Project Description

Great Parks of Zambia

14 Days

Lusaka to Lusaka


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The Great Parks of Zambia showcases the finest of Africa’s diverse destinations. Explore the extraordinary and unique landscapes – from the ancient forests of the South Luangwa, the mighty rivers and mountains of the Lower Zambezi, to sweeping savannah of the Liuwa Plains. Enjoy experiences that epitomise the best of safari adventures.

Great Parks of Zambia
Language English
Departure Days
Transport 4WD safari vehicles; light aircraft
Luggage Soft sided duffel bag / 20kg maximum inclusive of hand luggage
Group size  1-14 guests
Accommodation As per itinerary
Meals 13 breakfasts, 12 lunches and 13 dinners
Meet and Greet
Lusaka International Airport
Scheduled flights, road and boat transfers
Day and night game drives, walking safaris, cultural village tours, wildlife hides, canoe safaris, boating, bird watching, fishing
Entrance Fees
National park fees; community levies
Guide Registered guide per lodge/boat

Excluded: International and regional scheduled flights and visas • Travel, medical and personal accident insurance • Gratuities and items of personal nature • Excursions not detailed in the itinerary • Private charters/transfers or specialised guides • Premium brand drinks • Porterage

  • Walking safaris
  • Lady Liuwa lion pride

Day 1-4


Guests arrive at the Royal Airstrip with Proflight from Lusaka or Livingstone. They are met by a representative from Chongwe Safaris before embarking on a road transfer to the camp. Chongwe River Camp is situated on the outside boundary of the Lower Zambezi National Park. Flanked by the Zambezi Escarpment and the Zambezi River, the forested valley of the Lower Zambezi is a haven for abundant birds and wildlife. The region is especially wonderful for large elephant herds, diverse birdlife, and wild dog. This is definitely a great region for photographers.

Private and exclusive, the Chongwe River Suites offer sublime luxury and service against a beautifully wild setting. Guests can enjoy a variety of safari activities, such as game drives and walking safaris, exploring the rivers on boat cruises, canoeing safaris or go tiger-fishing. The wildlife hide at the camp is great for photography.

Overnight at Time + Tide Chongwe River Suites – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

Day 5-8


After a morning activity and breakfast, guests are transferred to the Royal Airstrip in time for the Proflight scheduled service to Mfuwe International Airport (approximately 1.5 hours). A representative from Chinzombo will meet guests on arrival for the transfer to the lodge, which is situated within the boundaries of the park. The South Luangwa is Zambia’s premier wildlife destination and offers world-class predator action, large herds of elephant, and many endemic species. This is an unspoiled wilderness of tranquil rivers, ancient forests and open pans. Guests can explore the region’s diverse habitats with game drives, safari walks, and boat cruises (seasonal).

Time + Tide Chizombo is a luxurious camp, retaining its bush authenticity with grass and canvas walls and spacious living areas that melt into the exquisitely tranquil riverside setting. Sprawling, ancient shade trees and private plunge pools offer comfort and relaxation for guests staying in any one of the six stunning villas.

Overnight at Time + Tide Chinzombo – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

Day 9


After enjoying all that South Luangwa has to offer, guests are transferred by road to Mfuwe Airport in time for the Proflight scheduled service to Lusaka International Airport (approximately 1 hour). Guests are met and transferred to their hotel. The remainder of the day is spent at leisure.

Overnight at Latitude 15 – Breakfast.

Day 10-13


After an early breakfast, guests are transferred by road to Lusaka Airport in time to board a light aircraft for the scheduled transfer to Kalabo Airstrip (approximately 2.5 hours) in Liuwa Plain National Park.

Liuwa Plain is unspoilt and exclusive with rare game and a rich natural heritage. It is home to Africa’s second largest wildebeest migration, the Lady Liuwa lion pride, cheetahs, and clans of up to 50 hyenas. With the vast plains, dramatic skies, magnificent birdlife, and annual wildflower blooms, Liuwa Plain is a photographer’s dream come true. Time + Tide King Lewanika Lodge is one of Zambia’s most exclusive camps the only permanent camp in Liuwa Plain. Despite its luxurious design, the lodge retains its safari authenticity with canvas walls, indoor and outdoor showers, and decks overlooking the plains.

Overnight at Time + Tide King Lewanika Lodge – Lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

Day 14


After a final morning activity, guests will depart the camp and board a light aircraft for the scheduled transfer to Lusaka from where they will continue with their onward travel arrangements.

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