OF CENTRAL AFRICA WING SAFARI
days, 7 nights central africa exploration
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- Best of Central Africa Wing
This safari explores the best of Zambia and Malawi
on a safari which can be customised for any duration. The itinerary
below works well with eight days. Two of the region's finest
wildlife parks are combined with the shores of Lake Malawi to
offer a superb wildlife, scenic and cultural experience in one
of Africa's friendliest and least spoiled regions. The combination
of aerial viewing, open 4x4 vehicle game drives, foot safaris
and boating provides guests with an enriching and varied experience.
This safari has daily departures from Lilongwe airport for a
minimum of two people. Accommodation is in choice premium tented
camps or hotels.
Days 1 to 3 : Luangwa Valley
On arrival at Lilongwe Airport, you will transfer to your charter
aircraft for the 50 minute flight westwards to the South Luangwa
national Park in Zambia. After landing at Mfuwe, you are driven
to the camp of your choice. Camps include Tena Tena, Tafika,
Kaingo, Nkwali, Kapani or Lion Camp.
The next three nights are spent enjoying the wildlife of the
Luangwa in open 4x4 safari vehicles by day and at night, as
well as on walking safaris. All the camps are between four and
nine rooms - so they offer personal service and flexibility.
Wildlife highlights in the Luangwa include all the big game
- Elephants, Lion, Buffalo and in particular, Leopard.
Days 4 and 5 : Liwonde National Park - Mvuu
We transfer back to Mfuwe for the charter flight to Malawi,
and then fly onto Liwonde National park, one of the most scenic
and diverse game parks around. The park straddles the Shire
River, the main drainage outlet for Lake Malawi. The attractive
riverine forest, dominated by palm, is home to some of the best
wildlife in the region - huge Crocodiles, countless pods of
Hippo, Sable, Elephants and some of the best birding on he continent
await visitors to this park.
Accommodation for the next two nights is at Mvuu Lodge - a 10
bedded, comfortable tented camp situated on the banks of the
Shire River. Activities centre on wonderful game viewing and
birding by boat, in open 4x4 vehicles, night drives and walks
Days 6 and 7 : Lake Malawi
From Mvuu we travel by road or by air to the remote Chintheche
Inn, situated on the shores of Lake Malawi. The lake here is
free of bilharzia and offers safe swimming in the clear waters
of one of Africa's largest fresh water lakes. These two nights
offer a fascinating contrast to the rest of the safari. Besides
the beach and the water-sport activities, guests can visit the
neighbouring traditional villages and learn about and enjoy
rural African culture, traditions and village life.
Day 8 : Safari ends
After breakfast you are flown or driven back to Lilongwe where
your safari ends.
Please contact us for a detailed quote
All soft drinks, beer, fruit juice, mineral water and wine.
Local liquors are also provided.
• All meals while on safari.
• All activities while on the safari departure
• All internal charters as specified in the itinerary
• All accommodation
• All National park fees
• All relevant entry and departure government stipulated
• All personal purchases, including curios, premium brand
liquors, telephone calls etc.
• Optional extra activities
• All flights (other than specified in the safari itinerary),
pre and post tours before arrival at the starting point of the
of safari route:
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