South Luangwa Explorer

Track big game on foot and by 4x4 in the Luangwa Valley, where the African walking safari was pioneered

South Luangwa Explorer

Discover the game-rich Mfuwe area of the South Luangwa National Park, and enjoy the comforts of Kafunta River Lodge and Island Bush Camp on this 5-day guided safari itinerary. Game-viewing activities include the guided walking safaris for which the South Luangwa is justly famous, and day and night game drives.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Arrive Lusaka; Fly to South Luangwa

    Arrive Lusaka and connect with the domestic flight to Mfuwe. On arrival in Mfuwe, you will be met and transferred to Kafunta River Lodge, where you stay two nights on full-board basis. Depending on the time of your arrival, you may be able to enjoy a game drive into the park this afternoon. Kafunta River Lodge

  2. Day 2: South Luangwa (4x4 game drives)

    The South Luangwa National Park is one of the great wilderness regions of Africa.

  3. Day 3: Island Bush Camp

    Depart Kafunta River Lodge after an early breakfast and transfer through the park to Island Bush Camp, enjoying a game drive en route.

  4. Day 4: South Luangwa walking safari

    Continue your exploration of the South Luangwa on foot.

  5. Day 5: Kafunta River Lodge

    Depart Island Bush Camp and return to Kafunta River Lodge for one night on full-board basis.

  6. Day 6: Departure

    Enjoy an optional early morning game drive before transferring to Mfuwe Airstrip to catch the late morning flight to Lusaka.

Price guide

Price based on two travellers in shared twin/double accommodation and subject to availability at the time of booking.

6 days from £2500pp


6 days from £2500pp

Stunning photos from Zambia

Sarah at Gane and Marshall organised with consummate skill and efficiency, what was a complex safari package.

Dr Mike Leary-Ohwin

Eloise and Sam go right to the top on our Kilimanjaro Shira8 route

Thank you so much and I speak for both Sam and I when I say you guys couldn't have topped it - AWESOME

Eloise and Sam