Ila Safari Lodge is an eco-friendly luxury tented lodge ideally set on the banks of the Kafue River in Zambia’s largest and most remote wildernesses, Kafue National Park. The riverside position provides sweeping river views, and as a year-round water source, attracts a plethora of wildlife.
With knowledgeable guides and devoted staff, Ila Safari Lodge promises a luxury getaway with thrilling land and water-based activities. Enjoy game drives and tranquil river cruises in a solar-powered electric game viewer or boat. Walking safaris allow you to match nature’s pace and take in the intimate details of the surrounding landscape. For enthusiasts of the sport, or just for an excuse to relax and appreciate the views, head out for an afternoon of catch-and-release fishing.
Ila is perfect for anyone looking for off-the-beaten-track luxury while ensuring your travel spend has a positive impact on the wildlife and the local community. Guests at Ila can engage in efforts supported by the lodge, such as a visit to the local community school and the Ila Community Farm. As well as learning about the efforts of key conservation projects active in Kafue - namely, Zambian Carnivores Project and Panthera - which focus on big cat conservation and research.