9 Day Luangwa Discovery Safari

9 Days


Explore the wonders of the Luangwa Valley with our captivating Luangwa Discovery Safari, an 8-night adventure that takes you to two distinct national parks.

Immerse yourself in the beauty of South Luangwa National Park during a 4-night stay at Flatdogs Camp, where you’ll encounter remarkable wildlife, including leopards, hippos, lions, and elephants.

Then, venture to the tranquil and pristine Luambe National Park for another 4 nights at Luambe Camp, nestled on the eastern bank of the Luangwa River. This unspoiled gem lies between the renowned South and North Luangwa National Parks, offering a secluded and untouched haven that remains hidden from the typical tourist routes.

Luambe National Park is often hailed as the jewel in the crown of the Luangwa Valley, making this safari an unforgettable experience of Zambia’s diverse wilderness and breathtaking landscapes.


  • The Safari Activities: Qualified safari guides are eager to show off the incredibly diverse Zambian wildlife, both large and small, trees, birds, track spoor and even fish.
  • The Camp “Visitors”: Flatdogs Camp offers luxury ensuite safari tents designed to help guests enjoy the sights and sounds of the wild.
  • The Game Viewing: Flatdog’s night game drives in particular offer spectacular uninterrupted viewing, whilst the African night sounds creates their own musical orchestra.
  • The Location: Luambe Camp is the only accommodation in the entire park, so you can be assured that you will have wildlife sightings all to yourself
  • The Unique Safari Activities: Your safari activities with Luambe can be tailored to your interest! From sleep-outs to setting up camera traps, we are able to offer guests activities slightly different to normal safari camps.
  • The Exclusitivty: Luambe being a small and intimate bushcamp, we have the opportunity to focus on our guests and we also encourage guests to take things slowly and enjoy the different activities and experiences on offer.


Your journey begins as you board a domestic flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe Airport, which serves as the gateway to South Luangwa National Park.

Upon arrival at Mfuwe Airport, you'll be warmly welcomed by your safari team, who will be your guides and companions throughout the adventure. A comfortable vehicle will transfer you to Flatdogs Camp, your home for the first leg of the safari.

Check-in at Flatdogs Camp and get settled into your well-appointed accommodation.
Enjoy a sumptuous welcome dinner, where you can meet your fellow travelers and discuss the exciting days ahead.

Wake up before dawn for an exhilarating early morning game drive. This is when the wildlife in South Luangwa is most active, and you have a higher chance of encountering predators and other fascinating animals.

After the game drive, return to the camp for a hearty breakfast.

Take advantage of some leisure time during the midday heat to rest, swim in the camp's pool, or perhaps enjoy a good book while soaking in the natural surroundings.
In the late afternoon, embark on another game drive to witness the park's nocturnal wildlife.

Dinner will be served at the camp, where you can share stories of the day's sightings and experiences.

An early start leads to another morning game drive or an adventurous walking safari. Both options offer unique perspectives on the park's flora and fauna.
Midday brings a delightful bush picnic in the heart of South Luangwa, surrounded by the untamed wilderness.
Spend the hottest part of the day at the camp, relaxing and enjoying the amenities provided.
As the sun starts to set, set out on an evening game drive to observe the park's nocturnal creatures.
Return to the camp for a delicious dinner under the African night sky.

The day begins with another early morning game activity, offering a chance to spot different wildlife and enjoy the cool morning air.
After the activity, head back to the camp for brunch and a leisurely break.
You may have the option to visit a local village or participate in a community project to gain insights into the culture and traditions of the area.
In the evening, embark on a final game drive in South Luangwa, followed by a delightful dinner at the camp.

After one last morning adventure in South Luangwa National Park and a hearty breakfast, it's time to bid farewell to Flatdogs Camp.
A transfer will take you to Mfuwe Airport for a short flight to Luambe National Park.
Upon landing in Luambe, you'll be greeted by the staff at Luambe Camp, your home for the next leg of the safari.
Settle into your accommodation and take in the tranquil beauty of this pristine wilderness.

The day begins with a morning game drive or walking safari in Luambe National Park, offering a chance to explore this remote and untouched area.
After the morning adventure, return to the camp for a well-deserved lunch and relaxation by the Luangwa River.
In the afternoon, head out for another game activity to discover the unique landscapes and wildlife of Luambe.
As evening approaches, gather around the campfire for stargazing and storytelling.

Another day of exploration in Luambe starts with a morning game drive or walking safari, allowing you to appreciate the park's natural beauty.
Enjoy a picnic lunch by the river, surrounded by the sounds of nature.
In the afternoon, you may have the option to visit a local conservation project or simply relax and unwind at the camp.
Your evening game drive will be followed by a special farewell dinner at Luambe Camp.

Your final day in Luambe begins with another morning game activity, during which you can capture those last wildlife sightings and photographs.
Afterward, enjoy a leisurely brunch at the camp and savor the last moments in this secluded paradise.
The afternoon can be spent enjoying the camp's amenities, birdwatching, or just taking in the serenity of the Luangwa River.
Gather around the campfire one last time for an unforgettable evening in Luambe.

Day 9 :

After a final morning activity and breakfast, it's time to say goodbye to Luambe Camp.
A transfer will take you back to Mfuwe Airport for your return flight to Lusaka.
Upon arrival in Lusaka, you can connect to your international flight home or to your next exciting destination, carrying with you unforgettable memories of the Luangwa Discovery Safari.
This itinerary can be tailored to your specific preferences and can be adjusted based on the availability of activities, weather conditions, and your group's interests. Enjoy your immersive adventure in the Luangwa Valley!


Cost Includes

  • Accommodation,
  • All meals
  • Two game-viewing activities per day
  • Laundry
  • Airport transfers
  • Domestic Flight (Lusaka/Mfuwe

Cost Excludes

  • External transfers
  • Drinks
  • Items of a personal nature and gratuities

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9 Day Luangwa Discovery Safari
From $4,379
/ Adult
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