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