South Luangwa National Park situated in the Luangwa river valley in Zambia, it is the most southern national park in the region and the most popular destination for visitors to the region. South Luangwa National Park provides unparalleled game viewing as it is a wildlife haven, supporting herds of buffalo, giraffe and the elusive leopard. The river that gives the valley its’ name and which runs through the park is a habitat for both hippopotamuses and crocodiles.
South Luangwa national park is well known for the fact that they offer safaris on foot, walking tours are a fantastic way to see experience the wildlife and the natural habitat that they live in. The game reserve was founded in 1938 and was declared a National Park in 1972, the total area now covers 9050 square kilometres.