Perekani Walking Trail

Perekani Trail: In full

This innovative trip completes a 10-night walking trail in Zambia's South Luangwa, using two small, high-quality owner-run operations; you'll walk between most of these camps and follow part of the route that David Livingstone took when he journeyed through the area. It's a great walking safari proceeding camp-to-camp through an area with first-class wildlife, seen with the help of some of the Luangwa Valley's top safari guides.

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Days 1-2

2 nights at Tafika (full board & activities) | South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Tafika is a delightful owner-run camp.Arriving in Lusaka with your own arrangements, you connect to onto a 60-minute flight to Mfuwe Airport, beside South Luangwa National Park. There you'll be met and driven about two hours to the top small camp of Tafika.

Days 3-4

2 nights at Chikoko Tree Camp (full board & activities) | South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Walking safaris from Chikoko are led by an armed game scout and a professional guide.After a day of 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 here. Your luggage will be carried for you, and you'll then walk for 3 hours or so to reach Chikoko Bush Camp. Here you'll stay of 2 nights to enjoy top walking safaris in this the area with an expert guide.

Days 5-6

2 nights at Crocodile Bushcamp (full board & activities) | South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Crocodile Bushcamp is all about walking safaris…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 the next 2 nights. Your days here are for concentrated, undisturbed walking safaris, in the company of an expert guide; your base is Crocodile Camp.

Days 7-8

2 nights at Mwamba Bushcamp (full board & activities) | South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Mwamba Bushcamp is a small, traditional camp in the bush of South Luangwa.Today you'll walk to another small bushcamp that's run by another of the Luangwa's top, small safari operators: Shenton Safaris. Here you'll base yourself for another 2 nights, to enjoy a choice of walking and driving safaris from Mwamba Bushcamp.

Days 9-10

2 nights at Kaingo Camp (full board & activities) | South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Kaingo Camp has 6 charming chalets.You have the choice of driving or walking to Mwamba's parent-camp, Kaingo. It stands in one of the Luangwa's best areas for the rare, endemic antelope – the Cookson's Wildebeest. You will be based here for 2 nights to explore on walks and 4x4 drives with expert guides. Kaingo also has several game hides – one in a tree, one on a boat, one in the river bank; these are especially good for photographers, and patient watchers can to get really close views of the game.

Day 11

After an early breakfast you will be driven across the park for a couple of hours back to Mfuwe Airport, to catch your 60 minute flight back to Lusaka.

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