Green Safaris partnership with legendary guide, Jacob Shawa, not only inspired the name of Shawa Luangwa Camp; it created the foundation for them to bring Silent Safaris to the South Luangwa. Jacob fell in love with the Zambian wilderness many years ago and has been deeply connected to it ever since. The spot where Shawa Luangwa sits overlooking the Luangwa River was handpicked by Jacob and is one of the park’s most untouched areas. Voted one of Wanderlust’s top 8 best professional guides and one of the finest people you will meet, Jacob is at the heart of Shawa Luangwa’s story. This intimate bush camp offers an authentic encounter in one of Africa’s renowned National Parks, underpinned by responsible tourism practices.Back to South Luangwa
Located in the heart of the Lupanda Game Management Area, nestled in an ebony grove on the banks of the Luangwa River. The camp is ideally located to explore both the Park and the Nsefu sector. A 60 minute drive from Mfuwe airport transports you into the heartland of walking safaris.
There are 5 luxury tents elevated off the ground with expansive views of the Luangwa River and the park.
3 luxury double tents can be converted to twin beds. 2 connected tents, one with a king bed and the other with twin beds, can be used as a family tent or sold separately. They are separated by a 5m elevated walk way. Each tent has its own private deck.
Bathrooms are en suite with showers enclosed with a shower curtain and toilets in separate cubicles.
Double vanities with brass and copper fittings
Sunken bath in the main room
Filter coffee, a variety of tea and cookies are provided. Hot water is delivered early morning by flask and can be delivered at any time of the day on request
The bar, lounge and dining area overlook the Luangwa River and is located in a multi- levelled tented building well elevated off the ground maximising views.
Game drives in electric game drive vehicle
Walking Safaris (only July to October). Maximum of 6 per walking safaris with the minimum age for children is 12 years old
Boating Safaris on the Luangwa River (seasonal depending on river level)
Children of all ages are welcome
2 connected tents, one with a king bed and the other with twin beds, can be used as a family tent or sold separately. They are separated by a 5m elevated walk way. Each tent has its own private deck.
Children 6 years and older are welcome on game drives but children younger than 6 may only join drives if a private vehicle is available. This arrangement can only be made at the lodge and cannot be guaranteed in advance.
Walking Safaris (only July to October). Maximum of 6 per walking safaris with the minimum age for children is 12 years
The Camp operates May to November
With conservation in their hearts, it is one of their key missions and they have set up a dedicated organization which actively supports a variety of conservation organizations active in their areas. They take great pride in educating their guests and wherever possible whilst visiting their lodges, actively involve them in these conservations related activities. Some of the initiatives supported in South Luangwa include Game Rangers International, Panthera, Hack the Poacher, Zambian Carnivore Project and South Luangwa Conservation Society.
Power Source: 220v Solar power.
Plug sockets are square British type
Wifi and Zambian Cellphone network available
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