Liuwa Plains Safari

Liuwa Plains Safari: In full

An exceptional opportunity to reach and explore one of Africa's most remote parks. In April to June, and October to December it's possible to witness thousands of wildebesst in their second biggest migration on earth, as well as discover over 300 species of birds, follow cheetah, spot hyaena in clans of up to 50 individuals, or see the famous lioness Lady Liuwa.

The dates for these trips are fixed with four or five day trips – and it's easily possible to add other trips onto the start or end of this trip – combining Liuwa Plain with a stay elsewhere in Zambia, or travel further afield to Botswana, Zimbabwe or Malawi.


Days 1-4

4 nights at Matamanene Camp (full board & activities) | Liuwa Plain National Park, Zambia

Matamanene Camp is situated in the heart of the Liuwa National Park.Starting in Lusaka, you'll connect onto a charter flight to Kalabo (about 90 minutes' flight). On arrival in Kalabo, you'll be met and driven in an open 4WD for the approximately three-hour drive to Matamanene Camp, deep in the heart of Liuwa Plain National Park. This will be your base for 4 or 5 nights of exploring on foot and by 4WD. You will have one of the excellent Norman Carr guides for your trip, with no fixed itinerary. It's really about taking the time to explore and discover more about this amazing park.

Day 5

Today you will either be (in Nov/Dec) driven back to Kalabo, or (in May/June) taken by boat across the wide Zambezi floodplain to Mongu. From there, your charter flight will take you to Lusaka, before connecting onto your following arrangements.

See Prices & details for the precise dates/prices for this trip - and all the fine print.