This great-value safari spends seven nights focusing on wildlife activities, staying in one camp that offers walks and drives and another that is walking only – both of which are economically priced and very good camps in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park; your final night is spent in a small, comfortable lodge on the outskirts of Lusaka.
Arriving in Lusaka in the morning, you connect with a 60-minute flight to Mfuwe Airport, on the outskirts of South Luangwa National Park. There you meet your safari guide who will transfer you from the small settlement around Mfuwe to your safari camp overlooking a wide floodplain and the Luangwa River beyond. Although you’ll stay just outside the national park, there are no fences and wildlife, such as elephants, often wander through the camp. You’ll enjoy morning and afternoon/night drives as well as guided walking safaris during your 3 night stay at Kafunta River Lodge.
After breakfast, you will transfer south to their sister camp, Island Bush Camp, which is situated in a very remote area south of the Luangwa River. The focus here is on walking safaris; you will walk with an armed scout and guide. Generally the pace is slow and meandering, designed to take in the sights and sounds, rather than cover huge amounts of ground. There is also a vehicle to explore a wider variety of areas and for night drives back to camp. You’ll enjoy morning and afternoon guided walking safaris and night drives as well, during your 3 night stay at Island Bush Camp.
You will be driven by your guide to Mfuwe Airport for a flight (typically 60 minutes) to Lusaka Airport where you will continue with your own onward arrangements.
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