Tena Tena

Safari Camp | South Luangwa National Park | Zambia Tena Tena is located in the Nsefu sector of South Luangwa National Park, one of the world's most pristine national parks, uniquely marking the southern tip of Africa's Great Rift Valley.

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The Luangwa River is Africa's best-preserved river system. It attracts large game concentrations to its banks and the many oxbow lagoons that form along its flow.

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Highlights & What to Expect

  • Day and Night Game Drives are conducted daily by the camp rangers and trackers.
  • On walking safaris, you can feel at one with nature and get closer to the action.
  • The camp provides the option of a private vehicle and guide at an additional cost.
  • A hippo hide is available during the drier parts of the year from late August to October.
  • The camp is only open from late May to the end of October, enhancing the exclusivity of a safari at Tena Tena.

Location & Setting

Tena Tena is in the exclusive Nsefu Sector of South Luangwa National Park. The central area is molded around a large termite mound and is characterized by flowing, open spaces with various seating and dining options available to guests. It overlooks the Luangwa River from a setting beneath a thick grove of Mahogany trees. Large numbers of wildlife are attracted to the area.


The lodge comprises six luxury tented units built in the shade of great mahogany trees. Each suite affords views of the river. It is very common to spot animals coming to the river's edge during the late afternoon. All suites are well-appointed and provide a luxurious stay in one of Africa's most remote and untouched safari areas.


Day and night game drives are conducted daily at Tena Tena. Guided nature walks are led by a knowledgeable guide and are accompanied by an armed national park scout. Village tours to the Kawaza Village provide an excellent opportunity to interact with the local community and should offer good insight into life in this remote African safari area.







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