King Lewanika Lodge is being constructed on the upper Munde Stream, a site chosen for its panoramic views and abundance of wildlife.
Comprising of six luxury villas, to include a two-bedroom family villa, it will accommodate a maximum of 15 guests. Designed by acclaimed lodge architects, who were behind the stylish and innovative Chinzombo Camp in South Luangwa, each villa will be raised on platforms to provide spectacular views of the wilderness and wildlife beyond.
The camp has been named after King Lewanika from the ancient kingdom of Barotseland, who first proclaimed Liuwa a protected area in the 1880s.
King Lewanika Lodge is due to open in April 2017, but in the meantime guests visiting Liuwa can stay at the comfortable Matamanene Camp.
is featured in the following itinerary:
Led by renowned wildlife guide and expert birder Robin Pope, this one-off tour to Zambia explores the remote and seldom-visited wilderness of Liuwa Plain National Park for an exclusive safari experience, and Kasanka National Park to see the phenomenal migration of millions of fruit bats.
When to go: Nov
Duration inc. flights: 12 days
Price inc. flights: From £9,995 pp
Trip type: Group tour
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Liuwa is a pristine wilderness. Its wooded areas offer excellent birding, especially during the October rains when the remote grasslands are a carpet of wild flowers. And the rains bring wildebeest, mingled with zebra, from across the Angolan border for Africa’s second largest migration.
Where: Western Province
Ideal for viewing: African wildcat, serval, steenbok, tsessebe, wild dog
Excellent for: Walking safaris, Vehicle safaris, River safaris, Birdwatching