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12 Day | Classic Safari to Zambia

Country Zambia
Theme Active - Moderate
Time of Year May-October; High Season: Jul-Oct; Savings Season: May-Jun
Budget From $6,920
Duration 12 Days

The highlight of this adventure is world-class walking safaris with expert Zambian guides in the South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi National Parks. Additional activities include canoeing in the Lower Zambezi and morning and night game drives, appealing to all adventurers!

End with two nights in Livingstone where you can visit Victoria Falls. Your accommodations include a luxury lodge and permanent tented camps, each with its own style.

 

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Day by Day (subject to availability)

Day 01

USA/Dubai

Depart today on your overnight flight to Dubai.

Day 02

Dubai/Lusaka/South Luangwa

Morning arrival in Dubai. Depart on your connecting flight to Lusaka. On arrival, board your inter-Africa flight to South Luangwa. Arrive in the evening, in time for cocktails and dinner. Four nights at Puku Ridge.

Day 03-05

South Luangwa

Enjoy three days of activities, the highlight being walking safaris. Walking safaris were first pioneered in this park by Norman Carr, and are conducted by a licensed walking guide accompanied by an armed national parks game scout. Morning and afternoon walks are offered. Walking safaris are only conducted from June-October during the dry season when the foliage has thinned out enough for safe walking.

Day 06-08

Lower Zambezi

Transfer this morning to the airstrip for your inter-Africa flight to Jeki airstrip, Lower Zambezi National Park. From here you will be transferred to your camp which is situated along the lower Zambezi River, on the opposite side of Mana Pools National Park (Zimbabwe). The park is home to prides of lion, family herds of elephant, buffalo, hippo, leopard and a variety of antelope. You can explore the park both from vehicles and boating activities on the river. Game drives are conducted in four wheel drive vehicles. Safaris on foot can be organized, being particularly rewarding for those keen to be closer to nature. Enjoy two days of game viewing activities, 3 nights Chiawa Camp.

Day 09+10

Livingstone

Depart today on your inter-Africa fight to Livingstone, Zambia. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your lodge. 2 nights Chundukwa River Lodge.

Day 11+12

Livingstone/Lusaka/Dubai/USA

Today you will board your inter-Africa flight to Lusaka. Depart this evening on your overnight international flight to Dubai. Morning arrival in Dubai. Onward connecting flight to the USA. Welcome home!

Safari Pricing Details

2022 Land Arrangements - Based on Puku Ridge and Chiawa

SPECIAL SAVINGS! rates reflect special “Stay 7-Pay 5” (May-Oct). All pricing per person sharing.

Without 2 nights at Chundukwa

May-Jun

From $5,970

July - Oct 15

From $7,975

Oct 16 - Oct 31

From $5,970

With 2 nights at Chundukwa

May-Jun

From $6,920

July - Oct 15

From $8,925

Oct 16 - Oct 31

From $6,920

2021 Land Arrangements - Please Request

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