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Sausage Tree Camp is a small tented camp in a stunning setting in the heart of the Lower Zambezi National Park.

The camp epitomises ‘bush chic” with six luxurious, white Bedouin-style tents discreetly positioned beside the Zambezi River. A minimalist style incorporates teak furniture, sumptuous four-poster beds and flowing white fabrics and nets. The tents are cool, private sanctuaries shaded by mahogany, acacia and sausage trees, and are famous for their private, open-air, en-suite bathrooms offering steaming hot water and wonderfully decadent secluded views!

With animals free to wander through the camp and your own personal butler to assist you, Sausage Tree prides itself on providing a civilized approach to a true bush experience. For dining, wine and socialising there is a central area high on the riverbank – it overlooks the water lilies and pods of hippo (who’s ‘snorts’ accompany the three-course candlelit dinners!) Alternatively, for those in the mood for romance, your butler will serve a star-lit dinner beside your tent. Game drives are conducted morning, afternoon and evening and there will be plenty of opportunity to get onto the river to enjoy some game-viewing, and birdwatching. The camp also offers canoeing, guided walks and picnic lunches. A visit to Sausage Tree Camp is perfectly complimented with a stay at its bush camp – Old Mondoro.

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This accommodation is featured in the following itinerary:

Lower Zambezi Short Break

Take a week to explore Zambia's Lower Zambezi National Park and experience a secluded wilderness that offers wildlife viewing second to none. Best known for its boating safaris, elephant, lion, leopard and huge herds of Cape buffalo are resident here, together with impala and Nile crocodiles.

  • When to go: Apr-Nov
  • Duration inc. flights: 6 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,645 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
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Lower Zambezi National Park

The Lower Zambezi National Park, is 4,000 sqkm and one of the few pristine wildernesses left in Africa. Its backdrop is dominated by the steep Zambezi Escarpment, but the Zambezi River is the main attraction, where tranquil yet exciting excursions to the Chifungulu Channel are an excellent way to appreciate the river.

  • Where: Lusaka Province
  • Ideal for viewing: Cape buffalo, African elephant, cheetah, leopard, lion
  • Excellent for: Walking safaris, Vehicle safaris, River safaris