Oribi Safari: In full
This offbeat and adventurous trip includes a 12-night safari in Zambia's South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi, using two small, high-quality owner-run operations; you'll walk between most of the camps during seven nights in South Luangwa, following part of the route that David Livingstone took when he journeyed through the area; you’ll then finish your safari on the banks of the Zambezi River spending time on varied activities of your choice.
Starting from London Heathrow on a Friday evening, your scheduled British Airways overnight flight takes you directly to Lusaka.
3 nights at Tafika (full board & activities) | South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Landing in Lusaka in the morning you'll connect onto a flight to Mfuwe (about 90 minutes), the airport which acts as the gateway to South Luangwa. There you’ll be met and driven about two hours to the top small camp of Tafika for 3 nights. You should arrive in time for an excellent lunch.
2 nights at Chikoko Tree Camp (full board & activities) | South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
After walks and drives from Tafika, you’ll cross the Luangwa River into the walking-only area run by Remote Africa Safaris
where there are no roads or vehicles. Your luggage will be carried for you, and you’ll then walk for 3 hours or so to reach Chikoko Tree Camp. Here you’ll stay of 2 nights to enjoy top walking safaris in this the area with an expert guide.
2 nights at Crocodile Bushcamp (full board & activities) | South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
This morning you’ll walk with your guide to Chikoko’s sister-camp (as always, your luggage is carried separately), which will be your home for 2 nights. Your days here are for concentrated, undisturbed big game walking safaris, in the company of an expert guide; your base is Crocodile Camp.
3 nights at Old Mondoro Bushcamp (full board & activities) | Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
As part of your morning activity, you'll be taken by road first through the park and then through the villages of Mfuwe and back to the airport. From there a light aircraft will transfer you via Lusaka down to Lower Zambezi, where you'll be met and taken to your next bush-camp, Old Mondoro, situated beside the Zambezi River in a grove of towering winterthorn trees. The camp offers a diversity of activities including walking safaris, day and night game drives, canoeing, boat trips and catch-and-release fishing. You’ll stay for 4 nights at Old Mondoro.
Rising early in the morning, you transfer by 4WD back to the Lower Zambezi airstrip for your early light aircraft flight back to Lusaka Airport. There you connect straight onto your direct flight back to London Heathrow with British Airways
. You arrive back into Heathrow in the late afternoon – after a superb trip to Zambia.
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