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Reviewed 30 September 2015

This is the most remote camp we have been to, and is quite different from the several (excellent) camps in South Luangwa, where the emphasis is on driving safaris. Here, you mainly walk, morning and evening. As a result, you may not see quite as much game, but the experience when you do see animals is much more exciting. We...

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london
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

We had a marvellous 3days at this rustic camp. It is as remote as you can safely get in Africa and with only 4 rooms-maximum 6 walkers- very peaceful. You fly in- mostly from the owners sister camp, Tafika. If you were to drive, it would take 9 hours. The flight is a half hour and a great chance to...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I stayed here for three days in August this year. I really enjoyed it and found Brent to be a great guide. The food was superb, the service excellent and the reed huts were really comfortable. The walking was very educational and I learned a lot. However, I don't recommend North Luangwa National Park for the inexperienced safari goer who...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Under the wonderful flag of RemoteAfrica safaris, Mwaleshi is an isolated situated camp in the North Luangwa valley. Mwaleshi provides a peaceful rest between daytime activities that mainly encompass walking safari with the occasional drive. Set above and overlooking the river which at this time of year is a gentle flow, this is a beautiful, rustic camp, thus giving the...

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boston
Reviewed 13 September 2014

First you must know what you are getting here as walking safari viewing is very different from the typical game drives in a vehicle. The camp is a flight away from its sister properties in Tafika and is the remotest Zambian experience. Dry season is very hot and dry but there is a river that runs through in front of...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We stayed at Mwaleshi Camp for two nights and enjoyed every minute. The location on the Mwaleshi river is just beautiful and the camp as such a great place for very interesting walking safaris. And lying in the river in the afternoon watching the baboons (and being oberserved by baboons).. can relaxing be more fun? We were amazed by the...

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West Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Our group of two couples spent three very special nights at Mwaleshi Camp. If you ever wanted to know what it feels like to be truly out in the bush you must make the journey to Mwaleshi. Although it is possible to reach this remote camp by road during the dry season the preferred mode of travel for tourists is...

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Grevenmacher
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We have been to Mwaleshi camp in June 2012, when it had just opened for the new season. It is a magic place on the banks of the Mwaleshi River. All the staff members, from the kitchen boy to the walking-safari guide, everyone did a perfect job. When you imagine that almost everything they need for daily business has to...

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2012

This is primarily a walking camp, but has some drive/walk options. The camp is in a beautiful remote setting on the Mwaleshi River with accommodation in four chalets, three of which have wonderful views over the river and beyond – chalet 1 does not. Whilst generally accommodating six people the camp can take up to eight, and having walked in...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 6 August 2012

A wonderful remote place for nature lovers. The food of Brightwell is better than you could expect it anywhere, well done! The river crossings are great, the landscape awesome. We were also very lucky on sightings: One Leopard across the river, one old buffalo bull, Cookson Wildebeest quite close, 6 different eagles at one day, hippos, pukus, impala, crocs, elephant...

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Address: Mwaleshi River, North Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Region: Zambia > Northern Province > North Luangwa National Park
Price Range: RM1,329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Any one of the four chalets”
 of 5 bubbles briantS8625WE, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“They are equal”
 of 5 bubbles marikim, 12 Sep 2014 | Read review
“All rooms have the same standard. None of them can be closed.”
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 of 5 bubbles Hopsimus, 15 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Avoid 1 if you like a view.”
 of 5 bubbles PeakTravellers12, 23 Oct 2012 | Read review
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