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Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp
Why we like it
- Sanctuary Puku Ridge is named after the elusive Puku antelope which never strays far from water
- An intimate camp with only seven oversized tents boasting en suite facilities with an inside and outside shower
- Traditional safari camp perched on an escarpment in a remote part of the South Luangwa National Park
- Activities on offer are walking safaris and game drives
- Children six years old and over are welcome
Evenings at Puku are very special from the comfort of your seat enjoy the panoramic views from the lounge that are as entertaining as a game drive.
We had the most amazing holiday, loved every minute and could not fault any of your suggestions. The route we took was perfect. [Ben Harrison]
- JS, Tring
The diverse wildlife along the dambo (valley) offers great opportunities for photography. In the evenings relax and unwind as you dine with the night sounds of Africa for a soundtrack. Night game drives allow sightings of nocturnal animals in the South Luangwa National Park. The concentration of game around the Luangwa river and its ox bow lagoons is among the most intense in Africa offering thrilling guided walks, always accompanied by a professional guide and an armed national parks scout.
Livingstone (Zambia) or Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) via Johannesburg
12 hours 15 minutes
GMT +2 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required if travelling from an endemic area
Best time to travel
April - June, when the water levels are at their greatest
The best time to travel is between April and June, there is little to no rain rainfall and the Falls are at their fullest. These are the winter months therefore temperatures will only peak at around 20°C, although days are clear and bright.
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