North Luangwa National Park

Accommodation in North Luangwa National Park

North Luangwa National Park in Zambia, the northernmost of the three in the valley of the Luangwa River was founded as a game reserve in 1938, it became a national park in 1972. It is a 45-minute flight north of South Luangwa.

The 4,636 km2 park remains wild and untouched. The North Park was not open to anyone other than Game Department rangers for more than thirty years. Today, only two small seasonal camps are permitted in the whole park. It is very rare to see another tourist or vehicle in the vicinity.
This remote park, once almost forgotten and certainly heavily poached, now offers a superb wilderness experience. There is an incredible diversity of habitats in North Luangwa, ranging from mahogany forests, mopane woodlands and the Luangwa and Mwaleshi Rivers. These habitats house rhino, lion, leopard, elephant and numerous antelope.

Mwaleshi | Remote Africa Safaris

One of only two camps in the park, it is about as remote as you can get. North Luangwa is one of only two places you can spot rhinos in Zambia. Here the focus is on walking safaris and the guides are excellent.

Takwela | Remote Africa Safaris

An intimate and authentic safari, the camp is rustic and comfortable, food delicious and the staff and guides hospitable and knowledgeable. If you are keen on walking safaris, then this is the place for you.

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