Tafika & Takwela
Tafika 1st May – 15th Nov | Takwela 15th June – 31 Oct
Airport transfer from our camps, National Park fees, full board accommodation, game viewing activities, bar, laundry, contribution to the Luangwa Conservation & Community Fund & VAT, passenger safety charge $5pp per flight + 1 FREE RASAIR FLIGHT (Tafika – Mwaleshi)
International flights, domestic flights to Mfuwe airport, one RASair flight (Mwaleshi – Mfuwe), insurances, superior wines.
• 1ó – 2hr drive from Mfuwe airport to Tafika (inc. in rates) or a 15 min charter flight to Tafika’s airstrip (optional extra)
• Transfer from Tafika to Mwanya airstrip (15 min drive) and board a charter aircraft for a 30 minute flight to Mwaleshi airstrip and 45 min game drive to Takwela Camp
• Board the charter plane for a 30 min flight back to Mwanya airstrip or 40 min direct to Mfuwe airport depending on the onward travel plans.
(Luggage: 15kgs per person and should be packed in soft bags for charter flights)
Tafika is located on the east bank of the Luangwa River, north of South Luangwa National Park’s Nsefu Sector. It’s ideal for those who enjoy the serenity of the bush. With six spacious chalets (including a family chalet and honeymoon suite) all built from natural materials, Tafika can accommodate up to 14 guests in a warm, friendly atmosphere. Built round the trunks of stunning sausage trees, these thatched chalets all have en suite facilities with showers open to the stars.
Enjoy a range of activities at Tafika including game drives, walking safaris, cycling safaris, cultural village visits and microlight flights (May only).
Takwela is situated on Remote Africa’s private land at the confluence of the Luangwa and Mwaleshi Rivers in the North Luangwa. It’s about 10km downstream of Mwaleshi. Takwela has 4 chalets accommodating eight people (from 2020 only), with each chalet enjoying stunning views across a resident hippo pod to pristine bush on all sides. Activities include guided game drives and walking safaris in the mornings and afternoons, with regular stops to take in the surroundings, view wildlife and examine spoor. Enjoy a leisurely pace with a mid-morning tea and coffee break and, on the night drive, a sundowner stop for drinks and snacks.
4 nights Tafika & 3 nights Takwela
JUN | Low season from US$5055 per person sharing
JUL & OCT | Shoulder Season from US$5455 per person sharing
AUG & SEP | Peak season from US$6100 per person sharing
Single Supp. from US$300 per night
Get more travel inspiration, tips and exclusive offers sent straight to your inbox