Tafika Camp

South Luangwa National Park Zambia

  • Intimate camp with a maximum of 14 guests
  • Game drives and guided walks in South Luangwa
  • Watch and photograph wildlife from hides
  • Enjoy meals with other guests and your hosts
  • Go mountain biking in the bush
  • Visit the local village and school

Open: Tafika Camp is open from around 1st May to 15th November each year. See our guide to the best time to visit Zambia.

Location: Tafika Camp is just outside the Nsefu Sector of South Luangwa National Park. It is about a one and a half to two hour drive from Mfuwe, and 15 minutes from Mwanya/Lukuzi airstrip.

Rooms: There are six chalets accommodating a maximum of 14 guests. Alla re en-suite and have outdoor showers and a separate flush toilet. Four of the chalets have double beds, one has two bedrooms with a king size bed and two double beds, two showers and two toilets making family accommodation, and the last is the honeymoon suite. All rooms are spacious, provide ample storage space and have a portable fan to keep the interior cool.

Activities: You can go on morning and evening game drives (maximum of four guests per vehicle), take guided nature walks, go mountain biking and cycle to the local village and school. There are hides for wildlife viewing and photography.

Facilities: The main area is an open-sided building housing the lounge, dining area and bar. Meals are also served on the lawn beneath the shade of trees. There are plenty of places outside to sit and rest during the heat of the day. Tafika Camp has battery charging facilities. There is a laundry service.

Dining: Meals are usually eaten as a group.

Children: Children aged 12 years and over are welcome. Younger children may be accepted at the discretion of the owners. The minimum age for walking safaris is 12 years.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access in the main area, though this can be slow and unreliable. There is no mobile phone coverage, but the camp has good communication facilities in the event of an emergen

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