Day 1: Lusaka. Head north out of town to a formal or bush camp over night camp.
Day 2: Continue north to Shiwa Ngandu, Lake of the Royal Crocodiles and family home of legendary Stewart Gore Browne. Overnight camp at a campsite at Kapishya hot springs.
Day 3: Leaving Kapishya hot springs, drive north to Kasama, overnight camp at Chisimba Falls.
Days 4 & 5: Driving north to Lake Tanganyika, relax for two days at Mpulungu. Optionally take a boat across the lake to view Kalambo Falls, the highest falls in Africa. Relax on the beach.
Day 6: Turning west, camp at remote and not often visited Nsumbu National Park. game sighting should include roan, sable, eland and hartebeest as well the rare blue ducker.
Days 7 & 8: Spend two days in the Lake Mweru/Mweru Wantipa National Park area, site seeing the many Falls here, including Ntumbachushi and Kundabwika Falls, as well as picturesque fishing villages, such as Nchelenge and Kashikishi.
Day 9: Turning south towards Lusenga Plains National Park, where we overnight bush camp, visit the “mini-Victoria Falls” – Lumangwe Falls, a 120 meter lip with a drop of 30 meters into crystal clear water. A great spot for a dip.
Days 10 - 12: Samfya Town and Lake Bengweulu. We spend 3 nights on the edge of the plains south of the lake. Unique to this area is the black lechwe as well as the shoe bill stork. Other bird life includes many varieties of pelicans, cranes, storks, spoonbills and ibises.
Days 13 & 14: Returning south, visit Kasanka National Park home of the shy sitatunga. Making sure not to miss the 18 meter high look out hide in a mululu tree overlooking Kapabi Swamp. If time allows, visit nearby Memorial marking the spot where David Livingstone died.
Day 15: Returning to Lusaka, spend last night in a campsite outside of the city.
Day 16: Safari ends.
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.
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