Take in the best of wildlife and nature in this 7 night safari with the highlights of this beautiful country.
Rivers and Rainbows
A 7 night safari combining Kapani Lodge and Kakuli camp, the only true bush camp open in the green season.
7 nights in the South Luangwa at it’s most dramatic and beautiful. The bush is in its fullest flush of growth, rivers and lagoons are brimming and boating safaris take you eye to eye with hippos and crocs. Magnificent skyscapes and sunsets, a wealth of migratory birds, crystal clear night skies and occasional dramatic tropical downpours provide the back drop for a safari during the most exciting time to be in the South Luangwa Valley. Kapani and Kakuli provide a unique and unforgettable safari experience for photographers, wildlife and bird enthusiasts, as well as those who are looking for new adventure in Africa.
The package :
4 nights Kapani and 3 nights Kakuli.
Fully inclusive with airport and camp transfers, all activities, national park fees, bar and laundry.
Excluded are flights, departure taxes and any visa costs.
Camps can also be booked independently of the package or additional nights booked at the normal camp rates.
Full Itinerary (20 Jan – 3 April)
Included Meals (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
Day 1: Arrive Kapani Lodge L, D
Meet our representative in Lusaka Airport where you will be escorted to your connecting flight to Mfuwe; the gateway to the South Luangwa National Park. Enjoy spectacular views from the air as you fly into the Luangwa Valley. This flight takes just over an hour. On arrival at Mfuwe Airport, you will be transported to Kapani Lodge, where you can settle into your lovely suite. This afternoon after an excellent afternoon tea, you will participate in your first game viewing activity and night drive.
Day 2: Kapani Lodge B, L, D
Your second day will begin with an early morning game drive, giving us great opportunities to see the wildlife during the gorgeous morning light. You will return to camp in time for a sumptuous buffet brunch before having a few hours of ‘siesta’ time to watch the goings on from your room, take a dip in the pool or have a proper sleep! In the afternoons you will enjoy a delicious cake and tea/coffee before heading out on your afternoon activity where you’ll get to see magnificent skyscapes and sunsets, a wealth of migratory birds, crystal clear night skies and occasional tropical downpours.
Day 3, 4, 5: Kakuli Bush Camp B, L, D
After another Kapani breakfast you prepare for your adventure to another part of the African bush, making your way to Kakuli Bush Camp by boat. Kakuli features luxury tents with stunning views of the Luangwa River, which is home to one of the largest concentrations of hippos and crocodiles in Africa. Daily game walks and boating safaris will be conducted in the same manner as previous days.
Kakuli provides the back drop for a safari during the most exciting time to be in the South Luangwa. You’ll have a unique and unforgettable safari experience for photographers, wildlife and bird enthusiasts, as well as those who are looking for new adventure in Africa.
Day 6, 7: Kapani Lodge B, L, D
After your final breakfast at Kakuli, you will hop back on board the boat for your final trip down the Luangwa River back to Kapani in time for brunch. As you will have seen from the past few days, the bush is in its fullest flush of growth at this time of the year with rivers and lagoons brimming with water and boating safaris taking you eye to eye with hippos and crocs. As may have become your custom you have a few hours ‘siesta’ time after brunch before afternoon tea and your evening activity and finally dinner and a few drinks to end your day.
Day 8: Departure B
This morning you will enjoy one final hearty breakfast at Kapani, and then make your way to Mfuwe Airport for your domestic flight back to Lusaka.
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