13 Day Wildlife Safari & Likumbi Lya Mize Festival

13 days

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The Likumbi Lya Mize of the Luvale people is a cultural experience in the centre of Zambian traditional masquerade. This trip is mainly lodging in National Park and hotels in the major cities. To make the most of your trip, you will be accompanied by a local guide with vas knowledge about wildlife Safari and another one in local tradition.

Likumbi Lya Mize Ceremony is a traditional ceremony of the Luvale speaking people in which the Makishi masquerades are displayed. The Makishi masquerades are very special and artistic, it is what makes this ceremony of the Luvale so interesting. The ceremony takes place on both sides of the Zambezi River in the North-Western Province of Zambia. It takes place at the last weekend of August every year. The Likishi is one of the two masquerades in Zambia that have received official recognition by UNESCO as ‘Artefacts of Indelible Culture’.

Highlights

  • South Luangwa National Park
  • Game Drives & Walking Safari
  • Cultural experience with Likumbi Lya Mize is a traditional ceremony
  • Explore Zambia Safaris and Cultural Tour

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Zambezi, Zambia