Hwange & Luangwa Expedition

7 Nights

3 Nights Nantwich Lodge, Hwange | 1 Night Ilala Lodge, Victoria Falls | 3 Nights Tafika Main Camp, South Luangwa

This safari tour promises an authentic safari experience to Hwange National Park and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, as well as South Luangwa National Park in Zambia.

The Hwange & Luangwa Expedition package offers an 8-day safari to three popular safari regions in Zimbabwe and Zambia. You’ll get to experience evening game drives, guided walking safaris, mountain biking safaris, and cultural visits to local schools, all while discovering the unique landscapes of the area.

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

The famed Hwange National Park can lay claim to being one of Zimbabwe’s most iconic wilderness areas with a rich diversity of wildlife. Home to one of the biggest elephant populations in the world, as well as unique species like wild dogs, black rhinos and roan antelope, it is a wonderland for animal lovers.

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

The spectacular Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and the greatest curtain of falling water in the world, is undoubtedly the star attraction of the popular tourist town with the same name. Adventure seekers and sightseers can also participate in popular activities like scenic flights over Vic Falls, seasonal white-water rafting (seasonal), and day trips to Chobe National Park.

South Luangwa, Zambia

South Luangwa is renowned for its diverse wildlife population. You can expect to see a wide range of animals, including elephants, lions, leopards, buffalo, and numerous antelope species. South Luangwa is famous for its walking safaris, allowing you to get up close and personal with the wildlife while accompanied by experienced guides. This immersive experience provides a deeper connection with nature. The park is one of the few places where you can enjoy thrilling night game drives. This is an opportunity to spot elusive nocturnal creatures like leopards, hyenas, and servals. Bird enthusiasts will be delighted with the variety of bird species in the park. South Luangwa is a prime destination for birdwatching, with over 400 bird species, including raptors and colorful songbirds.

Prices

From USD 4213 per person sharing

Nantwich Lodge - Hwange National Park Zimbabwe
Day 1

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

OVERNIGHT: NANTWICH LODGE, HWANGE

Your exciting safari adventure begins on arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, where you will be met and transferred to your intimate safari accommodation in Hwange National Park. This afternoon you have the option for an afternoon game drive or spend the afternoon at leisure by the pool.

Day 2 & 3

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

OVERNIGHT: NANTWICH LODGE, HWANGE

Hwange National Park is far from the maddening crowds and a haven for a variety of African wildlife that you can experience on game drives through the park. When you choose to stay at Nantwich Lodge, you'll have the incredible chance to enjoy game viewing from our exquisite safari hide. Additionally, guests can indulge in ultimate relaxation by treating themselves to a rejuvenating spa experience at our mobile spa, where they can truly unwind and reconnect with nature.

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Victoria Falls
Day 4

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

OVERNIGHT: ILALA LODGE, VICTORIA FALLS

Explore Vic Falls town to discover this laid-back travel hub where you can visit charming cafes or bustling markets. Find the best spot to view the Victoria Falls and be dazzled by the roar of the “Smoke that Thunders”. Feel the cool spray of the fine mist that rises meters above mighty falls where thousands of litres of water plunge down a steep gorge, gouging out a winding canyon below. Thrill-seekers can choose from a wide selection of Victoria Falls adventure activities such as bungee jumping, white water rafting, and helicopter flips. In the afternoon, experience a Zambezi River sunset cruise where you’ll be able to watch the African sun set over the calm Zambezi surrounded by the sounds of the African bush.

Day 5

South Luangwa, Zambia

OVERNIGHT: TAFIKA MAIN CAMP, SOUTH LUANGWA

This morning after breakfast, you will transfer by road to Livingstone Airport for your flight to Mfuwe Airport. On arrival at Mfuwe Airport, you will be met and transferred to Tafika Main Camp, marking the beginning of an exciting journey into the wilderness. This afternoon you have the opportunity to relax before setting off on an afternoon game drive.

Tafika Camp, South Luangwa
Cycling Safari - South Luangwa
Day 6 & 7

South Luangwa, Zambia

OVERNIGHT: TAFIKA MAIN CAMP, SOUTH LUANGWA

Your stay at Tafika Main Camp are filled with activities, including morning, afternoon and evening game drives, providing opportunities to witness the park's wildlife. Guided walking safaris will bring you even closer to nature, while cycling safaris offer a unique perspective of the surroundings. You'll also have the opportunity to experience the local culture with a visit to the nearby Mkasanga village.

The camp has 2 hides which offer the opportunity of game viewing in-between activities. The hides overlook the camp waterhole which is often frequented by herds of elephant during August to November. Our seasonal Carmine bee-eater hide (September through to October) offers great photographic opportunities of the colorful breeding colony.   

 

Day 8

Departure

Our safari ends after breakfast. You will be transferred to Mfuwe Airport in time for your flight and onward journey home.

 

Big Lagoon Camp - South Luangwa

Hwange & Luangwa Expedition

Includes

  • All meals
  • Selected drinks
  • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
  • Services of an English-speaking driver guide on the excursions specified
  • Activities and excursions as specified in the itinerary
  • Park entrance and river usage fees unless otherwise stipulated

Excludes

  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • Optional activities
  • Imported and premium brand drinks
  • Personal expenses such as gratuities, telephone calls, curios etc.