Kingfisher Safaris

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$3,460 to $3,525 pp (USD)

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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1-3

South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

You will arrive in Lusaka in time for your flight to Mfuwe Airport.

Kafunta River Lodge is a classic Zambian safari lodge, combining all the essentials for a great safari, including its spectacular location at the edge of the floodplain. Beyond the plain, lies the Luangwa River – one of the best game viewing areas in the magical South Luangwa National Park. This is indeed the premier park in Zambia and one of the best national parks in all of Africa. The lodge was fully renovated in 2019 and offers a relaxed atmosphere and great attention to details. We love what we do and we can’t wait to share this with you!

8 Standard chalets on stilts, 2 Luxury suites with mezzanine (up to 4 people), Magnificent views of the river from each chalet, En-suite bathroom with shower and two sinks (and separate bathtub for the suites), Walk-in mosquito nets with ceiling fan
Coffee-making set and table fridge.

Activities include game drives, walking safaris and night drives.

Main Destination:
South Luangwa National Park
Best Time to Visit July to October (Animals are easy to find)
High Season July to October (Busy and high-season rates apply)
Best Weather April to August (Cooler and it hardly ever rains)

Wildlife in South Luangwa NP

ElephantAbundant
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
LeopardCommon
BuffaloAbundant
HippoAbundant
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ZebraCommon
HyenaCommon
Wild DogOccasional
Accommodation:
Kafunta River Lodge
  • Luxury lodge bordering South Luangwa NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)

Day 4-5

Kafunta Lodge to Island Bush Camp

Kafunta Lodge to Island Bush Camp

The drive to Island Bush Camp will take you through woodlands and riverine landcapes, while passing through a couple of authentic villages. At the camp, the views stretch from the Chindeni hills in the Eastern corners of the Luangwa Valley, to the Muchinga escarpment in the West, presenting the complete natural boundary of this remote and achingly beautiful wilderness. Every day offers new and unique experiences.

Set under the shade of ancient mahogany trees on the banks of the Luangwa River, our authentic Zambian bush camp is the gateway to one of the most remote and unspoilt areas of South Luangwa National Park. Island Bush Camp offers a pure wilderness experience with walking safaris at the core of its activities.

5 twin chalets on stilts (10 beds), Magnificent views of the river from each chalet, Open-air bathrooms with running water, Bucket shower and flushing toilets, Walk-in mosquito nets, Solar lights.

Activities include game drives, walking safaris and night drives.

Main Destination:
South Luangwa National Park
Accommodation:
Island Bush Camp
  • Luxury bush camp (with rustic facilities) located inside South Luangwa NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)

Day 6

Fly back to Lusaka

Fly back to Lusaka

On your final morning at Island Bush Camp you will be driven to Mfuwe Airport for your flight back to Luasaka.

Main Destination:
Lusaka Airport (Lusaka)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Non-alcoholic drinks

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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Disclaimer

  • This tour is offered by Kingfisher Safaris, not SafariBookings.
  • This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on SafariBookings.
  • If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rates will likely change.
  • Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. If flights cost more, your quote will reflect this.
  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour is subject to availability.
  • If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
  • This tour is subject to the terms & conditions of Kingfisher Safaris.