A private and remote Luangwa safari

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 mammals 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


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:

Camp Season

1 June – 31 October


4 en-suite safari tents

Access / Logistics

Fly to Mfuwe then road transfer into camp


Min 7 yrs old. 

Features of the Luambe Camp Accommodation

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

Luangwa River Location

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.

Unique Safari Activities

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.

Exclusive & Remote

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.

What makes Luambe different to other Luangwa safaris? 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 & Conservation?

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

Search for key mammals

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

Experience something unique

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

Understand community 

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

“This is a chance for anyone who loves wildlife to have a safari and make a difference at the same time – the way it should be!

– Robyn F, Guest, Oct 2021


Why come and visit the Luambe Camp & Conservation?

It’s in the Luangwa Valley 

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

Have sightings to yourself 

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

See conservation in action

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.

read about our 4 night luangwa sleep-out special here

Request Rates and Available Dates

To make a booking, for Luambe Camps  please use the form below:

Please note that there is no campsite facility available.

Luambe Camp & Conservation is a member of  the Hidden Gems Portfolio.  
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