9-day Zambian Discoverer (Budget)

Our 9-day Zambian Discoverer ‘Budget’ Safari combines the highlights of the South Luangwa National Park with the magnificent Victoria Falls and the wildlife variety of the Lower Zambezi.  Starting with South Luangwa National Park, you will experience one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. The concentration of animals around the Luangwa River, and its oxbow lagoons, is among the highest in Africa.  From South Luangwa National Park you will fly to The Lower Zambezi which provides guests with the opportunity to get close to game wandering in and out of the Zambezi channels.  Positioned opposite the famous Mana Pools Reserve in Zimbabwe, the whole area on both sides of the Zambezi River is a massive wildlife sanctuary.  Your safari will end with  2 nights in Victoria Falls, also known as Mosi-oa-Tunya, or ‘The Smoke that Thunders”.  The falls is the world’s greatest sheet of falling water and significant worldwide for its exceptional geological features.

This itinerary is available in 3 levels of accommodation:

DayBUDGETSTANDARDSUPERIOR
DAYBUDGETSTANDARDSUPERIOR
1Flatdogs CampKafunta River LodgeChinzombo Camp
2Flatdogs CampKafunta River LodgeChinzombo Camp
3Flatdogs CampKafunta River LodgeChinzombo Camp
4Tusk and Main Chiawa CampChongwe River CampAmanzi Camp
5Tusk and Main Chiawa CampChongwe River CampAmanzi Camp
6Tusk and Main Chiawa CampChongwe River CampAmanzi Camp
7Chundukwa River LodgeWaterberry Zambezi LodgeSussi & Chuma
8Chundukwa River LodgeWaterberry Zambezi LodgeSussi & Chuma
9EndEndEnd

 

Highlights

  • Livingstone, Zambia
  • Zambia
  • South Luangwa National Park

Tour Summary

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Full Day by Day Itinerary

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Day 1 – 3 : South Luangwa National Park

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 domestic check-in counters for your flight to Mfuwe in the South Luangwa.  On arrival at Mfuwe Airport (1 hour 10 minute flight) from Lusaka, you will be met by your guide and transferred to the lodge,

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Day 4 – 6 : Lower Zambezi National Park

Leaving South Luangwa National Park, you will fly to Lower Zambezi and to Jeki Airstrip, where you will be met and transferred to Kutali Island.

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Day 7 – 8 : Livingstone, Zambia

Your flight from Lower Zambezi through to Livingstone Airport will bring you to your final destination on this safari, home to the magnificent Victoria Falls.  On arrival you will be met and transferred to the lodge.

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Day 9 : Departure

After breakfast you will be transferred to Livingstone International Airport for your onward flight.

Included

Full board accommodation, game-viewing activities, National Park fees & conservation levies in Luangwa & Lower Zambezi
Accommodation in Livingstone on a bed and breakfast basis only
Local drinks whilst with Tusk & Mane
Airport and inter-camp transfers
Airport departure taxes, safety fees and all other local taxes

Excluded

Visa fees for entry to Zambia
US$ 20 per person entrance fee for the Victoria Falls
Drinks at Flatdogs or Maramba
Any meals other than breakfast in Livingstone
Any activities whilst in Livingstone
Gratuities and items of a personal nature
International flights
Travel insurance
Optional activities
Visas
Vaccinations
Increases in park fees, government taxes and levies and fuel