Immerse yourself in this captivating 8-day fly-In itinerary that takes you to two premiers
Zambia safari destinations. Lower Zambezi National Park best known for its boating safaris, as nowhere else in Zambia is there such a combination of breath-taking scenery and varied wildlife. Next, travel back in time and experience the magic of Zambia’s lush valleys, glowing plains, dynamic waterways and prolific wildlife, then you are visiting South Luangwa park, a wildlife haven offering a multitude of game that satisfies any safari bucket list: from predators like the famed African wild dogs, majestic lions, and lean leopards to big game favourites like elephants, buffalo, and hippo, this park has them all.
Summary of your trip
- 2 Nights Anabezi Camp (Lower Zambezi National Park) | Zambia
- 2 Nights Amanzi Camp (Lower Zambezi National Park) | Zambia
- 3 Nights Mfuwe Lodge (South Luangwa National Park) | Zambia
Day 1-2 Livingstone – Lower Zambezi National Park
On arrival at Livingstone/Lusaka Airport board your flight to Jeki Airstrip in the Lower Zambezi National Park considered as one of the few pristine wildernesses left in Africa. The Park lies opposite the famous Mana Pools Reserve in Zimbabwe, so the whole area on both sides of the Zambezi River is a massive wildlife sanctuary. What makes this park a great destination for a safari is the concentration of wildlife around the water. The Lower Zambezi covers a vast area of 4,092 square kilometres, but most of the game is concentrated along the valley floor. Abundant water, food and shelter give rise to one of Africa’s healthiest elephant populations, vast herds of buffalo, prides of lion, leopards, hyenas, jackals, hippos, crocodile, zebra, various small carnivores and omnivores,
Your first stop on your exploration of Lower Zambezi National Park is at Anabezi Camp, a luxury tented camp located on the banks of the Zambezi River. Anabezi Camp is made up of twelve spacious, secluded tents, raised on timber platforms that blend harmoniously with their surroundings.
The camp offers an array of land-based and water activities therefore guests will be treated to 4 x 4 day game drives, night game drive as well as walking Safaris into the Kulefu woodlands and surrounding areas. Canoeing, boat sunset cruise on the Zambezi river as well as catch and release fishing of tiger fish and Vundu catfish are also to be enjoyed.
Bird lovers are rewarded because the Zambezi River is also an outstanding bird watching area, with almost 500 species found in the National Park
Personal service and attention to details are guaranteed from a knowledgeable management and staff. Managers Paul and Lynn will welcome you as family and spoil you with hospitality and kindness not to mention incredible food and entertaining stories.
Day 3 & 4 Anabezi to Amanzi Camp
After your last morning activity, you will be delivered to Amanzi Camp via a few minutes road transfer. Situated on the banks of the Ngwenya channel, a mere 3 kilometres from sister camp Anabezi, is the rustic and charming Amanzi Camp. This is a small and intimate camp with only five traditional, luxurious safari tents, positioned on a raised wooden deck allowing for game to wonder around freely.
The name “Amanzi”, meaning “water” in the Indebele language, draws its inspiration from the site’s intimate position on the Zambezi. Overlooking a mosaic of islands that are home to a herd of elephant bulls, guests have nothing less than viewing pleasure from their teak sun deck and pool on the water’s edge.
Similar to its sister camp Anabezi, Amanzi Camp offers the following activities: canoeing safari, 4 x4 day and night game drives, walking safari, boat sunset cruise, fishing and bird watching.
Meals are a fusion of European and African cuisines, passionately designed by the camp head chef. From a continental breakfast, to a buffet lunch and high tea full of tasty delights, guests end the day with a three-course plated dinner accompany by some of South Africa’s finest wines.
Attention to details and personalized service are the order of the day at Amanzi Camp as this is an intimate camp with only five tents
Day 5 – 7 Lower Zambezi National Park to South Luangwa
After a last morning activity followed by breakfast you will be driven to Jeki airstrip in time to connect with your flight to Mfuwe airport (via Lusaka), the gateway to the South Luangwa National Park. Enjoy spectacular views from the air as you fly into the South Luangwa Valley.
On arrival at Mfuwe Airport, you will be met by the lodge team – seat, relax and enjoy the forty minutes game drive transfer to Mfuwe Lodge an award-winning safari lodge built around two lagoons where an endless stream of wildlife are constant visitors. For the following 4days you will explore South Luangwa National Park considered as one of the last great wildlife wonders of the world as it offers incredible wildlife viewing. It is undoubtedly the jewel of Zambia’s national parks and the place to see big cats. Located in the north-eastern part of Zambia and spanning over 9,050 square kilometres of unspoilt African wilderness, South Luangwa National Park is one of the best National Parks in Africa for an authentic, truly African wilderness safari.
Your stay at Mfuwe safari lodge includes All meals, local drinks, Two safari activities per day, laundry and a return road transfer to and from Mfuwe Airport.
Accommodation is in 18 luxury thatched chalets scattered along the shady lagoon banks. Enjoy
a safari experience unmatched by any other destination, allowing year-round access, open game viewing vehicles allowing guests to explore as much of this prolific region of Luangwa valley as possible, walking safaris and night game drives.
Day 8 Departure
After an early morning last game activity, you will be driven back to Mfuwe Airport in time for your flight to Lusaka to connect with your onward arrangements.
Enhance this safari with:
2 Nights pre – safari stay in Victoria Falls OR Livingstone or
4 / 6 Nights beach stay in Malawi
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