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South Luangwa National Park - Victoria Falls (Livingstone)
Zambia has three seasons, with a moderate to sub-tropical climate. Its winters are cool and dry, summer is dry and hot, leaving the rainy season as the wet time. Yet these seasons all bring out the Wildlife safari adventure in their own distinct way. Among the idyllic places, Zambia offers you, The South Luangwa National Park and The Mighty Victoria Falls are a definite choice to consider.
This concise Zambian itinerary is perfect for young families who want a combination of exciting safari activities and a relaxing end to a vacation. Staying in two private houses lends privacy, exclusivity, and complete freedom to decide what to do when. Robin's House offers activities galore to keep young children entertained, while in Victoria Falls at Avani Victoria Falls offers beautiful gardens and space for families to relax and enjoy some privacy.
The South Luangwa, gives you the ‘African’ experience to wake up to the view and sounds of the wilderness, and this definitely goes unargued that the South Luangwa National Park rules supreme, right from the tales of the valley where leopards lay, the beautiful sunshine, and the unlimited wildlife it holds, this is nothing anyone would not love to experience and make the memory of.
The Mighty Victoria falls, counted among the seven wonders of the world, never ceases to amaze every eye that catches its falling water. Having unlimited activities to offer, the Victoria Falls is something to experience, from the water activities, the animals that relish the waters of the falls and the Zambezi river, to the rich local culture that is readily available to be shared, surely this is a combination to learn and live from.
Days 1 to 5: Robin’s House - South Luangwa National Park
Robin's House is a beautiful private house situated on the banks of the Luangwa River, giving you a pleasant view of the river and wildlife that lives around it. Perfect for families, this house offers complete privacy and exclusivity with an entire team of staff dedicated to looking after you. Activities can be tailored entirely around your needs with a whole range of activities available to suit children of all ages, including game drives and nature walks.
Robin’s House has 2 en suite rooms, a double and a triple room. The children’s room can accommodate up to 4 children, with two bunk beds. The rooms are decorated in a soft and homely manner, bringing peace to the environment. Robin’s House has a central sitting room, a dining room, and a private chef’s kitchen. The house opens onto a wrap-around veranda and a big shady garden overlooking the river.
While on your safari, your requirements and needs are covered and met by the readily available chef, personal housekeeper, and a valet. There’s a swimming pool at the bottom of a lovely garden, overlooking the river and meals are enjoyed at the private kitchen, with the chef who creates a delicious taste for you.
Day 5 to 8: Avani Victoria Falls Resort – Livingstone (Zambia side)
AVANI Victoria Falls Resort is located in Livingstone and has amazing features to offer such as; an outdoor swimming pool, a garden, as well as a terrace, and a children’s playground.
All guest rooms feature air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a bath, a hairdryer, and a desk. Rooms come with a private bathroom and a shower, while selected rooms also feature a balcony.
A buffet breakfast is available daily at the property. Guests can enjoy a meal at the in-house restaurant, which specializes in African cuisine.
A business center is at guests' disposal at the hotel. Around the clock, guidance is available at the reception, where the staff speaks English and French. Also, Livingstone Reptile Park is 5 km from AVANI Victoria Falls Resort.
Stay in style in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park for close encounters with Zambia’s amazing wildlife and incredible views of Victoria Falls.
Day 1: Arrive/domestic flight Lusaka to Mfuwe in South Luangwa
Your family vacation begins when you land in Lusaka. When you arrive at Lusaka International Airport, you will be met and welcomed by our representative, who will assist you with your luggage and to the flight deck, for your flight to Mfuwe. You will book your flight from home flying to Lusaka. When you arrive at Mfuwe airport you will be met by your guide who will then assist you with luggage and transfer you to Robin’s House where you will spend your first four nights of your family safari holiday.
Check-in, relax, later have lunch, and in the evening go on a Game Drive, make a return to the lodge in time for dinner and bedtime.
Day 2,3 & 4: Game Viewing activities – South Luangwa National Park
Since Robin's house is private and offers exclusivity with a team dedicated to you, activities can be arranged to suit your need. There is a range of activities that are children friendly of all ages including game drive and bush walks for kids of 12 years and above. We recommend you discuss with the team about what you would like to do during your stay and how it works with the children E.g. arrange a local school visit or a village tour if at all would be of interest to the children.
Day 5: Transfer to Mfuwe Airport /Flight to Livingstone airport in Victoria Falls
Today you will have breakfast in the morning and you family adventure holiday continues, your guide will take you to Mfuwe airport in time for your flight to Livingstone for your stay at Avani Victoria Falls Resort for the next three nights. Check-in and you will have lunch depending on your arrival time and relax. During your stay at the Avani Victoria Falls, you have unlimited access to visit the Victoria falls unguided.
This is a perfect place for families as there is a kids club called AVANI kids. See more details here
https://www.avanihotels.com/en/victoria-falls/kids-club. Meals included during your stay are Breakfast and dinner and activities included are Guided Tour of the falls, Sunset Boat Cruise on the Zambezi River, a guided village walk and a game drive in Mosi oa Tunya National Park to see the white rhinos.
Day 6: Guided Tour of the Falls & Sunset Boat Cruise on the Zambezi River
Today you will have breakfast first, then you will be picked up by your guide for the guided Victoria falls tour then return to the resort to relax and have lunch. This gives the time to the kids to enjoy the kids club before the sunset boat cruise around 3.30 pm. Later in the afternoon enjoy the two-hour sunset boat cruise with some nice snacks and complimentary drinks. Then drop off at the resort in time for dinner and later bedtime.
Day 7: Guided Mukuni Village Walk & Game Drive in Mosi oa Tunya National park
Today relax a bit before your breakfast, and after breakfast, a pick up for the guided village walk of the Mukuni Village, learn the culture and traditions and interact with local people. Then after you will pass through the Livingstone city for some shopping to buy some souvenirs and return to the resort almost in time for lunch and free time for the children to relax and spend some time playing at the Avani kids club.
Later around 3 pm, you will be picked up by your guide for a 4x4 game drive safari looking for white rhinos in Mosi oa Tunya national park and you will enjoy the sunset view while having a sundowner’s drink. Before dark, you will be dropped at the resort, freshen up and relax then dinner followed by bedtime at your convenient time.
Day 8: Transfer to Livingstone International airport for your flight back home.
Morning breakfast is served, when ready to, check out. Depending on your flight time, our driver will take you to Livingstone international airport and bid farewell to your driver.
At Robin’s House – South Luangwa National Park
At Avani Victoria Falls Lodge – Livingstone
Flights & Transfers Included are: