Classic South Luangwa Safari

6 Nights

This 6 night safari will offer you one of the best safari experiences one can get from the South Luangwa National Park. The itinerary combines the Nsefu Sector of the South Luangwa and the main Mfuwe game viewing area – the suggested properties are both in prime game viewing areas.

Camps making up the itinerary include;

  • 3 nights at Flatdogs Camp in the South Luangwa National Park
  • 3 nights at Zikomo Safari Camp in the Nsefu Sector of the South Luangwa National Park

Itinerary Summary

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Day 1 – Flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe

On arrival at Lusaka International Airport, go through passport control and other airport formalities. You’ll later go Domestic Departure lounge for your onward flight to Mfuwe; passengers are required to check in at least 60 minutes before departure.

On arrival at Mfuwe airport, you will be welcomed by a representative/guide from Flatdogs Camp who will help with your luggage and transfer you to Flatdogs Camp which will be your home for your first 3 nights in the Luangwa valley.

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Day 1 to Day 4 – Flatdogs Camp

You will start your unforgettable Luangwa Safari from the comfort of Flatdogs Camp, and spend your 3 nights exploring the main Mfuwe game viewing area of the South Luangwa by open 4-wheel drive vehicle.

Situated adjacent to the main entrance of the South Luangwa National Park, Flatdogs Camp provides excellent facilities for the middle budget visitor.

The atmosphere in the central bar and dining area is always convivial and welcoming, there are some computers connected to the internet for guests use and a small shop selling curios and some essentials you may have forgotten to pack. The camp is only 40 minutes from Mfuwe Airport and 5 minutes drive from the main park entrance.

Activities at Flatdogs Camp are centered on game drives and walking safaris in the company is highly qualified and experienced guides.

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Day 4 – Transfer from Flatdogs Camp to Zikomo Safari Camp

After your 3 nights stay at Flatdogs Camp you will be transferred to Zikomo Safari Camp which is in the Nsefu Sector of the South Luangwa National Park – this will be your home for 3 nights.
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Day 4 to Day 7 – Zikomo Safari Camp

Zikomo Safari Camp is located in one of the best game viewing areas on the uncongested Nsefu sector of the South Luangwa National Park. It is small independent lodge which can only take a maximum of 8 guests. The lodge has a bar, dining area, a gift shop, a swimming pool and a workout facility for those who want to stay in shape on their holiday.

The chalets all face the river, are made from local materials and are built a meter and half off of the ground to take advantage of the spectacular view of the Luangwa River and to view wildlife from the comfort of your own porch. There are some new ground chalets which have just been built at this camp who also overlooks the Luangwa River.

Activities at Zikomo Safari Camp will include day and night game drives, and walking safaris. Day visits to the nearby Kawaza Cultural Village can also be arranged during your time at Zikomo Safari Camp.

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Day 8 – Transfer from Zikomo Safari Camp to Mfuwe Airport

Depending on the schedule of your flight, you will be transferred from Zikomo Safari Camp to Mfuwe Airport for your flight to Lusaka where you will catch your international flight out of Zambia.

This is the end of your safari in Zambia but we will still be in touch with you to make sure that your travel back home was well and safe.