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South Luangwa

South Luangwa National Park’s popularity of abundant fauna and flora is well-befitting. The locals call the area South Park. The grassy plains, engrossing boscage, and the monumental natural river call for tourists from every corner of the earth. The spectacular park rest on an area of 9050 km2.

The Luangwa Game Park was established in 1953. Later in 1938, it was transformed into one of the three-game reserves. It’s fascinating topography is filled with phenomenal pristine and is ready to explore. Zambia luxury safari at the fascinating lush valley, lively waterways, glowing plains, and luxuriant wildlife takes you back in time.

South Luangwa National Park safari gets wildlife fanatics coming back to the same parks over the years. This is one of the African nations with a dense population of animals. Some of the games include; lions, African wild dogs, leopards, hippopotamus, buffalo, elephants, Thornycroft, giraffes, crocodiles, and gazelles.

There are also the unique Herds of Crashway’s zebra. There are 12 breeds of antelopes which include the charming kudu and the hard-to-trace bushbuck. Remember to bring along your camera and binoculars since there is 400 avifauna, inclusive of 39 birds of prey.

Luckily, you can take a game drive, but most tourists prefer to take a walking safari at South Luangwa. Experience the riveting motherland of guided walking safaris. The guides are professionals and prodigious. Therefore, whichever model you choose to use to explore the park, you are in safe hands.

The beautiful scenery has fascinating tented camps. Couples on an African safari can enjoy a candlelit dinner watching the stars. One thing is inevitable in this valley of leopard tourists: never drop their cameras. A high density of hippo and wild dog bring a unique experience.

Animals at South Luangwa

You can encounter numerous animals in the South Luangwa National Park including elephant, Cape buffalo, hippo, lion, Nile crocodile, warthog, puku, impala, spotted hyena, greater kudu and eland are all common. Some unique species are Thornicroft's giraffe, Cookson's wildebeest and Crawshay's zebra, which are not found anywhere else.

Activities at South Luangwa

  • Mobile Walking Safaris
  • Birding Safaris
  • Boat Safari
  • Kawaza Village tour.

Highlights of South Luangwa

  • The wildlife viewing is excellent here.
  • This South Luangwa National Park also offers
  • Game drives, night drives and walking safaris
  • Here you can find various accommodation options.

Best Time to visit South Luangwa

The best time to visit the South Luangwa National Park is the sunny dry season from July to October. So, why are you waiting for? Come and explore the South Luangwa National Park at its best!

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