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Best of Zambia: Livingstone, Mfuwe & Lasaka

Duration
9 Days
Prices From:
US$ 10,433

Get a taste for Africa’s best on these Zambia safaris. Start by visiting the majesty of Victoria Falls on the border of Zimbabwe before exploring unmatched wildlife sanctuaries with luxury accommodation in the country’s west.


This 9-day tour of Zambia takes you to three of the most luxurious safari camps in the country.

You'll start your Zambia vacation at the Tongabezi Safari Lodge, which sits on the north side of the Zambezi River on the Zimbabwe border. Located right outside Livingstone, Tongabezi Safari Lodge boasts five house and four river cottages each with their own personal valet who is dedicated to making your stay as comfortable as possible. Tongabezi Safari Lodge is perfect for couples seeking a romantic getaway and adventurers alike. With luxury amenities and offering guided tours of the surrounding areas, the lodge will act as your home away from home as you explore Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park and the magnificent Victoria Falls.

Victoria Falls is one of the most iconic spots on the planet and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World according to CNN. From the moment you first lay eyes on these enormous falls, which pour millions of litres of water into narrow gorges every second, you will be awestruck. Victoria Falls is on everyone’s bucket list and you’ll be lucky enough to cross it offer your own on this Zambia vacation. Retrace the steps of explorer David Livingstone by viewing the falls from Livingstone Island, white-water raft down the river, or take a safari through the nearby Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park to view the incredible wildlife.

After exploring Victoria Falls, head up to the northwest of Zambia and visit one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in all of Africa. Staying at the Luangwe River Camp, you’ll explore the area surrounding the Luangwe River with its abundance of elephants, buffalo, lions, leopards, hippos, giraffes and hundreds of exotic birds. Luangwe River Camp offers gorgeous bush suites with en-suite bathrooms and an open air viewing deck, with a bar and swimming pool. With a maximum capacity of 10 guests, Luangwe River Camp offers unmatched intimacy in the gorgeous surroundings of the Zambian wilderness. Take advantage of the camp’s knowledgeable guides and vast opportunities for activities. Visit nearby Kawaza Village for a taste of traditional Zambian life or go on a game safari to see the magnificent animals of the African plains.

After traversing the Luangwe River, head back down to the border with Zimbabwe and stay at Chiawa Camp in Lower Zambezi National Park. This premium safari camp boasts timber-floored tents with massive king beds, private washrooms and wi-fi. Relax in the thatch-roofed bar and hang out on the upstairs viewing deck for an unmatched view of the plains. The camp guides are trained naturalists and will lead you on bush walks while offering expert knowledge. Take a canoe trip down the rugged Zambezi River or a river safari to spot hippos. Chiawa Camp offers luxury accommodations while still capturing the rustic atmosphere that makes Zambia so beloved.

Whether you’re escaping on a romantic getaway amidst rugged surroundings or seeking the thrills of safari excursions, this Zambia vacation provides the best Africa has to offer.


 

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Duration
9 Days
Prices From:
US$ 10,433

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Day 1

Livingstone Airport to Livingstone Lodges

Duration30 Minutes

Tongabezi Lodge

The first Zambezi river lodge on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls, was established in 1990 by Ben Parker and the late Will Ruck-Keene. It is privately owned and run, with the emphasis on exclusivity and romance, enhanced by the warmth and hospitality of the people of Zambia.

Each house and cottage at Tongabezi has its own valet who will look after you throughout your stay.

Activities available include visits to Victoria Falls, gorges, Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park and Livingstone museums and markets, as well as boat trips, canoeing, white water rafting and tiger fishing on the Zambezi, tennis on a grass tennis court, swimming in the pool built into the rock, golf, croquet and riding. Also, special champagne luncheons on Livingstone Island in the middle of the Falls and fully catered canoe safaris camping on islands. You can enjoy the view and do nothing too.

Meal Plan Package - See notes for details
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Tongabezi Lodge

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    Tongabezi Lodge



    The first Zambezi river lodge on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls, was established in 1990 by Ben Parker and the late Will Ruck-Keene. It is privately owned and run, with the emphasis on exclusivity and romance, enhanced by the warmth and hospitality of ...

    The first Zambezi river lodge on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls, was established in 1990 by Ben Parker and the late Will Ruck-Keene. It is privately owned and run, with the emphasis on exclusivity and romance, enhanced by the warmth and hospitality of the people of Zambia.

    Each house and cottage at Tongabezi has its own valet who will look after you throughout your stay.

    Activities available include visits to Victoria Falls, gorges, Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park and Livingstone museums and markets, as well as boat trips, canoeing, white water rafting and tiger fishing on the Zambezi, tennis on a grass tennis court, swimming in the pool built into the rock, golf, croquet and riding. Also, special champagne luncheons on Livingstone Island in the middle of the Falls and fully catered canoe safaris camping on islands. You can enjoy the view and do nothing too.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Hair/Beauty Salon
    • Laundry facilities
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)

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Day 2

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 3

Livingstone Lodges to Livingstone Airport

Duration30 Minutes

Livingstone Airport to Lusaka Airport

Duration1 Hour

Lusaka to Mfuwe

Duration1 Hour

Luangwa River Camp

Luangwa River Camp sits nestled under an ancient ebony grove on the banks of the Luangwa River overlooking the game rich area known as the Luangwa Wafwa. This small and intimate camp with just five bush suites, along with its setting and location creates a real "wow" factor and a romantic feeling simply flows through the camp.

Meal Plan Package - See notes for details
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Luangwa River Camp

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    Luangwa River Camp


    Luangwa River Camp sits nestled under an ancient ebony grove on the banks of the Luangwa River overlooking the game rich area known as the Luangwa Wafwa. This small and intimate camp with just five bush suites, along with its setting and location creates a ...

    Luangwa River Camp sits nestled under an ancient ebony grove on the banks of the Luangwa River overlooking the game rich area known as the Luangwa Wafwa. This small and intimate camp with just five bush suites, along with its setting and location creates a real "wow" factor and a romantic feeling simply flows through the camp.

    Facilities

    • Bar/Lounge
    • Pool
    • Restaurant

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Day 4

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 5

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 6

Mfuwe to Lusaka

Duration1 Hour

Lusaka Airport to Jeki Airport

Duration65 Minutes

Chiawa Camp

Chiawa Camp is located in Lower Zambezi National Park and is Zambia's premier luxury safari camp. The camp offers unusually varied activities such as game drives, walking, canoeing, boating and angling in the company of Africa's finest guides.

Indulge in attentive yet unpretentious, personalised service, fabulous cuisine and fantastic "tents" with spectacular views of the Zambezi and its resident wildlife. All this in a beautiful setting with leopards, lions, elephants, hippos and other wildlife as your neighbours.

Meal Plan Full Board
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Chiawa Camp

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    Chiawa Camp



    Chiawa Camp is located in Lower Zambezi National Park and is Zambia's premier luxury safari camp. The camp offers unusually varied activities such as game drives, walking, canoeing, boating and angling in the company of Africa's finest guides. Indulge in attentive yet unpretentious, personalised service, ...

    Chiawa Camp is located in Lower Zambezi National Park and is Zambia's premier luxury safari camp. The camp offers unusually varied activities such as game drives, walking, canoeing, boating and angling in the company of Africa's finest guides.

    Indulge in attentive yet unpretentious, personalised service, fabulous cuisine and fantastic "tents" with spectacular views of the Zambezi and its resident wildlife. All this in a beautiful setting with leopards, lions, elephants, hippos and other wildlife as your neighbours.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Restaurant(s)

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Day 7

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 8

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 9

Jeki Airport to Lusaka Airport

Duration65 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Daily.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Flights as mentioned in the itinerary & departure taxes
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • 8 nights’ accommodation
  • Meals as indicated
  • Local drinks
  • Park fees
  • Activities & game activities

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel Insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes unless specifically indicated
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not specifically indicated
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.

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23 Jul 2018
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