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6 Nights – South Luangwa Photographic Tour

Country: Zambia
City: South Luangwa National Park
Duration: 7 Day(s) - 6 Night(s)
Tour Category: Photography Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

This safari package is purely for keen photographer clients – all the camps featuring in the package are one of the best places for photographing. The locations of the camps are perfect including the professional safari guides who are knowledgeable, skilled and has passion for wildlife. They take their time to explain and position their safari vehicles according to the angle the client requires in order to get a quality photos.

Day 1 – Flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe in the South Luangwa

Upon arrival at Lusaka airport, you will connect on the local flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe in the South Luangwa where you will find your safari guide waiting for you who will help you with your luggage and later transfer you from the airport to Track and Trail River camp in the South Luangwa National Park.

Day 1 to Day 4 - Track and Trail River Camp in South Luangwa

Track and Trail River Camp is an intimate safari lodge offering authentic and unique safari experiences. Our safari lodge South Luangwa is an ideal place to relax and unwind in-between exciting safari adventures. Ideally located on the banks of the Luangwa River and opposite the South Luangwa National park, only a 5 min, drive from the main entrance. Here we want you to feel pampered, touched, reconnected, surprised and inspired by our safari lodge, team, guides, nature and the people.

At Track and Trail River Camp you can join us for a morning or a night drive in the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. The morning safari starts around 06.00, just after a light breakfast at sunrise and takes place in open safari vehicles to fully experience the surroundings. You will be accompanied by one of our professional, passionate and knowledgeable guides that will tell you all about the fascinating flora, fauna and birdlife of the Luangwa valley. We specialize in photographic safaris and where possible the guide will position the vehicle to get the best angle for photographic purposes. They will also part with advice and knowledge where they can, for you to get the best picture possible. The safari will take about 4 hours, with a short break for a cup of coffee or tea and small bite. Around 10.00 you will return to camp and after refreshing yourself a delicious brunch will be waiting for you around 11.30.

Track & Trail River Camp is a privately owned lodge located on a breathtaking spot on the banks of the Luangwa River overlooking the South Luangwa National Park. We are an owner run lodge that is specialized in photographic safaris and offer our guests all the comforts, while being situated in untouched wilderness.

Track & Trail River Camp is located in the Luangwa Valley, within the Lupande game management area and only a five minutes’ drive from the main entrance of the South Luangwa National Park. The camp offers a unique natural experience. Facilities and accommodation are scattered along the river frontage, surrounded by bushes are two more secluded chalets, build on elevated platforms.

Track & Trail River Camp’s down to earth feel is reflected in its relaxing atmosphere and its naturally-designed architecture. Local traditions of hospitality are combined with modern comforts such as an elevated swimming pool with unrevealed river view, open air gym, spa, restaurant offering international dishes and a ‘Lime tree’ bar.

Our lodge is set on the Luangwa River, which flows all year round. From the lodge you will be able to see hippos, crocodiles, crossing elephants and a lot of birds.

The camp is made up of 9 chalets scattered along the river bank or surrounded by natural vegetation.

Our accommodation South Luangwa offers charming accommodation options ranging from family to double and twin rooms. Our Honeymoon suite is the perfect choice to celebrate life-time beginnings and precious anniversaries!

Select from our double storey chalets or single storey chalets, both at river front or our more secluded chalets designed with both traditional style and comfort in mind.

Day 4 – transfer from Track and Trails River Camp to Zikomo Safari Camp

Depending on your day to day activities, on this day you will pack your luggage and your safari guide will transfer you from Track and Trails River Camp to Zikomo Safari Camp for your another three nights stay within the South Luangwa National Park. This transfer will take about 1hrs driving passing through interesting areas of the South Luangwa National Park.

Day 4 to Day 7 - Zikomo Safari Camp in Nsefu Sector of the South Luangwa

Zikomo Safari is in Zambia, across the river from South Luangwa National Park. It is set a midst an ancient valley filled with diverse African wildlife. This peaceful Eco Tour in the African bush offers spacious accommodations: comfortable handcrafted chalets, or, if you are self-driving, an expansive campground on the riverbank. A central Main Hall offers a fine restaurant, bar and gathering place overlooking the swimming pool and the sprawling flood plains of the tranquil hippo filled Luangwa River.

Only a forty-five (45) minute drive from Mfuwe International Airport, this affordable Eco Hotel is in an area away from other safari lodges, camps and accommodations. Zikomo Safari is spread under a canopy of ageless shade trees on the banks of the Luangwa River. It's placement in the isolated Nsefu sector allows guest’s immediate access to one of the least crowded and most wildlife rich areas in the world.

Whether you choose a driving tour to view the abundant wildlife (game drive), an exciting bush walk with a trained armed scout, a call on the local village for some tribal culture, or time out simply relaxing in a hammock, your visit will amaze you.

Zikomo Safari is the perfect setting for your Zambian Photo and Wildlife Viewing Safari.

Day 7 – Transfer from Zikomo Safari Camp to Mfuwe Airport

This being your last day in the South Luangwa – you will pack your luggage and your safari guide will transfer you from Zikomo Safari Camp to Mfuwe Airport for your local flight from Mfuwe to Lusaka for your onwards International flight out of Zambia and this marks the end of your safari in Zambia.

Included at Track and Trails River Camp are;

3 nights – accommodation in a chalet

All meals

Laundry services

Afternoon tea

2 game viewing activities per day

Return airport transfers (to and from Mfuwe airport)

National Park entry fees

Conservation fees

Included at Zikomo Safari Camp are;

3 nights’ accommodation in a chalet

All meals

Laundry services

2 game viewing activities per day

Return airport transfers (to and from Mfuwe airport)

National Park entry fees

Conservation fees

Excluded in this safari package are;

Items of personal nature

Insurance cover

Airport departure taxes

Visa fees for Zambia

Transfers/Flights included in the package are;

Flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe in the South Luangwa

Road transfer from Mfuwe airport to Track and Trails River Camp

Road transfer from Track and Trails River Camp to Zikomo Safari Camp

Road transfer from Zikomo Safari Camp to Mfuwe airport

Flight from Mfuwe Airport to Lusaka airport

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