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CLASSIC ZAMBIA SAFARI

What better way to spend your holiday than on a walking safari in Zambia's South Luangwa national park. Spend 10 days exploring the Zambian bush with your guide: track lion and other big game whilst learning key bush survival skills, and relish the adrenaline-filled moments where you come face to face with some of nature's most impressive wildlife.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tracking lion and other big game on foot.
  • Spotting hippo and crocodile from your private terrace.
  • Spending an exciting night under the stars camping in the bush in South Luangwa National Park.
  • Enjoying two nights at the chic Chinzombo Camp in the Luangwa Valley. 
£6,975
per person

Price from

SAMANTHA GEE

Africa Specialist

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  1. Arrive
  2. Day 1 Arrive South Luangwa National Park

    Start your Zambia safari at Luwi Camp, which will be your home for the next two nights. This rustic camp is situated deep in the heart of South Luangwa away from the main Luwi River yet under huge mahogany trees on the banks of a permanent lagoon. Renowned for its fantastic walking safaris, guests can enjoy tracking Lion and other big game on foot. Accommodation comprises 4 traditional huts made from natural materials. Each room comes equipped with twin beds that are draped in mosquito netting and all rooms have en-suite facilities. The style is that of a traditional African safari, using natural resources in keeping with an authentic bush experience.

    Overnight: Luwi Camp

  3. Day 2 South Luangwa

    Spend the day on foot tracking large animals with your guide or simply relax at the lodge and watch the abundance of wildlife that comes to drink from the adjacent lagoon.

    Overnight: Luwi Camp

  4. Day 3 Nsolo Camp

    Continue your Zambia safari at Nsolo Camp, set in the heart of the pristine South Luangwa National Park. Situated on a bend in the dry Luwi River Bed, often used as a road by roaming antelope and predators alike, Nsolo is ideally located for excellent game viewing. Accommodation comprises of four individually designed chalets, each built on raised wooden decking featuring their own private verandas and high thatched roofs. The rooms are all fully en-suite with twin or king beds, whilst the furniture includes dark wooden tables and woven chairs made out of native materials.

    Overnight: Nsolo Camp

  5. Day 4 Nsolo

    Spend the day tracking lion on foot with your guide. This evening there is an optional sleep out. En-route to Kikali set up your bed roll and mossie net, light a camp fire and settle in for your night in the bush. This truly once in a lifetime experience will have you re-counting bush tales to friends and family back home for months.

    Overnight: Sleepout from Nsolo

  6. Day 5  Kakuli Camp

    This morning you will enjoy your gentle walking safari to Kakuli Camp. Named after Norman Carr, affectionately known as Kakuli - an old buffalo bull - and located at the confluence of the Luwi and Luangwa Rivers, the lodge has spectacular views of the surrounding area. Accommodation comprises four traditional canvas safari tents, each equipped with an en-suite bathroom and private patio overlooking a river where hippo and crocodile rest. The spacious rooms come with twin or king beds draped in quality linen and the lodge also features a central structure made from canvas and thatch. Built on a wooden deck overlooking grassy floodplains that lead down to the two rivers, guests can enjoy the fabulous game viewing opportunities as animals come down to the river to drink.

    Overnight: Kakuli Camp

  7. Day 6 - 7 Kakuli

    Spend the next two days enjoying a combination of river activities and day and night game drives. Known for its abundance of nocturnal predators, a night drive is a must.

    Overnight: Kakuli Camp

  8. Day 8 Chinzombo Camp

    This camp is wildly luxurious in design and brings unrivalled levels of comfort, elegance and style to the Luangwa Valley. The main living areas are built to blend into the natural surroundings and the six spacious come equipped with huge bathrooms and luxurious spa amenities as well as their own plunge pool and sweeping deck.

    Overnight: Chinzombo Camp

  9. Day 9 Chinzombo Camp

    Spend the day enjoying a variety of different activities from day and night game drives to walking safaris.

    Overnight: Chinzombo Camp

  10. Day 10 Mfuwe - Lusaka

    Transfer to Mfuwe where you will catch your light aircraft flight to Lusaka. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the Southern Sun Hotel where you will spend the last night of your Zambian safari relaxing.

    Overnight: Southern Sun Hotel

  11. Day 11 Depart

    Transfer to the airport in time to catch your international flight home.

  12. Depart

Currency
Low £ 6,975 $ 9,742 € 8,251
Mid £ 8,237 $ 11,504 € 9,744
High £ 9,831 $ 13,730 € 11,629

BOOKING NOTES

  • Price is per person, based on two people sharing a room

INCLUSIONS

  • All accommodation as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • All sightseeing, entrance fees and guide services as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Internal flights where detailed in the itinerary.

EXTRAS

  • International flights.
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary.
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, gratuities (discretionary).
  • Entrance fees and excursions not specifically mentioned as included.
  • Travel insurance or visa fees.
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