South Luangwa Budget Safari
This is a 3 day South Luangwa budget safari in Zambia. The 3 day South Luangwa budget safari starts and ends in Chipata. On this African budget travel in Zambia, you’ll be accommodated in a budget lodge. The 3 day South Luangwa budget safari in Zambia is recommended for those backpacking in Zambia. It is a pocket friendly budget Zambia safari that can also start from Lilongwe in Malawi. This will however have a supplement for pick up. Your 3 day South Luangwa budget safari in Zambia itinerary is below:
Day 1: Chipata – South Luangwa National Park
You will be met on arrival in Chipata or from your budget hotel in Chipata. This is by our Zambia safari representative. You will be briefed on this 3 day South Luangwa budget safari. This is to be followed by a drive to South Luangwa National Park. This drive will take you to a Zambia safari lodge arriving in time for lunch. The lodge is located right on the South Luangwa National Park boundary. You’ll have a stop as you drive to South Luangwa National Park. The stop en route will be at ‘Rock View’. From here one is able to have a great view of the Luangwa valley. You’ll also learn about the medicinal plants that the residents of the valley. You’ll be welcomed with a glass of complimentary welcome drink on arrival at the lodge. The afternoon will be spent at leisure in your lodge. It will be to enable you recover from the trip. You have an option of having a nature walk around. This is to admire the beauty of your surrounding environment. In the evening you’ll be served delicious dinner from the comfort of your lodge. Overnight will be at your Zambia budget safari lodge booked on full board.
Day 2: South Luangwa National Park
Your 3 day South Luangwa budget safari in Zambia will start early. The day will start with a light breakfast early in the morning. It is time for your 3 day South Luangwa budget safari to embark on a 4 hour game drive. You’ll visit several waterholes that attract numerous wildlife numbers. South Luangwa National Park is also a birding haven. You’ll see the elephant, zebra, antelope, hippo and many others. You’ll drive back to the lodge in time for lunch. This will be followed by a relaxing afternoon by the pool side. You’ll embark on another 4 hour evening drive that will begin at 1600hrs. This will proceed into darkness when the powerful spotlights will be on. You will be in search of nocturnal animals including the elusive leopard. Dinner at your lodge will mark the end of the day. It is time for a peaceful night under the star filled African sky.
Day 3: South Luangwa – Chipata
This is the last day of your 3 day South Luangwa budget safari in Zambia. You will wake up to an early breakfast at the lodge. Your 3 day South Luangwa budget safari in Zambia then takes a drive to Chipata. You’ll make a stopover along the way to visit the Tribal Textiles. Tribal Textiles was set up for the local people in 1991. This is where they sell their handmade African textiles. Your 3 day South Luangwa budget safari in Zambia proceeds to Chipata. You’ll be dropped off at a designated point or at your budget Chipata hotel.