Budget Camp outside South Luangwa
I’m at the early stage of planning solo trip to South Luangwa. I don’t decide specific travel date yet but expected to be around late June or late July 2021. This will be my 3rd safari after Serengeti and Masai Mara.
Because of tight budget, I can’t afford all of the camps inside the park so I consider budget options outside the park instead. I have 3 choices in mind; Marula, Wildlife Camp and Msandile. It’s roughly cost around $200 +/- /person/night for all-inclusive package.
– I plan to spend around 5-6 nights at South Luangwa. Since most budget camps gather around central part near main entrance, I think it isn’t much different in term of scenery and location should I stick at only one camp or worth to split into 2 camps ?
– Most camp charge low season rate for June and high season rate for July. By the way, I found that Marula and Msandsile charges the same rate for either June and July. Which period is better in term of weather, scenery and wildlife ? Late June or late July ?
– Some opinions on TA said that central area of South Luangwa is the busiest part especially during high season. Is it the same “busy” level as at Serengeti and Masai Mara (Reserve area) ?
Thanks in advance.