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you want to guarantee great game viewing, amazing wildlife and incredible scenery then this 12 night Zambia classic is the family safari for you. Staying in some super family friendly properties, unforgettable moments will include 4×4 game drives in the predator rich South Luangwa National Park, sitting around the campfire on the banks on the Luangwa & Zambezi Rivers, getting soaked to the skin at the might Victoria Falls and taking to the water for an incredible canoeing safari in the Lower Zambezi.
Day 1: London to Lusaka
Fly overnight from the UK to Lusaka (via Addis Abba).
Day 2: Lusaka to South Luangwa
On arrival you will be met and assisted onto your flight to Mfuwe, the gateway to the South Luangwa National Park. On arrival you will be met and transferred to one of our favourite camps in Zambia, Flatdogs Camp, to spend your first 3 nights on safari in the family chalet.
Owner managed by Jess & Ade, the family friendly camp is very relaxing, the staff extremely friendly and it offers incredible game viewing in the central Mfuwe region of the park. By the way, flatdogs are crocodiles! Call us on 01273 923100 to find out more about Flatdogs Camp and whether it’s style suits you.
Days 3 & 4: South Luangwa
Two full days of safari in the one of the best game viewing regions in Southern Africa. At Flatdogs the activities include game drives in open 4×4 vehicles, walking safaris and night drives. When back in camp you have a lovely swimming pool for cooling off, lots of space to play and working closely with the local community you can arrange an informal visit to the local village.
Day 5: South Luangwa to Victoria Falls
Following a morning drive and breakfast you will be transferred back to Mfuwe airport for your flight across the country to Livingstone, the Zambian side of the mighty Victoria Falls, where you will spend 3 nights in the Chundu Cottage at the Chundukwa River Lodge.
With a great location on the Upper Zambezi this rustic river retreat offers amazing value and Chundu Cottage is perfect for families with its own private plunge pool and private chef!
Days 6 & 7: Victoria Falls
Two full days to enjoy Vic Falls. We can arrange a variety of great activities such as elephant back safaris, walking with lions and helicopter flights plus your stay at Chundukwa includes a sunset cruise and a day trip to the falls. The owner Doug is an also avid horseman with 30 years guiding experience and he offers some fantastic horse riding trails and riding for all levels.
Day 8: Victoria Falls to the Lower Zambezi
After a final morning on the Zambezi you will be transferred to Livingstone Airport for your flight travelling east along the Zambezi River to the Lower Zambezi National Park where you will spend your final 4 nights on safari at Kasaka River Lodge in two classic tents.
A lovely tented camp on the banks of the Zambezi, it has a family friendly “tame” side of camp with lovely gardens and a swimming pool and the excellent guides will bring the park to life with a great variety of activities. “Stay 4 pay 3” Special
**Finish off your safari in style – Kasaka River Lodge has its own exclusive family camp called the Hippo Pod which consists of a 2 bedroom suite with large lounge, private swimming pool and outside dining area with fire pit. During your stay you also have a private 4×4 and private guided activities so your safari programme is 100% flexible to your requirements. Contact us on 01273 923100 for details….
Days 9 to 11: Lower Zambezi National Park
Three full days to enjoy the fantastic variety of activities in the Lower Zambezi. Packed with adventure the activities include game drives, walking safaris, night drives, canoe safaris, boat safaris and fishing for those mighty tiger fish. Unless staying in the Hippo Pod this camp is geared at children 7 years and above.
Day 12: Lower Zambezi to London
Following a morning activity and breakfast you will fly north by light aircraft to Lusaka Airport and connect with your flight back to the UK (via Addis Abba).
Day 12: London
Welcome Home (I bet your friends at school didn’t do this in the holidays!)
This Zambia family holiday idea costs from £15,986 per family (based a family of 4 with children aged 7 -11 years) and includes – International flights (price based on London), all internal flights, all accommodation on a sharing basis (as outlined above), 3 nights full-board & lodge activities in the South Luangwa, 3 nights full-board with drinks and lodge activities at Vic Falls, 4 nights all-inclusive in the Lower Zambezi , park fees and all transfers.
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