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10 Days Zambia’s Unforgettable Safari Experience

OUR SAFARIS10 Days Zambia’s Unforgettable Safari Experience

10

From $4560

Places Covered

Lusaka - South Luangwa National Park - Lower Zambezi National Park -Victoria Falls (Livingstone)

Highlights

  •     South Luangwa National Park
  •     4 x 4 Game Drives (Day & Night Safari)
  •     Walking Safari & Big Game Safari
  •     Lower Zambezi Canoe Safari & Lower Zambezi Full Day Game Drive
  •     Tour of the Natural Wonder - Victoria Falls
  •     Domestic Flights and Ground Transfer included
  •     Book on 2020 rate for 2021 safari trip to Zambia

Absolute Zambia Safaris allows you a time to reward yourself with a tour, after overcoming the hard time faced by the entire world; and what place better than Zambia’s best combination of idyllic places. This Itinerary offers you, The South Luangwa National Park, The Lower Zambezi National Park, and The Mighty Victoria Falls one of the seven natural wonders of the world, it’s a must-see.

The South Luangwa National Park remains famous for its walking safaris. It is the home to prestige wildlife that may rarely be seen in other National Parks, even better is the river that attracts the peak of wildlife itself, and this is where most camps and lodges are found, experience the amazing day and night game drives in the breath-taking national park.

The Lower Zambezi National Park is a gap in earth shell, where the Mighty waters of the Zambezi river flow, bringing beauty to the view of wildlife both around the water and on land. With the abundance of water, bears the water activities such as canoe and boat safaris right on the Zambezi river itself the highlights are the Canoe safari which is a, must-do activity in Lower Zambezi.

The Mighty Victoria Falls allows you the experience of soothing nature around its water body, combined with the transformation of water from a ragging and angry flow to a calm and racing one, all through the gorges, this view of falling water will take your breath away. Most of the area along the Zambezi River adds to the formation of the rainforest reserve, which makes way for the beautiful view of the Victoria Falls.

Cresta Golfview Hotel - Lusaka 

This smart, comfortable hotel is located in the city of Lusaka; a whole pack of enjoyment that has a sun terrace with a swimming pool, a fitness centre, and right along the Great East Road. The property is around 7 km from Leopards Hill Memorial Park, 7 km from Crossroads Shopping Centre and 7 km from Arcades Shopping Mall. Woodlands Shopping Mall is 8 km from Cresta Golfview Lusaka, while Manda Hill Shopping Centre is 9 km away; and this makes it easier for guests to access any necessary requirement whilst staying at the hotel. The property provides a 24-hour front desk.

The units are all fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a bath, a hairdryer and a desk. All rooms include a private bathroom, and some units at the hotel have a balcony. All units feature a wardrobe. Buffet and Full English/Irish breakfast options are available daily at Cresta Golfview Lusaka. The on-site restaurant specialises in international cuisine. Children are not neglected; a playground is offered.

Mfuwe Lodge - South Luangwa National park

You will ease yourself into Luangwa's life with a stay at the award-winning Mfuwe Lodge. Set inside the park, just five minutes’ drive from the main gate, the lodge’s allure is instantly obvious. Beneath a canopy of ebony and mahogany, its eighteen air-conditioned chalets are arranged around the banks of two lagoons where an endless stream of wildlife will keep you enthralled as you lounge on the open deck or take a dip in the swimming pool. The airy interior of the lodge is an exquisite complement to its natural surroundings. Whether you stay overnight or just have lunch en-route to a Bushcamp, Mfuwe Lodge’s relaxed charm and enviable surroundings make it the perfect stopover.

Voted as the best lodge in Zambia in 2009, Mfuwe Lodge also offers you the chance to relax at its bush-spa or buy a few mementos of your time in Zambia at the curio shop. Mfuwe Lodge accommodation has 18 guest chalets (two suites, three family rooms, three doubles, and ten twin rooms). Each chalet has its own private deck the chalets are equipped with En-Suite shower, twin washbasins and toilet, international power sockets, toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner, skin moisturizer), hairdryers, personal safe, mosquito nets, and air conditioners.

Kiambi Safari Lodge - Lower Zambezi

Kiambi Lower Zambezi is your first gentle, mellow taste of the Lower Zambezi, and sets the uniquely African stage for your forthcoming journey of discovery.

Kiambi Safari owns and operates an exclusive lodge in the Lower Zambezi Valley – Kiambi Lower Zambezi, situated in the Chiawa Game Management area of the Zambezi Valley, in a prime location on the confluence of the Zambezi and Kafue Rivers. The Lodge welcomed the first guests at Kiambi Lower Zambezi in May 1999 and has from its inception, enchanted one and all by truly capturing the essence of the Lower Zambezi. Kiambi Lower Zambezi offers a unique composite experience, a rare combination of Africa’s culture, scenery, and wildlife. This is “The real Africa”. Each of the luxury thatched chalets is set on a raised wooden platform, with spacious en-suite facilities and private verandas with a view over the Zambezi. While relishing the supreme comfort, furnished stylishly in Rhodesian teak and equipped with the necessities to make your stay comfortable; Kiambi guests never lose that close-to-nature experience

All luxury thatched cottage come with tea and coffee facilities, air-condition, an en-suite bathroom with hot showers.

Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge - Victoria Falls (Livingstone)

Fun and lively, the Victoria Falls Waterfront is the perfect place to stay when you are looking for a centrally located, yet affordable Livingstone accommodation.

The Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge has long been known as the heart of Livingstone, Victoria Falls Zambia. Only four kilometers from the area’s main attraction, the Victoria Falls, the resort is ideally positioned to take advantage of the many activities that are on offer in the area. The Waterfront resort offers great facilities including a restaurant and bar where many sundowners have been enjoyed from the deck whilst overlooking the Zambezi River and Siloka Island.

Sundowners on the Zambezi River are an essential start to a holiday in Victoria Falls. Each day the HMV Makumbi, the party boat of note, departs from the Waterfront jetty for a sunset cruise up the Zambezi, which includes all drinks and snacks, returning as night falls.

The Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge Facilities

  • Affordable Vic Falls accommodation
  • Only 4km from the Victoria Falls, Zambia
  • Located on the Zambezi River
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Sunset cruise daily & Internet café
  • A wonderful place from which to do activities
  • Enjoy fantastic pizzas at the restaurant

Why stay at Victoria Falls Waterfront?

  • Centrally located
  • Great atmosphere
  • Watch amazing African sunsets from the deck
  • Value for money accommodation on the Zambian side of Victoria Falls

Day 1: Meet & Greet /Transfer to Cresta Golfview Hotel – Lusaka

When you arrive at Lusaka International Airport, you will be met by our representative, who will assist you with your luggage and transfer to you to Cresta Golfview hotel. Check in and relax, later in the evening, have dinner and bed time at your convenience.

Day 2: Flight to Mfuwe International Airport – South Luangwa National Park

Breakfast is served, check out and you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight to Mfuwe. Upon arrival at Mfuwe, you will be welcomed by the Mfuwe Lodge’s Guide, and you will be transferred to Mfuwe Lodge. Check in and later you will have lunch, then free time to relax. Later in the afternoon you will have afternoon tea/coffee followed by the afternoon and night game drive returning to the lodge in time for dinner and bedtime.

Day 3 & 4: Mfuwe Lodge – South Luangwa National Park

Morning breakfast is served, and followed by a morning activity which is either a walking safari or a game drive, after that you will get back to the lodge for lunch. Have time to rest and relax, enjoy the sounds of nature around you at the lodge. Later in the afternoon you will be served with afternoon tea/coffee followed by the amazing afternoon/night game drive returning to the lodge almost in time for dinner then later bed time at your convenient time.

Day 5: Transfer to Mfuwe Airport/ Flight to Lusaka International Airport

Breakfast is served first, then a morning game drive, return to the lodge to check out and then you will be transferred to Mfuwe Airport for your flight to Lusaka.

When you arrive at Lusaka International Airport, you will be met by our representative who will assist you with your luggage and then take you on a 3 hours adventurous transfer through the city of Lusaka to Kiambi Safari Lodge in Lower Zambezi.

Check in at Kiambi lodge and depending on your time of arrival, you will have lunch, relax and enjoy the view of the river, and the lodge’s facilities in general. Later in the evening you will have diner then bed time at your convenient time.

Day 6: Full Day Game Drive – Lower Zambezi National Park

This is 10 hours game viewing activities and your day starts early with tea/coffee, and the guide will have your breakfast and lunch packed. You will go on a sunrise cruise down stream where you will find a 4×4 open sided safari vehicle awaiting, pay your park entry fee and begin your game viewing. Later have your breakfast and continue your adventure, and then break for lunch. After lunch relax, and continue with your game drive before you make a return to the boat that takes you back to the lodge before dark. Have dinner and bedtime at your convenience.

Day 7: 3hrs Guided Canoe Safari & Sunset Boat Cruise – Lower Zambezi

Breakfast is served, and then around 9am you will be picked for your 3hrs Guided Canoe Safari trip; your guide will give you the safety briefing and then you will be picked by a motor boat to a point where you will start canoeing downstream and then return to the lodge almost in time for lunch and free time to relax.

Later in the afternoon at about 3.45pm you will go out for the Sunset Boat Cruise viewing amazing African sunset , wildlife such as hippo , crocodiles , elephants and lots of birds and return before dark, order some drinks from the bar and enjoy some bar snacks, dinner is served with the wonderful view of the river and sky and then bed time at your convenient time.

Day 8: Transfer to Lusaka International Airport/Flight to Livingstone

Breakfast is served, check out and our driver will be ready to transfer you to Lusaka International Airport, for your connect flight to Livingstone international Airport.

Upon arrival at Livingstone International Airport, you will be met by our representative who will assist you with your luggage and transfer you to Victoria Falls Water Front Lodge.

Check in and then relax, you will then have lunch and free afternoon to relax and enjoy the facilities the Lodge or spend time viewing the river. Later you will have dinner and bedtime at your convenient time.

Day 9: Guided Tour Falls (Zimbabwe /Zambia) & Sunset Boat Cruise

Breakfast is served, then you be picked up for the Victoria Falls Guided Tour on Zimbabwe and Zambia Side to explore this natural wonder of the world, then you will be dropped back at the lodge for lunch and free time to relax. Later Around 4 pm, you will go for a Sunset Boat Cruise – enjoy this amazing activity with some complementary sundowner drinks and snacks while enjoying the amazing wildlife such as Elephants, Crocodiles, Hippos and lots of birds. Then later you will be dropped at the lodge, before your dinner time and bed time follows.

Day 10: Transfer to Livingstone International Airport

Morning Breakfast is served first, then you will later check out of the lodge and our driver will transfer you to Livingstone International Airport at least two hours before your flight time.

End of Tour

Itinerary Inclusions:

At Cresta Golfview -Lusaka:

  • 1 Night Standard Ensuite Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 16% government VAT taxes,
  •  Service Charge & Wi-Fi Internet Service

At Mfuwe Lodge – South Luangwa National Park

  • 3-nights Ensuite Chalet Accommodation
  • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Three Course Dinner)
  • Two game viewing activities per day (Walking Safari, Day & Night game drive safaris)
  • Laundry, tea, and coffee – any time
  • 16% government VAT taxes and service charge
  • National Park Entry Fees and All Levies
  • Wi-Fi Service

At Kiambi Safari Lodge – Lower Zambezi National Park

  • 3 Nights Ensuite Luxury Tented Chalet Accommodation
  • All Meals Daily (Breakfast, Lunch, Three Course Dinner)
  • 1 x Sunset Boat Cruise
  • 1 x 3hrs Guided Canoe Safari
  • 1 x Full Day Game Drive in Lower Zambezi National Park (10hrs game viewing activity)

At Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge – Livingstone

  • 2 nights Ensuite Chalet Accommodation
  • All Daily Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • 1 x Guided Victoria Falls Tour (Zimbabwe & Zambia)
  • 1 x Sunset Boat Cruise – Zambezi River (with snacks, local drinks, beers, house wines, and selected spirits)

Road Transfers/Flights included are;

  • Transfer from Lusaka International Airport to Cresta Golfview Hotel
  • Domestic Flight from Lusaka International Airport to Mfuwe – South Luangwa National Park.
  • Return Transfer from Mfuwe Airport to Mfuwe Lodge
  • Domestic flight from Mfuwe Airport to Lusaka International Airport
  • Return Road transfer from Lusaka to Kiambi Safari Lodge (Lusaka – Lower Zambezi - Lusaka)
  • Flight from Lusaka International Airport to Livingstone International Airport
  • Transfer from Livingstone International Airport to Victoria Falls Water Front Lodge
  • Transfer from Victoria Falls Waterfront lodge to Livingstone International Airport

Itinerary Exclusions;

  • Visa Fees – US$ 50 Per person for Single Entry
  • Travel Insurances –We recommend for clients to arrange in their home country
  • International Flights and All activities indicated as optional
  • Lunch & Dinner at the Cresta Hotel
  • Laundry Services at Cresta Hotel and Victoria Falls Waterfront Lodge
  • Drinks from the Bar unless specified in the itinerary
  • USD 25.00 Park Entry Fees per person for Lower Zambezi National Park Game Drive
  • Anything of personal Nature

QUOTE

  • July to October 2021 – USD 4,560.00 Per Person Sharing
  • March to June/November & December – USD 4,290.00 Per Person Sharing

Note:

  • The itinerary is 100% flexible and it can be customized to meet your requirements such as replacing with mid-range accommodation.
  • Kiambi Safari Lodge is closed Jan – Feb but it can be replaced with another or lodge or we can reduce the number of days or another destination such as Kafue National Park

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