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Elephant Back Safari - Mukuni Big 5 Tour

Elephant Back Safari - Mukuni Big 5 Tour Packages
Country: Zambia
City: Livingstone
Duration: 3 Hour(s) - 30 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Animal Interaction

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Mukuni Big Five is located 3.5km from the Victoria Falls and Sun International and 13km from Livingstone Town Centre along the road to Mukuni Village. On arrival at the site a guide will give a short talk on the safety aspects of the activity and an introductory talk on the animals and their habitats. Afterwards guests are introduced to the Elephants and the mahouts.

The trail goes through the pristine bush where guests might chance to sight numerous species of wildlife and bird life. At the end of the ride the guests are given the opportunity to interact and feed the elephant they have just ridden.

General Information

  • Minimum 2 pax – maximum 12
  • Minimum age is 3 years
  • Children under 12 pay ½ price
  • All children should be accompanied by parents or guardians.
  • There are no specific health requirements for this activity, and physical disabilities will be considered on an individual basis. Please note that guests will sit astride the elephant, there are no side saddles available
  • Mukuni Big 5 Safaris are not responsible for children too young to do an activity and will NOT look after them whilst parents are on an activity. No children will be allowed to remain unattended on the Mukuni Big 5 premises under any circumstance.
  • Private activities are available and can be arranged as long as there is availability. The minimum charge is equivalent to 10 pax

Excursion Includes

  • Tea, coffee, juice and water on arrival
  • A trained guide on each elephant with the guest/s
  • DVDs of guests trips are available for purchase
  • Return transfers from hotels within Livingstone

What you need to bring

  • Camera
  • Hat/Cap, sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and mosquito repellent
  • Comfortable walking shoes that won’t fall off
  • Trousers are advisable since seating is astride the elephant
  • Rain coats are advisable in the rainy season as the company does not provide these.
  • Dull colored clothing is advised
  • Credit card / kwacha if you wish to purchase the DVD of your activity

Pick up times from Hotel/ Lodge.

  • Summer - 06h30– ±08h30, 09h00 – ±11h00, 15h30– ±17h30
  • Winter – 07h00 – ±09h00, 09h30– ±11h30, 15h00– ±17h00

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