Kaingu Safari Lodge Description
KaingU Safari Lodge is situated on one of Africa's great rivers, the Kafue, some 200 kilometres upstream of its confluence with the mighty Zambezi River and 400 kilometres north of the majestic Victoria Falls. Riverview units consist of large, luxury, fully furnished East African safari tents under thatch set under huge riverine trees on the river bank. Raised rosewood decks in front of each unit overlooking the waterway complete the relaxing ambience. All units have en-suite bathroom and toilet facilities with an additional unique outdoor shower. The daily rates include full board, all local soft drinks and beer, laundry service, as well as activities. Rates include: Full board meals, local drinks, snacks, teas and activities as well as the National Park fees for activities in the Park. Excludes imported wines and spirits from the bar. Activities offered are: Guided walks • River walks • Fishing excursions • River cruises • Game viewing • Sundowner excursions • Specialist birding • Visit to Hot Springs and/or archaeological sites in area • Visit to Iron smelter project • A trip to a gemstone mine Wilderness Excursions: • River Trails with overnight camping on islands • Wilderness Trails with overnight camping in National Park Details and rates on request. Transfers can be arranged by road or air. Please contact us directly for more information as quotes will depend on number of pax and length of stay at the lodge.
Kaingu Safari Lodge Directions
Self-drive directions from Lusaka • From Lumumba Road in the Lusaka CBD, take the Great West Road towards Mongu - this is the “Mumbwa Road” (M9). • 151km from Lusaka, you reach the Mumbwa turn-off. If necessary, go into the town to refuel, otherwise bypass it and continue on the M9. • At the 217km mark (GPS 14-58.28S, 26-27.08E) turn left (south) onto the Itezhi-Tezhi road. • After ±50km on this road, one reaches the ZAWA Mweengwa wildlife check point (GPS 15-16.53S, 26-14.94E). 3km further on from this point (GPS 15-17.89S, 26-14.17E) turn right (West) at the KaingU Lodge/Puku Pans signs. • Travel 25km along a bush track to the next KaingU Lodge sign (GPS 15-12.02S, 26-04.25E) and turn left (South). Continue on for ±18km, crossing the Mweengwa Pole Bridge and follow the signs into the KaingU Lodge camp. It is recommended not to travel faster than 30 to 35 kms per hour on these bush tracks due to rocks and stumps in places close to the edge of the road. Self-drive directions from Livingstone • From Livingstone, take the T1 towards Lusaka. • At Kalomo town (124km) (GPS 15-17.83S 25-58.69E) turn northwards towards the Ndundumwense entrance gate of the Kafue National Park. This is ±70km from Kalomo. Note!! Re-fuel at Kalomo as this is the last reliable fuel stop! • From Ndundumwense, take the road to Ngoma, the southern HQ of the Kafue National Park. You will travel through the Nanzhila Plains or along the “Cordon Road” depending on the season and road conditions. Ask for information on specific directions and condi- tions at the entrance gate to the Park. • From Ngoma, proceed to Itezhi-Tezhi, passing the Musungwa and New Kalala Lodges en-route (±22km). • From Itezhi-Tezhi, travel north for ±60km to the KaingU Lodge sign (GPS 15-17.89S, 26-14.17E) and turn left (West) onto the bush track. Proceed to the next KaingU Lodge sign ±25km further on (GPS 15-12.02S, 26-04.25E) and turn left (South). Continue on for ±18km, crossing the Mweengwa Pole Bridge and follow the signs into the KaingU Lodge camp. It is recommended not to travel faster than 30 to 35 kms per hour on these bush tracks due to rocks and stumps in places close to the edge of the road.