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Puku Ridge Camp

Hotel description

Puku Ridge Camp is in a remote part of the South Luangwa NP, overlooking a wildlife-rich lagoon where there is seemingly always something to see. The camp was rebuilt completely in 2019 after its purchase from Sanctuary Retreats by Chichele Safaris and is a collaboration with Chiawa Safaris of Chiawa Camp & Old Mondoro repute. With this comes "Best in Africa" award winning hospitality and guiding.

The design is African canvas/chic style and the camp blends in completely with its gorgeous, wild environment. This is a luxury camp with every comfort yet it is intimate and friendly with just eight tents, and offers the authentic safari experience that many people long for.

The Park is endowed with abundant with elephants, giraffes, leopards, lions, wild dogs, zebras, buffalos and various antelope species – many of which will be easily spotted as you lounge on your balcony or eat dinner. This stunning area can also be explored on foot with park rangers and tracking guides, and at night offering a chance to see some of the more elusive animals, such as leopards, genets and honey badgers. Sunset is a perfect time to enjoy a cocktail in the bush, or on the banks of the Luangwa River in the company of one of Africa's largest hippo populations.

Room description

Puku Ridge as 8 luxury safari tents for accommodation which are set on an elevated ridge overlooking plain and woodlands, full of wildlife.

A super-king or large twin bed configuration for the ultimate sleep with air conditioning (which is a rare and welcome luxury in the Luangwa valley) and overhead fans, all within a stylish take on the mosquito net. Ensuite facilities include an private wc and indoor shower plus “his & hers” washbasins and huge bathtub with view. A multi-level veranda with plunge pool overlooking the plains and wildlife, plus a tower with star bed perfect for nights under the vast African sky. Inside the luxury tents you’ll of course find a minibar with tea + coffee station, complimentary wifi, 24/7 220v power, and international charging facilities.

The main area of Puku Ridge offers indoor and open-air lounge with various dining options, as well as a campfire and viewing hide overlooking the waterhole.

Cancellation Policy

Bookings can be done no more than 30 days before travel.

PAYMENT - Payment of a deposit is required to confirm a booking and the Chiawa Safaris invoice must be paid in full 45+ days before travel; payments are strictly non-refundable unless for COVID-related official travel restrictions

Cancellations 46+ Days, the Deposit will be forfeit, Cancellations 45 - 0 Days, 90% of the Chiawa Safaris invoice will be forfeit.

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