Best Places to stay in South Luangwa. Zambia is home to some of the best safari experiences and wildlife encounters in Africa. It’s premier big game destination, South Luangwa National Park, is renowned for its dense concentration of sought-after animal sightings that include the Big 5 (lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard) as well as its pristine, untouched natural landscape of meandering rivers and rugged plains.
Luxurious camps and lodges line the banks of the tranquil Luangwa River, offering armchair safaris of wildlife drinking at the water from the comfort of your deck, as well as easy access to an authentic, off-the-beaten-track safari adventure. Enjoy day and night game drives through the national park that is sure to deliver exceptional sightings. Or better yet, experience a walking safari in Zambia. Being the birthplace of guided walking safaris, this South Luangwa retains its title as the best place in Africa to experience the thrill of traversing big-game country on foot and fully immersing yourself in nature.