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    Places visited:

  • Lusaka Airport
  • South Luangwa National Park
  • Mfuwe
  • Game drives in the Luangwa National Park.

  • Boat safaris.

  • Stunning birdlife.

  • Dramatic sunsets and lush landscapes.

  • Few other visitors and off peak prices.

Audley Travel specialist Louise

What our specialists say...

This itinerary discovers the Zambian bush as it is fresh and bursting with life. This is a perfect time of year for birders, photographers, and seasoned safari-goers who want to see the park with few other visitors. This itinerary offers you the chance to explore the rich game viewing area around Kapani Lodge and then explore the beautiful area around Kakuli Bushcamp by boat.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Lusaka Airport
  • South Luangwa National Park
  • Mfuwe

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

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

On arrival in Lusaka you will be met and assisted through immigration and with your luggage. You will be shown to your internal flight to Mfuwe. Here you will meet your guide and will be driven through Mfuwe town to the South Luangwa National Park and your lodge.

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Day 3 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

A full day of game viewing activities. The South Luangwa National Park is considered one of the finest safari destinations in Africa, where you can expect to see lion, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, elephant, hippo, hyena and more.

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Day 4 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

Today you will have the option of taking both a morning and afternoon activity. Normally the activities will start at around 6am - you will then return mid morning for lunch and siesta before going out again in the afternoon.

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Day 5 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

Enjoy another full day of safari activities, boating on the Luangwa River, walking or drives on the all-weather roads.

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Day 6 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

This morning you will transfer by boat further north. This journey will take a few hours, depending on what you see along the way. On arrival you will be able to explore the area on foot to see what game you can find.

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Day 7 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

Spend today either boating through the ebony groves or walking through the Nsefu sector, soaking up the peace and tranquility of this beautiful area of the park.

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Day 8 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

A second full day at Nsefu enjoying safari activities based on the Luangwa River.

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Day 9 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

This morning your guide will take you down river again by boat to Nkwali Camp on the banks of the Luangwa for your final few nights on safari. Here you will be able to enjoy some game drives and night drives.

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Day 10 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

Explore the more southern parts of the South Luangwa National Park using both a boat and 4x4 vehicle.

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Day 11 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

Another full day of safari activities from Nkwali, perhaps explore the game management area surrounding the camp, well known for its game sightings.

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Day 12 International return flight

South Luangwa National Park , Mfuwe , International return flight

Spend a relaxing morning before heading out to Mfuwe Airport for your flight to Lusaka. On your way you can visit Tribal Textiles for some locally produced shopping if you wish - so make sure you have enough space in your luggage.

Day 13 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Jennifer
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