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Kakuli Bush Camp is a seasonal safari camp on the confluence of the Luwi and Luangwa Rivers. For many it marks the end of a walking safari from camp to camp following the course of the Luwi River.
Whether Kakuli Bush Camp is used as a stopover in the middle of a walking trail or as a base for a more static wildlife safari, the gameviewing and night drive safaris in this area of the South Luangwa are some of the best in Zambia.
Kakuli Bush Camp comrises 5 spacious, traditional safari tents under shady thatched roofs, each with an open-air bathroom. All of the tents overlook the river with stunning views up and down this hippo-packed stretch of the Luangwa.
The rooms are generally spacious, each containing two single or one king-sized bed. Additional beds for children can be added. There is wardrobe and shelving storage, and an indoor and/or outdoor comfortable seating area and table.
The rooms have en-suite bathroom facilities, with plenty of hot water, towels and toiletries.
After dark, a member of staff will willingly accompany you to and from your room as desired, lighting the way and watching out for local wildlife.
A lovely thatched chitenje acts as the centre of Kakuli Bush Camp. It is built on a wooden deck overlooking the grazing lawn that leads down to the two rivers and is a perfect spot in which to relax and watch the river and the wildlife meander by.
This area of the South Luangwa National Park is renowned for offering guests some of the best gameviewing opportunities in Zambia. Safari activities from Kakuli Bush Camp will usually be a mixture of game drives and walking safaris. Guests are able to decide each day if they want to venture out on foot or with the vehicle.
Most evenings however, you will want to explore the area after dark. This stretch of the Luangwa is fantastic for wildlife. It is bustling with predators and the best time to see them in action is during those first few hours of darkness.
Night drive safaris from Kakuli Bush Camp have been known to provide guests with some of the most exciting gameviewing in Zambia. It is certain that your Zambia safari at Kakuli will be one to remember.
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