South Luangwa Safari
South Luangwa safari is an 8 day African safari tour to Zambia. This South Luangwa safari includes all the highlights of the South Luangwa Valley. This includes exclusive riverside accommodation. You will also enjoy excellent game viewing excursions. The excursions on the South Luangwa safari go to the South Luangwa National Park. This Zambia safari tour explores the South Luangwa as you move from lodge to lodge.
Day 1: Lusaka – South Luangwa National Park
You will be met on arrival at the Lusaka Airport. Our Zambia safari rep will brief you on this South Luangwa safari. This will be followed by an air transfer to Mfuwe Airport. This is located in the Eastern Province of Zambia. You will be met by our driver guide who will be at the airport. Enjoy a 45-minute road transfer to Mfuwe Lodge. The lodge is located in the South Luangwa National Park. Your accommodation on South Luangwa safari is in thatched chalet suite. You have the opportunity to explore the lodge’s facilities. This includes the swimming pool. Later in the evening you’ll embark on a game drive. Be sure to get into a remote part of the Luangwa Valley. The experienced guide will offer you a sundowner as the sun sets. Mfuwe Lodge is famous for the local elephants. These huge creatures regularly wander through the entrance. This happens mostly in the month of November each year.
You’ll return to your lodge after your game drive. This is in time for a hearty meal to be served in your lodge. Evenings in the bush are magical. You’ll enjoy home-cooked meals, candlelight and a starlit sky. The festive alfresco dining experience is the opportune time to relax. You’ll enjoy the wonder of Africa at this time.
Day 2 – 3: South Luangwa National Park
Your South Luangwa safari awakes before the sun rises. This prepares you for an early morning game drive. This is after a warm cup of coffee and a rusk. You’ll venture out into the wild alongside a trained guide. The guide will show you the unfiltered wildlife of the South Luangwa Valley. You’ll return to the lodge for a hearty breakfast. Your South Luangwa safari will then depart by road to Bilimungwe Bush Camp.
This Zambia safari lodge is in the South Luangwa National Park. It is situated on the banks of the Luangwa River. The camp has three waterholes that attract numerous wildlife numbers. You’ll settle into your suite before enjoying a spot in front of the lagoon. This is under a mahogany tree as you watch myriad of birds decorate the sky. You’ll enjoy lunch before you embark on an afternoon game drive. Wildlife to be seen include elephant, zebra, antelope, hippo and many others. You’ll return to the lodge after the evening game drive. This is in time for dinner and post-dinner drinks. It’s time to retire into your suite for an early night’s rest.
Day 4 – 5: South Luangwa National Park
Your South Luangwa safari starts with an early morning game drive. This is to be followed by a delicious breakfast. Your South Luangwa safari then departs to the magical Chamilandu Bush Camp. The camp is situated further along the Luangwa River. You will stay in a tree house positioned on stilts. You are assured of panoramic view of the plains from here. This exclusive safari lodge enjoys a remote position in South Luangwa. Here intensive game viewing can be enjoyed comfortably. There is a nearby watering hole within the vicinity of the camp. Wildlife can be expected to visit the campsite during various times of the day. Enjoy a casual game viewing from the hide overlooking the waterhole. This will be followed by lunch in this lodge. In the afternoon enjoy a game drive or walking safari in the game-rich valley. You’ll take a break to enjoy the picturesque landscapes of the South Luangwa. Admire the vistas as you indulge in a sundowner. You’ll be watching as the sun descends into the horizon. You’ll return to the lodge to share your experience with fellow travelers. This is done around a blazing campfire with pre-dinner drinks. Dinner will be served either in the dining room or alfresco. This is to be followed by you retiring into your room.
Day 6 – 7: South Luangwa National Park
Your South Luangwa safari enjoys a game drive or walk in the park. This is at dawn before being served a hearty breakfast. This is to be followed by departure to Kapamba Bush Camp. You’ll spend your siesta exploring the Kapamba River. The dining room and bar area offers views over the river. It is ideal for an afternoon of relaxation. Enjoy the comfort of your suite as you relax in your own private plunge pool. You’ll be surprised as elephants casually grace the camp grounds. If you are lucky enough you’ll spot the resident leopard. This is as it lurks mysteriously around the lodge. Kapamba is an ornithologist’s haven due to the prolific list of birdlife.
After lunch your South Luangwa safari explores the area on a game drive. You’ll return in time for a special treat. These are sundowners served around a table positioned in the river. The sandy river allows safari-goers to walk into the water. You’ll enjoy the sunset surrounded by water. This magical South Luangwa safari experience will be engraved in your memory for a lifetime.
Day 8: Lusaka
your South Luangwa safari will starts with a final breakfast. This is to be followed by a morning game viewing activity. A South Luangwa safari road transfer will take you to Mfuwe Airport. Here you’ll board a light aircraft to Lusaka Airport. This marks the end of this 8 days South Luangwa safari.