PRIVATE HOME LUXURY CONSERVATION TOUR (FOR 4-6 GUESTS) 14 DAYS
June - Oct $10,800 per person (sharing)
Stay for four days in a spacious 3-bedroom home with its own private staff on the banks of the Luangwa River right across from the South Luangwa National Park. Enjoy a private tour of Conservation South Luangwa and Chipembele Wildlife Education Center, organizations that work tirelessly to educate the local villagers about preserving their own natural resources and prevent poaching. Experience three days in one of The Bushcamp Company’s luxurious bush camps in a remote area of the park. Choose to fly to Liuwa Plains in western Zambia, a seldom visited park that is home to large wildebeest populations and Cheetah and Hyena (August to Oct) or to Lake Malawi, just across the border where you can spend leisurely days exploring the underwater paradise, playing some golf or relaxing in a delightful spa (June to Sept). Finally, you will fly to Livingstone for an unforgettable experience of Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of the world.
- Flights from Lusaka to Mfuwe
- Flights (roundtrip) from Mfuwe to Livingstone, Liuwa Plains or Llongwe
- All alcoholic beverages in Bush Camps and on sundowners
- National park fees
- All meals in Luangwa Valley and Liuwa Plain
- Daily walks or game drives with knowledgeable guides
- Sundowners and night drives
- Livingstone Island lunch or tea (weather permitting)
- International flights
- Alocholic beverages in Mfuwe Lodge
- Dinners in Victoria Falls
- Victoria Falls Excursion
Arrive at Lusaka airport in time for your afternoon flight to Mfuwe in the South Luangwa valley where you will be met by your private guide and taken to a beautiful home with pool on the banks of the Luangwa River.
Awake early to go on your first game drive in the iconic South Luangwa National Park with Ed Selfe, a an expert naturalist guide who is also a professional photographer. Visit areas of the park that most visitors never get to see. Return to the house for lunch and a relaxing afternoon until cocktail time at sundown at one of the best private areas to see giraffe and elephants at the river.
Early morning drive and lunch then visit the base of Conservation South Luangwa, the organization that provides scouting patrols and detection dogs to deter and catch poachers and protect the wildlife of the South Luangwa.
Today your guide will take you to Chipembele Wildlife Conservation Education Cnter to hear about the work they do to educate the young people of the valley and tour their amazing learning center.
After a morning drive you will be transferred to Mfuwe Lodge where you will meet your guide for the 2-3 hour drive to one of the luxury Bush Camps in the park where you will experience night drives and the armed, guided walking safaris the valley is famous for.
You will return to Mfuwe Lodge for one night before you fly to Lusaka to catch your charter flight to Liuwa Plains, a remote park in western Zambia few ever see. Known for its migrating herds and large hyena packs you will be accompanied by Matt Becker, head of the Zambia Carnivore Programme, for a private tour.
Day 8 -10 Liuwa Plains
May, Sept or October
Travel via chartered plane to this remote park in the far west of Zambia is pristine wilderness. It is situated on the upper Zambezi floodplains of western Zambia. Home to the second largest wildebeest migration in Africa seasonal floods transform the flat grasslands into a wetland paradise. Species which had been present in large numbers include lechwe, eland, roan antelope, buffalo and Lichtenstein’s hartebeest as well as large packs of hyenas, leopards, zebra and the recently reintroduced lions.
DAY 8 -10 Lake Malawi
Board your plane for Lilongwe, Malawi and hour drive to the beautiful and famous Club Mak on the shores of Lake Malawi. Lake Malawi is an East African Rift located in south Malawi, that connects the country to Mozambique and Tanzania. Lake Malawi is a freshwater lake with a large concentration of tropical fish. This Malawi destination is tranquil and leisurely days are spent exploring the underwater paradise and perhaps playing a little golf on their gold course or relaxing in their spa.
After breakfast catch your private flight to Lusaka then on to Livingstone and Victoria Falls, one of the wonders of the world, where you'll stay at one of the luxury hotels near the falls.
Experience all that Victoria Falls has to offer. Swim in Devil's Pool at the edge of the falls, raft the great Zambezi, take a helicopter trip over the falls, walk under the falls on the Zimbabwe side or just shop at the great outdoor market in Livingstone during your stay at a world class hotel within walking distance to the falls.