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 90 km 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 either Nsefu Camp or Tena Tena Camp (exact camp depends on departure) 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/camp • 5 or 7 nights' mobile camping • Transfers and transportation • Safari activities with expert rangers • 7 or 9 breakfasts, 7 or 9 lunches, 7 or 9 dinners • National Park fees
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Jun 16, 21, 26
Jul 3, 8, 13, 18, 23, 28
Aug 2, 7, 14, 19, 24, 29
Sep 3, 8, 13, 18, 23, 28
Jun 16, 21, 26
Booking conditions • Maximum group size 6
• Maximum group size 6
Not included • National Park Fees and Conservation Levies will be added at the current rates (subject to change)
• Current fees/levies are US$630 per person in total for 8 days and US$820 per person in total for 10 days
• National Park Fees and Conservation Levies will be added at the current rates (subject to change) • Current fees/levies are US$630 per person in total for 8 days and US$820 per person in total for 10 days