Kapani is an exclusive camp situated on the banks of one of the Luangwa River's many ox-bow lagoons. Kapani accommodates just 18 guests and is open throughout the year. This is an ideal place from which to start your Zambian safari experience and enjoy great game drives, night drives and visits to the villages and community projects. Above all else, the wildlife viewing in the area close to camp is as good as you will find anywhere in Zambia, if not Africa.
Each of the eight suites has its own lounge with bar fridge and the beds have overhead fans inside their walk-in mosquito nets. The Lagoon House is even more spacious with private views and is ideal for honeymooners or a family group looking for a little more space and seclusion.
A thatched building in the centre of the lodge houses the lounge and library. It is pleasantly cool in the hot weather and warm and cosy in the cooler months thanks to an open fire.
According to the season, dining is al fresco with dinner taken either on the terrace, the spacious deck, or by the swimming pool. Private dinners can also be arranged for guests seeking a little more seclusion.
The bar and dining area is set on a deck overlooking the Kapani Lagoon and adjacent grazing lawns. Some guests choose to miss the odd safari trip into the National Park in favour of staying in camp to see what wildlife will come wandering by.
The location of the camp in the main Mfuwe area of the South Luangwa ensures an superb safari experience at all times of the year. The game drives and walks from this camp are truly excellent. The Luangwa is known for huge herds of elephants and was once dubbed the "Valley of the Elephants". Large pods of hippos are seen in every stretch of the river, where there are estimated to be at least 50 hippos per km of river.