Opulent Africa would like to share a little secret with you…there is a fabulous safari lodge in the South Luangwa National Park ideal for your first couple of nights on safari allowing you to acclimatise to the African heat before heading out to the bushcamps. Mfuwe Lodge is an absolute must on the Zambian circuit. This unique lodge is situated in the South Luangwa National Park. With 18 luxury, en-suite thatched chalets each with private decked area overlooking a sparkeling lagoon that
attracts abundant wildlife, this is the perfect stop over for you first night or two. Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park is home to some 60 large mammal species including wonderful numbers of leopard and subspecies of zebra (Crawshay’s), wildebeest (Cookson’s) and giraffe (Thornicroft’s) that occur nowhere else on Earth. Mfuwe Lodge has the added edge that it is one of the few places in this area that stays open during the summer, when the landscape in the valley transforms into a lush green environment that attracts wild dogs as well as a variety of migratory birds.
Mfuwe Lodge is the result of a partnership between The Bushcamp Company and Safari & Adventure Co. that combines the conservation effort of the two organisations. A major focus of both is to increase anti-poaching measures to protect the South Luangwa’s wildlife.
In addition to Mfuwe Lodge there are a good selection of bushcamps to choose from strung along the river where you’ll have the opportunity to walk from camp to camp with your belongs transferred for you. The camps compliment the Lodge perfectly and are ideal for a true African wilderness experience for those wanting to get close to nature.