Classic Zambia

Tour Length
  • 15 days / 14 nights
Tour Highlights
  • Walking Safaris
  • Tiger Fishing
  • Boat Safaris
  • Victoria Falls
  • Liuwa Wildebeest Migration (Seasonal Sep-Nov)
Itinerary

Day 1-3

South Luangwa National Park | Time + Tide Kakuli

Time + Tide Kakuli boasts a wonderful location on an elevated stretch of riverbank, overlooking a wide grazing lawn that follows the Luangwa River until it meets its confluence with the Luwi. There are four walk-in Meru style tents, with thatched roofs, cosy beds, bedside tables, simple wardrobes and large shady verandas.

Activities consist of morning and afternoon game drives, Kakuli also really encourages walking safaris and you can easily combine many camps with these excursions, stopping and staying a few nights at a range of different lodges and camps, in this case Chinzombo. You will stay here for 2 nights.

Day 3-5

South Luangwa National Park | Time + Tide Chinzombo

Luxurious yet also elegantly natural, Time + Tide Chinzombo is tucked into the shade of ancient trees on a bend of the Luangwa River. Six beautiful villas combine a modern architectural feel with natural materials such as leather, reeds and canvas. Each beautifully situated villa boasts its own private plunge pool and is situated on an elevated deck that boasts views of the tranquil river.

Venture into one of the most game rich areas of the national park with our award-winning guiding team. The South Luangwa is renowned for its world-class predator action, with especially strong sightings of the elusive leopard. Explore the region’s diverse habitats with game drives, safari walks and boat cruises (seasonal). You will spend 2 nights here.

Day 5-9

Lower Zambezi National Park | The Royal Zambezi

The Royal Zambezi Lodge, a spacious but intimate privately owned lodge, situated in Zambia on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River just minutes from the Lower Zambezi National Park and directly opposite Zimbabwe’s famous Mana Pools World Heritage Site. Royal offers the ultimate in luxury and cuisine while enjoying and participating closely in the sights and sounds of the African wilderness.

The central building and individual private suites are designed to let nature play a leading role in ensuring the relaxed pace and magical experiences are enjoyed by guests. You will spend 4 nights here. 

Day 9-12

Livingstone | Tongabezi

Zambia’s Tongabezi Lodge is an exclusive lodge located on the banks of the Zambezi River, 15km upstream from the magnificent Victoria Falls. Tongabezi is set in a grove of African ebony trees on a sweeping bend of the Zambezi River.

The lodge has an extensive variety of Cottages and Houses catering to all guests and groups. Sindabezi Island is a castaway dream on a white sand beach surrounded by the Zambezi a short boat ride from the main jetty. Tongabezi also offers thrilling boat trips to the incredible Livingstone Island in the middle of Victoria Falls. You will spend 3 nights here. 

Day 12-15

Liuwa Plains | Time + Tide King Lewanika

Despite its luxurious design, King Lewanika Lodge retains its safari authenticity with canvas walls, indoor and outdoor showers, decks overlooking the plains and the use of natural materials.

The villas offer total immersion in the vast landscape, allowing travellers to experience nature’s masterpiece in a meaningful way. With award-winning guides and intimate safari excursions, we bring unrivalled access and absolute exclusivity to the region.

Experience the magic of Liuwa Plain, which is home to Africa’s second-biggest wildebeest migration, magnificent birdlife, a growing cheetah population and the famed Lady Liuwa lion pride. You will spend 3 nights here. 

Day 15

End of itinerary

Alas, all good things must come to an end. We will transfer you to the airport for your onward journey.

If you would like to book or tailor this tour, or you simply want to know more, please email sales@craftedafrica.com or fill the contact us form and one of our team will get back to you promptly.