris. These activities bring in revenue for local community projects and conservation efforts. The park also provides employment opportunities for local people who work as guides and trackers, providing a valuable source of income for the community.
Game-viewing trips, photographic tours and walking safaris.
Plays an integral role in preserving Zambia’s natural environment
Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017
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South Luangwa National Park is an outstanding place to explore and experience amazing wildlife. Here you can find some of the best safari lodges, safari houses, and even a safari camp! If you’re looking for an unforgettable adventure in Zambia, this is definitely the place to go. The park offers plenty of activities such as walking safaris, game drives, night game drives and boat trips. Those seeking a more hands-on experience can join a volunteer program to help out with conservation efforts in the area. The best time to visit South Luangwa is during Zambia’s dry season, which runs from May to October. This is when you are likely to see an abundance of wildlife in the area. However, if you’re after a more tranquil experience, then the wet season between November and April is also a great time to visit.
For a perfect African adventure
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Incredible wildlife and stunning scenery
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South Luangwa National Park is an incredible destination to explore in Zambia. With over 9,000 square kilometres of pristine wilderness, it's one of Africa's most diverse ecosystems and home to a huge range of wildlife. There are many opportunities for game drives and bird watching, with some 507 species found in the area - from majestic elephants to playful baboons. It's the perfect place to come and explore nature in its purest form. With an array of lodges and tented camps available, visitors can experience a true African safari adventure and enjoy the beauty of Luangwa. From guided walks to thrilling night game drives, South Luangwa offers something for everyone, sure to be a highlight of any Zambian holiday! Come and experience the magic of Luangwa for yourself!
Guided walks and thrilling night game drives
Home to incredible flora and fauna, a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts
A renowned wildlife haven in pristine wilderness
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If you are looking for an adventure that will truly take your breath away, a safari in South Luangwa National Park should be high on your list of places to visit. The park is home to an abundance of wildlife, including lions, leopards and elephants, making it the perfect destination for game drives. There is also the chance to explore the wilderness on foot on a walking safari. Bird-watching enthusiasts will love the array of avian species found in the park, including bee-eaters and kingfishers. Photographers will be amazed by stunning views and landscapes to capture. Cultural tours are also available, offering visitors the opportunity to gain insight into the lives of local communities living in this breath-taking region of Zambia. So why not experience the exciting safaris on offer at South Luangwa National Park and visit Zambia for a holiday of a lifetime? There's something for everyone.
An amazing array of avian species
A stunning African paradise awaits you
Visits to local villages and traditional dancing ceremonies
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