Shoebills, Lechwe & Luangwa

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Run by: Wildlife Worldwide

Reference number: 2282

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Experience the untouched wilderness of the vast Bangweulu wetland in a quest for the remarkable endangered shoebill, and spend time at Kasanka and the Luangwa Valley, both home to incredible numbers of mammals and birdlife.

After a night in Lusaka, your wildlife adventure starts with a stay in Kasanka National Park which famously has over 400 bird species, as well as both tsessebe and sitatunga. 

Not far from Kasanka are the Bangweulu Swamps, which hold a spectacular wildlife secret: over 30,000 black lechwe and the most visible, highly endangered, shoebill. On your quest to spot this remarkable bird, you may also see elephant, lion, giraffe and many other species. 

Concluding in the magnificent Luangwa Valley creates a memorable wildlife experience – with a chance to see wild dog and explore the lush valley landscape here.

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart UK
  2. Day 2: Arrive Lusaka
  3. Days 3-5: Transfer to Kasanka; vehicle, boat & walking safaris
  4. Days 6-8: Fly to Bangweulu Swamps; vehicle, boat & walking safaris
  5. Days 9-11: Fly to South Luangwa National Park; vehicle & foot safaris
  6. Day 12: Depart South Luangwa
  7. Day 13: Arrive UK
  • Available*: Mar to Jun: Mid March to end June
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £5,995 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £5,195 pp

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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