Shumba Camp is located in the centre of the Busanga Plains, home to hundreds of red lechwe, ubiquitous puku, stately roan and the diminutive oribi. Lichtenstein's hartebeest, herds of wildebeest, zebra and buffalo make for a full set of antelope all of which move onto the Plains as the dry season progresses. This wealth of game is a big attraction for predators, including wild dog, cheetah and prides of lion. This camp is perfectly situated to take advantage of the plains game and predator concentrations of the Busanga Plains, being situated as it is within close proximity to permanent water and having easy access to a mix of seasonal and permanent floodplains. Shumba is named after a favourite species in the area - prides of lion sometimes up to 20 strong.
Shumba Camp comprises six spacious luxury safari tents on raised platforms with spectacular views of the surrounding plains. Each tent is quite large and features en-suite bathing facilities with both indoor and outdoor showers.
The dining and bar area is elevated so as to take in this vista and each morning's sunrise; dinner takes place either here or in the cosy boma where guests can also enjoy elements of local Zambian culture. Many meals are prepared and cooked on the fire in front of the guests enhancing the safari experience.
Guests have the option of game drives in and around the Plains and water-based activities when the Plains are still inundated. Night drives provide the added excitement of the nocturnal wonders of the area, and floating in a hot air balloon high over the plains is an unforgettable experience.