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    Places visited:

  • South Luangwa National Park
  • Lusaka
  • The Lower Zambezi National Park
  • Livingstone & Victoria Falls
  • Victoria Falls
  • Enjoy game drives and walking safaris in the South Luangwa.

  • Search for big game in some of Zambia's best national parks.

  • See the dramatic Victoria Falls.

  • Try your luck fishing for tiger fish in the Zambezi.

Audley Travel specialist James
Vanessa, an Audley Travel specialist
Steve, an Audley Travel specialist
Harriet, an Audley Travel Specialist
Audley Travel specialist Anna
Russell, an Audley Travel specialist

What our specialists say...

This trip is ideal for the first time visitor to Zambia. Encompassing some of the country's best game viewing as well as a short stay over in Zimbabwe at the Victoria Falls this itinerary makes for an excellent trip.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Lusaka Airport
  • South Luangwa National Park
  • Mfuwe
  • Lusaka
  • Lower Zambezi National Park
  • Lusaka
  • Livingstone & The Victoria Falls
  • Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

Itinerary idea in detail

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

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

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

Day 2 South Luangwa National Park

Lusaka Airport , South Luangwa National Park

Arrive in Lusaka and connect onto a light aircraft flight to Mfuwe. On arrival in Mfuwe transfer to Flatdogs Camp, just a short drive away. Spend the evening relaxing by the river.

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Day 3 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

A day of game viewing activities from Flatdogs. This usually includes drives in the early morning and late afternoon, where sundowners are followed by a night expedition searching for leopard and other nocturnal wildlife.

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Day 4 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

A full day to enjoy game-viewing in the South Luangwa. This morning you could enjoy a walking safari before returning to camp for lunch and another afternoon safari.

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Day 5 Lower Zambezi National Park

Mfuwe , Lusaka , Lower Zambezi National Park

You'll return to the airport for two short flights to the Lower Zambezi National Park, flying via Lusaka. A guide will meet you at the airstrip and take you back to camp by way of a game drive, stopping to see animals along the way.

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Day 6 Lower Zambezi National Park

Lower Zambezi National Park

A full day to enjoy the fabulous game viewing on offer at Chongwe River Lodge. The focus here is on water-based activities and there is some great game-viewing to be done on boat safaris. Each day you are also likely to go on an evening game drive.

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Day 7 Lower Zambezi National Park

Lower Zambezi National Park

A day of game viewing and other activities around Chongwe River Lodge. The canoe safaris that the camp provides are an excellent way to view the wildlife around the river as you silently paddle past the banks. You can also explore the area on game drives and walks.

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Day 8 Lower Zambezi National Park

Lower Zambezi National Park

For your final day of safari activities in Zambia - you might want to try tiger fishing in the river. The Zambezi tiger fish can grow to up to 12kg, and there are also plentiful bream and chessa to catch if the big one eludes you. Alternatively enjoy more safari activities.

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Day 9 Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

Lower Zambezi National Park , Lusaka , Livingstone & The Victoria Falls , Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

You will leave camp today and fly back to Lusaka and onto Livingstone where you will be met and transferred across the border to Ilala Lodge in Zimbabwe where you will stay for the next two nights.

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Day 10 Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

Today you can explore the Victoria Falls. Should you wish to take a helicopter ride or microlight flight this can be arranged for you, alternatively you might like to just explore the town and visit the falls on foot.

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Day 11 International return flight

Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe , International return flight

After breakfast you will be driven to Victoria Falls Airport to meet your onward flights. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

Audley Travel specialist James
Vanessa, an Audley Travel specialist

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The specialist who designs your trip to Zambia will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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Livingstone & Victoria Falls
 
 
 
Victoria Falls
 
 
 

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