Day 1: - Meet at our Office at 0830 in the morning. [A free collection service is offered to clients in Lilongwe]. Depart Lilongwe at 0900. Note: We are able to collect clients from Chipata [in Zambia] or Mfuwe airport [if they fly in direct from Lusaka], if this is preferable.
Continue to Mchinji. [1&1/2 hr drive] Here we complete immigration formalities and continue to Mwami - [the Zambian border]. From the border it is a short drive to Chipata - Zambia's capital of the Eastern Province. Proceed on a dirt road to Luangwa Valley - Mfuwe sector. A picnic lunch is enjoyed en route and ETA at the Lodge is 2.30pm. On arrival we check into our chalets followed by tea and coffee. A night drive is offered returning at 20H00 for dinner. Overnight Lodge
Day 2: - After a light snack with tea & coffee we depart for a morning drive at 06H00. All game drives are undertaken in open game viewing vehicles, to optimise your pleasure and experience. Drinks and snacks are taken along for your enjoyment whilst in the park. Depending on game sightings, we return to the lodge at 11 for a scrumptious "brunch". An afternoon rest, swim, tea then we again head out for our afternoon/ night drive at around 16H00 - returning to the lodge at 20H00. Evening Dinner. Overnight Lodge
Day 3: - Tea, coffee and a light snack follow an early morning wake up call. Out aim is to again depart as early as possible. Drinks and snacks are taken with for your enjoyment whilst in the park. Depending on game sightings, we return to the lodge at 11 for a delicious "brunch". An afternoon rest and swim is followed by tea, coffee and biscuits then we again head out for our afternoon drive at 16H00 and return at 20H00. Evening Dinner. Overnight Lodge
Day 4: - This morning clients have a choice to go on another early game drive and depart straight from the park back to Lilongwe – or to have a more relaxing start to the day, breakfast then pack up and return back to Lilongwe via the popular tribal textiles craft shop. A picnic lunch is eaten en route and ETA in the city is 1500. A free drop off service is offered in Lilongwe
Included in price All road transport Lilongwe return, 3 nights lodge accommodation, all meals, 6 X game drives.
Excluded from price Drinks, visa fees [if applicable], park entrance fees[$ 25 p/p/p/d].
Luangwa Valley 9050 sq km of pristine woodland and riverine vegetation plays host to over 40 mammal and 650 bird species. The South Luangwa has been described as the premier park in Africa foremost for the variety of species seen when visiting. A visit to Malawi and Zambia would be totally incomplete without experiencing the sheer magnitude and delight of this unique area.
The Lodge is set in riverine forest on the banks of the Luangwa River. Central to the chalets is the spacious dining area with a bar and 2 X pools adjacent. Each thatched chalet is raised on stilts with their own private verandah and en suite facilities. There is a bar fridge, fan, walk in mosquito nets, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities in each chalet.
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We loved the Safari. They were able to offer the same safari as other operators at a substantial reduction.
The Lodge couldn't have been better. The drive to and from Lilongwe to the gamepark was seamless and easy. The driver was willing to make any stops that we wanted.
We highly recommend this Safari Company.
Justin Lancaster - from United States
This trip: Luangwa Valley Safari - Luxury Option
I must say that normally I would make all the arrangements myself once I arrive at a destination so I was reluctant at first to use your services; with that said, your team did a fantastic job making our trip fun and trouble free.
We had the best time at the Safari Lodge in South Luangwa. The people there were terrific and it wasnt crowded.
Please tell everyone that Janelle and I had the best time! I would recommend you to anyone planning a trip to Africa.
Justin Lancaster Seattle, Washington
Donald Marcy - from United States
This trip: Luangwa Valley Safari - Luxury Option
The safari was very good.
I actually spent the time with the Lodge staff and guides I stayed at. The operator did a very good job of arranging my stay there and ensuring all the details such as airport transfers were covered. The Lodge is an excellent place with well-trained professionals, a superb chef, and very comfortable accomodations.
I would recommend this tour operator without qualification to anyone travelling in that area who wants to see South Luangua National Park.