This semi-participation mobile safari covers Zambia’s premier national parks, South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi, plus providing canoing on the Zambezi River and a visit to Victoria Falls.
Day 1: Lusaka.
Met at airport, drive over the escarpment to a camp on the banks of the Zambezi River.
Day 2: Next morning take canoes (and guides) along the Zambezi to an overnight bush camp on an island in the River.
Days 3-4: Canoe downstream to camp on banks of Zambezi for 2 nights. Optional activities include sunset cruises on Zambezi, fishing, game drives into nearby Lower Zambezi National Park.
Days 5-6: A full days drive through Lower Zambezi National Park, over the escarpment, en route to a wayside camp site.
Days 7-9: Camp for three nights at a site near the gates of South Luangwa National Park. Optional activities include games drives in open vehicles, game walks and night drives, into the Park.
Days 10-11: Drive north to Luambe National Park, camp for two nights at a private site. Game drives and walks available.
Day 12: Leaving the game parks environment of the Luangwa Valley we travel back to Chipata, overnight at a festive camp site.
Day 13: A full days drive back to Lusaka. Overnight camp at a campsite out side the city.
Day 14: Safari ends after breakfast. Transfer to airport.
This safari is run on a semi-participation basis. That is to say a driver guide will accompany you, who will also do the cooking and serve meals. It is expected that clients will erect and take down their own tents.