Zambia and Malawi Special
|Jun - Oct
BEST TIME TO VISIT
14 Days Zambia and Malawi
Upon arrival at Lusaka International Airport you will be met by our representative and assisted with immigration and customs procedures. You will then be directed to the vehicle that will drive you the 3.5 hours to Ila Lodge on the banks of the Kafue River.
Day 1 – 4 Ila Safari Lodge (Kafue National Park)
Ila Lodge is on the eastern bank of the Kafue River just below the hood bridge so is adjacent to the central section of the National Park, game-viewing will be mostly from open 4 wheel-drive vehicles but you will also have the chance to walk and to explore the river-banks by boat. The Kafue National Park is quite different from the Luangwa where you will be visiting next and the combination of these two Parks makes for a well-rounded safari experience, the chances to see cheetah, Roan and Sable antelope are just some of the animals resident in the Kafue that you are unlikely to see elsewhere.
This morning you will be driven back to Lusaka and to the airport where you will be directed to the domestic check-in counters for your flight to Mfuwe in the South Luangwa. The flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe will take 1hr 10 minutes.
Day 4 – 8 Luwi, Nsolo or Kakuli Bush-Camps
Luwi is set inside the National Park, 2 hours’ drive from Mfuwe Airport. It is a remote and what we would term ‘traditional’ bush-camp with only 4 rooms, each made of reed and thatch. Remoteness is the order of the day at this camp as no other tourists will be encountered in this area of the Park. Luwi is predominantly a walking camp with short night drives complimenting morning and afternoon walks.
Nsolo is also set inside the National Park 2 hours’ drive from Mfuwe Airport. The 4 rooms at Nsolo are very spacious, set on raised wooden decks with grass walls and thatch roofs. Each room is designed differently and has its own veranda and private views across the Luwi sand river bed.
Kakuli is set on the confluence of the Luwi and Luangwa Rivers commanding an impressive view up a stretch of the Luangwa River that is home to several hundred hippo. Activities from this camp are again a mixture of walking and driving and the area immediately surrounding camp is one of the most game-rich in all of the Luangwa eco-system.
Day 8 – 10 Mchenja Bush-Camp
Mchenja is one of the Luangwa’s best appointed camps and will be your home for the next three nights. The tents are custom designed, each has a roll top bath and stunning views of the river, there is also a small plunge pool in the main Chitenge which is excellent for some relief in the warmer months. You will have ample opportunity to explore the area both on foot and in open 4×4 vehicles with a guide.
Day 10 – 14 Kaya Mawa
A charter flight from Mfuwe via Lilongwe will take you to Likoma Island in the middle of Lake Malawi, Kaya Mawa represents the best that the Lake has to offer in secluded luxury.
Kaya Mawa will be your home for the final few days of this trip. There are plenty of activities to enjoy both water and land based but as with any remote island hide-away you will want to put plenty of time aside for simply lapping up the beauty and serenity that surrounds you.
After 4 nights at Kaya Mawa you will take another charter flight Back to Lilongwe International Airport for your onward journey home.
Priced from £6,635 Per Person
- Full board accommodation, all meals, local drinks and house wines, walking Safaris, day and night drives, National Park fees & conservation levies
- Airport and inter-camp transfers
- Domestic flights and departure taxes within Zambia
- Visa fees for entry to Zambia or Malawi
- Gratuities and items of personal nature
- Drinks, motorised activities and Scuba diving at Kaya Mawa
- Departure taxes to and within Malawi
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