From Lions to Lakes

Ultimate Zambia and Malawi Safari

Lake Malawi & Likoma Island, Livingstone & Victoria Falls, Lower Zambezi, Luangwa Valley

Duration: 14 nights

Price: From £10,845 per person in mid season based on two adults travelling together and including all flights in economy class, accommodation, some meals, private transfers, transportation, experiences as stated and taxes

This two-week safari offers the ultimate African adventure: experience the thrill of whitewater rafting at Victoria Falls, go on walking and driving safaris to see elephants, lions and leopards in the Luangwa Valley and stay on a private island in Lake Malawi where you can swim in pristine waters and relax on the beach- all in one exhilarating holiday. Award-winning guides will help you make the most of the wildlife and natural wonders of these beautiful, remote wildernesses, and you’ll stay in some of the most luxurious and exclusive camps in Africa.
Perfect forThose after a quintessential taste of Africa.
In the knowExtend your stay in Lake Malawi for some extra beachfront relaxation at the end of your holiday.

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Itinerary details

Tongabezi Lodge, Victoria Falls


Arrive at Livingstone airport where you’ll be transferred to Tongabezi Lodge on the banks of the Zambezi, just upstream of Victoria Falls. The luxurious accommodation includes canopied beds, private plunge pools and private decks perfect for relaxing on and taking in the views. Depending on your time of arrival, enjoy lunch or afternoon tea, followed by a candlelit dinner beside the river or out on the water on a Sampan (a traditional boat)- all freshly prepared using local, seasonal ingredients, including fruit, vegetables and herbs from the gardens.
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Chongwe River Camp, Zambia


A flight via Lusaka will bring you to Chongwe River Camp, which sits where the Chongwe and Zambezi rivers meet, guaranteeing spectacular views from your private veranda. Relax in your spacious, open-fronted suite: with lounge and dining areas, as well as plunge pools and fire pits, this is the ultimate in glamping style. Go fishing and see if you can catch a tiger fish, go wildlife spotting by day and night on foot or by vehicle, or take a canoe along one of the Zambezi’s tributaries, alongside hippos and elephants. In the evening, enjoy drinks and canapés round the fire, followed by a gourmet al fresco meal under the stars.
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South Luangwa National Park, Zambia


Via Mfuwe, your next stop is South Luangwa National Park, one of the most wildlife-rich areas of Zambia. Safari camps in the heart of the park have gorgeous settings, with bush camps overlooking the Luangwa and Luwi rivers and chalets nestled under giant trees. There are plenty of opportunities here for walking and driving safaris where you’ll come across inhabitants such as zebras and giraffes, as well as incredible night drives to see lions and leopards. You’ll also have plenty of time to relax, unwind and take in the sights and sounds of the park during your stay at Luwi Bush Camp.
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Pumulani, Lake Malawi


Finish your holiday in style at the idyllic Pumulani on the Nankumba Peninsula at the southern end of Lake Malawi. Nestled in lush green countryside, the luxurious villas have grass roofs to reflect the heat and private decks for taking in the views. There’s an inviting infinity pool, while the clear waters of the lake are fantastic for swimming, snorkelling and diving, or go on a sunset cruise on Pumulani’s handbuilt dhow. Explore on land by foot or on a quad bike, or simply relax on the white sandy beach as the water laps the shores.
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