Liuwa Plains

Beautiful, Vibrant, Exciting, Dramatic, Remote. 
Situated far to the West in Zambia, Liuwa is in the land of the Lozi people and home to some incredible wildlife yet it is a place little known even by the well traveled safari enthusiast.

A seasonal flood plain feed by waters that rise in Angola and make their way to the Zambezi leaving behind vast areas of lush grazing that are the focus of the second largest wildebeest migration on earth. Years of poaching had dramatically reduced the Lion population allowing Hyenas to flourish and become the Apex predator, but now the Lions are back and with the Lion re-introduction has come research and the discovery of previously unexpected numbers of Wild dogs amongst the plains game.

We at Busanga Safaris are one of the few who understand and respect Liuwa as a destination for the wildlife enthusiast and adventurer and 2015  will see us offer a limited number of  safaris taking small groups to Liuwa just as the plains are at their most beautiful. 

Contact us know for information on our Liuwa safaris or to book on the limited space available.

We can help plan your Liuwa safari to include other parts of Zambia
and benifit from discount or even free nights.

Here is a link to BBC film of Wild Dogs hunting on Liuwa 


Available Safaris

Western Zambia is largely untraveled even by the most experienced safari enthusiasts and yet flying west from Lusaka there are two of Zambia’s greatest and most wildlife diverse national Park areas. 

The Kafue is home to possibly the most diverse collection of wildlife species of any African park recently re emerging as a key safari destination for any Zambia safari. The Liuwa Plains, an equally incredible wildlife habitat and a story of conservation success where Hyena are the apex predator, and home to Africas 2nd largest Wildebeest Migration.
Price including flights from/to UK:
Flights are available from UK $780 pp
Price excluding international flights:
$7870 pp
No single supplement
Safari Duration:
11 nights
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A safari which will appeal to the experienced safari / wildlife enthusiast. The Liuwa Plains an achingly vast grassland where sometimes feels as if you can see the curvature of the earth. Great herds of Wildebeest live here all year but and especially at this time of year when their number swell with migrating herd as they gather to take advantage of the fresh grazing and to give birth to their young . The grasslands are blanketed with flowers and a myriad of birds flock here. Hyena clans haunt Liuwa as the apex predator. This is a mobile safari staying at one of the few private camping areas (Katoyana) . There will be just 4 tents with a maximum of 6 guests. You will be looked after by the Jeffery & McKeith safari team with the promise of expert guiding and a true under the skin experience of this extraordinary place.

As an experienced specialist Safari Tour Operator and an ATOL bonded booking agent we are able to provide you with all of the assistance you need to plan and arrange every aspect of the safari including you international flights to co incide with the safari. We can also help you plan extensions to other areas if you would like to visit other areas or sights before or after this safari. Contact Tony McKeith

Departure 1 . 10th November: This Safari is now full
Departure 2. 17th November:
4 Spaces Remain - Book Now

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Safari Duration:
6 nights
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