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Luxury Safari – Luangwa and Livingstone

From: $6,275.00

Discover the magic that is South Luangwa National Park! 7 nights of unparalleled game viewing in South Luangwa with the focus on wildlife, walking and game drives in open 4×4 vehicles. Situated at the bottom of the Great East African Rift Valley South Luangwa is home to the densest populations of Africa. Voted the No1 wildlife destination and the safest country in Africa in 2018, Zambia is the perfect safari destination of the seasoned or first time traveller to Africa. Fly into Livingstone and spend 2 nights exploring the Victoria Falls, discover the myriad views, walk all the footpaths and watch as millions of litres of water per second plunge into the Batoka Gorge. White water rafting, local markets, bungee jump, gorge swings, rhino walks, sunset cruises and much more or simply relax on your deck and enjoy the serene location.

 

 

Description

Spend a 7-night luxury safari between South Luangwa National Park and Livingstone, home to the magnificent Victoria Falls. Fly in to Lusaka and on to Mfuwe, where you will begin your journey into the heart of Zambia. This is a country of rich culture, as well as one of the best wildlife destinations Africa has to offer. 

Our first camp – Nsolo – is situated inside the park and the focus is on walking safaris. On foot is the best way to experience Africa – immerse yourself in the bush and discover her intricacies and inhabitants. Rooms at this luxury safari camp are spacious, while raised wooden decks offer perfect views over the river. After 3 days we move on to Mchejna camp. Here we will enjoy walking excursions, as well as guided game drives in open 4×4 vehicles.

Finally, fly to Livingstone and indulge in the romantic luxury of Tongabezi Lodge, situated on the banks of the Zambezi River. Spend two nights experiencing the immense beauty and power of the Falls, going on sunset cruises and exploring Livingstone town’s vibrant markets. Or if you are still keen on adventure, river rafting and rhino walks await!  

 

How to Get There

By Plane

Fly directly into Lusaka with either Emirates, Ethiopian Airways, Kenya Airways or South African Airways. On arrival in Lusaka a driver/guide will be waiting for you in arrivals, he will have a small board bearing your name. From here he will assist you on to your connecting flight to Mfuwe International Airport.

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Full Itinerary

Day 1

Upon arrival at Lusaka International Airport you will be met by our representative and assisted with immigration and customs procedures. You will then be directed to the domestic check-in counters for your flight to Mfuwe in the South Luangwa.

Day 1-3 – Nsolo Bush-Camp

The flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe will take 1hr 10 minutes. Nsolo is set inside the National Park about 2 hours’ drive from the Airport. The Camp is set away from the permanent waters of the Luangwa River and has a limited network of roads in its vicinity so is predominantly a walking camp.

The 4 rooms at Nsolo are very spacious, set on raised wooden decks with grass walls and thatch roofs; each one is designed differently and has its own veranda and private views across the Luwi sand river bed.

Day 3 – 5 – Mchejna Camp

Mchenja is one of the Luangwa’s best appointed camps and will be your home for the next two nights.  The tents are custom designed, each has a roll top bath and stunning views of the river, there is also a small pool which provides refreshing relief in the warmer months. You will have ample opportunity to explore the area with your guide both on foot and in open 4×4 vehicles.

Day 5-7 – Tongabezi

From Mfuwe your scheduled flight to Livingstone will route via Lusaka and your trip will end at one of Zambia’s most romantic camps. Tongabezi is set on a large bend in the Zambezi River some 20kms up-stream from the spectacular Victoria Falls.

There are plenty of activities on offer in the Livingstone area and whether staying in one of their River Cottages or in one of the renowned luxury houses, Tongabezi is a wonderful place to relax after a busy day, watch the river slowly amble by and start planning your return to this part of Africa.

Day 7 – Departure from Livingstone

A 30 minute road transfer will take you to Livingstone International Airport where you will connect to your onward flight.

Included / Excluded

Included:

Full board accommodation, all meals, local drinks and house wines
All safari activities, National Park fees & conservation levies in Luangwa
In-house activities in Livingstone
Airport and inter-camp transfers
Domestic flights and departure taxes

Excluded:

Visa fees for entry to Zambia
Gratuities and items of personal nature

Rates By Season

20 – 31 May 2019

USD 6275-00 Per Person Sharing

1 June – 31 October 2019

USD 7610-00 Per Person Sharing

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