We stayed at Thornicroft at their tented camp as part of a 4 day safari out of Lilongwe in Malalwi.
The camp was basic but very comfortable, even in the extreme October heat, but for the price it was perfect. The food was good and the staff were extremely helpful and accommodating.
Of course the highlight was the animals and I can't put into words how fabulous the sightings were. Worth every penny and then some.
5 stars all round.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Thornicroft is an intimate bush-style lodge set on the banks of the Luangwa River with spectacular views over the Park. At Thornicroft you can explore South Luangwa National Park on unforgettable game drives with our expert guides. On our drives you will explore one of the best parks in Africa to see lion and leopard, not to mention all the other birds and animals that make this valley so unique.Our nine charming bush-style chalets are spread out along the banks of the Luangwa River. Each of our intimate en-suite chalets has fabulous views of the South Luangwa National Park. The chalets are designed for 2 people, but on request we can add a third bed. However if you are looking for a more affordable way to safari we have eight permanent safari dome two-person tents with shared bathroom facilities near the lagoon. The tented camp is closed from January – March.Thornicroft can also arrange transfers from Lilongwe to Thornicroft Lodge. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Thornicroft Lodge Zambia/South Luangwa National Park