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Zambia Walking Safari

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Destinations: Lusaka
Type of adventure: safari.png Safari
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 8495
Duration: 8 days
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  • Type
    Private
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    Scheduled

    The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.

    Private

    Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.

    Custom

    Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.

  • Support
    Daytime Guided
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    Self-Guided

    Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.

    Daytime Guided

    Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.

    24/7 Guided

    Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.

  • Hotels
    Signature
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    Signature

    We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.

    Bistro

    These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.

  • Level
    Enthusiast
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    Occasional

    “I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”

    Recreational

    “I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”

    Enthusiast

    “I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”

    Avid

    “I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”

    Expert

    “I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”

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Unspoiled wilderness

A place of meandering rivers and lagoons, forests and woodlands, the southeast of Zambia is home to the original walking safari and some of the most spectacular wildlife in the world. Your journey combines three intimate Bushcamp Company properties, accessible only by foot and safari vehicle. Begin in Mfuwe and feel the solitude set in as you make your way to the spectacular Bilimungwe Camp. Continue south to the Kapamba River where you’ll stay in rustic luxury camps and spend time with the elephants, giraffe, buffalo and other animals who rely on this water source to survive. This is pristine Africa; no doubt the wilderness of the Luangwa Valley leave you yearning to return.

*Trip price includes flights between Johannesburg Airport before and after your trip.

Trip designed by Travel Expert Michele Harvey TRIP DETAILS per person from $8,495 USD
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Based on 4 ppl double occupancy
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Day by Day

Welcome to Luangwa National Park. Settle in at your lodge, situated on the banks of two beautiful lagoons, where giraffe, buffalo, antelope, and crocodile are constant visitors! If there's time, embark on your first evening game drive.

Rise early and set out on a thrilling 4-hour game drive to your next camp, Bilimungwe. Your chalet looks out over a waterhole that welcomes local warthogs, elephant, and other thirsty game throughout the day.

Squeeze in another early game drive this morning, while the animals are most active. Pause for lunch back at camp and then set out for a walking safari—hippo, crocodiles, leopards, and lion are likely sights!

After breakfast, make your way via guided bushwalk to your next camp. Cool off with a sundowner while you soak your deserving feet in the nearby Kapampba River.

Explore the bush today; join your guide on a safari walk or enjoy a day or nighttime game drive. Tonight, take advantage of your luxury camp—watching an elephant take a dip in the river from your bathtub is an unforgettable experience!

Take a morning stroll along the river and arrive at Zungulilia, your next camp, in time for lunch. Spend the next two days exploring on foot—prepare for breathtaking views and natural springs that attract a variety of game.

Let your guides lead you on foot through the untouched wilderness; watch herds of buffalo roam the grassy plains and thirsty elephants come to drink at the springs. Tonight, recount your adventures over a starlit dinner and cozy campfire.

Make your way via game drive back to Mfuwe Lodge. Squeeze in one final sunset safari this afternoon, or relax back at the chalet.

Return to Mfuwe Airport and make your way back to Lusaka and O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg for your evening departure home. Safe onward journey!

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What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.

In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.

  • All lodge accommodation as indicated
  • All meals with local drinks
  • Laundry
  • All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
  • All baggage transportation
  • Flights: OR Tambo (Johannesburg) – Lusaka & return. Light aircraft Lusaka to Mfuwe Airport & return
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Butterfield & Robinson
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