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Kafue is vast, remote and utterly wild, and Shumba is the perfect camp from which to explore it. Several overlapping pride territories meet here at the ‘lion’s camp.’ Panoramic floodplain views are dotted with herds of puku and lechwe, and occasional stands of fig and palm trees. The lions themselves sometimes use these trees as vantage points.

The most luxurious accommodation in Kafue, Shumba is open during the dry season each year. It comprises six luxury guest tents (including a family tent). Game drives and nature walks are perfectly complemented by serenely gliding over the plains in a hot air balloon.

INSIDER'S TIP: Float high above the plains in a hot air balloon, the best way to see this scenic and remote ecosystem while looking out for wildlife below. End with a champagne breakfast!

TYPE:
Accommodation
NO. ROOMS:
ROOM TYPES
Standard Tent(s)
Family Tent
6
PROPERTY FACILITIES:
Bar
Pool
Private Vehicle Available
ROOM FACILITIES:
Electrical Outlets
En-Suite
Fan
Internet Access (Complimentary)
Laundry Service (Complimentary)
Lounge Area
Mosquito Nets
Outside Shower
Safe
Tea / Coffee
Verandah
AVAILABLE SERVICES:
Credit Card
ACTIVITIES ON SITE:
Bird Watching
Boating
Game Drives
ACTIVITIES OFF SITE:
Hot-air Ballooning