Two Rivers - An adventure

Highlights

  • 4 nights South Luangwa National Park
  • 3 nights Lower Zambezi National Park
  • Walking safaris, boat cruises, game drives
  • Tiger fishing & canoeing
  • Luxury accommodation
Overview

The Luangwa and Zambezi River course through two of Zambia’s premier National Parks. An unspoiled wilderness South Luangwa is known as the Valley of the Leopard where Norman Carr pioneered walking safaris. With endemic giraffe and wildebeest and endangered wild dogs, game viewing is second to none. The landscape of the Lower Zambezi National Park is entirely different. Its lush channels and ancient forests are a haven for elephants, predators and birdlife. It offers the greatest variety of activities in Zambia from game drives to canoeing, boat cruises, walking safaris and tiger fishing.

Secret Season 

15th Apr –  31st May

From USD$ 5538 per person
No single supplement

Safari Season 

Jun / Jul / Aug / Sep / Oct

From USD$ 6330 per person sharing
From USD$ 8080 per person single

Safari Season 

15th Nov – 15th April

Itinerary not available

Day 1
ARRIVAL

On arrival at Mfuwe airport you will get a glimpse of the local village life en route to the South Luangwa National Park. Venture through the wilderness with award-winning guides both on foot and on the vehicle. Named after the honeyguide bird, Time + Tide Nsolo plays host to some of the most striking and unusual bird species in South Luangwa National Park. Its five charming rooms stretch out on raised wooden platforms along a bend in the seasonal Luwi River. Each has a feather-top bed, open air en-suite bathroom, and a shady private deck offering views of a permanent river lagoon that teems with wildlife. Sited alongside an elephant path, there’s no end to the action around camp. Chuckle at warthogs and vervet monkeys while enjoying a cold local beer from the bar. Enjoy life’s simple pleasures with afternoon tea and cake in the spacious main lounge.

Day 2-5
SOUTH LUANGWA: NSOLO CAMP

Spend 4 nights exploring the vast and game rich South Luangwa Valley. Each morning will begin with an early wake up call and optional tea and coffee before heading out on game drive or your morning walk. You will return to camp at around 11am in time for a communal brunch and leisure time. Meet again for high tea at around 3pm before setting out for your afternoon safari and return at dusk for pre dinner drinks and dinner under the stars.

Day 5
TRAVEL TO THE LOWER ZAMBEZI

Fly to the Lower Zambezi Valley after your morning activity via light aircraft. Upon arrival at Jeki airstrip your guide will meet you and transfer you onto the camp.Dotted along the riverbank, Time + Tide Chongwe is set at the confluence of the Chongwe and Zambezi Rivers which wind through the forested valley, creating a haven for wildlife like lions, leopards and wild dog. Its nine classic tents are designed to make the most of what Mother Nature provided.

The small number of camps in Lower Zambezi National Park keep it free from overcrowding. The area is best known for its impressive variety of safari activities—enjoy game drives and walking safaris on land, take to the rivers on a boat cruise or canoeing safari, or to try your hand at tiger fishing.

Day 6-7
CHONGWE CAMP
Spend 3 nights exploring the Lower Zambezi. Each morning will begin with an early wake up call and optional tea and coffee before heading out on game drive or your morning walk. You will return to camp at around 11am in time for a communal brunch and leisure time. Meet again for high tea at around 3pm before setting out for your afternoon safari and return at dusk for pre dinner drinks and dinner under the stars. You will be able to select your activities from game drives and bush walks, to canoeing and tigerish fishing activities.
Day 8
DEPARTURE

This morning you will enjoy breakfast at the camp, before your air transfer back to Lusaka