“Combines the premier park in Zambia, the South Luangwa and the pristine shores of Lake Malawi for an unforgettable experience. ...” August 2012 more guest feedback
The safari combines the premier park in Zambia, The South Luangwa and the pristine shores of Lake Malawi.
South Luangwa National Park marks the end of the Great Rift Valley, is one of the last unspoilt wilderness areas and possibly the finest wildlife sanctuary in Africa, through which the meandering Luangwa River runs. The ox bow lagoons, woodland and plains of the valley host huge concentrations of game - including elephant, buffalo, leopard, lion, giraffe, hippo - and over 450 species of birds.
Pumulani on Nankumba Peninsula recognized as one of the most beautiful shores of the Lake and borders Lake Malawi National Park. This Park was established in order to protect the cichlid fish unique to the area. In 1984 the park was designated a World Heritage Site.
Tips on activities on offer:
South Luangwa: walking, game drives (day and night), Kawaza Village Tour, Tribal Textiles tour (for souvenirs), Chipembele Wildlife Orphanage visit.
Pumulani: birding, kayaking, boating, sailing, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, water-skiing, fun-tubing, sunset cruises, picnic tours plus village tour.
On arrival at Lusaka International Airport, you will be met by a Robin Pope Safaris' representative who will have a name board with your names. He/She will assist you with immigration and customs clearing then check in for your flight to Mfuwe, South Luangwa. The flight is on average one hour. At Mfuwe International Airport a guide from Robin Pope Safaris will meet you. The drive to Nkwali Camp is 1 hour through colourful local scenes of villages, agriculture as well as bush. Nkwali Camp has a wide view of the Luangwa River. On Robin’s private land, and overlooking the South Luangwa National Park, Nkwali is ideally situated for the start of your safari. The six rooms all look out over the river and have open air bathrooms. Depending on your arrival time in the day you will enjoy a lunch looking out over the lagoon to the back of Nkwali or if in the afternoon for tea and the afternoon and night game drive.
Itinerary Nkwali, South Luangwa 3 nights; Nsefu, South Luwangwa 4 nights and Pumulani, Lake Malawi 5 nights.
Rates from US$ 5958 per person sharing in 2020.
Includes Transfers starting Lusaka, Zambia and ending Lilongwe, Malawi; accommodation, full board, all local drinks, all activities (except motorized water sports), laundry.
Excludes Gratuities, visa fees where applicable + international flights.
Valid 22 May to 20 Nov.