Addicted to Zambia

Suggested Holiday Itinerary

Addicted to Zambia

Summary Of The Route and Costs

Combining 3 properties from the famous Robin Pope Safaris portfolio, this itinerary will ensure an unforgettable safari holiday. You will experience the wonders of Africa's secluded wilderness, the outstanding wildlife, including leopard, lion, elephant, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, wild dog, hippo, to name a few; more than 450 species of birds, as well as the mighty Victoria Falls.

You begin with 2 nights at Nkwali Camp, situated on the banks of the Luangwa River on Robin Pope Safaris’ private land just outside the South Luangwa National Park. Guests can enjoy day or night drives in open top Toyota Landcruisers, affording you total 360 degree vision. There is also the option to swop a game drive for a walk, led by a knowledgeable guide, and escorted by an armed National Park scout. The guiding team is very passionate and will certainly impart some amazing bush insights at a level that will surprise you.

Your next RPS camp, Tena Tena, is synonymous with Robin Pope Safaris as it was the first camp which Robin opened and ran and has become a favourite amongst many safari lovers over the years. The tents are very private with plenty of space between them and each with its own window onto a magnificent stretch of the Luangwa River where the hippos wallow and the lions roam. With plenty of different seating areas there is space to relax and unwind whilst reflecting on the day's safari, before sitting down to a beautiful dinner on the banks of the Luangwa, under the stars and enjoying the sounds of the African night.

You leave the RPS portfolio for the next 2 nights, as you head to the Lower Zambezi, where you enjoy 2 nights at the intimate and private Old Mondoro safari camp, which exudes charm and charisma. The concept of Old Mondoro is simple - to provide guests with an authentic, intimate Zambian safari that concentrates on the wildlife and bush experience, whilst not forgoing any creature comforts or service. Old Mondoro is a destination in its own right that also offers some of the most prolific leopard sightings to be had in Africa - no one could want for more.

Finally, you end at RPS's Stanley Safari Lodge, an elegant and luxurious getaway, only 3 km from the Victoria Falls. Your daily rate here includes a guided tour of the (Park Fees are extra), but you can also other activities (some may be extra cost) including a visit to a local village, canoeing, sunset boat cruises, white water rafting, game drives and fishing.

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Summary Of The Itinerary

Holiday Title: Addicted to Zambia

Countries Visited: Zambia

Day 1

Upon arrival at Lusaka International Airport you will be met by our representative and assisted with Immigration and Customs procedures. You will then be directed to the domestic check-in counters for your flight to Mfuwe in the South Luangwa. The flight will take just over an hour.

ProFlight (Light Aircraft): Fly from Lusaka Intl (LUN) to Mfuwe (MFU) - arrival and departure times to be confirmed

On arrival at Mfuwe Airport, you will be met by your guide and you will be transferred by road to the South Luangwa National Park.

Nkwali Camp is located on the banks of the Luangwa on a magnificent meander in the river overlooking the National Park where leopards roam along the bank and can often be spotted from camp.

South Luangwa National Park

2 nights at Nkwali Camp

Day 3

Transfer from Nkwali Camp to Tena Tena

Situated in the exclusive Nsefu Sector, Tena Tena sits nestled under a magnificent and thick grove of mahogany trees. On a double tiered river bank each room enjoys its own private view onto a long stretch of the Luangwa River. With the ox bow lagoons, tributaries, riverine supported woodlands and large plains, this area plays host to huge concentrations of game including elephant, buffalo, leopard, lion, giraffe, hippo and over 450 species of birds.

South Luangwa National Park

3 nights at Tena Tena

Day 6

After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Mfuwe.

ProFlight (Economy Class): Fly from Mfuwe (MFU) via Lusaka (LUN) to Jeki Airstrip - arrival and departure times to be confirmed

You will be met at the airstrip and transferred to Old Mondoro, located in the wonderfully open area of Faidherbia Forest within the Lower Zambezi National Park. The comfortable rooms are strung out along a hippo-friendly channel off the Zambezi, enjoying great views with their half-height walls and timber decks. Activities at Old Mondoro focus on game drives, walks, canoeing and boating, though the elephant and hippo activity around camp are enough to encourage a lodge-based safari!

Lower Zambezi National Park

3 nights at Old Mondoro

Day 9

You will be transferred back to the airstrip.

ProFlight (Light Aircraft): Fly from Jeki Airstrip via Lusaka (LUN) to Livingstone Airport (LVI) - arrival and departure times to be confirmed

Transfer for 2 pax from Livingstone Airport to Stanley Safari Lodge

Set on a hill bordering the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park and overlooking unspoilt bush, Stanley Safari Lodge is only3 km from the Victoria Falls. The views are splendid - the spray of the Falls in the distance, the mighty Zambezi River and on top of that yet another beautiful African sunset. From either the main garden, the infinity pool or from the privacy of your room, the views are unmatched.

Victoria Falls - Zambia

2 nights at Stanley Safari Lodge

Day 11

Transfer for 2 pax from Stanley Safari Lodge to Livingstone Airport

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Example Cost

Holiday Title: Addicted to Zambia

Holiday Destination: Holiday to Zambia for 10 nights

Passengers: 2 Adults

Example Cost for 2 Adults: * per person sharing.

*Excludes international flights from your home country - please ask us if you would like us to include these for you.

All monies paid by UK customers for the air package holiday shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10245.

When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from us you will receive an ATOL Certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong.

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