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Best 5 Safari lodges In Barotse Floodplains In Zambia

The Best 5 Safari lodges In Baroste Floodplains National Park are offering you any accommodation of your choice ranging from luxury lodges, mid-range lodges and budgert lodges

Best 5 safari lodges in Barotse floodplain national park.


Chinzombo brings a touch of elegance and style to south Luangwa.

The safari camp’s contemporary and sophisticated design perfectly complements the tranquil waters of the Luangwa River and rolling plains of the Luangwa valley.

It is the ideal retreat for those wanting to encounter big game in the African wilderness without foregoing the luxury and comfort of a 5-star vacation.

2.Thorntree river lodge

It in the untamed African wilderness has never looked so good. Thorntree River lodge site on the banks of the famed Zambezi River and is a mere 20-minute journey from the ever-popular Victoria Falls.

A luxury lodge of note, Thorntree delivers an upscale experience that will have you forgetting you’re in the middle of the African bush and not in a 5-star hotel.

3.Shumba camp

Named after the pride of the lion roaming the area, Shumba camp offers an upscale getaway in the wild and remote Busanga plains in Kafue National Park the surrounding wilderness on foot, by boat or safari vechile,spotting predators and big game as you traverse the rugged landscape .

And for those keen to see the area from a completely different perspective, seasonal hot-air balloon rides provide a bird’s-eye view of the stunning landscape.

4.Tongabezi lodge

The ideal honeymoon destination, Tongabezi lodge offers a secluded, intimate getaway in one of the most romantic settings o the continent.

Located in lower Zambezi National Park, the opulent lodge is a stone‘s throw away from two of Africa’s most iconic landmarks.

Couples can’t help but fall deeper in love when walking hand-in-hand across Victoria falls Bridge or indulging in a sampan dinner while floating on the Zambezi river.

5.Mfuwe lodge

Mfuwe ldge is the perfect base for safari in the game rich south Luangwa National park. You don’t need to go far to see lots of wildlife when staying here.

All 18 chalets, carefully positioned in the shade of ancient mahogany and ebony trees, have views over a large lagoon, a draw for thirsty animals in the dry season

In November you might even see elephants wandering through the lobby in search of wild mangos.

Best 5 mid – range safari lodge in Barotse floodplain national park

1.Mfuwe lodge

Mfuwe Lodge is the perfect base for safaris in the game-rich South Luangwa National Park. You don’t need to go far to see lots of wildlife when staying here. All 18 chalets, carefully positioned in the shade of ancient mahogany and ebony trees, have views over a large lagoon, a draw for thirsty animals in the Dry season. In November you might even see elephants wandering through the lobby in search of wild mangos


2.Tena Tena

Tena Tena, which translates as ‘temporary home’ is located in the remote Nsefu sector of South Luangwa National Park. Guests are accommodated in six spacious tents maximising privacy and uninterrupted views onto a magnificent stretch of the Luangwa River. The main area is moulded around a massive termite mound in the shade of an ancient mahogany tree. This home away from home offers the ultimate personalised safari experience in a rustic, yet elegant environment.

3.Tafika Camp

If you’re yearning for an old-style, no-frills, authentic safari camp deep in South Luangwa, look no further. The intimate, owner-managed Tafika Camp hosts just 14 guests at a time in thatched huts on the bank of the Luangwa River. Wildlife viewing is superb here with big cats, especially leopards, stealing the show. Walking safaris and mountain biking safaris are highly recommended too.

4.Sausage Tree Camp

Tucked away in the remote depths of Lower Zambezi National Park, Sausage Tree Camp is the epitome of safari chic. This 5-star luxury camp has it all – including a 25-meter swimming pool overlooking the mighty Zambezi River. Expect incredible attention to detail, immaculate service and gourmet food, but don’t forget what it is all about – the guiding and wildlife viewing are equally outstanding.

5.Busanga Plains Camp

This small seasonal bush camp is located in the middle of the famous Busanga flood plains in Kafue National Park. As Zambia safari camps go, it doesn’t get more ‘bush’ than this. Busanga Plains Camp consists of just four luxury safari tents with open-air bucket-shower bathrooms and a rustic communal area around a campfire. While the surroundings are humble and in perfect balance with nature, the service and food are fit for a king. Don’t think you’ll be slumming it here.



  1. Royal Livingstone

Exuding the class and style of a bygone era, The Royal Livingstone offers a stay fit for royalty. From the private butler service that ensures every need is met to the hotel’s ideal location on the Zambezi River, the Royal Livingstone provides 5-star service and unrivalled experiences. Its close proximity to one of the Natural Wonders of the World and the restored luxury steam train that affords a stylish and comfortable tour of Victoria Falls mean that adventure is always around the corner. Not to mention, there are few hotels in the world where seeing zebra grazing on the manicured lawn is nothing out of the ordinary.

2.      Time + Tide King Lewanika

A true feast for the eyes, King Lewanika’s opulent design and stylish décor perfectly complement the incomparable raw beauty of Liuwa Plain National Park. Although the lavish nature of the camp is a highlight of your stay, the real spotlight is put on the Liuwa Plain’s picturesque landscape. Experience and explore the untamed African wilderness in a variety of ways, including sleepouts under the stars, canoeing safaris on the floodplains and scenic helicopter flights.

3.Chindeni Bushcamp

Chindeni Bushcamp takes full advantage of its enviable location in South Luanga. Spacious, tastefully decorated rooms built on stilted wooden decks and shaded by a grove of ancient ebony trees overlook a wildlife-frequented lagoon below and the majestic Chindeni Hills in the distance. Immerse yourself in nature on a walking safari, where you’ll get up-close to the surrounding bush and tracking big game on foot, or enjoy a night drive through the national park, where the nocturnal wildlife awaits your company.

4.Chiawa Camp

The safari-chic Chiawa Camp sits on the banks of the meandering Zambezi River. Ideal for those seeking a romantic getaway, the camp offers an authentic safari experience perfect for couples – from canoeing on the river to sunset cruises and night drives through Lower Zambezi National Park. When you’re not exploring your surroundings, the stylish tented rooms are the perfect place to unwind in complete comfort.

5.Royal Chundu

The award-winning Royal Chundu is worthy of its moniker, providing a high-end getaway fit for nobility. This luxury resort on the banks of the famed Zambezi River, comprises two opulent properties – River Lodge and Island Lodge. Both stylish, contemporary lodges afford spectacular views of the surrounding landscape, as well as every creature comfort and amenity one would desire. The cherry on top of this fantastic hideaway is its close proximity to the ever-popular Victoria Falls – a wonderland for every type of traveler.





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