Zambian Walking Safari
• Walking safaris • South Luangwa National Park
Walking through big game country is an exciting experience, the area is remote and wild, the terrain and habitats varied and game is in abundance. The great Luangwa River plays host to huge concentrations of game including elephant, buffalo, leopard, lion, giraffe, hippo and over 450 species of birds. Robin Pope Safaris are known as the leading walking safari operator with the most extensive knowledge of the Luangwa area. Your camps will move with you to ensure the very best wildlife experience possible!
Day 1: Mfuwe > South Luangwa National Park Arrive Mfuwe and transfer through colourful local scenes of villages, agriculture and bush to Nkwali Camp, overlooking the South Luangwa National Park plains. Evening game drive from camp.
Day 2: South Luangwa Start with a 90km drive to the Mupamadzi River to the mobile camp. The camp is already set up with well-equipped walk-in tents. Relax around the camp then head off for an afternoon walk.
Day 3: South Luangwa Up early for the morning walk in the remote and wild terrain experiencing everything from ants to buffalo. You will learn the many nuances and aspects of the bush from your expert guide. The mobile camp is packed up and moved to its new location, awaiting your arrival. Siesta and sundowners when you reach your next destination.
Days 4-6: South Luangwa Explore the area on foot and on Day 5 the camp will be moved again as you walk further down the Mupamadzi River, a major tributary of the Luangwa River. All walks are led by an experienced naturalist and accompanied by an armed game scout.
Day 7: South Luangwa After an early breakfast, drive 4 to 5 hours to the Luangwa River crossing point, thereafter a 20-minute drive to camp. Overnight at Tena Tena Camp and refresh after your mobile walking safari.
Day 8: South Luangwa > Mfuwe You will be transferred to Mfuwe Airport for your onward flights.
• Small group tour (maximum 6 guests) • 2 nights' safari lodge • 5 nights' mobile camping • Transfers and transportation • Safari activities with expert rangers • 7 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 7 Dinners • National Park fees
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Safari 1 - Jun 19,
Safari 2 - Jun 24,
Safari 3 - Jun 29,
Safari 4 - Jul 04,
Safari 5 - Jul 09,
Safari 6 - Jul 16,
Safari 7 - Jul 20,
Safari 8 - Jul 25,
Safari 9 - Jul 30,
Safari 10 - Aug 06,
Safari 11 - Aug 11,
Safari 12 - Aug 16,
Safari 13 - Aug 20,
Safari 14 - Aug 25,
Safari 15 - Aug 30,
Safari 16 - Sep 04,
Safari 17 - Sep 08,
Safari 18 - Sep 13,
Safari 19 - Sep 18,
Safari 20 - Sep 25.
Safari 1 - Jun 19,
Booking conditions Maximum group size: 6
Safari 11 is one night shorter, whilst Safaris 5,7,9,13,17 and 19 are two nights longer. The extra nights are spent on walking mobile.
Maximum group size: 6 Safari 11 is one night shorter, whilst Safaris 5,7,9,13,17 and 19 are two nights longer. The extra nights are spent on walking mobile.