Zungulila Bushcamp

Perfect for small private groups, this isolated, classic tented safari camp delivers an authentic African safari experience.

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The newest camp in our collection, Zungulila is a charming camp that embodies the essence of old Africa and a bygone era, with breathtaking views onto the Kapamba river and an expansive plain where natural springs attract huge herds of game. Zungulila is eminently peaceful, and you may be tempted to stay forever!

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Rooms

Up to eight guests can enjoy the serenity of Zungulila in four spacious tents. Built under thatch roofs, each shaded tent has its own private bamboo veranda with immense views over an impressive variety of wildlife - from thirsty elephant at the springs and flocks of birds on the river, to prowling lion and large herds of buffalo on the grassy plains. With stylish interiors, en suite bathrooms, hot-and-cold running water, outdoor showers, and sunken plunge-pools you can enjoy your creatures and your creature comforts in this classic tented Bushcamp. Two of the tents have twin beds (queen-sized beds), while the other two each have a king bed. Zungulila is open from April to January.

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Activities

If you long to explore Africa as it used to be, then come to Zungulila. Our expert guides will lead you on foot through some of the park's most untouched wilderness, where large herds of buffalo roam the grassy plains and thirsty elephants come to drink at the springs and along the river. Activities are focused around walking, but we have opened up a number of game drive loops in the area and so to get even further afield, day and night game drives are also on offer. In the evening, after wading through the river, we invite you to join your hosts for sundowners, or sit around the campfire for a drink, before recounting the day's adventures over a starlit supper overlooking the river.

"Zungulila was a dream! We have never been taken better care of - anywhere! The camp was marvelous... the best walking safari guide we have ever met, he lifted the level of the experience into the premier league! Wildlife from the top shelf... an absolute unforgettable experience for a family of five!"
- The Vaaglund Family, Netherlands

Summary

Location:
On a bend in the Kapamba River, South Luangwa, Zambia (3 1/2 hours from Mfuwe Lodge)
Season:
Open from May to January
Activities:
Guided walking safaris; game drives (day and night); birdwatching; swimming
Children:
Children over 12 are welcome (under 12s welcome if a private camp is booked)
Electricity:
Solar power for lighting, battery charging facilities and hot water
Accommodation:
4 Meru-style thatched tents:
- 2 double (king-sized)
- 2 twins (queen-sized)

Co-ordinates:
S 13°21.114' - E031°30.892'

Guest Comments

"I enjoyed very much staying at this camp... I hope I will soon be back in the rainy season to appreciate even more your camp"

- Adolfo Tagliero, Italy

We loved our time at Zungulila, it was a great break and being at the camps was especially "special". Gabi asked me to send a message to Misheck, to thank him and tell him he misses him! Please thank also Marie and all the Zungulila and BCC staff on our behalf; as always, we were spoilt.

- Oriana Morgante

"A truly unique, empowering experience...excellent food, wonderful staff..the vast knowledge of the guides... even gin & tonic in the river at sunset. Thank you"

- Fiona Meaker, Australia

"Great Camp, excellent food and awesome hosting - we felt really welcome and loved being here... sundowners by the fire & cold tubs were a great tonic after a walking safari in the sun!"

- Hannah & Tim Selwyn, UK

"Zungulila was a dream! We have never been taken better care of - anywhere! The camp was marvelous... the best walking safari guide we have ever met, he lifted the level of the experience into the premier league! Wildlife from the top shelf... an absolute unforgettable experience for a family of five!"

- The Vaaglund Family, Netherlands