Nsefu Camp is the oldest lodge in Zambia, situated in the exclusive Nsefu region which borders with the famous South Luangwa National Park and marks the end of the Great Rift Valley. Guests can enjoy Nsefu Camp’s remoteness and seclusion, overlooking the meandering Luangwa River and the wilderness beyond. The river is the heart of the park and, together with its many oxbow lagoons, it ensures a permanent supply of water to support high concentrations of wildlife.
Nsefu has a rustic ambiance that is charming and authentically African. The camp staff
The camp accommodates boasts six brick and thatch Rondavels with a double bed, an en-suite open-air bathroom, and a wooden veranda with majestic river views and comfortable chairs from which guests can soak up the scenery. Lighting is supplied by a generator and solar lamps.
The camp facilities include an open thatched bar and sitting area, dining room, and a grass terrace.
At the camp itself,
The Luangwa River flows through a 9 000 km2 area. The area is home to an amazing abundance of game, including over 400 species of birds, and 100 species of mammal including; elephant, buffalo, leopard, lion, giraffe, and hippo.
There are three distinct seasons, each offering its own advantages. The Emerald Season, between November and March, is the wet season in the area. It is the breeding season, so very young animals can be seen in the park. It is ideal for bird watching, and the landscape is lush and green. Dramatic storms add to the landscape’s mysticism, and colorful flowers are in full bloom.
Between April and August is the dry season. The river is at a lower level, so boating opportunities are limited. In April and May, the weather is mild and clear. Later on, the evenings and mornings are chilly, but the landscape remains green and lush.
The hot season occurs between September and mid-November. The vegetation is sparser, so
The South Luangwa Park is renowned for its walking safaris. Knowledgeable guides make the experience informative, and armed guards ensure the safety of the guests.
Other activities offered at the camp include day and night game drives, cultural tours, visits to the nearby hide for up-close animal viewing, visits to Chipembele, and visits to the local market and Tribal Textiles.
Nsefu Camp is ideal for solo explorers, couples, and families looking for an authentic African safari experience.
Accommodation in a traditional hut, meals (local food but an option of rice and chicken is always available), bottled water
"Nsefu is a lovely camp with very pretty traditional properties. Nsefu has a magical feel and has to be in the best location in the whole valley."
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