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€5,870 Per person
13 days
Includes flights
Includes transfers
Includes activities
Includes hotels

This trip combines two very different locations, each with their own attractions and beauty. Zambia is the home of the walking safari and the South Luangwa National Park is recognised as one of the best areas for seeing leopard and wild dog so makes for an active and exciting safari experience. Lake Malawi by comparison is a place to relax and unwind on the sandy beaches, snorkelling, kayaking and swimming in the fresh water just some of the activities to choose from.

Itinerary highlights

  • Enjoy game drives and walking safaris.

  • Take a scenic light aircraft transfer between Zambia and Malawi.

  • Relax on the shores of Lake Malawi.

Audley Travel specialist Louise

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Treat this trip purely as a starting point for your own tour to Zambia. Your specialist will ask you what you want and then shape your itinerary to match.

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  • Lusaka
  • South Luangwa National Park
  • Mfuwe
  • Lilongwe Airport
  • The Southern Lakeshore and Cape Maclear

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from Ireland.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Lusaka.

Day 2 South Luangwa National Park

Lusaka , South Luangwa National Park

On arrival at Lusaka Airport you will be met and assisted with your bags to the departure lounge. You will then fly to the South Luangwa where you will be met by your guide who will drive you out of Mfuwe to your safari camp.

Day 3 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

On safari from Luangwa River Camp. Your stay includes two safari activities per day so you can choose to take a game drive or a game walk in the South Luangwa National Park.

Day 4 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

The South Luangwa National Park is considered one of the finest safari destinations in Africa. There is a good chance of seeing lion, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, elephant, hippo, hyena and more.

Day 5 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

Enjoy another day of game viewing from the camp. In the afternoon you can chill out and enjoy wildlife viewing from the comfort of the pool or the bar, both of which overlook the lagoon.

Day 6 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

Luangwa River Camp offers full day excursions to more remote areas of the national park. Perhaps today you might want to go and look at the huge stork colony in the northern sector of the park, or you could visit one of the local villages.

Day 7 The Southern Lakeshore and Cape Maclear

South Luangwa National Park , Mfuwe , Lilongwe Airport , The Southern Lakeshore and Cape Maclear

This morning you will leave your lodge and be driven back to Mfuwe Airport where you will check in for your flight to Lilongwe. Here you will be met and driven through the hills and rolling countryside to Cape Maclear for some relaxation time on the shores of Lake Malawi.

Day 8 The Southern Lakeshore and Cape Maclear

The Southern Lakeshore and Cape Maclear

There are a number of water sports you can enjoy from your lodge on Lake Malawi, while snorkelling, water-skiing, wake-boarding and dingy sailing can all also be arranged. For those who are keen to be more active, it is also possible to borrow mountain bikes or explore the Cape Maclear area on foot.

Day 9 The Southern Lakeshore and Cape Maclear

The Southern Lakeshore and Cape Maclear

Today you can explore the area further in a guided village walk, giving you a great insight into day to day life in Malawi.

Day 10 The Southern Lakeshore and Cape Maclear

The Southern Lakeshore and Cape Maclear

Another day to enjoy at Cape Maclear, the perfect place to relax and let the world drift away from you.

Day 11 The Southern Lakeshore and Cape Maclear

The Southern Lakeshore and Cape Maclear

For the final full day of your trip you might just want to relax on the small beach at Pumulani. You can spend time swimming, snorkelling and enjoying the fantastic food on offer.

Day 12 International return flight

The Southern Lakeshore and Cape Maclear , International return flight

Today you will head back to Lilongwe Airport to meet your onward flights.

Day 13 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Jennifer

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