Newly renovated with no aspect left unattended to, the upgraded Puku Ridge blends style and comfort seamlessly with nature. From the elegant architectural lines to the thoughtfully outfitted game viewing vehicles and the perfectly-positioned photographic hide in front of the camp’s private watering hole.
A collaboration between its owners, Chichele Safaris, and the Cumings Family of Chiawa Camp & Old Mondoro – the reimagined Puku Ridge is situated on one of the Park’s prime sites.Back to South Luangwa
Located south of Mfuwe, deep inside the South Luangwa National Park, on a ridge overlooking a wildlife rich floodplain and the Luangwa River in the distance. Approximately one hour thirty minutes drive from Mfuwe Airport.
Access into Mfuwe Airport is either via scheduled flight from Lusaka on Proflight, direct flight from Jeki or Royal during the peak season or via scheduled flight on Ulendo Air from Lilongwe. Charter flights can also be organised.
There are 8 Identical luxury safari tents with thatched roofing
Room features include:
Private deck with plunge pool and great views of the dambo below
Ensuite bathroom with indoor toilet and washbasin, bath, outdoor shower
Air conditioning over the beds
Indoor and open-air lounge
Various dining options including in the main area under cover, open air on the deck, in-room dining and bush lunches and dinners
Photographic hide overlooking waterhole
Safari activities will be as private as possible led by amazing guiding team including walking safaris, day & night game drives
Childern aged 12 years and older are welcome. Bookings for younger children decided on case by case basis
There are no family tents and no triples possible
Open from 1st April until 30th November each year
Community Projects include donations and support to Project Luangwa and BioCarbon
Conservation Projects include contributions to Conservation South Luangwa and Zambia Carnivore Project
Puku also supports Chipembele
The camp is run on mains electricity with a backup generator.
There is WiFi in the rooms