South luangwa

Where Home Feels Like an Escape

Thornicroft Lodge South Luangwa National Park

Stay with us and become absorbed in the wonders of the South Luangwa National Park, one of the greatest parks in Africa. Thornicroft lodge is set in a beautiful location on the banks of the Luangwa River, home to wallowing hippos and bathing elephants and makes the most of our wonderful surroundings without compromising on comfort. 


Learn from our expert guides about the wildlife and environment of this breathtaking National Park. Whilst here, you can explore the untamed wilderness of the South Luangwa & the rich National Parks surounding the lodge with unforgettable dawn, sunset and night drives in open 4x4's with some of the best safari guides in Africa.


We welcome you at Thornicroft to experience true Zambian Hospitality - "Timu landilani", which means "Welcome!"

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    The Lodge

    In the heart of one of Africa's finest unspoiled wildlife destinations, Thornicroft offers you all the essential amenities for a truly memorable safari vacation. From luxury accommodation,delicious food & personalised services, the lodge caters in its best form of Zambian hospitality.

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    South Luangwa

    Zambia's world-renowned Safari destination is home to over 60 species of mammals and over 400 species of birds. Thornicroft lodge offers it's guests professional safari expeditions & educational tours by our expert guides. What better way to fulfill your African Safari fantasy by exploring the South Luangwa with us.

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    Community Efforts

    Our community around the South Luangwa region are our people, they are family. From the locals living around the area to the conservationists protecting the National Park's unique biodiversity, we make it our mission to ensure we contribute by working together with local organisations and individuals towards the conservation, empowerment and sustainability of the area.


Our Packages

We offer customised tours throughout Zambia from our Shamba travel group of lodges offering a selection of destinations, activities and accommodation in line with your interests and preferences.

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