Zambian Photographic Safaris can be done in any one of its game Parks. These parks are abundant in wildlife to delight both the expert and the armature photographers.
Are you into wildlife photographing? Then the wildlife rich Zambian Game Parks await you and they won’t let you down!
Whether you are undertaking a Walking Safari, a Birding safari, a Canoeing safari or a Game drive, Zambian Game Parks are worth visiting for a Photographic Safari, because you will get an unmatched Zambian wildlife experience and some mementos to take back with you.
Zambia has more than 100 species of animals and well over 740 bird species. Big Game includes elephants, lions, hippopotamuses, rhinos and buffaloes.
Most lodges are able to offer you a professional wildlife guide who has the necessary photographic skills and knowledge of the area.
Some National Parks with great photographic settings are:
With over 400 bird species and the big five of the wild: elephant, buffalo, hippo, lion, leopard, giraffe and much, much more numerous smaller animals, the South Luangwa National Park creates a perfect setting for a photographic safari. Below are some of the Photographic Safari Operators based in Luangwa Park...
The park has a wide diversity of wildlife, such as red lechwe, roan antelope, leopard, cheetah, puku, African wild dog, impala, duiker, sitatunga, lechwe, sable, hippo, buffalo, crocodiles, lion, elephant and hartebeest.
The Kafue National Park has over 500 recorded bird species. The most common are Black-cheeked Lovebird, Fishing Owl, Bee-eaters, Sunbirds, Helmetshrikes, Paradise Fly-catchers, pelican, egrets, Kingfisher, Wattled Crane, African Fin-foot, and Crowned Crane.
Although small, the Lower Zambezi National Park has a number of wild animals. The most common are elephant, waterbuck, kudu, hippo, crocodiles, zebra, and buffalo. Sightings of eland, roan and hyena are not rare.
Most game is concentrated along the valley floor near the Zambezi River. The Park is home to a large population of the big game like buffalos, elephants and hippos. Across the Zambezi River is Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools Game Sanctuary.
It is a very popular destination for Zambian Birding safaris. The park is the country’s best bird sanctuary and is ideally suited for a photographic safari.
In comparison to the whole country which is home to more than 740 species of birds, Lochinvar National Park boasts of over 420 bird species in its 428 square kilometres!
The park is located on the southern edge of the Kafue Flats in central Zambia. It extends for 33kms from the Kafue River in the north to low wooded hills in the south.
Looking for Zambia hotels, lodges and guesthouses? This is the right place for you!
Natwange Backpackers offers high quality accommodation for a low budget and is located at 20 Kariba Road, Kalundu in Lusaka, just 18 kilometres away from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport.
Chaminuka Lodge offers luxurious accommodation, spectacular views over Lake Chitoka where you can behold the most glorious sunsets of Africa.