Nkwali is set on the banks of the Luangwa on a radiant meander in the river facing the National Park where leopards roam along the bank and can often be spotted from camp. Resided on Robin Pope Safaris’ private land outside the park there is an individual game viewing area behind tent having exclusive access to the park either by boat or across the pontoon.
The six bamboo woven walls and thatch roofs chalets offer a rustic splurging opening up to grand views of the river as well as spacious ensuite bathrooms. Nkwali allows understated beauty, privacy, and excellent assistance.
The Camp: Nkwali Camp is overlooked by a massive ebony tree around which the bar is molded. It is this tree which, the founders Robin and Jo Pope found it cemented the location of the camp. From the bar floor cantilevered over the river, a refreshing drink can be enjoyed while watching the sunset over the Luangwa.
Six chalets spacious fully open during the day to the incredible river scenes, at dusks the Constantia grill doors are pulled to close the free rooms. The en-suite bathrooms are large with dual sinks and showers from which you can enjoy the vast African heavens.
Set on a lagoon are the dining room and swimming pool from which guests are often entertained by elephants other wild animals coming down to drink water during the day undisturbed by our presence.
Game drives an option of day or night drives. Toyota Land cruiser with two-tier seats three tiers for groups families is used a window seat this means that two people per row for everyone. Open top vehicles, affording you total 360-degree vision.
Walking: Our knowledgeable guide leads the walks and escorted by an armed National Park scout. Our team is very passionate and will undoubtedly impart some fantastic forest insights. Seasonal Boating – A unique treat indeed for guests in the Emerald Season. From end December to January to around April. Travel the lagoons for heightened game viewing and birding.
Village Tours: A visiting Kawaza Village and the schools are usually memorable and the most rewarding part of an Africa visit even years later by our guests. Giving them a complete experience of the Luangwa Valley. Or taking a walk in the community in the Mfuwe area which is bustling with small shops called Dukas, there also bars, market and people offering various skills and services.
Wildlife Education Centre which a charitable trust for the school children of the Luangwa Valley to teach them about wildlife and the value of wildlife conservation. Teaching is an excellent endeavor for the children. Tribal Textiles unique locally produced hand-painted textiles, drawing motivation from the stunning Zambian wildlife and surroundings. The best place to buy a souvenir or two of your Zambian experience.