10 days taking in Zambian highlights including the mighty Victoria Falls and a magic walking safari in the South Luangwa National Park. Arrive in Livingstone and spend 3 nights at the magnificent Falls – 1 night at Tongabezi and 2 nights on Sindebezi Island. Transfer to South Luangwa NP and enjoy 6 nights of game drive and walking safaris. Spend 2 nights at Kapani Camp for game drives. Transfer to Luwi and Mchenja Bush Camps for 4 nights of walking safaris in this remote big game destination.
• The spectacle of one of the largest waterfalls in the world – Victoria Falls
• Romance and island life in the middle of the Zambezi River
• Remote intimate bush camps in Zambia
• Wild walking safaris in the South Luangwa National Park
• Knowledgeable and expert guiding
Day 1 : Tongabezi
Arrive in Livingstone, Zambia. Transfer to Tongabezi lodge on the banks of the Zambezi River. Enjoy a night’s stay in one of the open fronted chalets. Enjoy a sunset cruise and a tour to the magnificent Victoria Falls. Nothing quite prepares you for the spectacle of the one mile mighty wall of water!
Day 2 : Tongabezi
After a night of relaxation you will transfer across to Tongabezi's sister lodge on the private forested island of Sindabezi for 2 nights. A unique camp on a private island in the middle of the mighty Zambezi River. With stunning views across the Zambezi flood plains and into the nearby National Park.
Day 3 : Tongabezi
Day 4 : Kapani Lodge
Transfer today from Livingstone to Mfuwe International Airport, the gateway to the South Luangwa National Park. Your guide from Norman Carr’s Kapani Lodge will be at the airport to meet you and expertly guide you to your first stop in this amazing wildlife destination. Relax into the spirit of Africa during your 2 night stay at Kapani.
Day 5 : Kapani Lodge
This is a luxury lodge on the banks of one of the many ox-bow lagoons on the Luangwa River. So with stunning views you can idle your afternoons away watching all the river activity unfold in front of you. During your stay here you will enjoy game drives in the morning and evening, allowing for you to relax at the lodge in the heat of the day.
Day 6 : Luwi Camp
Enjoy a game drive transfer into the heart of the Luangwa Valley to your remote bush camp. Due to limited access and roads the main focus is walking safaris. Zambia is the home of the walking safari and Norman Carr one of the pioneers of this amazing experience! Luwi Bush Camp provides a truly African bush experience.
Day 7 : Luwi Camp
Walking in this area is quite an amazing experience especially as there is a permanent lagoon within a few hundred yards of the camp. This makes for fantastic hippo and crocodile sightings.Walking happens in the early mornings and later afternoon, out of the heat of the day. Walks will be tailored to suit guests in camp.
Day 8 : Mchenja Camp
Transfer across to the stunning Mchenja Bush Camp on the banks of the Luangwa River. Although still referred to as a bush camp, as walking safari’s are available here, it does take luxury in this remote location to another level. The camp has only 4 stylish tents, each beneath a large thatch roof, with a lovely wooden deck for you to make full use of your surrounding views.
Day 9 : Mchenja Camp
2 nights here allows you to take in some more walking or you can enjoy game drives from open 4 x 4 safari vehicles. Should you wish, a combination of the two activities can also be arranged. Game viewing in the area is superb and night drives add another dimension to your safari experience.During the day you get to relax at camp and can enjoy the swimming pool which is a welcome relief in the heat of the day.
Day 10 : Mchenja Camp
DEPARTURE DAY - Today you may enjoy a quick walk before breakfast. Your transfer will take you to Mfuwe International Airport where you will board a flight to Lusaka. In Lusaka transfer to your International flight out of Zambia.