nanzhila – lake camp

Lake Camp is opening in July 2020 with 3 uniquely design tented chalets looking over the Musa River and Lake Itezhi-tezhi shoreline.

Lake Camp is the new addition to Nanzhila Safaris and perfectly compliments the Plains Camp experience. The focus of Lake Camp is exploring the Southern Kafue wildlife that is found around Lake Itezhi-tezhi. Here, the mega herbivores like elephant, buffalo and hippo are more common than down on the Plains and so the incredible diversity and variety that Nanzhila is known for delivering simply gets broader with the addition of Lake Camp. In addition to the variety of species, the open floodplains and shorelines around the edges of Lake Itezhi-tezhi make for a stunning wildlife experience.

What you will love

wildlife visitors

Don’t be surprised to hear buck crunching twigs underfoot, or the ripping sound of branches as elephants strip the trees close by.

river views

The tented chalets are all situated along the tree line, giving guests an unobstructed view of the floodplain and shoreline ahead which has a constant flow of wildlife.

authentic bush experience

 Comfortable beds with mosquito nets are complimented by a large en-suite bathroom and vanity area and expansive covered verandah for midday game viewing.

Lake Camp OVerview

The location of Lake Camp is very private and in a prime game viewing area of the Southern Kafue. It is also very well positioned between the Nanzhila Plains area further south and the central Kafue River properties up north like Kaingu, Kasabushi, Mawimbi, Mukambi and Ila to name a few. As with Nanzhila Plains Camp, the focus of the rooms at Lake Camp is providing comfortable facilities with the focus being more on what’s happening outside the rooms! The Smith Family attention to detail and focus on warm hospitality is again evident throughout Lake Camp.

2020 DATES

1 July – 31 December

No. Of tents

3 tents

CAMP capacity

2 – 6 people

children policy

Min. 12 yrs old

Accommodation specifics

Lake camp will consist of  3 safari tents under thatch with flushing toilets and hot water (by donkey boilers). The actual ‘bedroom’ component is smaller than Plains Camp but the Smith’s have combined the vanity and dressing area with a lovely en-suite bathroom. Another change from Plains Camp is the expansion of the covered verandahs to make the most of the views – at Lake Camp the verandahs are longer and more equipped and become your personal game viewing deck!

  • Ensuite Bathrooms

  • Mosquito Nets

  • Laundry Service

  • Plug points available

Lake Camp chalets will resemble what is seen above, but with minor changes as is mentioned in the description.

LAKE camp activities

Lake Camp will offer game drives, bush walks and visits to the Elephant Orphanage. Many of the activities will spend time around the stunning Lake Itezhi-tezhi shoreline and floodplains with views over the Lake. The variety of bird and wildlife species compliments the Plains experience perfectly! 

getting to lake camp

The GPS Co-Ordinates for Lake Camp are as follows: 15.894520, 25.765155.  For clients who want to fly in, there are flights available from Lusaka to Ngoma Airstrip with the the distance from Ngoma to Lake Camp being roughly 1.5 – 2 hrs.  For clients looking to drive in, your route options and distances are as follows

From Livingstone: Livingstone to Dundumwezi park gate  is 2.5 – 3 hrs (200kms). Dundumwezi to Lake Camp is about 2 – 2.5 hrs (140kms).  From Plains Camp: Dundumwezi to Plains Camp is 1.5 hrs in the dry season (62kms) & 3 hrs in the wet season (Southern boundary/Cordon Road route – about 90kms). Plains Camp to Lake Camp is 2.5 – 3 hrs (about 90kms). From Lusaka: Lusaka to Musa Gate is 4 – 4.5 hrs (320kms). Musa Gate to Lake Camp is about an hour (30kms).

1. Livingstone – 2. Dundumwezi Gate – 3. Nanzhila Plains – 4. Lake Camp – 5. Musa Gate – 6. Lusaka

BOOKINGS & ENQUIRIES

To enquire about accommodation at either Lake or Plains Camp, please use the form below:

*Please note that there is no  campsite facility at either of the Nanzhila Safaris Camps.

Which Nanzhila camp are you enquiring about?*
Plains CampLake Camp

Is this the only region you will be visiting in Zambia?*
YesNo


ABOUT US

Nanzhila Safaris operates in the closest true safari area in Zambia to the Victoria Falls and enjoys nearly 3000 sqkm almost to itself. Our original Plains Camp and her rolling grasslands has recently been joined by our Lake Camp on the game rich shorelines where the Musa River joins Lake Itezhi-tezhi.

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Reservations & Enquiries
Erroleen Williams
Cell: 0027 82772 0804 (7:00 – 19:00)
Email: res@nanzhila.com

 

 

Emergency Contact

WhatsApp Only
Steve and Cindy Smith
Cell:+260 963 006 202

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