Norman Carr Safaris is one of the foremost operators in the South Luangwa, with six lodges and camps dotted around the Luangwa Valley. These intimate camps are renowned for their first class safari game-drives in open safari vehicle, as well as the rare opportunity to explore the bush on foot with armed scout and safari guide. This 7-night safari is split between the various bush camps to provide variety. You then set off to the Victoria Falls, staying at Tongabezi Lodge, which has a superb river side location and excellent long standing reputation.
Day 1 Overnight flight from London Heathrow to Lusaka via Johannesburg or Nairobi.
Day 2 On arrival you will be met and transferred by light aircraft flight into the South Luangwa. Spend 7 nights with Norman Carr Safaris at their exclusive lodges and camps, exploring the Luangwa Valley on foot and in open vehicles, all meals, transfers to and from Mfuwe airport, inter-camp transfers, all game-viewing activities, park fees, local drinks and house wines and laundry included. The area is renowned for its populations of leopard and lion and the elusive African wild dog. The itinerary will be confirmed 2 weeks prior to departure with atleast 3 camps from their circuit guaranteed
Day 9 Light aircraft flight to Livingstone via Lusaka. On arrival you will be met and transferred by road to Tongabezi Lodge for a 3 night stay in a cottage, set on the banks of the Zambezi just upstream from the Victoria Falls, all meals, local drinks and scheduled lodge activities included.
Day 10 Activities at Tongabezi include guided canoeing excursions, guided walks with lunch on one of the islands, fishing, a visit to the Victoria falls on the Zambian side, a game drive to the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, a walk in the gorges below the falls, a cultural visit to the local museum, a visit to Livingstone town and sunrise and sunset boat trips on the Zambezi. Other activities on offer are white water rafting, horse riding, elephant back safaris, lion walks and bungi jumping - these activities can be booked prior to guests’ arrival. The camp also has its own croquet lawn (African rules apply!), a jetty, tennis courts and a school for the local children.
Day 12 Transfer to Livingstone Airport for return flight back via Johannesburg to London Heathrow.
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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