Visit Luambe and enjoy a Luangwa safari all to yourself!
A Luangwa without the crowds
Intimate and remote safaris
See conservation in action

Luambe offers a remote safari in a National Park that is being restored through conservation.

The Lindsey et al. report of 2014 found Luambe National Park has the highest potential large mammal biomass per square kilometre of all Zambian National Parks! That means Luambe National Park should have the highest volume of large mammAals for its size in ZambiaTragically, the 2014 report found the park only had a staggering 5% of its wildlife potential due to poaching and a lack of resources.

Luambe Camp & Conservation was formed to change this and over the last 6 years, has quietly been achieving amazing results. Visiting Luambe is both a remote and private Luangwa safari and gives guests the chance to see and participate in various conservation activities being done on the ground.

“Luambe is being restored to the Luangwa as it used to be 40 years ago.”

Adrian Carr, long standing Luangwa Resident

“On our honeymoon from the USA and our first experience on the continent. Wow! Luambe Camp met all expectations! Staff are incredible. Wildlife everywhere and our guide is second to none. Thank you for a wonderful time. Our highlights included wild dogs interacting with elephants and a hippo plus a leopard dragging its prey away. So many beautiful birds!”

– Joe & Kelly, USA, 21 August 2022

There is more to Africa than ‘tourist-trap’ safaris! Why not join in protecting the wildlife at Luambe?

The key points of visiting Luambe at a glance:
Open: June – October
Camp: 4 safari tents
Access: 4hrs from Mfuwe 
Child Policy: Min 7yrs old

Features of the Luambe Camp accommodation

Find out what makes the Luambe Camp experience so special below:

Your safari activities with Luambe can be tailored to your interest! If you would prefer a more traditional safari, we still offer the more traditional program but we do love to have our guests get involved in conservation work when possible.


Our 4 en-suite safari tents overlook the Luangwa River and are large and spacious. Hot showers, great beds and homestyle dining ensure all the necessary comforts have been provided.


Being a small and intimate bushcamp, we have the opportunity to focus on our guests and we also encourage guests to take things slowly and enjoy the different activities and experiences on offer in Luambe.

“One of the most unique and unforgetable experiences I have ever had on safari (and i’ve spent more of life in Africa.)   I am very happy to have discovered Luambe Camp, a truly amazing place to soak up the wilderness and immerse your self in nature. The sleep-out in the bush is a memory I will treasure forever…. cannot wait to come back for more!” 

– Irena, United Kingdom, August 2022

What makes Luambe different to other Luangwa safaris? 

Here are 3 reasons below:

Remote Luangwa Location

Not only are we remotely located, we are the only safari camp in the entire Luambe National Park

We offer different safari activities 

From sleep-outs to setting up camera traps, we are able to offer guests activities slightly different to normal safari camps. Find out more about our activities here

Comfortable safari accommodation 

Stay in our authentic and comfortable bushcamp and replace the “fluffy gowns and slippers” experience for our en-suite safari tents with incredible views over the Luangwa River and its many hippos! 

What will you do when you visit Luambe Camp?

See how you’ll spend your time when you visit Luambe Camp:

All our key mammal sightings are special to us and our safari activities are an important source of data for the conservation team.


Our popular sleep-outs, night hide visits and outdoor dining options bring something new and unique to your visit.


Experience the human dynamic of the project from understanding wildlife conflict with the neighbouring villages to learning the art of anti-poaching.

“Best experience ever! Magic place with magic staff. Thank you to all of you for the time we had, you made our experience in Luambe!  The best it could be, we couldn’t have dreamed better for our honeymoon and will remember it for life.”

– Amelie & Bruno, June 2022

Why come and visit the Luambe Camp?

Highlights from visiting Luambe Camp include:

Luambe’s location in the Luangwa Valley gives you access to explore one of Africa’s greatest wildlife regions.


Luambe Camp is the only accommodation in the National Park so your entire experience is private and you get all the sightings to yourself!


A visit to Luambe is not only an act of conservation but also gives guests the chance to join in mammal counts and various other conservation activities.

“After a year we are back again – this time with the whole family. It was again a fantastic experience. The game drives and sundowners were unbelievable. The nature is absolutely great and we think we have to come back again! 

– The Moeller Family, September 2022

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