Zambia’s Classic Safari Trail

Resort: Zambia's Classic Safari Trail
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Zambia
Price From: £7945.00

Overview

This suggested safari journey blends
some of Zambias key wildlife locations
using a combination of short scenic
flights and shared road transfers. The
nature packed parks and reserves of the
South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi are
visited first, with day and night game
drives, bush walks and boat trips all
featuring before you head to Victoria
Falls for riverside relaxation and time to
explore the worlds largest waterfall.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Lusaka via Johannesburg

Fly overnight to Lusaka, via Johannesburg. (N)

Days 2-3: Fly to Mfuwe South Luangwa
National Park

Arrive in Lusaka and connect with an onward
flight to Mfuwe. Transfer to Mchenja Camp
for a 2-night stay. Mchenja is flanked on one
side by a grove of ebony trees and on the
other by the banks of the Luangwa river, where
elephants often cross and leopards are known
to roam. Activities include walking safaris and
wildlife drives (day and night). (D) (B, L, D)

Days 4-6: South Luangwa National Park

Join a shared overland transfer further into
the South Luangwa National Park, ending
up at Nsolo Camp for a 3-night stay. Being
another riverside property, Nsolo guests are
often treated to incredible lion and wild dog
encounters as the animals drink and stalk their
prey on the banks of the seasonal Luwi and its
permanent lagoon. Bush walks and day/night
game drives are again included throughout
your stay. (B, L, D)

Days 7-9: Fly to the Lower Zambezi
National Park

Transfer back to Mfuwe and fly to the
Lower Zambezi National Park. Stay 3 nights
at Chongwe River Camp. Located at the
confluence of the Zambezi and Chongwe rivers,
in an area where elephants are often more
numerous than people, the camp offers superb
wildlife viewing from both land and water, with
day and night game drives, bushwalks, boat
trips, canoe excursions and tiger fishing all
among the included activities. A wildlife hide
looking out on to a nearby waterhole also
offers excellent photographic opportunities
within the camps grounds. (B, L, D)

Days 10-11: Fly to Livingstone

Fly to Livingstone and transfer to Waterberry Zambezi Lodge for a 2-night stay. Waterberry
is in a lovely secluded position on the banks of
the spectacular Zambezi river with views across
to the Zambezi National Park on the opposite
bank. This is a small, friendly, informal lodge
within easy reach of Victoria Falls. Activities
(one per day included) consist of: a visit to
the falls (excluding entrance fee); a boat
cruise; a village walk; a tour of Livingstone;
guided birding in Mosi oa Tunya Park; and
fishing. Additional activities and other optional
excursions can be booked and paid for locally.
(B, L, D)

Days 12-13: Fly home via Johannesburg

Transfer to Livingstone Airport and fly home
via Johannesburg, arriving the next day. (B) (N)

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