Track & Trail River Camp is a privately owned lodge located on a breathtaking spot on the banks of the Luangwa River overlooking the South Luangwa National Park. We are an owner run lodge that is specialized in photographic safaris and offer our guests all the comforts, while being situated in untouched wilderness.
Track & Trail River Camp is located in the Luangwa Valley, within the Lupande game management area and only a five minutes drive from the main entrance of the South Luangwa National Park. The camp offers a unique natural experience. Facilities and accommodation are scattered along the river frontage, surrounded by bushes are the more secluded luxury tented accommodation build on elevated platforms.
Track & Trail River Camp’s down to earth feel is reflected in its relaxing atmosphere and its naturally-designed architecture. Local traditions of hospitality are combined with modern comforts such as an elevated swimming pool with unrevealed river views, open air gym, spa, restaurant offering international dishes and a ‘Lime tree’ bar.
Common animals sighted all year round at Track & Trail River Camp are elephant, giraffe, hippo and crocodile. Within the South Luangwa National Park, lion, leopard and hyena are regularly sighted. Buffalo are abundant and wild dog are not uncommon. The best months to visit for good game viewing are from May to December. However, from January to March all animals are also frequently seen.
With over 400 different bird species that includes 39 birds of prey and 47 migrant species there is plenty for the birdwatcher to spot whatever the season.
At Track & Trail River Camp you can join us for a morning or a night drive, the safaris are conducted in open safari vehicles to fully experience the surroundings. Our game drives are taken by professional and knowledgeable guides that will tell you all about the fascinating flora, fauna and birdlife of the Luangwa valley.
The Luangwa Valley is one of the few places in Africa were it is possible to do a walking safari. Our safari guide and armed National Park scout will bring you in direct contact with all the park has to offer and not only to see the African eco system, but also to smell, feel, touch and hear the African wilderness. A walking safari is a perfect opportunity to experience that ‘up close and personal feeling’.
Wildlife Photography safaris
Are you a keen photographer or did you just purchase a camera and you want to learn more about the use of your camera, then take advantage of the unique opportunity to go out with a wildlife photographer and professional safari guide. We have a special equipped vehicle and take individuals and groups, just focusing on photography and wildlife.