Kapani (South Luangwa National Park) Zambia
Kapani is an exclusive, privately owned camp situated on a large lagoon beside the Luangwa River accommodating only 20 guests. The ten brick and thatch rooms are designed for the warmer weather, with high ceilings, overhead fans and large gauzed windows.
Each of the 8 standard suites has an en suite bathroom and lounge with a bar fridge. 2 Lagoon Houses overlook the Kapani Lagoon and are very private and spacious with en suite facilities. Game viewing facilities are tailored to the guests in camp at the time, but usually small parties are driven in the park twice daily in open vehicles. Night drives with a spotlight are one of the highlights of the Luangwa Valley.
Kapani Lodge accommodates 16 people. The stone built rooms are designed for the warmer weather with tiled roofs, high ceilings, overhead fan and large gauged windows.
Each bedroom has en suite shower, washbasin, toilet and private verandah with bar fridge. There is an open plan bar and lounge area, a viewing platform overlooking the lagoon where meals are taken in the shade of evergreen trees.
Kapani has developed a reputation for cuisine of excellent quality. Also offered are a secluded swimming pool and a gift shop.
Normally, small parties are taken game viewing twice daily in open vehicles. Night drives with a spotlight are one of the highlights of the Luangwa Valley, giving the chance to see nocturnal animals, especially leopard, for which it is famous. During the dry season (June - October), those keen on walking can set out on foot with a guide and armed game scout for morning walks from Kapani, or on a more extensive foot safari from the bush camps.
A thatched building in the center of camp houses the bar and lounge area and is a pleasant place to relax between gamedrives.
According to the season, dining is al fresco, with dinner taken on the terrace and brunch taken on a shady platform overlooking the lagoon.
There are also a main chitenge with a bar and lounge area and a secluded swimming pool at the far end of camp.
Activities / Wildlife:
The Luangwa Valley is regarded as the home of the walking safaris. During the dry season, those with a sense of adventure can set out on foot with a guide and armed scout for morning walks from Kapani or alternatively enjoy a more extensive foot safari utilizing one of the nearby bush camps.
Game viewing is in open 4 wheel drive vehicles or on foot, with activities being tailored around your requirements. Game viewing is exceptionally good during the dry winter months of June through October. Typically small parties are taken into the park twice daily in open vehicles. Night drives with a spotlight are one of the highlights of the Luangwa Valley, providing the opportunity of seeing nocturnal animals, particularly leopard, for which the area is renowned.
Accommodation Rates:- From $525 per person sharing per night. Please contact us for a quote and suggested itinerary.