Wild Zambia

9 days/8 nights
daily ex Lusaka

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Discover the very best of wild Zambia on this sensational safari which combines the unspoilt South Luangwa with the lush, lovely Lower Zambezi.

Discover the very best of wild Zambia on this exceptional safari combining the pristine South Luangwa, spiritual birthplace of the walking safari, with the Lower Zambezi, a vast, picturesque region bordering the mighty Zambezi River rich in wildlife and scenic beauty. This itinerary offers outstanding gameviewing opportunities with activities including game drives, walking safaris, boat cruises and canoeing.

This is not a group tour but a recommended sample itinerary. We can easily extend or shorten the itinerary to include more or fewer nights in an area, and can mix and match the accommodation to suit.

  • Experience the indescribable thrill of a walking safari
  • Explore the untouched wilderness of the South Luangwa National Park on foot
  • Encounter elephant, buffalo, lion and plains game up close
  • Enjoy boat cruises, canoeing and walks at the exclusive Sausage Tree Camp
  • Discover the lush beauty of the Lower Zambezi National Park

Being the capital of Zambia there are many direct flights to Lusaka from most major airports

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Sample Itinerary

Wild Zambia

9 days/8 nights

Day 1

Lusaka

Arrive in Lusaka, Zambia’s capital where you are transferred to the stylish Latitude 15° boutique hotel for one night.

Days 2/3

South Luangwa National Park

Fly from Lusaka to Mfuwe. You are met and transferred to Mchenja Camp, in the game-rich South Luangwa National Park, famous for its walking safaris. Mchenja Camp comprises of 5 octagonal guest tents, each fitted with ensuite open-air bathrooms and Victorian bathtubs boasting river views. Enjoy game drives and walking safaris to view the reserve’s diversity of species, including elephant, buffalo, antelope, giraffe, lion, leopard and wild dog. BLD

Days 4/5

South Luangwa National Park

Embark on an early walking safari before transferring by road to Chinzombo Camp, which offers a level of luxury previously unseen in the Luangwa Valley. Set on 60 acres of private land with the Luangwa River at its doorstep, this award-winning property has 6 sublime villas including one family suite. Guests have their own personal swimming pools and access to some of the finest areas of the national park. BLD

Days 6-8

Lower Zambezi National Park

You are driven to Mfuwe Airport for a short flight into the Lower Zambezi National Park, an extraordinary wilderness area bordering the mighty Zambezi River. Exclusive Sausage Tree Camp is set in an idyllic location right on the riverfront. This superb camp accommodates 16 guests in large Bedouin-style canvas tents containing four poster beds and ensuite bathrooms. Activities include game drives in private 4WDs, walks, boat cruises and canoeing. BLD

Day 9

Tour ends Lusaka

Fly back to Lusaka where your tour ends. B

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Zambia Overview

Why should I travel to Zambia?
Apart from being the site of the magnificent Victoria Falls, Zambia also offers game-rich wildlife parks that are relatively unspoiled by mass tourism. For the more adventurous, there are walking safaris and canoeing trips along the Zambezi River.

What is the climate like in Zambia?
There are 3 distinct seasons – cool and dry from May-July (23°-25°C) but cold at night, hot and dry from August-October (30°-40°C), and warm and wet from November-April (28°-35°C).

What can I combine Zambia with?
Zambia is best combined with its closest neighbours such as Botswana and Zimbabwe – which both offer amazing scenery and wildlife. South Africa is another option, where you can explore picturesque Cape Town, Table Mountain and the Cape Winelands.

How to get to Zambia?
There are regular flights daily from Johannesburg in South Africa to the Zambian capital of Lusaka, where you can board connecting flights to a range of safari camps. There are also regular flights from Johannesburg into Livingstone, a large town close to the Victoria Falls.

USA – There are no direct flights to Lusaka from the United States. The best connections are via Johannesburg, UAE or Nairobi.

UK/EU – Again there are no direct flights into Lusaka from anywhere in Europe. The best connections are via Johannesburg, UAE or Nairobi.

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