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Mukambi, Busanga & Chikunto

Destinations

From Kafue National Park to South Luangwa National Park


Duration

10 Nights


Price

From US$ 7,150 per person


Journey Overview

Combine Kafue National Park and South Luangwa for a 10 night safari of a lifetime. Mukambi Safaris, situated in the untouched Kafue National Park, offers a variety of safari options for the discerning traveller. Escape to Mukambi Safari Lodge combined with Busanga Plains Camp, for a unique African experience in the heart of Zambia. Enjoy walking safaris and game drives where you are likely to encounter elephants, lion, leopard, cheetah and hippo as well as an incredible variety of birdlife. Try your hand at fishing or relax on a sunset boat cruise. The Mukambi/Busanga/Chikunto package includes 2 nights at Mukambi Lodge and 3 nights in Busanga and 5 nights at Chikunto Safaris, located inside the South Luangwa National Park, on the famous Big Bend Site of the Luangwa River. Guests travelling by road would have to spend a night at Mukambi Lodge on either side of the 3 Busanga nights. This package makes for an exciting opportunity to experience the beautiful open Busanga Plains and enjoy your game viewing like never before, combined with some of the most breathtaking and untouched wilderness of South Luangwa.

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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: Mukambi Safari Lodge/ Kafue National Park

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Day 2 to 4: Busanga Plains Camp/ Kafue National Park

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Day 5: Mukambi Safari Lodge/ Kafue 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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Day 11: 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 July - 31st October 2024

US$7,150/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:

  • 2 x Overnights at Mukambi Safari Lodge.
  • Fully Inclusive stay at Mukumabi Safari Lodge includes accommodation, all meals, 2 activities per day, and drinks. Excludes National Park fees and Bed Night Levies.
  • Inter-camp transfers
  • 3 x Overnights at Busanga Plains Camp
  • Fully Inclusive stay at Busanga Plains Camp includes accommodation, all meals, 2 activities per day, and drinks. Excludes National Park fees and Bed Night Levies.
  • 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:

  • Transfers to and from Mukambi are not included (e.g Lusaka-Mukambi). These can be booked on request.(prices from $200 per person LSK/MUK return)
  • Kafue National Park Fees, the $65 fees include park entrance fee, bed levy and tourism levy.
  • Domestic flights are excluded, budget for c. $600 pp for LUN-MFU return flights, exact prices can vary.
  • 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.