Zambia - Leopards, Lions and Tiger Fish
8 days from $6,895 per person
* Prices are in US dollars, based on double occupancy.
The Highlights of Zambia - Leopards, Lions and Tiger Fish
Canoeing along the Zambezi River past hippo, taking game drives among one of Africa’s densest concentrations of leopards and casting for fighting tiger fish are just a sampling of the once-in-a lifetime adventures you’ll discover on this flying safari to Zambia’s untamed wilderness.
Explore the unspoiled South Luangwa National Park in search of elephants, leopards, wild dogs and a myriad of wildlife.
Discover a new perspective of the bush as you walk with your armed scout and get up close to the grazing game and the abundant birdlife.
Experience unparalleled game viewing, the finest Zambian hospitality and a diversity of activity from your perfectly positioned tented bush home on the Zambezi River.
Enjoy a fusion of modern European and African cuisine at your well-appointed lodging.
1. Mfuwe Lodge
Zambia, South Luangwa National Park
Mfuwe Lodge is positioned inside Zambia's famed South Luangwa National Park, along two spectacular lagoons where an endless stream of wildlife will keep you enthralled. The central lodge incorporates the reception, lounge, dining and bar areas and the swimming pool which overlooks the main lagoon. The lodge also has an open boma for dinners under starlit African skies. The thatched chalets are open plan and offer remarkable game viewing right from your balcony. Each chalet is equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, twin hand basins, separate toilet, international power sockets, toiletries, hair dryers, personal safe, mosquito nets and fans (no air conditioners). Activities from the lodge include day and night game drives conducted by experienced rangers. Set off at first light or in the late afternoon when the wildlife is most active. In between game drives, relax around the pool, in the library or pamper yourself at the Bush Spa.
2. Chiawa Camp
Zambia, Lower Zambezi National Park
Chiawa Camp rests in the shade of a grove of mahogany trees on the banks of the Zambezi River in the Lower Zambezi National Park. The well-appointed tents are set on elevated wooden decks providing a panoramic view the Zambezi River. The tents are under thatch and have king size beds, insect screens and en-suite facilities. All share ample comforts, conveniences and unexpected luxuries such as free WiFi, 24 hour lighting and charging facilities (220v UK plugs), hot & cold running water, twin hand basins, indoor and outdoor showers and ball & claw baths complemented by high quality, eco-friendly amenities. Enjoy al-fresco dining on the veranda or relax around the camp fire with a Pimm’s in hand, reminiscing about the day's adventures before retiring for the evening. Activities at Chiawa include day and night game drives in open safari vehicles, guided bush walks, canoe trips, boat cruises on custom built pontoon boats and catch and release angling. The camp has two game viewing hides and a plunge pool with timber sun deck overlooking the Zambezi.
Day 1. Arrive South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
From Lusaka airport, fly off to Mfuwe where you’ll be met and driven to your well-appointed lodge in South Luangwa National Park. Meet your safari guide for an orientation game drive into the park - a truly unspoiled wilderness area and one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries in Africa. (D)
Day 2. South Luangwa National Park
Enjoy a full day wildlife viewing and exploring the Luangwa Valley and the National Park. During morning and afternoon game drives with your knowledgeable guide, you’ll be struck by the great numbers of buffalo, giraffe, zebra, impala and kudu roaming the plains and elephants, hippo and crocodile along the river banks. Tonight enjoy dinner in your peaceful surroundings. (BLD)
Day 3. South Luangwa National Park
Leopards, lions and even wild dogs are among the predators you can spot as you continue your exploration of this wild area. Hop aboard your safari vehicle with your ranger to scout the oxbow lagoons in search of crowned cranes and scurrying baboons. After dinner, perhaps indulge in a luxurious massage. (BLD)
Day 4. South Luangwa National Park
This region is known for pioneering the walking safari. You can get a more intimate look at the smaller creatures on a guided bushwalk today. Return from your late afternoon game drive just as the nocturnal civets and genets begin to emerge. (BLD)
Day 5. South Luangwa National Park / Lower Zambezi National Park
Take flight to your next camp in the heart of the Lower Zambezi National Park. This award-winning property is known for its expert guides and diverse range of activities, including game drives and walks, canoeing, boating and catch and release angling. Spend the afternoon getting acquainted with your new surroundings and viewing wildlife from the deck overlooking the river. Watch elephants wandering through the grounds and impalas and kudus coming to drink. (BLD)
Day 6. Lower Zambezi National Park
Gather your binoculars and meet your expert guide to experience a day of wildlife viewing while paddling a canoe or boating along the Zambezi River. In addition to bird watching, observe herds of elephants along the riverbanks and island-hopping buffalo and waterbuck. (BLD)
Day 7. Lower Zambezi National Park
Listen for the cry of the fish eagle as you continue your exploration of the pristine wilderness. Take a walking safari with an armed scout to quietly observe the wildlife and build your gallery of photos. After a delicious dinner, immerse yourself in the starlit skies and the peace of the bush. (BLD)
Day 8. Lower Zambezi National Park / Depart
Rise early to fly back to Lusaka for your international flight or onward arrangements. (B)
Land Arrangements (Price per person)
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Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)