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Luangwa River Camp

Plot 8553 | Mfuwe, South Luangwa National Park E6, Zambia
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    5 of 5 stars
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Lilongwe, Malawi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have the pleasure of visiting South Luangwa, on a regular basis and I recently was lucky enough to accompany some of our International Agents to Luangwa River Camp!! The place is class, with special mention to the really good meals, personal touch and incredible guiding. The chalets are really impressive and comfortable, and the pool and bar are so... More 

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Ardmore, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

All aspects of LRC are top drawer. The accommodations were marvelous with bathing facilities in the chalets the size of small apartments. The rest of the chalet was lovely as well. The lodge was warm and inviting with a complete bar. The meals were wonderful even if too large. The staff is what made everything so good. The guides were... More 

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Venice, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe and wellcome from Robin Pope Safari team. A driver carried me until the South Luangwa n. p. boundaries where a land cruiser waited for me. The driver was Sebastian who will be my guide on the next 4 days. At the Luangwa river bank, a motor boat was there waiting for us to cross the... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Polly our hostess was extremely welcoming, the service from the entire team was first class. The food was of a very high standard and varied. Many thanks to Sebastian our guide who was very knowledgeable and showed us a variety of wildlife. We travelled in June as part of an organised trip also staying at Nsefu and Pulumani with very... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I brought 2 guests on safari with me this past April and our first 3 nights were at Luangwa River Camp. We had a wonderful time and were extremely well looked after by Polly and Sebastian our guide. The rooms are spacious with large comfortable beds and over sized bathrooms. Staff are very well trained, extremely friendly and eager to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first snd my favourite of the 3 RPS lodges I stayed at (the others were Nsefu and Pulumani in Malawi). The atmosphere was lovely throughout, friendly, welcoming, nothing was too much trouble for Polly and the other staff and we were immediately made to feel part of a small family. The lodge is a 50 minute drive... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The Luangwa River Camp was the first of three Robin Pope Safari camps I recently stayed at during the end of the "emerald season." The location is great, crossing the River was fun, the "chalet" is very spacious and the food and service were very good. Maintenance is needed on the outside of the chalet I stayed in as well... More 

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Lewisville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This was our first camp during our two week safari adventure through Zambia and Botswana. Polly and her entire staff made it tough for other camps to compete, they made our entire stay very memorable. Our guides could not have been more helpful and were very knowledgeable. The staff was there when you needed them and always offered suggestions to... More 

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Lusaka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

As a seasoned traveller in Zambia, I am always skeptical about trying new lodges preferring to stick to tried and tested and safer bets. All too often the guiding can be hit and miss, the food rolling out like something off a hospital trolley, the management scarce and run down accommodation. But this was NOT the case at this lovely... More 

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Esperance, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This was our first visit to the area, first safari and we were not disappointed! The food is absolutely magnificent! It was certainly the best food we had in Zambia. Rooms are lovely and comfortable and feel very private. All of the staff are friendly, professional and extremely knowledgeable. From the moment we arrived we felt welcomed and at home.... More 

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