This 7 night safari will offer you an opportunity to stay in camps which are surrounded by one of the largest areas of unspoilt wilderness in the world. You will explore the Kafue National Park from 2 sister camps – from both camps, you will experience the ‘Real Africa’ in vast areas of untouched nature which is still unspoilt by mass tourism.
Camps making up the itinerary include;
- 3 nights at Mukambi Safari Lodge in Kafue National Park
- 3 nights at Busanga Plains Camp in Kafue National Park
- 1 nights at Mukambi Safari Lodge in Kafue National Park
Day 1 – Arrival in Lusaka off your international flight
MEET AND GREET; Upon arrival at Lusaka International Airport, you will be met and greeted by a representative from Imagine Zambia Tours. Please look out for your names on a name board as you enter the terminal building.
Our representative will assist you through passport control and will also help you getting your luggage and clear customs. You will then be handed over to a driver who will transfer you to Mukambi Safari Lodge – the road transfer takes about 3 hours.
Day 1 to Day 4 – Mukambi Safari Lodge
You will start your unforgettable Kafue Safari from the luxury of the Mukambi Safari Lodge, and spend your first 3 nights exploring the areas around this great lodge Luangwa.
Mukambi Safari Lodge is located centrally in Kafue National Park, right on the banks of the stunning Kafue River. The vast areas of untouched nature, unspoiled by mass tourism makes every safari, on foot or by car, a safari through the ‘Real Africa’. Accommodation consists of comfortable en-suite chalets and a luxurious Riverside Villa which has its private riverside deck. The viewing decks at the main lodge, overlooking the Kafue River together with the swimming pool area, let you settle back and relax and be looked after in the true tradition of the friendly people of Zambia.
Activities consist of game drives, in open-canopy vehicles, boat cruises and fishing trips along with walking safaris, where you are likely to see elephants, lion, leopard, impala, hippo (to mention just a few) and an incredible variety of birds. Knowing what comforts await you back at the lodge make each of these activities a truly great experience.
All this together with the excellent food, friendly staff, top guides and comfortable accommodation will make your stay at Mukambi Safari Lodge unforgettable.
Day 4 – transfer from Mukambi Safari Lodge to Busanga Plains Camp
After your 3 nights stay at Mukambi Safari Lodge you will be transferred to the sister bushcamp, Busanga Plains Camp deep in the heart of the famous Busanga Plains, a stunning wetland area – this will be your home for 3 nights. The Plains Camp is an exciting five hour drive from Mukambi Safari Lodge through the Kafue National Park. A trip to the Busanga Plains brings you back to the days that a safari took an exciting trip to reach your destination.
Day 4 to Day 7 – Busanga Plains Camp
This tented camp lies in an area so remote that although famous for insiders, only a few people have discovered the Busanga Plains. It is only accessible four months a year. Here lions and cheetahs prey on animals such as wildebeest, roan and buffalo to name a few. Lechwe and puku graze on the central swamps while the shy sitatunga hides in the papyrus reeds. Crowned and wattled cranes, secretary birds and ground hornbills stalk the grasslands whose openness is interrupted only by tree studded islands.
The Busanga plains Camp is small and intimate. It consists of only four big safari tents with en-suite open air bathrooms and a raised central area or boma, overlooking the Busanga Plains.
Day 7 – transfer from Busanga Plains Camp to Mukambi Safari Lodge
After your 3 nights stay at Busanga Plains Camp you will be transferred back to Mukambi Safari Lodge where you will spend your last night before going to Lusaka Airport for your international flight out of Lusaka.
Day 7 to 8 – Mukambi Safari Lodge
This luxury lodge will welcome you back on arrival from Busanga Plains Camp. You will only spend a night here this time as the next morning will see you on a road transfer back to Lusaka Airport where you will catch your international flight out Lusaka.
Day 8 – Transfer from Mukambi Lodge to Lusaka Airport
On this day, you will be transferred from Mukambi Lodge to Lusaka International Airport for your international flight out of Zambia.
Meet and Assist; on arrival at Lusaka International Airport, you will be met by a representative from Imagine Zambia Tours, who will be at hand again to assist with baggage handling and check in to your International flight out of Zambia.
This is the end of your safari in Zambia but we will still be in touch with you to make sure that your travel back home was well and safe.
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