Photographers Paradise

Beach & Bush

Grab your camera, all your zoom lenses and join us on a photographic adventure to South Luangwa and Lake Malawi. South Luangwa is a paradise for photography enthusiasts from the incredible and varied wildlife to the sunsets you only see over the Luangwa River.

You will spend eight nights in South Luangwa and stay at four different camps. Each lodge provides unique landscapes and awesome photographic opportunities.

From South Luangwa, we will fly you to Likoma Island in Malawi, where you will stay at the incredibly luxurious Kaya Mawa. Kaya Mawa is a world-renowned lodge set in the most beautiful surrounding.

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Day 1 - 3

Kaingo, South Luangwa

Overlooking the Luangwa River deep within the prime area of the South Luangwa National Park, Kaingo’s relaxed, personal and friendly atmosphere offers its guests fantastic game-viewing opportunities within an area of incredible beauty and varied terrain.

The large centrally located open-sided sitting room includes a dining area, library and Kaingo’s renowned thousand-year-old lead-wood bar.

Kaingo has access to Shenton Safaris’ unique network of photographic hides. When it comes to getting close – especially with a camera – these fantastic hides offer a diverse range of animal viewing.

Day 3 - 5

Mwamba, South Luangwa

Mwamba means heaven in the local Nyanja language, and once you set foot in this incredible camp, you’ll see why. ere, four chalets sit idyllically along the Mwamba River that dries out as the season progresses.

The relaxed and rustic designs of Mwamba with hidden luxury items make you at home in the bush, every aspect of camp life is finely tuned to the Shenton’s family rhythm. A truly unique safari experience.

Shenton Safaris has always been the operation of choice for professional photographers and filmmakers. Many of the documentaries you’ll see today on National Geographic Channel have been filmed in their area and using their hides.

Day 5 - 7

Mchenja, South Luangwa

Flanked by a grove of towering ebony trees on one side and the Luangwa River on the other, Mchenja Camp offers luxury in the heart of the national park. Overlooking a wide river expanse, Mchenja is wonderful for watching large herds of elephants crossing the Luangwa. 

The suites bring style, comfort and luxury to an authentic safari experience. Each suite features soft beds, large picture windows and a clawfoot bath looking out onto the river. A refreshing pool is ideal for relaxing between safari activities – just be ready to share with the thirsty elephants! 

The game viewing in this area is superb, with leopards and lions sometimes wandering through the ebony grove in search of prey. Night drives are usually very rewarding, with the bush revealing a different nocturnal surprise every time. 

Day 7 - 9

Kakuli, South Luangwa

Kakuli is a seasonal luxury bush camp, set just a few hundred yards downstream from the confluence of the Luwi and the Luangwa River inside the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, and perfectly placed for exploring this game-rich area on foot.

Perched high above the Luangwa River, Kakuli Camp offers impressive vistas of the river’s many visitors below. Designed to celebrate the panoramic scenery, a stay at Kakuli is a truly awe-inspiring experience. 

Freshly redesigned in 2018, the suites offer comfort in all seasons, making it the hidden gem of the Secret Season. They are thoughtfully appointed to ensure every guest enjoys their experience. 

Day 9 - 12

Kaya Mawa - Premium, Lake Malawi

Situated on the stunning Likoma island in the middle of Lake Malawi, set in the warm heart of Africa. Kaya Mawa, meaning Maybe Tomorrow, offers the ultimate beach destination in Africa, as an amazing escape in itself, before or after your safari elsewhere.

For complete relaxation and indulgence, or to enjoy a variety of unique watersports. Upon arrival on the island’s airstrip, you will experience the warmest welcome by the friendly people in the local communities.

The island features stunning white sandy beaches, lush vegetation, Baobab tree forests and Mango trees. 

Day 13

Homeward bound

We will transfer you to Lilongwe International Airport for your onward journey.

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