Flatdogs Camp

4 Days

Flatdogs Camp is on the border of the South Luangwa National Park. South Luangwa is the biggest and most visited park in Zambia. With a land size of 9 000 sq km of pristine wilderness, it is a perfect weekend getaway destination. The Luangwa river which flows through the national park supports thousands of wildlife. Luangwa river often floods during the rainy season that runs from August to February.

South Luangwa NP hosts a wide variety of wildlife, birds and vegetation. Walking safaris are still the finest way to explore the Africa’s pristine wilderness. The dry, bare bush-veld in winter season is complimented by the lush summer green-land.

There are more than 60 species of wildlife in South Luangwa National Park and 400 bird species. Among these birds are the 39 species of birds of prey and 47 migratory species. So much for the birdwatchers to see all year round.

Vegetation in the park will enhance your experience of the bush. Some beautiful trees and plants grow in the Luangwa valley and adds to the richness of one’s knowledge of the indigenous trees. Mopane, lead-wood, winter-thorn, ivory palm, marula and the tamarind trees are among the common trees. The magnificent baobab is also scattered in this valley.

Luxury Safari camps like the Flatdogs and Zikomo camps offer perfect sightings for wildlife. These Safari lodges are located right on the banks of the river. Among popular activities offered at the camps are the famous walking safari. Game drives on 4×4 vehicles are the ultimate safari in Africa. Get as close to nature in one of Africa’s mostly densely populated game reserve.


Flatdogs offers competitive accommodation to rival the up-market lodges at half of the price. Their accommodation ranges from cool and spacious Chalets, wild and unique Jackalberry Treehouse, airy Safari tentsand top level bliss of the Crocodile nest. There is a swimming pool, wi-fi at the reception, a book swap and  a curio shop to support local artists


Day 1 :

On arrival in Lusaka you meet your Guide at your Hotel/Lodge in the morning. You have a briefing of how the Tour is going to run. If there is need to get some cash or shopping for essential toiletries we do so before we head off to South Luangwa. On your way you can stop at Luangwa Bridge market and Tribal Textile. Distance from Lusaka to South Luangwa National park is 700 km. The first day will be a long day of drive. However if you would prefer to fly there are local flights to South Luangwa from Lusaka. Accommodation: Flatdogs Lodge

After an early breakfast we start our morning game drive at 066:00hrs and explore the area. You will have a lunch break at the lodge. Rest a bit while viewing game on the river front before we go on a late afternoon game drive. South Luangwa is well known is well known for its lion and leopard population. Optional walking safari and night game drives can be arranged from the lodge a an extra cost.

All day game drive with an afternoon break for lunch.

Day 4 :

After breakfast we pack and drive back to Lusaka. OR there are flights South Luangwa to Lusaka. The drive is 700km. You will be dropped at your accommodation in Lusaka.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to airport (in our own vehicle) Transportation to and from!! Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip on a lodge with family environment Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip First Aid Medical Kit All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare Visa Charges Hotel Expenses(In Lusaka, some packages do include hotel expenses) Your travel and medical insurance Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc Food and accommodations in Lusaka Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be?

This is a luxury safari tour on a safe lodge. The staff will take care of everything for your upkeep.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes there is charging points at the lodge and hot showers. There is even a swimming pool should you need to cool down in the afternoon while waiting for your late afternoon activity.

Are there ATMs on the way to Flatdogs Camp?

Yes in Lusaka there are ATMs and there will be time for you to do shopping.

How much do guides and porters cost?

The package includes a guiding fee however we would appreciate if you would tip them as well for a minimum of $10 per day.

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Flatdogs Camp
7% Off
From €1,500 €1,400
/ Adult
  • 1-12 people
  • Flatdogs Lodge
  • Lusaka
  • Moderate
  • All year
  • Flatdogs Lodge
  • Nature Guides and/or Ranger
  • Safari lodge

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