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6 Days

South Luangwa Getaway

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  • 6 Days
  • May – Oct 2024
  • Pickup: Airport

South Luangwa National Park in Zambia is renowned for its incredible wildlife and pristine wilderness. Kafunta River Lodge and Three Rivers Camp are both fantastic choices for experiencing the beauty of this region. 5 nights split between these two camps will give you a well-rounded experience of South Luangwa. You’ll have the opportunity to explore different areas of the park and observe a diverse range of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, and countless bird species. Be sure to take advantage of the game drives, walking safaris, and other activities offered by both camps to fully immerse yourself in the beauty and excitement of South Luangwa National Park. And don’t forget your camera – you’ll want to capture every moment of this unforgettable adventure.

Departure & Return Location

O.R. Tambo International Airport (Google Map)

Price Includes

  • Meet & Assist Lusaka airport
  • Return flights Lusaka - Mfuwe - Lusaka
  • All accommodation and activities as described
  • All Park Entry fees
  • Conservation levies and taxes
  • Laundry
  • Standard drinks in camp
  • Airport and inter-camp transfers

Price Excludes

  • Visas
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Optional Tours

Complementaries

  • The Africa Safari Co. Cap
  • The Africa Safari Co. Backpack
  • Travel Kit and documentation
What to Expect

In South Luangwa National Park, you can expect a truly immersive safari experience filled with breathtaking landscapes, abundant wildlife, and a sense of adventure. South Luangwa is renowned for its high density of wildlife, including iconic species such as elephants, lions, leopards, giraffes, buffalo, and hippos. The park’s diverse habitats, ranging from open plains to riverine forests, support a wide variety of animals, making it a prime destination for wildlife enthusiasts.

Itinerary

Days 1-3:Kafunta River Lodge

Depart Lusaka on your Flight to Mfuwe. On arrival met and transferred to Kafunta River Lodge. Kafunta River Lodge offers a classic safari experience with comfortable accommodations and excellent game viewing opportunities. Its location near the Luangwa River provides great sightings of wildlife, especially during the dry season when animals congregate around water sources. The chalets are spacious and well-appointed, offering a blend of rustic charm and modern amenities. You can relax on your private veranda and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

Spending three nights at Kafunta River Lodge is a fantastic choice for immersing yourself in the wildlife and beauty of South Luangwa National Park. Here’s what you can expect during your stay:

  1. Game Drives: Kafunta River Lodge offers morning and evening game drives led by experienced guides. These drives are excellent opportunities to spot a wide variety of wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, hippos, lions, leopards, and numerous antelope species. The park’s diverse habitats provide rich opportunities for wildlife sightings.
  2. Walking Safaris: Explore the bush on foot with guided walking safaris. This allows you to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the African wilderness up close while learning about tracking animals and the smaller details of the ecosystem.

In between game drives and activities, take some time to relax at the lodge. Lounge by the pool, unwind in the communal areas, or indulge in a massage to rejuvenate after a day of adventure. Kafunta River Lodge also offers cultural experiences, such as visits to local communities and schools, providing insight into the traditional way of life in the area and opportunities for cultural exchange.

Days 4-5:Three Rivers Camp

Transfer from Kafunta River Lodge to Three Rivers Camp for two nights.

Three Rivers Camp, offers a more intimate and exclusive experience. Situated at the confluence of three rivers, this camp offers stunning views and a serene atmosphere. With only five luxury tents, you’ll have a more personalized safari experience and the chance to explore the wilderness in a quieter setting.

The camp’s spacious tents are elegantly furnished and designed to provide maximum comfort while immersing you in the sights and sounds of the African wilderness. Each tent features en-suite facilities and a private veranda overlooking the surrounding bushveld or the confluence of the Luangwa, Kapamba, and Lusangazi rivers.

Explore South Luangwa National Park on game drives led by experienced guides. These drives offer excellent opportunities to encounter a diverse range of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, buffalo, and more. The park is renowned for its high density of predators and large herds of herbivores, providing thrilling wildlife sightings. Or embark on guided walking safaris to experience the bush up close and learn about the smaller details of the ecosystem. Walking safaris offer a different perspective and allow you to appreciate the intricate interactions between flora and fauna. South Luangwa is a paradise for birdwatchers, with over 400 bird species recorded in the park. Keep your binoculars handy as you explore the camp and surrounding areas, where you may spot colourful bee-eaters, majestic fish eagles, and rare species like the African skimmer.

Day 6:Mfuwe to Lusaka

As your incredible adventure in South Luangwa comes to an end, it’s time to bid farewell to this remarkable wilderness and prepare for your journey back to Lusaka.

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Accommodation

Kafunta River Lodge

Three Rivers Camp

FAQ

I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

Yes. Contact us for the Single Supplement.

Which currency is most widely accepted on this tour?

– US Dollar (USD)

What is cancellation policy?

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