Welcome to South Luangwa National Park


The focal point is Mfuwe, an uninspiring though more prosperous than average village with shops as well as a petrol station and market. Around 1.8km further along is Mfuwe Gate, the main entrance to the park, where a bridge crosses the Luangwa River.

Much of the park is inaccessible because of rains between November and April.


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13 DAYS LOWER ZAMBEZI, KAFUE AND SOUTH LUANGWA NATIONAL PARK SAFARI

DAY 1 to 4 –  On arrival at the Airport you will be Met by our representative ,assist you will luggage and then our driver will transfer to Kiambi Safari Lodge where you will spend 3 nights and during your stay you will have 2 x Sunset Boat Cruise and 2 x 3 Hours Guided canoe Safari and All Meals (Breakfast,Lunch & Three Course Diner).DAY 4 to 7 - on day 4 you will have breakfast then our driver will pick you up from Kiambi Safari Lodge to Mu-Fungata Lodge in Kafue National Park for about 7 Hours and you will arrive and Have Lunch. 3 Nights stay will include all meals and activities 1 x Koppie Visit,whole day/Picnic Drive,1 Morning Game drive or Bush Walk & 1 Night Game DriveDAY 7 to 10 – You leave Mu Fungata Lodge after breakfast on day 7 and our drive will take you to lusaka for your flight to Mfuwe in South Luangwa National Park during your 3 Nights at Wildlife Camp your stay will include all meals,laundry and 2 Game viewing activities per day (Morning and Night Game Drive and Walking Safaris)DAY 10 to 13 – You will leave Wildlife Camp to Flatdogs Camp on Day 10 after your morning activity and lunch . At Flatdogs you will have 3 nights and during your stay you will have All Meals,Laundry and 2 Game Viewing activities per full day (Morning/Night Game Drive and Walking Safari)

$2600 Cultural & Theme Tours

6 Days South Luangwa and Victoria Falls Tour

Day 1 – Arrival/Flight to Mfuwe in South Luangwa National ParkWhen you arrive at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport you will be welcomed by our representative then assist  you check in on your flight to MfuweAt Mfuwe Airport you will be welcomed by Wildlife Camp Guide & then 45 minutes transfer you to the camp.Check in and depending on your arrival time relax or Night Game Drive then return for dinner.Day 2 & 3: Wildlife Camp – South Luangwa National ParkMorning breakfast then a morning game drive or walking safari will follow & return for Lunch & free time to relax. Later afternoon tea afternoon/night game drive then return to the camp in time for dinner.Day 4: Flight to Livingstone – Via LusakaMorning breakfast & morning game drive or walking safari then lunch .At some stage transfer to Mfuwe Airport for your flight to LivingstoneAt Livingstone Airport our representative will be waiting for you & transfer you to Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge. Check, relax & later dinner.Day 5: Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge – LivingstoneMorning Breakfast, then pick up for about 2 Hours Guided Victoria Falls tour then drop off at the lodge for lunch and free time to relax & Sunset Boat Cruise - Drinks and snacks are served during your activity. Then you will be dropped at the lodge relax and dinner time.Day 6: Depart LivingstoneMorning breakfast, then check out of the lodge and depending on your flight time our driver will  transfer you to Livingstone Airport in time for your International Flight.Optional; Please note that if your flight is later in the afternoon you have an opportunity to try other amazing adventure activities such Bungee Jump, Helicopter flights and many others.

$2964.13 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

23-Day Kruger Victoria Falls and Zanzibar Overland Tour from Pretoria

ItineraryDay 1: Pretoria - Hazyview - Greater KrugerStop At: Hotel Numbi & Garden SuitesFrom Pretoria - South Africa’s administrative city - we travel via the panoramic region of Mpumalanga with its beautiful scenery and dramatic escarpment views, to South Africa’s famed national park – Kruger. Fences between the National Park and surrounding private reserves were removed several years ago to form the Greater Kruger, an area of some 24000 sq km. Wildlife is free to roam the whole enormous area and it has become incredibly diverse in both fauna and flora. From the dwarf mongoose to the famed ‘Big Five’, almost every major African mammal (148 species) is present. There is also prolific birdlife (over 505 species) and over 330 varieties of trees. This evening we enjoy Shangaan tribal dancing and singing around an open fire. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Numbi, Hazyview, South AfricaDay 2: Hazyview – Kruger National ParkStop At: Hotel Numbi & Garden SuitesWaking early, we board our 4x4 game viewing vehicles with a resident guide for an intense but rewarding day in Kruger National Park. The impressive atmosphere of the park enables you to see why it is held in such high esteem amongst visitors from all over the world. We game drive in the morning and afternoon in search for the abundance of wildlife including the ‘Big 5’ – Rhino, elephant, buffalo, leopard and lion together with a high density of other mammals and diverse bird species such as eagles, hornbills, vultures and bee eaters. We break during the middle of the day to enjoy the peace of the rest camp and wait out the hottest part of the day (when wildlife is usually less active). We then continue our game drive through the park exiting in the late afternoon and continue to our accommodation for the night.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Numbi, Hazyview, South AfricaDay 3: Hazyview, Greater Kruger – Tshipise, South AfricaStop At: Tshipise a Forever ResortLeaving the Greater Kruger, we travel north through South Africa’s lush countryside to Tshipise, a town situated in the northern Limpopo province. Our campsite is located at Forever Resorts at the foot of one of Limpopo’s rolling koppies set adjacent the Honnet Nature Reserve. There are hot springs in the resort offering a variety of swimming pools to enjoy. The area is surrounded by dense woodland comprising of Mopani, Red Bushwillow, Jakkalsbessie trees – and the third largest Baobab tree in South Africa. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Forever Resorts,Tshipise, South AfricaDay 4: Tshipise, South Africa – Bulawayo, ZimbabweStop At: Burkes' Backpackers ParadiseAfter a refreshing night’s sleep, we make our way across the border to Zimbabwe and on to Bulawayo, a pleasant city with broad tree lined avenues and wide-open spaces. On arrival we stop for supplies before heading to our campsite. The rest of the afternoon is yours to explore the surrounds at leisure.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Burke's Paradise, Bulawayo, ZimbabweDay 5: Matobo National ParkStop At: Burkes' Backpackers ParadiseMatobo National Park is located a short distance outside Bulawayo and knowledgeable guides will take us to this very impressive park. The wind-sculptured Matobo Hills are the site of numerous Bushman paintings and the area holds a special cultural and spiritual importance to the indigenous people here. The reserve has the largest concentration of Black and White Rhino in Africa and, provided conditions are right, our guides will lead us on foot to some of the more concealed places in search of these magnificent animals. The park also has the densest population of leopard and black eagle in the world and we keep our eyes peeled high and low for these creatures. The hills are also home to the grave site of Cecil John Rhodes who chose this as his burial place owing to the intense natural beauty and startling views from the hills. His grave can be visited at World’s View - a place of continual debate owing to his involvement in claiming the land and its people for Queen & Country in colonial times. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Burke's Paradise, Bulawayo, ZimbabweDay 6: Bulawayo – Livingstone, ZambiaStop At: Zambezi WaterfrontMoving on from Bulawayo we continue north, and pass through the town of Victoria Falls, before crossing the border into Zambia, we travel the short distance to the Waterfront Resort campsite a few kilometres from Livingstone. Situated on the banks of the Zambezi River, the Waterfront has a restaurant and small deck/terrace overlooking the river and is a base and booking point for the numerous optional activities available in the area. Staff will give a full briefing on what can be booked (typically including rafting, canoeing, bungee, abseiling, gorge swinging, horse riding, scenic flights and river cruises). Choose your activity at leisure, if time allows or else simply relax and enjoy the mighty Zambezi as it flows past your vantage point. But whatever you do, don’t leave Africa without seeing the Victoria Falls themselves! A visit to the Mosi Oa Tunya National Park is included in your tour – be sure not to miss it - at over a mile wide and some 100 metres deep the Falls at high water form the largest curtain of falling water in the world with spray visible from 20 kilometres away (hence the local name Mosi Oa Tunya, or ‘Smoke that Thunders’). At low water the Zambezi dries so much that it is possible to walk out onto the river bed itself! Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at The Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge, Livingstone, ZambiaDay 7: Livingstone, Victoria Falls, ZambiaStop At: Zambezi WaterfrontToday we have a free day to enjoy the many optional activities on offer or spend your day at leisure by the poolside at the Waterfront. The perfect time to catch up on your social media and share your experiences. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at The Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge, Livingstone, ZambiaDay 8: Livingstone, ZambiaStop At: Zambezi WaterfrontWe have a free day in Livingstone today to explore the town. Spend your leisure day in Livingstone exploring the activities, town and markets or simply relax poolside at the Waterfront. The perfect time to catch up on your social media and share your experiences before heading off for the next part of your holiday.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at The Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge, Livingstone, ZambiaDay 9: Livingstone – LusakaStop At: Eureka Camping ParkWe leave Livingstone and head through lush country and small villages to Lusaka, Zambia’s capital. Lusaka is Southern Africa’s fastest growing city with approx 1.7 million people and is located on the southern plateau at an elevation of 1300m with four main highways running north, south, east and west to different parts of Africa. This city is the commercial hub as well as the centre for the government. Our campsite for the evening is set in a tranquil and relaxing setting on a farm.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Eureka Camp, Lusaka, ZambiaDay 10: Lusaka – South Luangwa Stop At: South Luangwa National ParkWe leave early and take the Great Eastern Road through lush countryside and small villages, crossing the Luangwa River to the South Luangwa National Park, which is known to be one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. The concentration of animals around the Luangwa River, and its oxbow lagoons, is among the most intense in Africa. There are 60 different animal species and over 400 different bird species inhabiting the area. Hippo’s, elephants, lions, leopards, buffalo, giraffe with many other species flourish in the 20,000 sq miles of savannah woodland watered by the 500 miles–long river. The river itself is the most intact and unaltered major river system in Africa and covers 9059 km2. The changing seasons add to the Park’s richness, ranging from; dry, bare bushveld in the winter, to lush green lands in the summer months. On arrival we set up camp and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the many optional activities from walking safaris and village walks. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Wildlife Camp, South LuangwaDay 11: South Luangwa National Park Stop At: South Luangwa National Park, Mpika, Northern ProvinceRelax around the pools edge, which is the best place to be in the hot hours of the day. Later that afternoon we embark on an open vehicle game drive with a local ranger along the river’s edge to see the abundance of animal and birdlife inhabiting the area. Your tour includes one guided game drive during our stay. Additional walks and drives can be booked on arrival.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Wildlife Camp, South LuangwaDay 12: South Luangwa National Park – Kande Beach, MalawiStop At: Kande Beach, Nkhata Bay, Northern RegionLeaving Zambia behind, we cross the border to Malawi. Please be patient as the officials process the group’s visas as this may take some time to complete. Lake Malawi formerly ‘Lake Nyasa’, covers almost a fifth of the country’s area and provides the source of livelihood for many of the Malawian people. Fishermen, fish traders, canoe and net makers all ply their trade, and a common sight is that of a fisherman in his Bwato, (dugout canoe made from hollowed out tree trunk) fishing on the lake at the break of day or with lanterns by nightThe lake also has the highest number of endemic freshwater fish species of any in the world and attracts divers globally to seek out the many colourful Cichlid species. We arrive at camp on the lake’s shore in the afternoon and have the rest of the day to swim and explore the beach and surrounding area.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Kande Beach, MalawiDay 13: Kande BeachStop At: Kande Beach, Nkhata Bay, Northern RegionToday you’ll have some free time to try some of the water sports available including diving and snorkelling, take a horse ride along the beach or simply relax and enjoy the warm fresh waters of Lake Malawi. There is the opportunity to meet the local people, generally known as amongst the friendliest in Africa, to gain insight into their way of life on an optional guided Village Walk, or you can simply head out and explore the lakeside, craft market and meet some of the locals.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Kande Beach, MalawiDay 14: Kande Beach – Chitimba BeachStop At: Chitimba Beach LodgeTaking a nice scenic drive through rubber plantations to Mzuzu – the capital of the northern region and the third largest town in Malawi, where we stop for a short while to grab supplies and check out the markets before arriving to Chitimba Beach where time is at leisure in the afternoon to enjoy a game of beach volleyball or relax in the various lounge areas at this beach-side camp.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Chitimba Beach, MalawiDay 15: Chitimba BeachStop At: Chitimba Beach LodgeRelax on the beach, take a leisurely village walk or do the full day trip to Manchewe Falls where after 11km of hiking you can cool off in a natural bath. The surrounding hills are home to the Livingstonia Mission where David Livingstone worked from for a time while staying in Malawi. The views from here are simply magnificent and well worth the effort of hiking to. For those staying at the campsite, there is a local craft market where you can enjoy learning the ins and outs of woodcarving your own souvenir, or learn to play the game of Bao, haggle for some souvenirs or enjoy a relaxing day admiring the shimmering waters on the beach. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Chitimba Beach, MalawiDay 16: Chitimba Beach – Iringa, TanzaniaStop At: Kisolanza, The Old Farm HouseLeaving Chitimba Beach, we travel the short distance north to cross the border into Tanzania. We steadily climb in altitude through Tanzania’s Southern Highlands all the way to Kisolanza Farm House. This farm is at an altitude of 1600m ensuring a pleasant fresh climate in one of the most scenic areas of Tanzania. Home to the Ghaui family for over 70 years, Kisolanza remains a working farm providing organic meat (beef, lamb and chicken) and vegetables to the surrounding markets as well as further afield in Dar es Salaam. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Iringa Farm House, TanzaniaDay 17: Iringa – Mikumi National Park areaStop At: Mikumi National Park, Mikumi National Park, Morogoro RegionLeaving the Southern Highlands, we make our way east to Mikumi National Park. Our campsite is located a short stone’s throw from the park and we enjoy sundowners at the local bar/ restaurant followed by the evening around the open fire under the blanket of stars. If time allows we can go on an optional game drive in the afternoon to explore the magnificent park – Tanzania’s 5th largest. Expect to see Elephant, hippo, crocodiles, antelope and with some luck some buffalo or lion.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Tan-Swiss, Mikumi, TanzaniaDay 18: Mikumi National Park area – Dar es SalaamStop At: Kipepeo, Dar es Salaam, Dar Es Salaam RegionWe continue towards the Indian Ocean coast and the port city of Dar es Salaam (‘Haven of Peace’). This route runs through the Mikumi National Park and we may, with luck, spot forest elephant or giraffe feeding near the side of the road. ‘Dar’ is Tanzania’s hub of commerce and industry – a hot, humid and bustling seaport city of high rises, colourful markets and Arab influenced architecture on the coast accessing one of the most important sea routes on earth (with an interesting history too). To a majority of travellers, this city is the port of call to the more exotic Zanzibar and the remaining of the Archipelago islands. We set up camp at our campsite on the beach just outside of the city centre, usually having time to browse curio markets - best known for ebony wood - and prepare for our trip to Zanzibar.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Kipepeo Beach, Dar es Salaam, TanzaniaDay 19: Zanzibar IslandStop At: Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar ArchipelagoEvocative and exotic, Zanzibar conjures up images of idyllic, sandy, palm fringe beaches; romantic winding cobbled alleys and lush tropical forests. You will find all of these here – and an intriguing history. Zanzibar was the base of the great 19th century explorers such as John Hanning Speke, Richard Burton and David Livingstone and once was a major trading centre of spices. Indeed, the spice trade is centuries old: Zanzibaris have traded with the people of the Arabian Peninsula for generations, plying the ocean in simple dhow sailboats relying on the annual trade winds for passage. The Arab influence is evident in the architecture and diverse street stall offerings of the capital, Stone Town. This influence can be seen right along the Eastern coast – the Swahili language itself is a result of the mixing of Arab and African languages and cultures over many centuries.Zanzibar’s other history is not romantic. The island was also a staging post for slaves bought from the African interior being held before shipping to slave owners in the Middle East. You can still see the places where these men and woman were held – and even a short visit is enough to convey the appalling conditions they had to endure.Our time on the island over the next 4 nights is not structured and your time is at leisure. Perhaps the best way to see Stone Town is on foot: explore the bazaars for old maritime trinkets, cloths, wooden carvings, visit mosques, palaces, courtyards and alleyways of the old town. Spices are grown in plantations nearby and you can take day tours to visit some and have your senses dazzled by the tastes and scents experienced. If it’s white sand, sparkling ocean and hot sun you prefer – head to the northern beaches and enjoy the Indian Ocean at its best. Try snorkelling and diving, indulge in some sumptuous seafood, or simply relax beneath a coconut palm with a cocktail and a good book. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Safari Lodge, Stone TownDay 20: Zanzibar IslandStop At: Beach Front KendwaEnjoy free time on Zanzibar and transfer to the northern beaches from Stone Town. Relax on the sun kissed beaches of Kendwa, northwest part of the island, take an optional diving trip to the rich colourful reefs or grab a snorkel and goggles to explore these from aboveDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Sunset Bungalows, Kendwa, ZanzibarDay 21: Zanzibar IslandStop At: Kendwa Beach, Kendwa, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar ArchipelagoBrowse markets or enjoy hanging in a hammock with a cocktail and a good book. The beach is a great place to catch up with the locals who will pass by selling their wares, offering henna tattoos and inexpensive massages. Round the day off with a sunset dhow cruise or chilling to the tunes from the nearby beach bars.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Sunset Bungalows, Kendwa, ZanzibarDay 22: Zanzibar IslandStop At: Kendwa Beach, Kendwa, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar ArchipelagoAdjusting to the lazy ways of the northern beaches is easy to do in such picturesque surroundings. Enjoy your last day on the island swimming in the warm ocean, snorkelling in the crystal turquoise waters and enjoy time at leisure in this tropical haven. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Sunset Bungalows, Kendwa, ZanzibarDay 23: Zanzibar – Dar es SalaamStop At: Kipepeo Beach VillageWe have the morning to do any last-minute shopping or enjoy one last swim before catching the ferry back to the African mainland to Dar es Salaam and onwards to our campsite on the coast where our tour ends. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

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South Luangwa Safari adventure, Zambia

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival to South Luangwa, ZambiaStop At: South Luangwa National Park, Mpika, Northern ProvincePick up from the airport in Mfuwe, South Luangwa and transfer to your lodge by the river of Luangwa (CrockValley Lodge). Depends on the time of your arrival you can have an evening game drive.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Crock Valley LodgeDay 2: Morning game driveStop At: South Luangwa National Park, Mpika, Northern Province5:30am you will have small breakfast at your lodge and at 6am you'll start morning game drive (safari) inside of South Luangwa National Park. Here you will have an opportunity to meet wild animals; lions, giraffe, leopards, elephants, baboons, hyaenas and others. Return to your lodge for 11:30am brunch. Relax by the swimming pool, enjoy the nature by the lodge and at 4pm we will start evening safari game drive. Return to the lodge at 8pm and enjoy your dinner before bed. Overnight at Crock Valley Lodge.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Crock Valley Lodge by the River LuangwaDay 3: Cultural Village and School visitStop At: South Luangwa National Park, Mpika, Northern ProvinceAfter breakfast at 9am you'll be taken to the local village to observe traditional Zambian dance ceremony. Part of the dance ceremony includes wedding, welcoming guests and local festivities. It is a unique opportunity to learn about local culture. Here you can take as many photos and videos. After cultural village next stop is local school where you will learn about educational system of Zambia and challenges children and teachers face to provide proper education to poor students in public school. You'll be able to meet children during class lessons, talk to them, interact with teachers, ask questions. After school you'll have an opportunity to taste local food in the village and have a walk around the village and meet locals. Return back to your hotel for the last evening safari game drive. The following day you'll be checked out from your lodge and transferred to the airport for departure.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Crock Valley Lodge by the river LuangwaDay 4: Departure from South Luangwa Stop At: South Luangwa National Park, Mpika, Northern ProvinceThis will conclude your 4 days and 3 nights at South Luangwa National Park. Depends on your departure time you can stay at the lodge before transfer to the airport. The best way to get to South Luangwa is by ProFlight Zambia from Lusaka to Mfuwe which takes 1 hour. Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

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