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Lower Zambezi & South Luangwa

Destinations

From Lower Zambezi National Park to South Luangwa National Park


Duration

9 Nights


Price

From US$ 4,650 to $6,350 per person


Journey Overview

Escape to the wild and embark on a 9 night journey from Lower Zambezi to South Luangwa National Park. Begin your adventure at Zambezi Grande where our team will greet you with open arms and take you on an open air game vehicle to the lodge. After settling in, indulge in pre-dinner drinks and enjoy our locally inspired menu. Wake up early to a light breakfast and depart on an exciting daily morning safari activities of your choice. Return to the lodge for lunch, where you can relax by the poolside or take a leisurely walk around the lodge. Afternoon tea will be served in the main lodge followed by an afternoon sundowner cruise along the mighty Zambezi River. On day 5, you will be transferred to Chikunto Safari Lodge in South Luangwa National Park for an intimate and unforgettable safari experience. Spend the rest of your stay immersed in the unspoiled natural beauty of the park, renowned for its prolific wildlife and spectacular game viewing.

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Meet the Team

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Gareth is the Co-Owner and Director of Sales and Marketing at Chikunto Safari Lodge, a relatively new independent property, with just 5 luxury Tented Suites, ideally located within the world-renowned South Luangwa National Park - at the northern end of the Central Mfuwe section of the Park. This hybrid lodge/camp property allows you to retain a close connection to the African bush whilst at the same time enjoying a high level of discrete luxury - check out the salt-water counter current swimming pool! Gareth was brought up and raised in central and southern Africa, he brings passion, enthusiasm and an understanding of how a visit to the South Luangwa (and other destinations within Zambia) can deliver life-enhancing experiences for those lucky enough to visit.

Journey

Day 1: Zambezi Grande/ Lower Zambezi National Park

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Day 2: Zambezi Grande/ Lower Zambezi National Park

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Day 3: Zambezi Grande/ Lower Zambezi National Park

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Day 4: Zambezi Grande/ Lower Zambezi National Park

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Day 5: Chikunto Safari Lodge/ South Luangwa National Park

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Day 6: Chikunto Safari Lodge/ South Luangwa National Park

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Day 7: Chikunto Safari Lodge/ South Luangwa National Park

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Day 8: Chikunto Safari Lodge/ South Luangwa National Park

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Day 9: Chikunto Safari Lodge/ South Luangwa National Park

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Day 10: Chikunto Safari Lodge/ South Luangwa National Park

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Dates & Prices

All of our Journeys are tailor made for our clients. Dates are guidelines for our experts to start crafting your journey!

Available Dates: 1st April - 31st May 2024

US$4,650/pp

Available Dates: 1st June - 30th June 2024

US$5,450/pp

Available Dates: 1st July - 30th September 2024

US$5,900/pp

Available Dates: 1st October - 15th November 2024

US$5,100/pp

Prices do not include international airfare to/from your destination. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. Dollars per person sharing a double room, a single room supplement may apply. Prices are subject to availability and seasonal rate changes. See our Terms and Conditions for more information.

What does the price include?

What's Included

The following is included in the cost of this trip:

  • 4 x Overnights at Zambezi Grande
  • Fully Inclusive stay at Zambezi Grande includes accommodation, all meals, 2 activities per day, and drinks. Excludes National Park fees.
  • 5 x Overnights at Chikunto Safari Lodge.
  • A Fully Inclusive stay at Chikunto Safari Lodge includes all meals and snacks, all soft drinks, water, wine, beers, spirits and laundry services. Two game viewing activities per day i.e. game drives, boat cruises (depending on season), walking safaris.

What's Not Included

The following is NOT included in the cost of this trip:

  • Lower Zambezi National Park Fees/Conservation Levy at $100 pp per day
  • Domestic flights are excluded, budget for c. $220 pp for LUN-RYL flights each way, exact prices can vary. Also, potentially possible to fly with Proflight from Mfuwe to Royal (and vice versa) via LUN for c. $450 pp each way.
  • Meet and Greet option on International Arrival and Departure available at $20 pp each way, ask for details.
  • South Luangwa National Park Fees, the $65 fees include park entrance fee, bed levy and tourism levy.
  • International flights and visas.
  • Travel, medical and personal accident insurance.
  • Gratuities and items of a personal nature.
  • Excursions not detailed in the itinerary.
  • Private charters/transfers or specialised guides.
  • Premium brand drinks.