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South Luangwa Luxury Safari

Inspirational safari holiday to Zambia

Zambia's South Luangwa is one of the wildest places on the planet and it is here that legendary Norman Carr pioneered the walking safari and conservation-based tourism in Africa. Immerse yourself in wilderness and luxurious comfort, whilst enjoying day and night game drives and walking safaris. Experience the 'real' Africa staying between two remote and untouched bush camps namely, Mchenja and Nsolo, Simple, back-to-nature camps, where you will lose yourself in the sights and sounds of the South Luangwa. Finish at the magnificent Chinzombo Camp which is arguably the most luxurious property in the South Luangwa. With a magnificent position overlooking the Luangwa River, which is teeming with wildlife, it is the perfect place to end your adventure.

Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Lusaka
  • 3 nights - Time + Tide Mchenja, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
  • 3 nights - Time + Tide Nsolo, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
  • 4 nights - Time + Tide Chinzombo, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
  • Ends - Transfer to Lusaka for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Zambia
  • Nights Icon 10 Nights
  • 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
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Highlights

  • Unfenced and unspoiled wilderness - a world away from modern life
  • High densities of leopard and hippo
  • The chance to do your game viewing on foot
  • One of the most beautiful wildlife sanctuaries in the world
  • Intimate and exclusive camps with outstanding guiding
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Lusaka

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Day 1 - 4

At Lusaka begin your adventure by boarding a light aircraft flight to Mfuwe Airport, the gateway the South Luangwa National Park. A driver will be waiting to take you to your bush camp.

  • 3 nights

Mchenja Bushcamp
All Inclusive | Luxury Safari Tent
Zambia

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Day 4 - 7

Your safari guide will today drive you to your next bush camp Nsolo, situated along a bend in the seasonal Luwi River.

  • 3 nights

Nsolo Bushcamp
All Inclusive | Grass & Wood Chalet
Zambia

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Day 7 - 11

Next, journey to one of the most game-rich areas of South Luangwa National Park and to Chinzombo Camp.

  • 4 nights
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Chinzombo Camp
All Inclusive | Villa
Zambia

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Day 11

Leave the wilds of Zambia today returning to Mfuwe Airport for your light aircraft flight back to Lusaka and your flight home.

We've got you covered

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 or per family sharing basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • 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
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

Our trips offer 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
  • Fly Camping Icon Fly Camping
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Photography Safari Icon Wildlife Hide
  • Photography Safari Icon Photography
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • African Wilddog
    African Wilddog
  • 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
Sample Itineraries

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