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Safari: Best of Zambia (Basic) Tour



Duration 9 Nights / 10 Days
Destination Covered Lusaka
Price (Starting From) On Request

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International flights
Alcoholic beverages
Visa.
Activities not done by and Safaris not included in the program
Travel insurance
Personal expenses
Gratuities

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Lusaka

Upon arrival at Lusaka international airport, you will be assisted in final preparations (local SIM card, forex, etc.) before your Safari starts. Transfer to a good level lodge. Dinner in Lusaka not included.

Meals : No meals included

Day 2: Lower Zambezi Valley

The Lower Zambezi Valley is renowned for its breath-taking views and for the abundance of wildlife that lives along the shores of the Zambezi river. This valley hosts both the Lower Zambezi National Park (on the Zambian shores) and Mana Pools National Park (on the Zimbabwean shores) creating a vast protected area where animals are free to roam without boundaries. This area deserves to be visited both by river and by land in order to fully understand the wild beauty of this place. Lower Zambezi National Park is the most recent park in Zambia and one of the wildest and most picturesque in the whole Africa.
During your stay, you will remain within the Chiawa Game Management Area and will enjoy 2boat sunset safaris and 1 canoeing safari lasting approximately3,5hours. We will spend night camping at Kiambi Safari Lodge on a full-board basis, cooked by the accompanying cook.

Meals : Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 3: : Lower Zambezi Valley

The Lower Zambezi Valley is renowned for its breath-taking views and for the abundance of wildlife that lives along the shores of the Zambezi river. This valley hosts both the Lower Zambezi National Park (on the Zambian shores) and Mana Pools National Park (on the Zimbabwean shores) creating a vast protected area where animals are free to roam without boundaries. This area deserves to be visited both by river and by land in order to fully understand the wild beauty of this place. Lower Zambezi National Park is the most recent park in Zambia and one of the wildest and most picturesque in the whole Africa.
During your stay, you will remain within the Chiawa Game Management Area and will enjoy 2boat sunset safaris and 1 canoeing safari lasting approximately3,5hours. We will spend night camping at Kiambi Safari Lodge on a full-board basis, cooked by the accompanying cook.

Meals : Breakfast/Lunch?Dinner

Day 4: Luangwa Feira

Luangwa Feira is a small traditional village on the shores of the Luangwa river, approximately 200km north of Lusaka. To reach it, we must exit the Lower Zambezi Valley and return to Lusaka, where we will stop for lunch and refills. From Lusaka, we will proceed for about 200km to Bridge Camp, where we will spend the night.
Night is at Bridge Camp in a shared ablution chalet and dinner prepared by our accompanying cook

Meals : Breakfast/Dinner

Day 5: Mfuwe

Mfuwe is the closest village from where to access South Luangwa National Park. Even though it is very close to such an internationally acclaimed attraction, it still maintains the spirit and looks of a traditional Zambian village.
To reach Mfuwe we will proceed for approximately 450km of tarmac road, passing the capitol of the north-eastern province: Chipata, where we will stop for lunch. Once arrived in Mfuwe, we will check in at Marula Lodge, where we will spend the night in permanent camping tents and visit the Tribal Textile laboratory
Full board, cooked by the accompanying cook.

Meals : Breakfast/Dinner

Day 6: South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park is the most famous of National Parks is Zambia due to the abundance of wildlife and the great opportunities to spot large predators. In addition to a large population of felines (mostly leopards and lions), it is home of a large number of elephants, hippos, buffaloes and numerous endemic species such as Thorncrofft giraffe, Cookson’s wildebeests, Crashway’s zebras. The Luangwa river has the highest concentration of hippos per km2 in the whole Africa and offers great reproduction and hunting ground for many animals, such as fish eagles, jackals hyenas, crocodiles and countless birds. Sunsets on the Luangwa river are unforgettable experiences and the visit to this National Park is consider one of the highlights for any true Africa lover.
During your stay, you will have 2 game drives per day and all meals at the camp. Nights will be camping at Marula Lodge with a full-board arrangement, cooked by the accompanying cook.

Meals : Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 7: South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park is the most famous of National Parks is Zambia due to the abundance of wildlife and the great opportunities to spot large predators. In addition to a large population of felines (mostly leopards and lions), it is home of a large number of elephants, hippos, buffaloes and numerous endemic species such as Thorncrofft giraffe, Cookson’s wildebeests, Crashway’s zebras. The Luangwa river has the highest concentration of hippos per km2 in the whole Africa and offers great reproduction and hunting ground for many animals, such as fish eagles, jackals hyenas, crocodiles and countless birds. Sunsets on the Luangwa river are unforgettable experiences and the visit to this National Park is consider one of the highlights for any true Africa lover.
During your stay, you will have 2 game drives per day and all meals at the camp. Nights will be camping at Marula Lodge with a full-board arrangement, cooked by the accompanying cook.

Meals : Breakfast/Lunch?Dinner

Day 8: South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park is the most famous of National Parks is Zambia due to the abundance of wildlife and the great opportunities to spot large predators. In addition to a large population of felines (mostly leopards and lions), it is home of a large number of elephants, hippos, buffaloes and numerous endemic species such as Thorncrofft giraffe, Cookson’s wildebeests, Crashway’s zebras. The Luangwa river has the highest concentration of hippos per km2 in the whole Africa and offers great reproduction and hunting ground for many animals, such as fish eagles, jackals hyenas, crocodiles and countless birds. Sunsets on the Luangwa river are unforgettable experiences and the visit to this National Park is consider one of the highlights for any true Africa lover.
During your stay, you will have 2 game drives per day and all meals at the camp. Nights will be camping at Marula Lodge with a full-board arrangement, cooked by the accompanying cook.

Meals : Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 9: Luangwa Feira

Return transfer on tarmac road up to Luangwa Feira, where we will spend the night with the same arrangement as per the first stay. Night will be spent in a chalet with shared ablutions. We will stop for lunch in a traditional restaurant where you will enjoy the traditional Zambian meal: Nshima. Dinner will be at the lodge for a farewell to Zambia.

Meals : Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 10: End of Tour

In the morning, we will set off to Lusaka. Based on return flight, you will be taken to the airport. End of arrangements.


Tour Detail

Inclusions :


Exclusions :

  • International flights
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Visa.
  • Activities not done by and Safaris not included in the program
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Terms & Conditions :

- Confirmation of any booking is upon 50% prepayment of the total invoice.

- Cancellation policy is relative to cost incurred.

- Our insurance policy does not cover any eventualities encountered during the tours.

- Maano will not be held liable to any lose and damage to properties during tours.

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- Cash Payment

- These terms will be enterpreted in the context and provisions of the Zambia Law and any desputes arising theretofor shall be settled in the courts of Zambia.