Zambia Safari & Malawi Beach
From South Luangwa National Park, in Zambia, to the perfect tranquillity of Liwonde National Park and finally ending on the natural shores of Lake Malawi. South Luangwa National Park, which indicates the end of the Great Rift African Valley, is one of the last natural wilderness areas and possibly the most beautiful wildlife reserve in Africa. Covering an area of over 9000 sq. Km. The wandering Luangwa River runs. The Oxbow, woodland, and plains of the valley gathering large concentrations of the game which include elephants, buffalo, leopard, lion, giraffe, hippos and over 450 bird’s species.
Dominated by Lake Malawi space, the third largest lake in Africa, the surrounding countryside is lovely with breathtaking scenery that includes plateaus rocky outcrops, high mountains, and views across what is regarded as Africa’s most beautiful lake. Malawi is identified as the “Warm Heart of Africa,” and as people, are extremely friendly and welcoming. There are many market scenes, roadside stalls, cottage industries that a visitor can visit. With both the landscape and the culture Malawi is a great country to drive in.
- South Luangwa: Game drives day and night & Walking Safari
- Kuthengo: walking game drives the day with night and seasonal boating safaris.
- Pumulani: birding, kayaking, boating, scuba diving, snorkelling, water-skiing, fun-tubing, sunset cruises, sailing, fishing, picnic tours plus village tour.
- All road and air transportation starting in Lusaka, Zambia and ending in Lilongwe, Malawi
- All Meals & Local drinks
- Accommodation in Luxury Ensuite Rooms
- Activities (except motorized water sports)
- Laundry Services
Arrive /Flight to Mfuwe in South Luangwa NP
Arriving at Lusaka International Airport, met by our representative who will have a name board with your names, then help you connect to your flight to Mfuwe, South Luangwa. The trip is on average one hour, At Mfuwe International Airport a guide from Robin Pope Safaris will join you and take you by vehicle to Nkwali Camp, through picturesque scenes of villages, bush and agriculture.
Depending on your arrival time, you may enjoy a scrumptious lunch followed by rest before going off to the park for your primary game activity which you may decide to extend into a night drive or you will decide to relax should you arrive late.
Nkwali Camp- South Luangwa National Park
Getting up before dawn so then you are in the park right in time for the excellent dawn light the camp ideally has access to the park across the river, so it takes only a few swift minutes. You’ll maximize your time in the park has many subjects to photograph from the very big to the very small.
After enjoying a delicious lunch, you can take time to relax, reading a good book or just lounge and experience your environment. With a delightful cup of tea or coffee and delicious cake, going back to the park to find even with more activities in the afternoon and evening, returning to camp for dinner.
Transfer to Kuthengo Camp – Liwonde NP
After breakfast you will be taken to Kuthengo Camp, driven to Mfuwe airport for a short flight to Lilongwe which is only one hour long. When you arrive at Lilongwe International Airport, you will be welcomed by a Robin Pope Safaris Agent and then you will be transferred by road to Kuthengo Camp in Liwonde National Park (4 hours).
Liwonde is estimated to be one of the top birding regions in Southern Africa. Offering some of the most spectacular game viewing, beautiful riverine environment and varied bird watching you could wish to find. The Shire River floodplains, much enjoyed by the healthy community of Elephants in this park. They are best observed when your boat safari on the Shire River, one of the several highlights of a visit to Kuthengo Camp. According to your entry time in the day you will enjoy a lunch looking over the Shire River, in the afternoon, you can have afternoon tea with an evening game drive.
Kuthengo Camp, Liwonde National Park
Travel the Shire River and lagoons an outstanding opportunity for viewing elephants, birdlife hippo and crocodiles. Birding is rewarding specialities include Lillian’s lovebird, brown-breasted barbet, osprey, palm nut vulture. Pel’s fishing owl, and Livingstone’s flycatcher.
Also possible is a viewing hide on a tributary of the Shire River and even some new visits to the surrounding rural communities and schools.
Transfer to Pumulani Lodge, Lake Malawi
Transportation to Pumulani after breakfast, through a spectacular drive north of around 2.5 hours reaching the Nankumba Peninsula of Lake Malawi. This is recognized as one of the most beautiful shores of the Lake and borders Lake Malawi, National Park. This Park was established to preserve the cichlid fish different to the area, and in 1984 the park was distinguished as a World Heritage Site. Pumulani is mainly located on the west side of the Nankumba Peninsula, encompassed by the national park. Ten villas are disseminated around the hillside and are different in shape and designed.
Each has a large bedroom, bathroom, and popular sitting area with front sliding doors that open onto the floor raised above the ground giving the best views. Our exclusive beach setting is perfect for those who swim in the clear blue waters of the lake and soak up the sun. For those who prefer to dive there is an infinity pool near the vital dining area with great views over the lake and another infinity pool on the beach. For those seeking activity we provide various water sports activities like snorkelling, fishing, sailing, kayaking, waterskiing, wakeboarding, and fun tube ride all engine-powered activities are prohibited.
Pumulani Lodge, Lake Malawi
Lake Malawi is the world’s premier ecologically different lake. The crystal-clear waters are home to at least a thousand species of fish, including hundreds of species of colourful cichlids. We offer individual diving courses at the best diving spots near one of the islands.
For those who are drawn to the real Malawian village life, we offer guided tours through the local villages. Malawians are famous for being one of the friendliest people in Africa you will have the opportunity to experience this for yourself. You can also relax in the beautiful and peaceful scenery or can enjoy the numerous other activities.
On the last day of your stay with Pumulani. You will be transported by road back to Lilongwe in time for your onward connection.
Where You'll Be Staying
South Luangwa National Park
Liwonde National Park
What's not included
Visa fees where applicable - International flights - Travel Insurance (Recommend Comprehensive which covers both Travel and medical) - Gratuities & drinks of premium brands
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