Luangwa & Zambezi Fly-in Package

Embark on this luxury journey, uncovering the highlights of Zambia at a leisurely pace, from the mighty Victoria Falls, the majestic plains of South Luangwa and the peace and tranquillity of the Lower Zambezi Valley.

Tour Highlights

Victoria Falls – The Falls has been called “the greatest known curtain of falling water” – and it is a truly spectacular site to see. The Falls borders on Zambia and Zimbabwe, and can be viewed from vast distances from both sides. Columns of spray can be felt from miles away as 546 million cubic meters of water per minute plummet over the edge.

South Luangwa National Park – South Luangwa National Park covers 9050km2 of land and includes the vital and renowned Luangwa River. This park, with an incredible magnitude of wildlife, is known as one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. This park changes through the seasons and boasts a vast array of vegetation and wildlife. Amazingly, the park holds over 60 different animal species and well over 400 different species of birds.

Lower Zambezi – The shoreline in Zambia has private conservancy areas, game management areas and the relatively unexplored Lower Zambezi National Park. This region is heavily populated by hippos and crocodiles and is renowned as a birder’s paradise with over 300 species recorded. The Lower Zambezi Valley birdlife includes several species such as kingfisher, fishing owl, fishing eagle, stork, Bishops birds, and cranes, among others.

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Day 1: Livingstone

On arrival at the Airport in Livingstone, you will be met and transferred to your lodge. Referred to as the tourist heart of Zambia, Livingstone offers an appealing combination of colonial character, African charm and incredible scenery. We will stay at the Sindabenzi Island which boasts magnificent views over the Zambezi River. Meet your guide and the rest of the group at the lodge, before embarking on a cruise up the river to enjoy sundowners and the magnificent sunset in the late afternoon.

Day 2: Livingstone

Today you have the option of taking a guided tour of the mighty Victoria Falls and have the rest of the afternoon at your leisure to explore the town or participate in the various optional activities available.

Day 3: South Luangwa

Rise & shine! After breakfast you will enjoy a morning activity, then you will depart to the airport where you will embark on a flight to Lusaka. Lusaka is Zambia’s busiest capital and largest city with around 3 million inhabitants. When you arrive you will be transferred from the airport to your hotel where you will have the afternoon at leisure to have a massage and unwind or with the city centre just 20 minutes away, you could explore all that Lusaka has to offer.

Day 4: South Luangwa

This morning you will have an air transfer to Mfuwe, where you will be met by a guide after breakfast. The afternoon is spent on a game drive in Luangwa National Park, in Eastern Zambia, which was founded in 1938 and became a National Park in 1972 and now covers 9,050 km2. It is known for its abundant wildlife. Inside the Mfuwe Gate entrance, the river is often crowded with hippos and the area has a high concentration of bird species. In the evening, spotlights are used to locate the leopard population.

Day 5: South Luangwa

Wake up to the rising sun and wildlife in the nearby surrounds; as you venture on a morning game drive after breakfast, stop to relax and take everything in then enjoy a well-deserved lunch; followed by an afternoon game drive activity. The rest of the day you can enjoy leisure.

Day 6: South Luangwa

Today is spent on a day and night game drive, walking safaris and cultural visits. Visit the cultural village of Kwaza and learn more about the Kundu culture of the inhabitants in the area. The Kwaza Village has warm and friendly people, who often see tourists but still maintain their authenticity and lifestyle. Get a first-hand experience of their traditional mud huts, visit the local school or pay respect to the village chief and local traditional healer.

Day 7: Lower Zambezi Valley

This morning bid farewell to the wild animals of South Luangwa National Park. We then take a flight From Mfuwe to ‘’Royal’’ towards the Lower Zambezi Valley, which is abundant with reed islands, hippo, buffalo, elephant and over 350 bird species. On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation. To help you settle in, we embark on an afternoon game drive and introduce you to the wildlife that Chongwe River Camp has to offer.

Day 8: Lower Zambezi Valley

We have the opportunity to spend the day on game drives. We will explore the Lower Zambezi area on morning and afternoon game drives hopefully spotting a variety of game that is frequent this region. This large area is renowned for its concentration of mammals and it is not unusual to see many different types of wildlife during just one game drive. Enjoy walking safaris, cultural visits, boat cruises and canoeing as you explore the rest of the Zambezi Valley.

Day 9: Lower Zambezi Valley

Start your morning with breakfast, as you know it’s the most important meal of the day. Thereafter you can choose to do some of the various activities that the Lower Zambezi Valley area has to offer. Relax and enjoy your last few moments as you overlook the Zambezi River from the comfort of your home. Make sure you have spectacular photographs of the animals as you will be departing the next day.

Day 10: Tour ends in Livingstone

Enjoy your last breakfast at Camp before your drive back to the airport, where you will embark on your onward journey. We hope to welcome you on one of our African adventures again soon.

Day 1 & 2

Sindabezi Island or similar

Day 3

Latitude 15° or similar

Day 4

Chichele Presidential Lodge or similar

Day 5 & 6

Chinzombo Safari Camp or similar

Day 7 – 10

Chongwe River Camp or similar

Included
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Transport and excursions as per itineray
  • Services of an English-speaking driver guide on the excursions specified
  • Park fees & river usage fees(unless stipulated)
Excluded
  • Travel insurance and visas
  • Flights
  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • Optional activities
  • All drinks
  • All personal expenses such as tips, laundry etc

Departure:

The Luangwa & Zambezi fly-in package departs from Livingstone. Whilst it is our every intention to adhere to the above-mentioned itinerary, there may on occasion be a necessity to make alterations in order to make the tour more enjoyable or practical. Therefore please treat the itinerary as a guide only.

Transport:

Airport transfers are usually conducted in sedan vehicles or minibuses. The game drives take place in open 4×4 vehicles.

Meals:

Meals included in your safari will be taken in the restaurants at the various accommodation establishments. Please advise us of any special dietary requirements in advance.

Visas:

The onus is on the client to organize all visas required to visit the countries stated on the itinerary.

Travel Insurance:

Please note that travel and cancellation insurance is mandatory for every guest travelling with Jenman African Safaris. All insurance is solely the responsibility of our guests. Please ensure you arrange your own insurance with protection for the full duration of your journey to cover personal injury, damage and loss of personal items including but not limited to camera equipment and other electronic items, medical expenses, repatriation expenses and loss of luggage, etc. Please speak to your travel agent if you require assistance.

Making Your Travels Meaningful:

The Grow Africa Foundation (163-738 NPO) is the responsible tourism initiative started by Jenman African Safaris and Hideaways. The focus of Grow Africa is to make a positive impact on the environment, society and economy in the places we travel to. We do this by instigating and supporting local social and environmental projects.

Your booking makes a difference: With every booking to the value of R 10,000 / US$ 1,000 / EUR 1,000 or more, a donation of R50 / US$5 / EUR5 will go to the Grow Africa Foundation. Click here to see the projects your booking is supporting.

We are also proud members of Pack for a Purpose, a global initiative that allows you to make a lasting impact on the communities you visit. Use your excess luggage allowance to pack supplies needed by the Dingani Primary School in Zimbabwe and Masongora Primary School in Uganda. We’ll then make sure it gets delivered to them. Click here to view the schools current needs list.

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