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Zambia Safari and Malawi Beach Holiday

Inspirational safari & beach holiday to Malawi and Zambia

A unique safari and beach combo for nature lovers and adventurers. Stay in remote bush camps in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park, home of the walking safari, and end off with a ‘beach’ experience on Lake Malawi.  Unquestionably one of the best game viewing areas in Zambia, if not Africa, the South Luangwa offers a phenomenal game viewing experience. 

The true experience of the South Luangwa National Park is all about bush camps, simple back-to-nature camps, where you will lose yourself in the sights and sounds of the wilderness. After a night at Mfuwe Lodge, you will then journey to 2 bush camps, Kapamba Camp and Chindeni Camp for your chance to enjoy the ‘real’ Africa. Partake in both walking safaris and game drives.  Cap the safari off with a relaxing beach stay at the luxurious Pumalani Lodge on the southern edge of Lake Malawi.  Relax on the sandy beach or at the stylish infinity pool. There are sensational diving and snorkeling opportunities in the freshwater lake and the chance to go water skiing, sailing and kayaking too. 

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Lusaka
  • 1 night - Mfuwe Lodge, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
  • 2 nights - Kapamba Bushcamp, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
  • 2 nights - Chindeni Bush Camp, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
  • 4 nights - Pumulani, Lake Malawi, Malawi
  • Ends - Transfer to Lilongwe for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Malawi, Zambia
  • Nights Icon 9 Nights
  • Beach Icon Beach
  • Safari Icon Safari

Tailor-made itineraries

Every Mahlatini trip is custom created to your exact travel wishes – no readymade tours or set departures. Get in touch with our experts to start creating your bespoke itinerary.

Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Lusaka

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Day 1

Arrive at Lusaka Airport and connect onto your light aircraft to Mfuwe Airport bordering the South Luangwa National Park. A guide will then drive you into the park and to your lodge.

  • 1 night

Mfuwe Lodge
All Inclusive | Suite
Zambia

Mfuwe lodge lodge bedroom 1280
Kapamba bushcamp swimming pool and deck 1280
Kapamba bushcamp firepit lounge area 1280
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Day 2 - 4

Today you transfer by vehicle or on foot between Mfuwe Lodge and Kapamba Bushcamp. Game viewing the entire way.

  • 2 nights

Kapamba Bushcamp
All Inclusive | Chalet
Zambia

Kapamba bushcamp tented bedrroom 1280
Chindeni bush camp elephant viewing from the verandah 1280
Chindeni bush camp tented outdoor lounge 1280
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Day 4 - 6

Today you transfer by vehicle or on foot between Kapamba Bushcamp and Chindeni Bushcamp. Game viewing the entire way.

  • 2 nights

Chindeni Bush Camp
All Inclusive | Suite
Zambia

Chindeni bush camp tented bedroom suite 1280
Pumulani fire pit 1280
Pumulani guest bathroom 1280
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Day 6 - 10

Today you will be returned to Mfuwe Airport for a flight to Lilongwe in Malawi. Here you will met and transferred to your lodge on Lake Malawi.

  • 4 nights

Pumulani
All Inclusive | Lake View Villa
Malawi

Pumulani villa bedroom 1280

Day 10

Travel today by road to Lilongwe Airport where you will board your international flight.

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Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Meals and accommodation as per itinerary
  • Twice daily game drives while on safari
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Light aircraft transfers as per itinerary
  • Beverages
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any sightseeing activities mentioned
  • Visa fees
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cycling Icon Cycling
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
  • Snorkelling Scuba Diving Icon Snorkelling/Scuba Diving
  • Watersports Icon Water Sports
  • Star Gazing Star Beds Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Excursion
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick off the Big Five or encounter specific safari species and sea creatures on your safari and coastal stay, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • Wild Dog
    Wild Dog
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Puku
    Puku
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Impala
    Impala
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Crocodile
    Crocodile
  • Bushbuck
    Bushbuck
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
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