Your river adventure starts with three nights at Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge, as the name suggests this was built for the first Zambian president and retains much of its original colonial style. From a hilltop position, the elegantly furnished Victorian style suites give excellent views over game-rich valleys and the Luangwa River. This area of South Luangwa is the home of the walking safari, on foot the lodge guides can show you some truly fascinating sights that are hard to spot from a vehicle.
Your next stop is the mighty Zambezi River and a two night stay at Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma. This beautiful lodge is only 12 kilometres from Victoria Falls and on a dramatic bend of the Zambezi River. The luxury tree houses are built in the ebony tree canopy lining the riverbank and all have their own private viewing deck. From this lodge, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to activities take your pick from elephant back safaris, white water rafting, fishing (when in season) or the awesome Flight of the Angels helicopter over the Falls.
Your last river will be the Chobe River and an unforgettable stay at Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero bordering the Chobe National Park, home to the largest concentration of elephants in Africa. Your days here can be spent on the river, on the land or in the spa and there is no better way to finish that day off than with a sundowner on one of the lodges specially designed riverboats as the buffalo and elephants come out of the shade to graze in the cooler evenings.
- Tailor-made Itinerary from $5,180 Per Person
- South Luangwa National Park
- 3 nights at Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge
Upon arrival at Lusaka Airport you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will assist you onto your light aircraft. From here you will be flown to the South Luangwa National Park. On arrival you will be met and transferred to Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge.
- Livingstone & Victoria Falls
- 2 nights at Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma
Upon arrival at Livingstone Airport you will be met by a member of the Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma team who will transfer you to your lodge.
- 2 nights at Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero
Upon arrival at Kasane Airport you will be met by a member of the Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero team who will transfer you to your lodge.
Onward Transfer to Kasane Airport
Today you will be met by your driver who will transfer you by road to Kasane Airport where you will connect with your onward flight home.
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- Arrival Airport: Lusaka
Sanctuary Chichele Presidential Lodge
Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma
Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero
- Return Airport: Kasane
- International flights from JFK
- Accommodation as specified
- Meals as specified
- Drinks (excluding premium brands)
- Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
- All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
- Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
- National Parks and conservation entry fees
- Personal travel insurance
- Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
- Visas and visa fees where relevant
- Outward Flight:
- Overnight from JFK to Lusaka
- Return Flight:
- Overnight from Kasane to JFK
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