Brief notes about South Luangwa National Park
For the most guest, South Luangwa National Park is by far the most practical park to visit in the valley. Zambia’s premier wildlife park, with magnificent wildlife and many great camps. The famous walking safaris originated from over 60 years ago, and this unique African destination retains some of the most exceptional professional guides. There are many picks for the title of Africa’s best game park. Undoubtedly be high on the list is South Luangwa who has a better claim than most. The areas will match its high game quantities. Many others the lesser known of Africa’s parks will have equally few visitors, allowing night drives, which are open up a different, nocturnal world to view, allowing leopards to be commonly seen and even watched while hunting. With South Luangwa’s high quality of guiding together with its extraordinary wildlife spectacles, day and night, in the isolation of a true wilderness. How the contenders ought to compare, and on these the South Luangwa Park is on top of the list.
Day 1 to 4 – Mfuwe lodge -South Luangwa National Park
You will ease yourself into Luangwa 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 wash basins and toilet, international power sockets, toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner, skin moisturizer), hair dryers, personal safe, mosquito nets, and air conditioners.
- Gym and Shopping
- Spa and Swimming pool (outdoor)
- Air-conditioned rooms and Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry Service and Library
Day 1: Flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe /Transfer from Mfuwe Airport to Mfuwe Lodge
On arrival at Lusaka Airport meet and greet by our representative, assist you with luggage and show you the domestic flight help desk for your flight to Mfuwe. On arrival at Mfuwe Airport, you will have met and great by Mfuwe lodge Guide who will now transport you from the airport to Mfuwe lodge a 45min – 1hr drive on a tardy road through the Mfuwe settlement area and you will stop at main gate entrance to the park where Mfuwe lodge is located where you will stay for the first 3 nights of your unforgettable Zambian safari.
Day 2: Game Viewing Activities in South Luangwa National Park
Morning breakfast after morning game drive or walking safari and then you will be returning to the lodge in time for brunch, relax and later its afternoon tea followed by the night game drive, and you will be returning to the lodge in time for dinner and bedtime.
Day 3: Game Viewing Activities in South Luangwa National Park
Breakfast then morning game drive or walking safari, return for brunch and free time to relax. Then next is afternoon tea and followed by an afternoon/ night game drive you will then return to the lodge almost in time for dinner and bed time later on.
Day 4: Transfer to Mfuwe Airport/Flight to Lusaka
Morning breakfast and depending on your flight time to Lusaka you probably do you your morning game drive, and your guide will pick you and taking you to Mfuwe Airport just in time for your flight to Lusaka.
Included in this Safari is:
- Three nights 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 and Two -Way Airport Transfers
- Return Domestic Flights (Lusaka – Mfuwe – Lusaka)
- Village excursions
- Visa Fees and Insurance
- Drinks from the Bar
- Tips – Though not mandatory
Valid: All Year Round