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Secrets of Kafue National Park

14 days from £6,895pp

Includes flights
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Itinerary highlights

  • Search for the cheetah on the Busanga Plains.

  • Look for tree-climbing lions, sable and roan antelope.

  • Take a walking safari with expert guides at Musekese Camp.

  • Enjoy fantastic birding along the river throughout your safari.

  • Relax at the idyllic KaingU Lodge at the end of your trip.

Price includes

Scheduled international flights
In destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
All accommodation
  • Lusaka
  • Kafue National Park

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

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

Day 2 Kafue National Park

Day 2 Kafue National Park

Lusaka , Kafue National Park

On arrival in Lusaka you will be met and assisted through the airport. Your driver will then take you through the outskirts of Lusaka and then on through the Zambian countryside to your lodge in the central Kafue National Park.

Day 3 Kafue National Park

Day 3 Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park

Today you will have a full day on safari from Mukambi Safari Lodge. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives within the national park or a boat trip on the Kafue River.

Day 4 Kafue National Park

Day 4 Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park

Today, you will leave Mukambi and travel north to Busanga Plains camp where you will spend the next three nights in this wild and remote part of the park.

Day 5 Kafue National Park

Day 5 Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park

You will spend your time at Plains Camp enjoying game drives in open 4x4 vehicles. The morning activity will normally depart just after breakfast and you will spend about three to four hours exploring the plains, looking for game. You will then return to the camp for lunch and a siesta before heading out again at tea time for another game drive, stopping for sundowners and then continuing after dark with a spotter who uses a lamp to find the nocturnal animals.

Day 6 Kafue National Park

Day 6 Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park

Another full day of safari activities from Plains Camp. The plains are home to some exceptional game including zebra, roan, sable, cheetah and the famous tree-climbing lions.

Day 7 Kafue National Park

Day 7 Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park

Today you will leave Plains Camp and head south to Musekese Bush Camp where you will spend the next three nights in this wonderfully authentic bush camp. There are just four chalets here, making for an excellent atmosphere with excellent levels of service.

Day 8 Kafue National Park

Day 8 Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park

Enjoy a full day of activities from Musekese. Activities at Musekese are focused on walking safaris and boat safaris, the ideal way to explore this remote region. From Musekese you can also enjoy game drives and night drives.

Day 9 Kafue National Park

Day 9 Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park

Enjoy another full day of activities from Musekese. The guiding here is excellent - Phil is a very experienced and knowledgeable walking guide and this is a real highlight of a safari here.

Day 10 Kafue National Park

Day 10 Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park

You will leave Musekese and travel down to KaingU in the southern part of the Kafue National Park today. The camp is on the banks of the Kafue River and offers some really picturesque views.

Day 11 Kafue National Park

Day 11 Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park

The full day to explore, or sit back and relax enjoying the surroundings at KaingU. The river ensures that there is a wide array of activities available throughout the day, including game drives, sundowner walks, river cruises, fishing and specialist birding excursions.

Day 12 Kafue National Park

Day 12 Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park

Another full day to explore, or sit back and relax enjoying the surroundings at KaingU. Alternatively, the lodge also works closely with the local village and has been a long-term supporter of the school, and guests are welcome to visit as part of their stay, which is particularly enjoyable.

Day 13 International return flight

Day 13 International return flight

Kafue National Park , International return flight

You will be driven from the lodge back to Lusaka today to meet your onward flights.

Day 14 International return flight

Day 14 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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