• Hippos in South Luangwa
  • A lion and buffalo stand off, South Luangwa
  • Carmine bee-eaters near Shenton Safaris camp
  • Lions on Luangwa safari
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Shenton Safaris Wild Luangwa

High quality guiding, accommodation and hospitality plus 4x4 and walking safaris and close-up views of wildlife from hides

8 days from £6400pp plus international flights.

An excellent week's safari in Zambia's South Luangwa with owner-run Shenton Safaris camps.

  • Shenton Safaris are a respected owner-run safari operation
  • South Luangwa is one of the best parks in Africa
  • Stay at high-quality Kaingo Camp and Mwamba bushcamp
  • Known for excellent photographic hides
  • Game drives and walks
  • Excellent guides, hosting and cuisine

Shenton Safaris owns two excellent camps in Zambia's South Luangwa National Park - Kaingo Camp and Mwamba Camp. They are an owner-run operation with Derek and Jules Shenton at the helm.

This safari combines both of their camps for a week-long wildlife experience which should rival most things you can see in the African savannah. South Luangwa is a superb wildlife reserve with really excellent game viewing opportunities including the big five. It is known for its good sightings of leopard, has thousands of hippos, and healthy populations of lions and wild dogs, as well as a prolific number of other species.

The Shenton camps are good quality and well-run, though Mwamba is a bushcamp, so more rustic than Kaingo. They also have good guides, and the other thing that Shenton are very good at is providing some superb hides. They have various hides dotted around, such as the elephant hide, the hippo hide and the carmine hide. These are amazingly good whether you're a photographer and or a wildlife enthusiast. If you're really keen, you can sleep at the elephant hide! (Please note that sleepouts are an extra cost and should be pre-booked).

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Experiences you could have on this safari

As well as incredible game viewing, meeting great people and seeing fabulous landscapes, these are just some of the experiences you could enjoy on this safari holiday.

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Simply by booking with Tribes, you are making a difference. Every booking helps with The Tribes Foundation, the charity we back with admin and funds. Most clients give additional donations which we always put to very good use with one of the wildlife, environmental or social projects we support.

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Where you are staying

Below are our recommended places to stay on this trip, both owned and operated by Shentons Safaris who run this trip.

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