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South Luangwa National Park, a legendary big game destination and home to a wide range of classic African animals

5-Day Luangwa Deluxe

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $915 - $950
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 5 days
Best months: March - December
Countries visited: Zambia Zambia
Parks visited: South Luangwa
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Night drive
  • Camping
Set off on a five-day safari in one of Africa's top wildlife destinations: Zambia. You'll enjoy fantastic game viewing opportunities in the South Luangwa National Park, a legendary big game destination and home to a wide range of classic African animals such as lion, leopard, elephant and hippo. You'll be staying outside the camp near the main gate to the park, the camp boasts of exceptional views over the river valley which makes for a great place to relax at in between your game drive and walk

Meet us at Lusaka Airport / Lilongwe Airport where you will be picked for you road transfer to your next destination, if in Lilongwe we shall transfer you to Chipata and connect to South Luangwa the same day. A stop over will be made in Chipata to allow your shopping before we go in the valley. If picked in Lusaka we shall make a stopover at the shopping mall for your snacks and packed lunch which you will have at a stop for a Hot spring view. Your night will be spent in Chipata depending on time we arrive. Accommodation for Chipata not included in the rate. The next morning we connect you to South Luangwa. 

Day 1
After a quick briefing and a short while to settle into the camp, you'll have a lazy lunch or breakfast before heading off on the first game drive. You leave camp as soon as everybody is ready to get ahead of the morning or evening game drive. Driving through the park after dark offers excellent chances of seeing leopard, lion, honey badgers and all the other nocturnal surprises this amazing park is waiting to reveal.

Day 2:
It's an early wake up call in preparation for the morning drive. Enjoy a light breakfast, served with coffee or tea before setting off for the second foray into the National Park. During the drive there are excellent chances of sighting elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo and zebra. You return to camp at around 10:00 . The early afternoon is yours to enjoy at your leisure; perhaps you fancy a snooze, a swim in the Camp pool, or just the opportunity to swap stories and photographs at the bar. In the cool of the early evening will be time to enjoy another evening game drive that will get you back at around 20:00hrs. You will enjoy you dinner in the bush around a fire. 

Day 3:
After breakfast, this will be time to enjoy a walking safari. You come close to the animal nature and learn more about the local significance of the unique Luangwa flora, including the many spiritual and medicinal uses for the plants and trees found in the valley. You will head back to camp at around 10:00hrs for you to rest or share your experience with others who may not have had the opportunity to go on a walking safari. Lunch will be saved at the camp at around 13:00hrs or so.  Sundowners are enjoyed in a beautiful spot overlooking the Luangwa River, before another night drive back to camp and a tasty dinner at 20:00. 

Day 4:
 
The fourth day is really the highlight of the safari, as take both the morning drive and evening drive almost making them one. You will we head deep into the South Luangwa National Park, venturing further than most visitors ever get. The heat of midday is spent relaxing at the camp in the shade or pool. Lunch will be saved at the camp. A night drive begins with excellent opportunities to spot shy nocturnal animals such as genets, civets, bush babies and maybe even the diminutive Sharpe's Ghrysbok. 

Day 5: 
The final breakfast is a saved before you go for another walking safari which get you back at the camp before at about 10:00hrs in readiness for your return trip departure, on our way we shall stop at tribal textiles for your gifts for beloved ones. In Chipata will have lunch before proceeding to Lilongwe/Lusaka. Tour ends   

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