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Zambia, Waterfalls, Shoebills and Sitatunga

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 15 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 6 people
Destination(s): Zambia  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   Ecotourism  
Season: May - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 3500 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3500 Euro (EUR)

This safari can be offered as a seven day safari to include either the waterfalls section or the shoebill and sitatunga sections only.

Tour Itinerary:

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.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Ground transport as indicated above, in special bush vehicles
- Use of camping equipment, tents etc excluding sleeping bags, linen and towels.
- Food and beverages with three meals per day
- Camping and entry fees to National Parks
- Selected game drives in Operators vehicle.

Price Excludes:
- Airfares and transportation to and from start and end points
- Visas and other governmental levies
- Medical health, loss and evacuation insurances
- Extra and optional activities
- Alcohol and other drinks
- Gratuities and tips.

Supplier Information
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Location: South Africa
Joined InfoHub: Dec 2007
Client Request Served: 70

We are a specialist mobile safari company offering fully guided, tailor made, personal safaris for small or private groups, to Namibia, Botswana and Zambia, as well as other southern Africa countries. We are privately owned and operated by directors with a hands-on philosophy. Safaris can be either based on lodges and...

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