-Kasanka National park
-South Luangwa National Park
-North Luangwa National Park
-Luambe National Park
-Kapishya Hot Springs
This is a 14 day safari, starting and ending in Lusaka, capital of Zambia. All accommodation is on a shared basis in either bush chalets or safari tents all with en-suite bathroom facilities.
Day 1: Arrive Lusaka. Met by Tour operator. Overnight at a private camping lodge in en-suite chalets, just outside the city, or hit the road immediately, depending on arrival time, to overnight on the Great East Road near the Luangwa River Bridge.
Day 2: Further drive east on the Great East Road to Chipata, to overnight in chalets at a local camp lodge.
Days 3-4: Camp for two nights at a tented camp site (with en-suite facilities), over looking the Luangwa River. A morning and evening game drive into South Luangwa National Park, often referred to as the Jewel of Zambia, is included or optionally game drives in open vehicles with local guides are available.
Day 5: Travelling north through remote African villages, to overnight camp in safari tents at the remote and seldom visited Luambe National Park, with its endemic Cookesons wildebeest.
Days 6-7: Driving through (or by pontoon) cross over the Luangwa River, cross into North Luangwa National Park, to camp at a reeded game camp for two nights alongside the Mwaleshi River.
Day 8: Driving over the escarpment overnight in chalets at Kapishya hot springs, next to Shiwa Ngandu, Lake of the Royal Crocodile and family home of legendary Stewart Gore Browne.
Days 9-10: Early morning dept in special bush vehicles, for two nights at Kasanka National Park, home of the rare and shy sitatunga antelope.
Days 11-12: Spend two days in chalets or safari tents exploring Bengwelu wetlands around Lake Bengwelu, in search of the Shoebill Stork.
Day 13: Returning towards the capital, spend a night in chalets at a wildlife area over looking the escarpment.
Day 14: Returning to Lusaka. Spend the last night at a private lodge in its own game grounds outside the city.
Day 15: Safari ends after breakfast. Transfer to airport.
A semi-participation safari over the same route and itinerary is also available. Please enquire.
Where as the Tour Operator has presented this itinerary in good faith, it is in the nature of a safari that for reasons beyond its control not all aspects of the itinerary may be available at the time the safari takes place. In this instance, the Tour Operator will at its discretion replace certain items, venues or routes with those of a similar or equal nature.
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