Highlights of Zambia Safari

10 nights $18,041

A Country of Amazing Habitats

This trip takes you straight into the wilds of South Luangwa, known for top walking safaris, elephants, and leopards. Then onward to the Lower Zambezi, with sensational game viewing by land and boat. Finally culminate in colonial luxury, five-minutes' walk from the magnificent Victoria Falls.
10 Nights
5 Destinations
Destination

Johannesburg, South Africa

Day 1-2

Known as Joburg, Jozi, or Egoli ' the City of Gold '; Johannesburg serves as the main international airport when arriving in southern Africa. Spending a night here at the beginning or end of your safari is common, and as South Africa's economic capital, there are plenty of upmarket hotels. While here, do a tour of Soweto, where Mandela and Tutu both lived.

Accommodation

54 On Bath

1 Night

A Johannesburg stopover in this 5-star hotel epitomizes elegant luxury at its best. Enjoy the terrace garden and outdoor pool with city skyline, champagne bar and fitness club. It's linked to a stylish shopping mall for retail therapy.

Destination

South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Day 2-4

Birders, photographers, and safari enthusiasts alike find South Luangwa irresistible. Rustic bush camps are luxurious but unpretentious, letting the landscape and proliferation of animals take center stage. It's the home of walking safaris, with the best guides in Africa imparting their intimate knowledge of the bush. Leopards, elephants, and hippos are stars of the show, with excellent birding.

Accommodation

Luwi

2 Nights

This solar-powered bush camp is so remote, it's just you for miles around. Rustic luxury sets the tone for communal evenings around the fire, and days watching animals on game drives, but more authentically, reconnecting with nature on walking safaris.

Destination

South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Day 4-6

Birders, photographers, and safari enthusiasts alike find South Luangwa irresistible. Rustic bush camps are luxurious but unpretentious, letting the landscape and proliferation of animals take center stage. It's the home of walking safaris, with the best guides in Africa imparting their intimate knowledge of the bush. Leopards, elephants, and hippos are stars of the show, with excellent birding.

Accommodation

Bilimungwe Bushcamp

2 Nights

Bilimungwe is a traditional thatched camp in a really wild reserve, famed for exceptional safari guides and sensational photographic opportunities, especially elephants, leopards and birdlife. With three permanent camp waterholes, you could just stay put and let animals come to you!

Destination

Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia

Day 6-9

The Zambezi River forms the country border, with Lower Zambezi N.P in Zambia facing Mana Pools in Zimbabwe. The river has calmed down after its plunge over Victoria Falls, enabling canoe and power boat excursions, plus walks and game drives. Or watch animals from the deck of your riverside lodge.

Accommodation

Baines' River Camp

3 Nights

Relish this comfortable colonial-style safari lodge in the remote Lower Zambezi National Park, where animals roam freely and are seen around camp and during game drives, walks, river cruises and canoe safaris. Experience genuine Zambian hospitality characterized by big smiles.

Destination

Livingstone, Zambia

Day 9-11

Dare you take a dip in Devil's Pool right on the edge of Victoria Falls? Many do and see the falls from a unique vantage point very close up. Witnessing the magnificence of Victoria Falls is one of those must-sees, made even more appealing by staying in beautiful Zambezi riverside lodges, with sunset cruises to see Mosi-oa-Tunya, 'The Smoke That Thunders'.

Accommodation

Toka Leya

2 Nights

Relaxing beside the Zambezi with elephants wandering past is the ideal start or finish to your African safari. Spend mornings boating on the river, game viewing or visiting Victoria Falls, and afternoons at the spa, practicing yoga, or watching the river flow.

Destination

Lusaka, Zambia

Day 11

Depart

Highlights of Zambia Safari Reserves

A Country of Amazing Habitats

10 Nights
5 Destinations

From

$18,041

This is a sample itinerary and the price is an estimate, used for rough planning purposes only and is subject to change. Actual prices and availability must be finalized by one of our trip planners who will contact and confirm pricing with all accommodations and operators.

or call one of our expert coordinators directly at 1.800.995.8689

In Our Traveler's Words

At the end of the day our travelers are most qualified to describe the African safari experience, and they certainly say it best.

The Peacock Family
Multi-Generational Safari

"Our youngest, Emily is almost 7. And mom and dad are in their late 70's. And the rest of us fall somewhere in between - and I can tell you we ALL just had the best time! It's tricky to have a plan that appeals to everyone. The thought of our daily adventure was so exciting, that no one minded the early morning wake-ups - not even the teenagers! They were often the first ones on the jeep - as they couldn't wait to start the drive each day."

The Ousterhout Family
Family Safari

"My father-in-law had always wanted to go to Africa, and invited us all to go with him to celebrate his 80th birthday. We went with no expectations, and the trip was beyond anything we could have imagined. In each camp we were exhilarated to be so unbelievably close to animals. Our guides really turned the safari into an educational experience for the girls with in-depth discussions on not just the wildlife, but also history, culture, and the relationship between tourism and the environment. It was definitely a once-in-a-lifetime trip – but we hope to return."

Tamar Sherer & Chris Cooper
Active Safari

"This was our fourth trip to Africa, and by far the best. We keep going back because we love the whole experience: the people, the wildlife, their behavior, the environment, the accommodations, the music, everything. We chose Bushtracks for this custom adventure with two goals: to see the migration and to see the gorillas. Experiencing the migration was like witnessing a miracle in process. Could it get any better? Yes - the gorilla treks were the most exhausting thing we've ever done, but worth every exhilarating ache. Amazing!"

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