• Chitenge bar at Mwamba Bush Camp
  • Walking safari from Mwamba Bush Camp
  • Watch hippos from the hide near Mwamba Bush Camp
  • Bathroom at Mwamba Bush Camp
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Mwamba Bush Camp

Mwamba Bush Camp consists of just 3 en-suite chalets set amongts a grove of ebony trees, overlooking the Mwamba River.

  • Connect with nature
  • Simple, authentic intimate camp
  • Remote location, excellent wildlife
  • Explore on foot and by vehicle
  • Just 3 thatched guest chalets

Owner managed and run by Shenton Safaris, Mwamba Bush Camp is set on the banks of the Mwamba River, a tributary of the Luangwa and enjoys views of perennial waterholes. The 3 reed and thatch en-suite chalets are uniquely designed with two large skylights (protected by mosquito gauze) allowing you to experience sleeping under the stars. They also have solar lighting, flush toilets and bucket showers. Mwamba provides back-to-nature simplicity with essential comforts.

Meals are served in the bush-style dining/bar area or chitenje, set under the deep shade of huge ebony trees. A spectacular sunset viewing-point on top of a large termite mound (the anthill lookout) and a glowing campfire under the stars complete the camp's friendly and personal atmosphere.

Shenton Safaris are long established in the Luangwa valley. Derek Shenton and his team of guides are able to combine their skills and intimate knowledge of the area to provide exciting safari walks and game drives, while his wife Jules and her team of attentive staff take care of all your comforts in camp. 

Fly camping can be enjoyed while at Mwamba Camp. This involves a game drive and walking safari to a remote location, where dinner is prepared before a night spent beneath the stars - a true bush experience. This needs to be booked in advance.

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Client Rating for Zambia 5/5 from 53 reviews

Still very special. Wouldn\'t hesitate to return. Charlie and Matt were great hosts, and our fellow guests helped to make the experience; especially since we could join Meg\'s birthday celebration dinner in the bush. Best suited for those who are happy to spend hours sat in a hide waiting for visitors, rather than racing around chasing the tick list.

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Mwamba Bush Camp

Chitenge bar at Mwamba Bush Camp

Mwamba Bush Camp consists of just 3 en-suite chalets set amongts a grove of ebony trees, overlooking the Mwamba River.

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