Zambezi Safari Fully Accommodated
Zambezi Safari Fully Accommodated: The ultimate Lower Zambezi canoe adventure done in comfort. The tour explores the Zambezi valley by canoe, boat and vehicle giving visitors the opportunity to see the Zambezi Valley in a truly unique way. Guided by our local experts clients have the opportunity immerse themselves in the beauty and remoteness of the valley while enjoying the comforts of an accommodated safari.
TOUR: 6 Day Luxury Lower Zambezi Canoe Safari
DEPARTURES: Selected Sundays
DURATION : 4 nights Lodge, 1 Night Serviced Camping
Please note: We have implemented a minimum requirement of 4 passengers to confirm a tour departure. Our reservation office will be able to assist with any request or questions.
• 3 Day Lower Zambezi Canoe Safari
• Private Island Accommodation
• 1 Night Serviced Camping
• Game drive in Lower Zambezi National Park
• Fully supported tour
• Boat cruise on Zambezi
Your 6 Day Luxury Zambezi Canoe tour departs from Lusaka on selected Sundays.
ACCOMMODATION ON TOUR:
This trip is an accommodated tour and linen/towels will be supplied on all nights.
- Batteries can be charged, on most nights at the lodges
- Currency exchange opportunities: Arrival at Lusaka Airport
All our tours require participation from all group members.
Please keep in mind that flexibility and an open mind will greatly contribute to an enjoyable safari.
We are travelling in developing countries therefore please do not expect the punctuality you have come to expect in first world countries. Things do not always run according to plan, however we do endeavour to run according to the itinerary as best as possible.
Prices are subject to change
*Prices is per person sharing. Excludes single supplement and any additional activities & meals not set out in the itinerary
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Guests arrive at the Lusaka International airport and after clearing immigration and colleting baggage they are met by the transfer driver and taken to our accommodation for the night.
Gwabi River Lodge is located on the banks of the Kafue river and offer spectacular views of the surrounding area. This afternoon we enjoy a sunset boat cruise and sundowners on the river as our first introduction of the days to come.
We enjoy a catered meal and a relaxed evening at the lodge
Distance: (Total distance travelled is approximately 35 kms – 5 hours with 1-2 hour lunch stop)
We enjoy a delicious breakfast at the lodge before our guide conducts a safety briefing for our canoe trip over the next 3 days.
Once ready and packed we embark on our once in a life time canoe safari through the Zambezi Valley. Our journey begins on the Kafue river but soon joins the Lower Zambezi and gives us the opportunity to view the multitude of birds found in the area along with the bigger mammals along the banks of the river.
This afternoon we enjoy our lunch on one of the islands in the river prepared by our staff and a break over the heat of the day. From here we continue the short distance to our secluded Island Bush camp where we spend the night. Once checked into our rooms there will be opportunity for guests to go on a guided birding walk, visit a local village, try your hand at fishing or simply relax and enjoy the surrounding views.
We have dinner and spend the evening around the campfire listening to the sounds of the African Bush.
Distance: (Total distance travelled is approximately 25 kms – 4 hours with 1-2 hour lunch stop)
We enjoy a relaxed breakfast on our island before we set of for the second day of our canoe safari. The Valley is rich in fauna and flora and our guide will take time to tell us more about the sights and sounds we encounter along the way.
Our lunch will be on one of the sands banks along the way with time to rest and relax. Once we arrive at our accommodation for the evening guests have several options on how to spend the afternoon. Options will include a game drive into the game management area, fishing on the river or a sundowner cruise.
Our dinner is served at the Lodge and we drift away to the sounds of the night.
Distance: (Total distance travelled is approximately 20 kms – 3 hours with 1-2 hour lunch stop)
We enjoy a hearty breakfast before departing on our final canoe adventure into the Lower Zambezi National Park. We travel through the heart of the valley and immerse ourselves in the surrounding beauty. We have our traditional lunch and afternoon break along the banks of the river before departing to our private island camp for the night.
Our last evening is spent on a private island in a fly camp setup for the group offer a truly unique experience and a night under the stars.
There is plenty of time in the afternoon to relax or partake in one of the activities on offer. We enjoy a catered meal on our island and settle in for a relaxed evening.
We rise early this morning and after the traditional coffee or tea with rusks we depart on a guided game drive in an open safari vehicle into the Lower Zambezi National Park. We enjoy a packed breakfast in the park spending maximum time in search of animals.
In the afternoon we slowly make our way back to the river and enjoy lunch before we depart on a boat cruise back to Gwabi.
On arrival we settle into our rooms and enjoy our dinner at the Lodge and drink a farewell toast to our adventure
Distance: 130 Km
We enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the Lodge before check out and our transfer back to the airport in Lusaka.