Classic Zambia Safari and Malawi

South Luangwa & Lake Malawi

From £4500 per person in low season
From £5400 per person in high season

based on 7 nights & selected experiences

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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • Non-motorised water sports

  • International economy flights and taxes subject to availability

  • Internal flights

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Daily experiences

  • All inclusive

per person based on 2 people sharing, including domestic flights, accommodation, private transfers and game activities

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  • Incredible game-viewing in the wonderful arena of South Luangwa National Park

  • Stay in a beautifully designed lodge nestled in trees on the banks of the Luangwa River

  • Relax on the shores of the crystal clear Lake Malawi or jump in for a swim!

  • Enjoy day and night game drives and exciting walking safaris with your expert guide

  • Enjoy wonderful sunset cruises on the lodge's very own traditional Malawian dhow

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Zambia and Malawi have a moderate to sub-tropical climate with three distinct seasons. This itinerary is designed to fall within one of Zambia's most beautiful seasons - the lush, green and warm time at the end of the rains, before the bush starts to dry up. The weather will be warm and balmy with clear skies and sunshine, and cooler evenings and mornings. A perfect time for lovely game viewing and relaxing on the beach in the heat of the day.

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This wonderful combination of Zambia and Malawi takes you on a safari adventure to explore the game-packed South Luangwa National Park with an expert guide to the clear waters of Lake Malawi where the remainder of your holiday will be spent relaxing on the shores, or swimming in the lake.

  1. Fly to Lusaka

  2. Days 1-5: South Luangwa National Park

    Your adventure starts with an overnight flight to Zambia, from where you will be transferred to the South Luangwa National Park. Zambia's gem, this park is packed with wildlife and ripe to be explored. In the company of your expert guide you will discover the furthest reaches of the park, spotting elephant, hippo, leopard and lion on the way. There's also the chance to see good numbers of wild dog, which flourish in the early part of the season, and can often be found hunting or resting in the shade. Days will be spent on morning and afternoon game drives, with the opportunity to head out on foot as well. During the emerald season, there will also be the opportunity to explore the lagoons and Luangwa River by boat – offering the perfect opportunity to spot birds. In the evenings, the night drives reveal the nocturnal predators of the bush - seek out leopard and lion, and the smaller animals such as genet and civet, before returning to the lodge for a delicious supper and drinks around the camp fire.

    Accommodation: Luangwa River Camp (4 nights)

  3. Days 5-8: Lake Malawi

    After your exploration, cross the border in a light aircraft and head for the lake. One of Africa's largest freshwater lakes, Lake Malawi is crystal clear and sparkling, and teeming with myriad cichild fish. Staying on the lake or shores of the lake offers beautiful views from the comfort of your room. Spend your days relaxing, snorkelling and diving. We also recommend you take a trip in the lodge's own Malawian dhow as the sun sets, offering the perfect end to any day.

    Accommodation: Pumulani (3 nights)

  4. Fly home from Lake Malawi


South Luangwa & Lake Malawi

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