Journey Travel Route

Lusaka Airport – Mfuwe Airport – South Luangwa National Park – Kafunta River Lodge – Three Rivers Camp – Mfuwe Airport – Lower Zambezi National Park – Baines’ River Camp –  Lusaka Airport

Available Dates: June – October
Trip Duration: 9 days / 8 nights
Accommodation: 3 venues
Group Size: 2 – 6 people

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YOUR ITINERARY

Days 1-2:

Unveiling the Secrets of South Luangwa

Your Zambian odyssey begins from Lusaka, the capital and largest city of Zambia, with a short flight into South Luangwa National Park, a land of diverse beauty. Lush riverine forests teeming with life contrast with sprawling savannahs dotted with iconic baobab trees. Here, at the luxurious Kafunta River Lodge, perched on the banks of the life-giving Luangwa River, you’ll stay for 2 nights overlooking the floodplain.

Unforgettable Encounters:

  • Embark on thrilling game drives in open vehicles, encountering a dazzling array of wildlife – from majestic elephants and graceful giraffes to elusive leopards and prides of lions.
  • Experience the magic of a ‘walking safari,’ a South Luangwa speciality, where you’ll feel the untamed wilderness beneath your feet and connect with nature in a profound way.
  • Relax in your private chalet with a verandah overlooking the vibrant floodplain, where a daily spectacle of wildlife unfolds before your eyes.

HIGHLIGHTS OF KAFUNTA RIVER LODGE

FLOODPLAIN SETTING

The main lounge, dining decks, and each of the luxury private chalets overlook the game-rich floodplain.

Fauna & Flora

Amazing populations of elephant, leopard, lion, and hippo, are complimented by a healthy range of endemic plant species.

RELAX IN NATURE

Relax in the only natural hot tub in the Luangwa Valley, and watch wildlife as they pass by the waterhole.

Days 3-5:

Exploring the Untamed Beauty of Three Rivers Camp

A scenic game drive takes you deeper into South Luangwa, where Three Rivers Camp awaits. Nestled amidst the confluence of three mighty rivers, your 3 nights at this camp offers an unmatched perspective on the park’s untamed beauty. Imagine waking up to the sounds of hippos basking on the riverbanks or relaxing on your private daybed as giraffes and waterbucks stroll by.

Unwind and Rejuvenate:

  • Unwind after exhilarating game drives with a pampering massage at the intimate spa tucked away under a giant fig tree.
  • Spend a night under a canopy of stars in your private sleep-out deck, listening to the nocturnal symphony of the African bush.
  • Explore the surrounding wilderness on exhilarating bush walks, encountering a diverse array of mammals and birdlife.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THREE RIVERS CAMP

RIVER SETTING

The lovely, open plan communal area has spectacular views of the river and oxbow lagoon. Observe the crocodiles basking on the beaches.

Fauna & Flora

Experience bush walks around the camp area and along the river banks. Encounter elephants, hippo, waterbuck, and wild dogs.

DAY & STAR BEDS

Each tent has its own private sleep out, safely connected to the tent for convenient access day and night.

Days 6-9:

Paradise Found Along the Zambezi River

Soar over breathtaking landscapes on a scenic charter flight to Lower Zambezi National Park, a haven for wildlife on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. At the luxurious Baines’ River Camp, your 3 night private haven awaits, offering breathtaking vistas across the river to Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe. Experience river safaris (fishing, canoe & sunset cruises), game drives, bush walks, bush dining, or visits to the local community.

Unforgettable Adventures Await:

  • Glide along the Zambezi on tranquil canoe safaris, observing hippos and crocodiles basking in the sun or schools of colorful fish darting through the crystal-clear water.
  • Embark on exhilarating game drives in open vehicles, encountering herds of elephants numbering in the hundreds, graceful antelope, and a myriad of birdlife.
  • Experience the thrill of a sunset cruise on the Zambezi, sipping cocktails as the golden hues paint the sky and the symphony of nocturnal creatures begins to emerge.

HIGHLIGHTS OF BAINE'S CAMP

ZAMBEZI RIVER

The camp boasts magnificent views across the broad expanse of the Zambezi River to the Unesco World Heritage site of Mana Pools in Zimbabwe.

DIVERSE ACTIVITIES

Experience fly fishing for tiger fish on a boat safari. Enjoy solitude in a canoe safari, or take a game drive, bush walk, beach boules, or gin tasting.

RELAX & UNWIND

Enjoy sundowners while shoals of tilapia exfoliate tired feet in the tepid Zambezi shallows. Or sip cocktails in the camps two lounges, or at the bar which opens up to the swimming pool. 

PACKAGE RATES

9 Days, 8 nights – All Inclusive*

Peak Season: May 25 to Oct 31 2024 subject to availability.

*Includes internal flights and road transfers, welcome pack, accommodation, full-board (all meals), non-premium drinks, twice daily safari activities, wifi, 10% service charge, laundry, and contribution to our Sustainable Tourism initiatives. Excludes external transfers or flights, private guiding, gratuities, and items or services of a personal nature. Park fees, bed levies and local community & conservation fees are excluded. The exact pricing for the above packages will be recalculated at the time of enquiry. **Children must be 12 years and older due to walking safari regulations at Three Rivers Camp.

Family Friendly Rates

The Family package can be restructured to accommodate children aged between 5-12 years during either the high (May 25 to Oct 31) or low season (Apr 01 to May 24 & Nov 01 to Jan 05).

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Arrival & Departure Flights

Internal scheduled flights are included in the package rates. You will, however, need to book your own flights to and from Lusaka (LUN). Our handy airline aggregator will find the best seat prices for your dates.

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