Natural Beauty and Wildlife

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Natural Beauty and Wildlife

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Hear the roar of the thundering Victoria Falls, relax while canoeing down a channel of the Zambezi River, and take a leisurely game drive in the leopard country of South Luangwa. This 10 night holiday will show you a country rich in natural beauty and wildlife.

Experts have dubbed the South Luangwa National Park as one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world, and not without reason - the concentration of game here is among the most intense in Africa and game viewing in the South Luangwa is considered to be some of the best in the world. It is a notably good place to see leopards, particularly in the dry season when they have less cover in which to hide.

For 4 nights, you will be here, as guests of Lion Camp. The camp is built on the edge of an oxbow lagoon which attracts a wide variety of wildlife. Walking safaris and game drives are expertly led by some of South Luangwa’s best guides.

Game viewing in and around camp is spectacular with lions, leopards, wild dogs, large herds of elephant and buffalo, the highest concentration of hippo in Africa, incredible bird viewing, and plentiful sightings of the unique Thornicroft's giraffe, Cookson's wildebeest and Crawshay's zebra. Savannas, woodlands and the meandering Luangwa River form the backdrop to this amazing part of the South Luangwa.

You then fly to the Lower Zambezi, and Anabezi are your proud hosts here for 4 nights. The 12 luxury spacious tents are on raised timber platforms at the edge of a ridge providing magnificent views of both the Zambezi River and Mushika River flood plains, which both host year-round grazing and offers spectacular diverse game viewing even from the comfort of your tent! Enjoy boat cruises, canoeing, game drives and walking safaris to experience all the beauty of the bush in this incredibly scenic part of the Park. And it that is not enough, the last night is completely free on their Stay 4/Pay 3 offer - all you pay for the 4th night is your Park/Conservation fees.

Finally, end with 2 nights at Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma, which is built on a dramatic bend of the Zambezi River in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, 12 km upstream from the world-famous Victoria Falls. Named after Dr. David Livingstone's faithful friends Sussi and Chuma, the lodge is located in one of the most beautiful parts of the Zambezi amidst jackalberry trees and phoenix palms, providing unrivalled views and exclusivity.

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Summary Of The Itinerary

Holiday Title: Natural Beauty and Wildlife

Countries Visited: Zambia


Day 1

Upon arrival at Lusaka International Airport you will be met by our representative and assisted with Immigration and Customs procedures. You will then be directed to the domestic check-in counters for your flight to Mfuwe in the South Luangwa. The flight will take just over an hour.

ProFlight (Light Aircraft): Fly from Lusaka Intl (LUN) to Mfuwe (MFU) - arrival and departure times to be confirmed

On arrival at Mfuwe Airport, you will be met by your guide and you will be transferred by road to the South Luangwa National Park.

Located far away from the Mfuwe Gate, which is the main entrance gate into the Park, Lion Camp offers a truly exclusive safari experience with an abundance of game and few other safari vehicles. All of the 10 luxurious timber, canvas and thatch suites have been designed to maximise the spectacular views. Each suite has a private deck looking over the plain where plenty of wildlife pass offering game viewing throughout the day. The suites are connected to the main area by a raised and winding wooden walkway. The main lodge is a spacious, open and airy thatched area with private nooks, seating areas and a pool.

South Luangwa National Park

4 nights at Lion Camp


Day 5

After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Mfuwe Airport.

Check in for your flight onto Jeki, in the Lower Zambezi National Park.

ProFlight (Economy Class): Fly from Mfuwe (MFU) to Jeki Airstrip - arrival and departure times to be confirmed

You will be met at the airstrip and transferred to your camp. Anabezi is a stunning luxury tented camp, stretched under the shade of a winterthorn grove at the edge of the Zambezi floodplain. The 12 extensive and beautifully designed tents are connected by raised walkways so that the game is free to pass in and out of camp, affording you unparalleled sightings from the comfort of your room or the main area. Each tent has an indoor bathroom and outside shower, in addition to a private plunge pool.

Lower Zambezi National Park

4 nights at Anabezi Luxury Tented Camp


Day 9

You will be transferred back to the airstrip, where you will board your flight to Livingstone.

ProFlight (Light Aircraft): Fly from Jeki Airstrip to Livingstone Airport (LVI) - arrival and departure times to be confirmed

Collect your luggage, then make your way into the Arrivals Hall where your driver will meet you. You will then be transferred to your final lodge.

Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma is built on a dramatic bend of the Zambezi River in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, 12 kilometres upstream from the world-famous Victoria Falls. Activities include walking safaris, canoe trips, game drives in the Mosi-oa-Tunya Park, sundowner cruises, walking tour of the Falls, and local school/village tours.

Victoria Falls - Zambia

2 nights at Sussi & Chuma


Day 11

You will be transferred back to Livingstone Airport, arriving in time to check in for your onward flight.

 
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Holiday Title: Natural Beauty and Wildlife

Holiday Destination: Holiday to Zambia for 10 nights

Passengers: 2 Adults

Example Cost for 2 Adults: * per person sharing.

*Excludes international flights from your home country - please ask us if you would like us to include these for you.

All monies paid by UK customers for the air package holiday shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10245.

When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from us you will receive an ATOL Certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong.

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