Day 1: Lilongwe – Mafumu Lodge BB basis
Airport transfers included.
Day 2 & 3: Zambia – Luangwa Valley – Thornicroft Tented Camp
2 X game drives are included in your itinerary – one in the morning and the other in the afternoon/evening in the Lodges open game viewing safari cars. Between game drives there is a pool for you to relax by. Overnight Camping inclusive all lodge meals
Day 4: Mutinondo Wilderness
Drive through the park to the north western boundary. Pass extremely remote areas of South Luangwa. No other vehicles or traffic is likely to be encountered and not many people have done. Climb the escarpment to Mutinondo Wilderness area.
Day 5 & 6: Kasanka National Park
Only a few hours drive to Zambia’s first National Park under private management, Kasanka. Morning and afternoon game drives.
Day 7 & 8: Bangwelu Swamps
Its a pleasant , varied and interesting journey north to the Bangweulu wetlands. Game drives are spectacular amongst the huge herds of black Lechwe, with Elephant, Buffalo, Tsessebe, Reedbuck, Oribi and Sitatunga also adapted to life in this wetland environment.
Day 9: Mpika
Its a day of driving and we head to Mpika where we spend the night in a simple lodge in town. A nice meal in a local retstuarant and for those that wish to sample the nightlife this is your chance.
Day 10 & 11: North Luangwa Buffalo Camp
Head to Zambia’s most iconic, remote and alluring park – North Luangwa. Drive down the escarpment into this remote tract of land. Covering 4636 square kilometres the area offers one of the finest wilderness experiences in Zambia, if not Africa itself. The ultimate game walk is included
Day 12: Lundazi
Drive through remote rural villages till you we reach Lundazi near the Malawi border. Here we stay in the local clean but basic Stones hotel in town.