North Luangwa National Park, Zambia

North Luangwa National Park in Zambia is one of the best safari destinations on the African continent.

North Luangwa National Park

North Luangwa is one of the wildest places on earth! It is so remote that no self-drive safaris are allowed inside the park and you may only enter if accompanied by a licensed guide. In North Luangwa you may witness a spectacle very few people ever see - a grand herd of Buffalo more than 2,000 strong!There is an incredible diversity of habitats in North Luangwa, ranging from mahogany forests, mopane woodlands and the Luangwa and Mwaleshi Rivers. North Luangwa is home to Lion, Leopard, Elephants and numerous antelopes, plus an awesome variety of birds including Pel's fishing owl and purple crested turaco.During a safari in North Luangwa National Park, you can be sure that you will be in the safe hands of an expert guide, many of who have become renowned for conducting walking safaris into this remote and wild portion of Africa.


Dry Season: The best time to visit North Luangwa is during the dry season from June to November. This season starts off warm with daytime temperatures in the region of 24°C (75°F) but quite cool nights. It then heats up in October and November to about 35°C (95°F) with little humidity.

Rainy Season: The hot and humid rainy season is from December to March and it is not advisable to visit North Luangwa during these months as tracks become impassable.

The Luangwa Valley

The Luangwa Valley has the most spectacular National Parks in Zambia and covers almost the entire eastern region of the country. There is really only one main road leading there, but fly-in safaris make it easily accessible.Zambia has long been a well kept secret, but is attracting a lot more international visitors as the quality of lodges and unrivalled game viewing speak for themselves, especially in North & South Luangwa, which has been described as, 'The greatest wildlife sanctuary in the world today.'The diversity of habitat and abundance of game in both North and South Luangwa National Parks, along with the feeling of being in a really remote African wilderness, is completely enthralling.

North Luangwa National Park Safari Lodges

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