This tour offers the opportunity to view game and enjoy activities along th e Luangwa River in the South Luangwa National Park, the mighty Zambezi river which flows over Victoria Falls and the Chobe River in Botswana. These majestic rivers offer incredible scenery along with the abundance of wildlife that fr equents them.
Days 1-3 South Luangwa
At Lusaka Airport check-in for your flight to Mfuwe where you will be welcomed and transferred to the lodge. The trip to the lodge takes you past Mfuwe village and is a mini-game drive through the South Luangwa National Park.
Your lodge, Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge was originally built for Kenneth Kaunda, the former Zambian president, in the 1970s and the original colonial style has been retained in the furnishings. A long veranda stretches outside the dining room and has views down the valley to the Luangwa itself.
Activities available from the lodge include morning and evening game drives and walking safaris. Lions and leopards are often seen in the area around the camp, as are buffalo and elephant. You will be amazed at how much can be seen just going down to the river for sundowners.
Days 4-5 Livingstone
From Mfuwe you fly to Livingstone via Lusaka where you are met and transferred to Sussi & Chuma Lodge, named after David Livingstone’s faithful companions.
The intimate lodge consists of two exclusive houses, both of which are situated to make the most of the amazing views of the great Zambezi River. The lodge features a raised bar/lounge with deck, downstairs open air dining area and a swimming pool.
While at Sussi & Chuma you will take a walking tour of Victoria Falls, a village tour and a relaxing sundowner cruise on the Zambezi.
Today you transfer to Livingstone airport, fly to Kasane then on to Chobe Chilwero Lodge, located just outside Chobe National Park. Chobe is home to the largest remaining population of elephants in the world.
Your game viewing activities include game drives in the National Park and a relaxing sundowner cruise on the Chobe River.
Specially designed riverboats allow you to approach elephants as they wade in the river and get you safely close to buffalos that gather by the riverside.
The very best way to end a day on safari is sipping a cocktail while watching an African sunset over the waters of the Chobe River.
On your last morning there is time for some early game viewing followed by breakfast before transferring to Kasane airport for your onward journey.