Discover Some of the Remotest Rivers in Africa
Get the real Zambezi experience in combination with the Luangwa River in Zambia. During this 11 day safari you explore the untamed Zambezi River and discover the ever changing Luangwa River. These very different rivers build part of the Great Rift Valley. The Luangwa drops to very low water levels during the dry season while the Zambezi’s water table will allow water based activities.
Kafunta River Lodge: Explore a Game Rich Area
The safari starts in Lusaka with a flight to Mfuwe, a 45 minute drive takes you to Kafunta River Lodge. The first days are spent exploring the game rich Mfuwe area. Game activities at Kafunta River Lodge include game viewing in open vehicles and unique night drives to view nocturnal animals, there is also the option to visit the local villages.
Island Bush Camp: Wilderness & Walking Safaris
A three hour drive from Kafunta River Lodge through the national park takes you to Island Bush Camp in the very South of the national park. Island Bush Camp offers rustic bush accommodation in grass and reed huts built on stilts that ensure safety from wild animals and provide an unlimited view over the Luangwa River.
The camp is our base for our daily walking safaris, which take place two times a day. In the evening the campfire is the center point to relax and listen to the sounds of the Bush. On return to Mfuwe you will fly to Royal Airstrip in Lower Zambezi, only a short distance from Kasaka River Lodge.
Kasaka River Lodge: A Real Zambezi Experience
The next 4 nights are spent at the luxury lodge with lots of time to discover the Zambezi River by boat or canoe, a real Zambezi experience. The daily activities also include game drives and walking safaris in the national park. The lodge has en-suited tents and is nestled on the banks of the Zambezi River. The river extends along the entire length of the property and there are breathtaking views over the water with sightings of buffalo, elephant, hippo and crocodile.
This safari ends with a short return flight to Lusaka.