Your 8-night safari adventure starts with a stay at Kafunta Lodge, an elegant bush camp crafted from natural materials. Kafunta has eight private and peaceful chalets, while it also has two luxury suites – each with a private viewing deck. You can enjoy superb wildlife viewing during your time here, either on a game drive or walking safari adventure. Immerse yourself in the lodge’s natural hot pool after a day out on safari, followed by a starlit dinner.
Next, we will move on to Island Bush Camp, a rustic lodge on the banks of the Luangwa River. The camp’s eight stilted chalets all overlook the river and have superb views of the surrounding wilderness. After a night here you will head to the newest camp in the Kafunta collection for two nights. Three Rivers Camp is a luxury tented camp in true ‘Out of Africa’ style. All tents have king-size four poster beds with mosquito nets and adjoining bathrooms. To round off your safari adventure, we return to Kafunta Lodge for the final two nights in beautiful wildnerness of South Luangwa National Park.
You can fly directly into Lusaka with either Emirates, Ethiopian Airways, Kenya Airways or South African Airways.
On arrival in Lusaka a representative will meet you and assist you onto your light aircraft flight bound for Mfuwe Airport. On arrival you will once again be met and you will have a 90 minute transfer to the camp.
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Day 1 – Kafunta River Lodge
Flight Lusaka – Mfuwe with Proflight (70 mins). Arrival in Mfuwe where our driver will collect you at the airport and transfer you to Kafunta River Lodge (50 mins) passing through various villages. Depending on your arrival time you will participate in the afternoon safari leaving the lodge at 15h30.
Days 2 – 3 Kafunta River Lodge
Enjoy an early breakfast and depart for your morning game drive at around 06h30. You will be back at the lodge around 10.30. Relax at the pool, book a spa treatment or enjoy a siesta on your viewing deck before meeting for afternoon tea at 15h00. The afternoon game drive departs at 15h.30 and returns at 19h30.
Day 4 – Island Bush Camp
Today you participate in the morning game drive at Kafunta River Lodge. After brunch at the lodge, you will depart for the two-hour transfer to Island Bush Camp. Upon arrival you will be welcomed by our camp staff and you can choose to jump on the departing game drive or rather settle in nicely in camp at your leisure and enjoy the sunset from the privacy pf your viewing deck while sipping your sundowner. Dinner is served al fresco in company of the camp manager and our other guests.
Day 5 – 6 – Three Rivers Camp
An early continental breakfast is served by the fireplace before heading out on your morning activity, either a walk or a game drive. You will be back at the lodge for brunch and a siesta. The afternoon game drive departs around 15h30 and returns in time for dinner. Decide to spend the night in your tent or under the stars on the appointed platform next to your tent.
Day 7 – 8 – Kafunta River Lodge
This morning you will have a walk or game drive, followed by an early brunch at Three Rivers Camp, before the transfer back to Kafunta River Lodge. You will be arriving at the lodge around 14h30 and you can relax before joining afternoon tea and the afternoon game drive.
Day 9 – Departure
Depending on our flight departure time, you may have the time for a last morning game drive in the park. Our driver will then take you to the airport, with an optional stop at Project Luangwa’s craft shop or Tribal Textiles (to be scheduled in advance, allow an extra 45 mins) in time for the flight’s check-in time. Flight Mfuwe – Lusaka with Proflight.
Please note: Time of activities, meals, transfers and order of camps is subject to change.
Daily camp activities
All meals and snacks
Current park fees
Luangwa Conservation and Community fees
All transfers and flights listed (in Y class)
Meet & Greet Service at Lusaka airport
Rates By Season
May 25th to June 30th
Net rates: $3 737
Single Supplement: $448
July 1st to October 31st 2019
Net rates: $3 989
Single Supplement: $448