10 Days Wonderful of Zambia Safari (Lodging) - 10 Days

10 Days Wonderful of Zambia Safari (Lodging)
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Introduction

Explore two of Zambia’s best national parks on a one-week safari tour. Starting in South Luangwa, you’ll take part night game drives (a rare speciality), which offers the unique opportunity to see nocturnal predators, such as big cats, come to life. Moving on to Lower Zambezi National Park, the safari adventure continues with river activities along the Zambezi, such as canoe safaris and fishing excursions. This taste of Zambia’s wildlife is sure to have you eager to return in the future.

Overview

  • DEPARTURE: This tour departs from Lusaka
  • COUNTRY(‘S): Zambia
  • DESTINATIONS: South Luangwa National Park – Livingstone (Victoria Falls)
  • TOUR CODE: 8A-ZAM-LUA
  • RETURN: Back to Livingstone in the Afternoon
  • PASSENGERS: Minimum 1 Traveler and a Maximum of 14 Travelers per group
  • STYLE: Lodging
  • MEALS: FB: Full Board – Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

VEHICLE: 2-3: Double Cab 4×4/

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Day 1
Day 1: Mfuwe Airport to South Luangwa National Park (39.3 km)

Accommodation: Time + Tide Kakuli, South Luangwa National Park / Similar

Guest will be picked up at Mfuwe airport by a driver from Mfuwe Lodge and drive for 25 minutes through the local village, over the Luangwa Bridge and into the park. You will see wildlife as soon as you near the bridge so be sure to keep your binoculars handy! Mfuwe is a charming and unique lodge situated in the South Luangwa National Park. the northern and southern Luangwa National Parks contain some of the most breath-taking and untouched wilderness in Africa. As a result of this and the parks’ successful anti-poaching campaigns, the area has developed into a world-renowned wildlife haven. The South Luangwa National Park is renowned for its walking safari, which allows visitors to view elephant, hippo and even lion close-up under the supervision of professional and knowledgeable armed guides.

Meals: Dinner

Included Activities: Game Drive

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Day 2
Day 2: South Luangwa National Park

Accommodation: Time + Tide Kakuli, South Luangwa National Park / Similar

This Morning Guest will have breakfast and go on a Game drive and will be back before lunch and in the afternoon go on a walk. Wildlife includes hippo, crocodile and over 400 species of birds, elephant and large herds of buffalo. Thornicroft’s giraffe and Cookson’s wildebeest can be spotted plus healthy populations of wild dog. The Treehouse has three main decks which are around eight feet off the ground with wooden stairways to reach the spacious sitting area and open-plan bedrooms. Each bedroom has open-air en suite bathroom facilities. Guests at the treehouse are provided with a hand-held radio, as the secluded nature of the house means that a vehicle is needed to transport you up and down from the main camp. Four adults sharing the Treehouse are guaranteed a private vehicle and safari guide

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Included Activities: Morning and Afternoon Game drive and Walk

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Day 3
Day 3: South Luangwa National Park

Accommodation: Time + Tide Kakuli, South Luangwa National Park / Similar

Guest will have breakfast and drive deeper into the park to Tena Tena. Buried deep in the exclusive Nsefu Sector of South Luangwa, this luxury safari camp is the flagship property of famed safari enthusiasts, Robin Pope Safaris, and offers an insight into a restricted section of the national park.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Included Activities: Game Drive

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Day 4
Day 4: South Luangwa National Park

Accommodation: Time + Tide Kakuli, South Luangwa National Park / Similar

Guest will have a nice breakfast and go on a morning walk and in the afternoon on a game drive.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Included Activities: Afternoon Game drive and Walk

Overnight: Time + Tide Kakuli

Perched high above the Luangwa River, Time + Tide Kakuli offers impressive vistas of the river and its many visitors below. Designed to celebrate the riverside setting, a stay at Time + Tide Kakuli is an awe-inspiring experience that allows you to reconnect with nature in a magnificent way. Freshly redesigned for 2018, the suites offer comfort in all seasons, and are thoughtfully appointed to ensure every guest enjoys their experience. Take in the panoramic views of the river from your private verandah, listening to the calls of nearby hippos and watching the giraffes and elephants that stop by for a drink. Marvel at the aerial acrobatics of emerald green bee-eaters hunting outside your tent. Slow down, unwind and fully immerse into this extraordinary wild land.

Venture into one of the most game rich areas of the national park with our award winning guiding team on game drives and walking safaris. The South Luangwa is renowned for its world class predator action, with especially strong sightings of the elusive leopard. In the South Luangwa, expect large herds of elephants and rivers packed with hippos and crocs. Diverse habitat supports a wide variety of plains game and birdlife alongside the predators attracted to the abundance.

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Day 5
Day 5: Mfuwe to Lower Zambezi

Accommodation: Time + Tide Chongwe River Camp, Lower Zambezi / Similar

Guest will freshen up this morning and be Leaving to South Luangwa, you’ll take a domestic flight from Mfuwe to Jeki via Lusaka, followed by a private transfer to Lower Zambezi National Park. You’ll stay at the five-star Potato Bush Camp, a luxury safari property comprised of just three spacious tents, complete with private plunge pools. After sunset, take a night game drive to see nocturnal wildlife such as African wildcats, genets, civets, honey badgers, porcupines and maybe even the rare pangolin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Included Activities: Flight and Night Game Drive

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Day 6
Day 6: Lower Zambezi

Accommodation: Time + Tide Chongwe River Camp, Lower Zambezi / Similar

This Morning Guest will have breakfast and Enjoy the Zambezi River on your doorstep with canoe safaris, boat trips, fishing excursions and sunset river cruises. With “floating sundowners” you can relax on the deck of the boat, gin and tonic in hand, watching bathing pods of hippos and looking out for lurking crocodiles. You might even see elephants splashing in the waters or crossing the river to Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools on the other side. Don’t miss the chance to explore the Lower Zambezi region on foot as part of an intrepid walking safari. Once you leave the safety of the vehicle, everything changes and you’ll be treated to wildlife watching and safari experience you can’t get from the backseat of a jeep. Discover the tiny lizards and insects which also call the park home, learn about plant life and ecosystems, then examine tracks and scat to understand how rangers track wildlife.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Included Activities: Canoe Safari

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Day 7
Day 7:Lower Zambezi National Park

Accommodation: Time + Tide Chongwe River Camp, Lower Zambezi / Similar

This day don’t miss the chance to explore the Lower Zambezi region on foot as part of an intrepid walking safari. Once you leave the safety of the vehicle, everything changes, and you’ll be treated to wildlife watching and safari experience you can’t get from the backseat of a jeep. Discover the tiny lizards and insects which also call the park home, learn about plant life and ecosystems, then examine tracks and scat to understand how rangers track wildlife.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Included Activities: Game Drive and Canoe

Overnight: Time + Tide Chongwe River Camp View iBrochure

Dotted along the forested riverbanks, Time + Tide Chongwe Camp is surrounded by wild beauty. Set at the confluence of the Chongwe and Zambezi Rivers against a beautiful mountainous backdrop, the camp has the best views in the Lower Zambezi. Sit outside your tent, listening to playful vervet monkeys scampering in the winterthorn trees overhead. Before you, an elephant wades across the languid river, dwarfed by the mountainous escarpment beyond. The resident hippos bellow their displeasure at this intrusion, breaking the tranquility. A warm breeze drifts past, carrying the earthy aroma of the river. Lean back and breathe deeply, letting the energy of this extraordinary, wild land revitalise your mind and soul.

Time + Tide Chongwe’s impressive variety of safari activities provides the ultimate exploration of this magnificent African paradise. By land, enjoy game drives and walking safaris, or take to the rivers and explore with boat cruisescanoeing safaris and fishing. Back in camp our new wildlife hide is great for photography, especially rare nocturnal creatures. This is one of the most beautiful regions in Africa, with rivers winding through the forested valley, creating a haven for wildlife and birdlife. Lions, wild dog, elephants and hippos abound – to name just a few!

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Day 8
Day 8: Kafue to Livingstone (Victoria Falls)

Accommodation: Tongabezi Lodge, Livingstone (Victoria Falls) / Similar

Guest will be transferred to to the hotel in Livingstone, and around 16:00 guest will go on an African Queen Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi, including transfers, snacks & local beverages. Livingstone (Victoria Falls) Located near the Zambezi River in southwestern Zambia, the bustling town of Livingstone is famous as the home of the magnificent Victoria Falls. One of the original natural wonders of the world, the World Heritage Site is known locally as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. This spectacle is accessible from both Zambia and Zimbabwe and is an ideal place to combine game viewing and water sports.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Included Activity: Sunset Cruise

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Day 9
Day 9: Livingstone (Victoria Falls)

Accommodation: Tongabezi Lodge, Livingstone (Victoria Falls) / Similar

Guest will have breakfast and go on a guided tour of the falls on the Zambian side (you also have Unlimited access to the Eastern Cataract of The Falls and park fees). A choice of an Elephant Back Safari OR a 15-minute Flight of Angels over The Victoria Falls.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Included Activities: Visit to Falls

Overnight: Tongabezi Lodge View iBrochure

The luxurious Tongabezi Lodge is situated on the banks of the Zambezi River, just upstream of the Victoria Falls. The lodge features a lounge, a bar, two main area swimming pools, and a gym. Meals are served in the large dining room, on an outdoor deck overlooking the river, in the privacy of your room, or floating on the Zambezi River. The five houses and four river cottages are each individually styled and cater for two to five guests. Game drives, bush walks, and boating trips are all-inclusive. Victoria Falls can be viewed in close proximity to the lodge, on a short excursion with your guide.

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Day 10
Day 10: Lower Zamia to Mfuwe Airport

This is the last day of tour and the guest will just have breakfast and be transferred back to Mfuwe airport at a time to be confirmed.

Meals: Breakfast

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Time + Tide Kakuli

Time + Tide Chongwe River Camp

Tongabezi Lodge

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Included

  • Qualified professional driver guide
  • Vehicle / fuel
  • Park entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Passenger liability 15%
  • VAT 2% tourism levy
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for the Client

Excluded

  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Entrance fees not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks at lodges and on road
  • Optional excursions and activities
  • Tips for tour guides
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Items not mentioned in the itinerary
  • All drinks

Accommodation Destination Duration
Time + Tide Kakuli South Luangwa National Park 4 Nights
Time + Tide Chongwe River Camp Lower Zambezi 3 Nights
Tongabezi Lodge Livingstone (Victoria Falls) 2 Nights
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10 Days Wonderful of Zambia Safari (Lodging)
Price From USD $ 8,290/person
8290
Total $ 8,290 USD