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Coutry of Origin
Zambia
Max People : 10
Tour Details
This 12 days tour package taking you through Livingstone, Zambia and 3 other destinations in Zambia.
Glorious Zambia is home to a rich and diverse spectrum of wildlife and habitats, as well as three magnificent rivers and the marvel that is the Victoria Falls. From the game-rich South Luangwa Valley and the bird-lovers paradise of Kafue to the beautiful Bangweleu Swamp and the remote North Luangwa it is the best setting for a luxury safari in Zambia. This unique destination has charm and wonder in spades –plus some fabulous camps. It is also the birthplace of the africa’s most amazing animals and remains the best place to explore the bush on foot, under the watchful eye of some of Africa’s finest guides.

Departure & Return Location

Country of Origin.

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • All Nights lodges Accomodation.
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location
  • All meals during the trip.

Price Excludes

  • International flights
  • Visas medical and travel insurance.
  • Any Private Expenses
  • optional activities.

Complementaries

    What to Expect

    A typical Zambia safari includes a walking safari, a visit to the Victoria Falls, the wild Zambezi River, and, of course, the raw, untamed wilderness.

    For travellers who are passionate about wildlife, you will soon find that Zambia is a wildlife paradise.

    We suggest you pack your camera and some extra batteries.

    Itinerary

    Day 1 Day 1 Arrive in Livingstone:

    You arrive in Livingstone the tourist capital city of Zambia. You will be met at the Livingstone international airport (Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula Airport) by our greeters and company driver.  You will be transferred to and stay at a good  tourism accommodation facility in Livingstone.

    Afternoon Activity:  Time permitting, after your check-in, late in the afternoon, you will be picked from the reception of the lodge.  You will then be transferred for your exciting, relaxing and splendid sunset cruise on the mighty Zambezi River above the mighty Victoria Falls aboard a large water vessel. 

    Animals found along the Zambezi River:  Wildlife such as Elephant, hippo, crocodile, bush-buck, various  types of antelopesBuffalo, bee-eaters, fish eagle, zebra and giraffe to name a few are home in this area of the Zambezi River and can be seen on the edge of the river. 

    Narration (information tip): Knowledgeable local guides will accompany  you on this cruise and share their knowledge on the local history and wildlife. Cold and warm delicious, well prepared snacks are served on board the boat cruise.

    At the end of the cruise, you will be transferred back to your lodge.

    Day 2Day 2 Activities in Livingstone.

    After your sumptuous breakfast

    Travel to the Victoria Falls  for a wonderful waterfalls experience commence touring Victoria Falls; Thereafter visit the local craft market. 

    Travel back to Livingstone city and;  

    Visit and commence touring the  Livingstone Museum.

    After touring the Livingstone Museum, you will walk across to the Livingstone city centre. In the Livingstone central business district, you will see the colonial buildings, many shops, banks, local market. This is an opportunity for you to withdraw cash at the numerous automatic teller machines (ATM cash dispensers) for your spending pleasure in Livingstone. Buy your assortment of drinks at the famous Shoprite shop on your own cost; thereafter, return to the lodge. 

    Leave Livingstone city centre and proceed to the your Lodge for a lunch break.

    Take afternoon  rest in your room.

    Village Tour to Mukuni Village. Experience the African Cultural Lifestyle in Real-time at Mukuni Village in Livingstone Zambia. During your tour you will be treated to an African experience where you will get to learn more about the African culture and also interact with people from the village.

    At the end of the Mukuni Village Tour, you will be transferred back to your Lodge for  dinner and good night rest

    Day 3Day 3 Travel from Livingstone to the Kafue National Park – southern region.

    After breakfast and a final stop-over in Livingstone city  to buy any last items for the journey to Kafue National Park.

    10:30 am – Depart for Kalomo town travelling north on a good T1 tarmac road, covering about 120 kms from Livingstone.

    12:55 pm – Arrive in Kalomo town, the first colonial capital city of Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia. Buy all the necessary groceries and mineral water at Choppies supermarket. This will be in readiness to  travel off-road on the dust Dundumwezi gravel road to the wildness of Kafue National Park.

    13:30 am:  Leave Kalomo and depart for Dundumezi south gate, some 80 kms from Kalomo. Briefly branch off the Dundumezi dusty road  on the outskirts of Kalomo to visit the first colonial state house of North-West Rhodesia (now Zambia) that was used by the colonial administrator. Thereafter the tour, rejoin the same Dundumwezi dusty road and proceed to Kafue National Park.  

    14:00 pm –14:30 pm – Enter the Kafue National Park at the southern tip of the park at Dundumwezi Department of National Parks and Wildlife main gate. At this main Dundumwezi gate, a Zambia Wildlife Officer will take down your particulars and for the vehicle before entering the park. 

    Despite you entering the Kafue National Park, no park entry fees will be demanded from you as we shall be in transit through the national park to Itezhi Tezhi town, However, with the Kafue National Park under new management of the African Parks, this mighty change at short notice. Therefore, kindly be ready to pay park entry fees and comply should you requested to do so by the Kafue National Park Wildlife Officer at Dundumwezi gate.

    Overview: Kafue National Park is Zambia’s prime location for a ‘wild’ safari. It is utterly wild, untouched and jammed full of wildlife in a raw African setting. You will not see too many tourists in this park due to its unique geopolitical location. Sighting of wild animals is an exciting adventure as wild animals are sparsely populated due to the large size of the Kafue National Park.

    17:30 pm.  Exit Kafue National Park southern region at Musa gate and travel to Itezhi Tezhi town,  a 4 kms distance.

    18:30 pm: Check-in at any of these lodges:  KONZANI LAKEVIEW Lodge  or Jakulima Guest House or CMS Lodge  or Main Guest Flats or Kafue Flats in Itezhi Tezhi town or just in any good level lodge.

    19:00 pm – 20;30 pm:  Evening or  dinner and relaxation with friends.

    Day 4Day 4 Activities in Kafue National Park southern region including a visit and tour of Longola Hotsprings

    1. Day 4 Activities in Kafue National Park southern region including a visit and tour of Longola Hotsprings

       

      07:30 am: Wake up from  Konzani Lakeview Lodge or Jakulima Guest House or CMS Lodge or Main Guest Flats or Kafue Flats  in Itezhi Tezhi town about 4 Kms away from the entrance of the Kafue National Park. Thereafter you take your sumptuous breakfast. 

      08:30 am: Leave for Ngoma game management area of the Kafue National Park – southern region for game viewing. 

      09:30 am – 10:30 am: Travel to the Ngoma management area inside the Kafue National Park – southern region for game viewing. 

      10:20 am – 11.30 am: Commence touring around Ngoma area management, stopping frequently in safe places to have a closer look at some wild animals. 

      11:30 am – 12:00 pm: (Optional acitivity): Time and conditions permitting, drive to the Elephant Orphanage centre within the Kafue National Park – southern area. 

      Narration: You will see the marvelous work being done by David Sheppard Foundation volunteers in looking after vulnerable elephants. Any donation from you either in-kind or cash is welcome. Your contribution goes towards supporting the marvelous work being done in protecting vulnerable young orphaned elephants and later releasing them into the wild once fully grown. 

      What may be donated by you can be (not compulsory): 

      1. Medicines to be used for caring for these elephants 

      2. Food supplements for the elephants.

      3. PPE Safety working clothing for the elephant care givers including any cash donation of any amount.

      12:30 pm – 13:30 pm: Eat sumptuous lunch at Elephant Orphanage centre. 

      NOTE: On certain days, the Elephant Orphanage center is closed to members of the public including tourists for visitation and tour. This is done to enable the center management carry out specialized routine medical care for the elephants. In this kind of situation, you will not visit the elephant orphanage center but continue with game viewing in the Kafue National Park, ngoma management area.

      14:00 pm  –  Proceed to Nkala and Ngoma game management areas using the various loops especially those located along the river for more wildlife viewing.  

      Exit Kafue National Park at Musa gate and return to the lodge in Itezhi Tezhi town to take a short rest.

      Visit to a Longola Hotsprings

      16: 00 pm:  Leave for Iyanda Village situated outside the Kafue National Park for Longola Hotsprings for nature and cultural tour experience. 

      Narration: No hotspring bathing facilities are available at Longola Hotsprings but you will enjoy a beautiful scenic view of the hotsprings that includes  leafy Palm Trees

      18: 00 pm:  At the end of the Longola tour, you will return to your lodge in Itezhi Tezhi for the evening of rest.

      19:00 pm – 21:30 pm:  Evening  dinner and relaxation with friends. 

      21:00 pm:  Retire to bed sleep.

      Please Note: Sequence and timing of the above activities on this day may be varied or changed on short notice to accommodate any changed situation/circumstances

    Day 5Day 5 Depart from Kafue National Park (KNP) southern region for KNP central region

    Narration:  You will travel further into the interior of Kafue National Park to the central region of the Chunga game management area.

    07:00 am – 07: 30 am – Breakfast and leave KONZANI LAKEVIEW Lodge or CMS lodge (or Main Guest Flats or Kafue Flats or Jakulima Guest House) for the Kafue National Park Central Game Management Area by re-entering Kafue National Park – southern region via Musa gate

    08:30 am – Travel along the spinal gravel road winding along the Lake Itezhi Tezhi heading to Chunga game management area, a distance of 172 kms.  See plenty wild animals along the road drinking from the Kafue River.

    04:00 pm: Stay by camping excursion at Mwamfushi Safari Lodge  which is powered solely on solar power, water borehole and  runs on a low-waste model. It is situated along the banks of Kafue River in the Mumbwa Game Management Area (GMA).

    Alternative accommodation 

    Alternatively, you may stay at  Chunga Safari Lodge inside the central part of Kafue National Park near the African Parks Kafue National ead Quaters office administration.  

    ***This is if there is no accommodation vacancy available at Mwafushi Safari Lodge for you to stay.

    Narration: At Mwafushi Safari Lodge, your style of accommodation will be in tent accommodation  perched on the grounds of the lodge overlooking the Kafue River.  The matress is laid on the floor of the tent floor and dressed in clean beddings.

    Meals

    All your meals whilst at Mwafushi Safari Lodge shall be prepared by our chef and delivered to you at a communal place to eat. We do not get meals or drinks  from the restaurant of  Mwafushi Safari Lodge. However, should you wish to eat the meals and drinks from the Restaurant of Mwafushi Safari lodge, you are free  to do so and meet the cost of such meals and drinks which you must settle in full at check-out time to Mwafushi Safari Lodge cashier.

    17:00 pm –18:00 pm – Relax and prepare a campfire at Mwafushi Safari Lodge or Chunga Safari Lodge.

    19:30  pm – 20:30 pm – Eat sumptuous dinner

    21:00 pm  – Retire to bed to sleep.

    Please Note: Sequence and timing of the above activities on this day may be varied or changed on short notice to accommodate any changed situation/circumstances

    Day 6 Patronizing Kafue National Park central region - camping at Mwafushi Safari Lodge or Chunga campsite.

    06:00 am – 06: 30 am  – Eat breakfast

    07:30 am: Undertake a morning Day Safari Tour in the central region of the Kafue National Park. We will use various internal loops of  the Chunga game management area for your  good game viewing pleasure. 

    10:30 am –   Arrive back at Mwamfushi Safari Lodge.

    10: 30 am – 11:00 am:   Tea break

    11:30 am – 13:00 pm:   Go for a boat cruise on Kafue River (subject to time alteration).   

    13:20 pm  – 15:30 pm: Eat a sumptuous lunch and thereafter take a rest.

    15:30 pm  – 16:00 pm:  Take a short afternoon break.

    16:00 pm: Go for mountain hiking/climbing within the nearby Namwala Game Management Area.

    17:30 pm: Return to Mwamfushi Safari Lodge and take shower.

    18:30 pm: Take evening dinner.

    19:00 pm:  Congregate at the camp fire place with friends. You are at liberty to purchase drinks from the Mwamfushi Safari Lodge bar at your own cost.

    22:00 pm:  Retire for a goodnight sleep.

    Please Note: Sequence and timing of the above activities on this day may be varied or changed on short notice to accommodate any changed situation/circumstances

    Day 7 Depart from Mwamfushi Safari Lodge or Chunga Safari Lodge camp and travel to Itezhi Tezhi using the Spinal Road.

    07:00 am – 07: 55 am –  Leave  for a walking safari within the Namwala Game Management Area just nearby Mwafushi Safari Lodge. 

    08:30 am –  Return to Mwamfushi Safari Lodge, take shower and thereafter take your breakfast. Break camp, pack your personal belongings and transfer them to the boat loading bay. Transfered by boat to the other side of the Kafue River and load your belongings into the vehicle.

    10:30 am: Leave Chunga Area Management Area  and use the spinal road inside the Kafue National Park  back to Itezhi Tezhi.

    14:00 am –3:00 pm –  Do more safari activities around the Ngoma Area Management before exiting the Kafue National Park southern region at MUSA gate. 

    04:30 pm: Arrive in Itezhi Tezhi town.

    06:00 pm  – Take the entire afternoon of rest at the either Konzani Lodge or CMS Lodge or Main Guest House or Kafue Flats or Jaqculima Guest House.

    Free  time: You are free to do your own additional activities during this free time at your own additional cost. Alteernatively we can take you for a local market tour downtown of Itezhi Tezhi.

    19:30 pm: Eat sumptuous dinner

    21:30 pm:  Retire to sleep for an overnight sleep.

    Please Note: Sequence and timing of the above activities on this day may be varied or changed on short notice to accommodate any changed situation/circumstances.

    Day 8 Travel to Monze town; One full day of travelling and tour visit the Samu Lya Moomba national heritage site outside Monze

     

    07:00 am – 07:30am  – Take your breakfast

    09:30 am – Travel to Monze town which is the satellite town nearby Lochinvar  National  Park.

    11:00 am –  Arrive at Banga village Kafue River  Harbour  to cross over Namwala District by Ferry.

    11: 10 am – 12:00 am: Tranverse through the Kafue Plains to Namwala town. Upon arriving in Namwala, drive through the town and join the Namwala – Choma road to start off for Monze.

    12:00 am:  Travel along the Namwala – Choma road stop at a roadside lay-bay for lunch.

    14:00 pm: Visit the Samu Lya Moomba heritage site outside Monze town  in Bweengwa area, Chief CHOONGO’s chiefdom to see Zambia’s deep cultural heritage.

    Narrative: Samu Lya Moomba holds a special place in Zambia’s history as it was the location some freedom fighters from across Zambia would meet to strategise on the attainment of Zambia’s independence.

    15:00 pm: Arrive in Monze town and check-in at a good level accommodation facility

    Afternoon session: You will take the whole of the afternoon by visiting the Family Safari Lodge on the outskirts of Monze viewing some resident wild animals.

    18:00 pm – Return to your lodge in Monze town

    19:00 pm: Dinner will be served.

    21:30 pm:  Retire to bed to sleep.

    Please Note: Sequence and timing of the above activities on this day may be varied or changed on short notice to accommodate any changed situation/circumstances

    Day 9 Travel to Lochinvar National Park in Monze west or Monze town

    07:00 am – 07:30am  – Take your breakfast

    08:30 am – Travel from Monze town to Lochinvar  National Park for game viewing. It is a distance of about 56 kms.

    09:45 – Arrive in Lochinvar National Park and enter through the main gate. You will present yourselves before a wildlife officer and pay the neccessary park entry fees.

    Activities: Visit the Gwisho Hotsprings, Babob tree and Drum rocks

    Proceed to and camp around the Chunga Lagoon for a walk safari along the shoreline of Chunga langon for bird watching and viewing the Kafue Lechwes.

    14:20 pm: Take lunch after the walk safari safari.

    19:30 pm: Take dinner

    20:00 pm: Evening rest.

    21:30 pm:  Retire to bed to sleep.

    Please Note: Sequence and timing of the above activities on this day may be varied or changed on short notice to accommodate any changed situation/circumstances

    Day 10 Travel back to Livingstone, tourist capital of Zambia.

    05:30 am – 06:10 am: Wake up call, bath and thereafter eat your delicious morning breakfast.

    06:10 am: Load your personal belongings into the tour vehicle. Bid farewell to newly found friends in Monze town.

    14:20 pm: Arrive in Choma, Choma is the provincial headquarters of southern province (97.4 kms from Monze).    

    Overview of Choma town

    Choma is a market town and is the provincial headquarters of Southern Province of Zambia. It lies on Zambia’s main T-1 tourist road. It is home to Choma museum and craft centre, a museum dedicated to displaying the cultural heritage of the Tonga people of southern province of Zambia.

    Planned activities in Choma

    Few minutes after arriving,  we shall immediately commence touring Choma museum and craft centre. 

    More activities: Undertake an outdoor tour of the Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula statue within the grounds of Choma museum. The late Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula is a former political freedom fighter icon who contributed immensely to the attainment of Zambia’s political freedom and independence from British colonial masters. 

    15:00 pm:  Proceed to Kalomo enroute to Livingstone. Stop over at the Kalundu Mound historical site situated along the T-1 main road.

    19:00 pm – 21:30 pm:  Evening resting and goodnight  sleep in Livingstone.

    Narrative: No activities are planned in Livingstone upon your arrival. 

    Please Note: Sequence and timing of the above activities on this day may be varied or changed on short notice to accommodate any changed situation/circumstances

    Day 11 Game Drive and Rhino Walking Safari in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Livingstone.

    Game Drive  and Walking Rhino Safari in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Livingstone

    You will do game drive in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park for approximately 2 Hours  which will be done in an open 4×4 safari vehicle with a qualified safari guide. A game drive  offers a thrilling experience to have close encounters with 3 of the Big 5 animals namely Elephant; Buffalo and the near threatened White Rhino with good photographic opportunities while in the safety confines of the vehicle.

    Overview of  Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park

    Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site that is home to one half of the Mosi-oa-Tunya — “The Smoke that Thunders”, known worldwide as Victoria Falls — on the Zambezi River. What makes this park unique in Zambia is that it’s the only wildlife area with white rhinos. These are closely protected from poachers by the scouts from DNPW (Department of National Parks and Wildlife).

    This little Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park sanctuary is Zambia’s smallest National park free from predators. This, in combination with it being an area with manmade boundaries, guarantees an abundance of wildlife throughout the year. In addition to the migratory elephants, wildlife including white rhinos, giraffe, buffalo, waterbuck, impala, wildebeest, zebra, bushbuck, warthogs, monkeys, baboons, hippos and crocodiles are residents in the park year round. They inhabit a mix of riverine forest, mopane woodland as well as grassland, which also provides a variety of habitats for numerous bird species.

    Within this park is the Old Drift Crossing Point as well as Cemetary, where the first European settlers were buried. Historically, the Old Drift was where ox-wagons were floated across the Zambezi, before there was a bridge.

    Walking Rhino Safari 

    You will experience BREATH TAKING ENCOUNTERS with the endangered White Rhino whilst walking in the untamed Zambian bush of Livingstone’s Mosi O Tunya National Park.

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    Planned activities of the day

    10:10 am: Wake up call, bath and thereafter eat your delicious morning breakfast.

    08:10 am: You will be picked  from your lodge and proceed to Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park main entrance. You will be required to pay the neccessary park entry fees to enable you enter the park.

    08:45 am: Commence game viewing within the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. You will take a mini break by the shores of Zambezi River. Thereafter will proceed to the other side of the park to view the White Rhinos. You are encouranged to donate anything either materially or financially to the Wildlife Protection Officers who watch over these few remainig white Rhinos.  

    A videographer will capture the entire game drive experience for you. A saved soft copy on a flash will be given to you at the end of the game drive. This way, you will always be able to relive this life-time experience all your life! 

    11: 30 am  –  Exit the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park and return back to your lodge for lunch.

    13: 00 pm:  Take lunch

    Afternoon session:  The rest of the afternoon you will remain free for you to relax and enjoy the comfort and airy environment of the lodge or indeed book and do other non-pre-booked activities at your own cost.

    17: 00 pm:  Dinner.

    .18: 00 pm:  You are free to go into Livingstone city for an evening of night life of drinks at your own cost. Transport to and from Livingstone city centre will be provided.

    22: 30 pm: Retire to bed.

    Please Note: Sequence and timing of the above activities on this day may be varied or changed on short notice to accommodate any changed situation/circumstances

    Day 12 Depart from Livingstone to your next destination or return home - END OF TOUR.

    05:30 am -05:50 am: Wakeup. Take your morning bath.

    06:00 am:  You will nicely and neatly pack your personal belongings into your travelling bag.

    08:20 am: Thereafter take your last delicious breakfast. Bid farewell to your newly found Livingstone friends.

    10:00 am: After breakfast at your lodge,  depending on time of your flight back home, you will be transferred to Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula Airport . With the assistance  of airport  support staff, you will  check-in for your onward flight to your  beautiful home country or to your next tour destination with sweet memories of Zambia.

    Please Note: Sequence and timing of the above activities on this day may be varied or changed on short notice to accommodate any changed situation/circumstances

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