Enjoy our 9 days South Luangwa Luxury and Kafue Wilderness safari in two of Zambia’s iconic destinations; the South Luangwa and Kafue National Park with 4 nights each at Chikunto and KaingU Safari Lodge, look forward to luxury and untouched wilderness.
Enjoy a luxury safari experience in untouched wilderness set along the iconic Luangwa River. Flanked by rolling plains, plateaus, river banks and miombo vegetation, the lodge is located in an area of distinctive natural beauty.
15th April to 15th November 2021
Combining the Kafue National Park and South Luangwa is to experience two vastly different but equally impressive wildlife regions of Zambia.
.Accommodation and local transfers as stated
.Activities, all meals, hot & cold drinks from the bar
.Snacks and laundry service, as well as national park fees, South Luangwa & Kafue conservation
.Community levies, tourism levy and service charge.
.Premium drinks, international airfares
.Departure taxes, entry Visas, travel insurance.
Day 1: Arrival in the South Luangwa National Park
From Lusaka you fly with Proflight, direction Northeast, to Mfuwe and will be welcomed by your guide from Chikunto Safari Lodge. After about 20 minutes drive, you will reach the park entrance gate and from here start your first game drive through the South Luangwa National Park. After about 45 minutes you will reach Chikunto Safari Lodge.
Day 2 - 4: Enjoy Luxury and great wildlife sightings in the South Luangwa National Park
Experts have dubbed the South Luangwa one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. The concentration of game around the Luangwa River and its oxbow lagoons is among the most productive in Africa.
Chikunto Safari Lodge offers a range of unforgettable safari experiences and activities tailored to suit your time and interests. From game drives to walking safaris, our well trained safari guides will will take you on a memorable journey of discovery.
Get up close to wildlife on day drives in the open safari vehicle.
Thrilling night drives offer a rare insight into the unique behaviour of the resident nocturnal species.
Walking safaris are one of South Luangwa’s highlights that you should not miss.
Visit the local market or the innovative company Tribal Textiles.
Enjoy the open view over the river and animals, even from your bed.
Relax between safari rides on comfortable loungers by the saltwater pool, which has a countercurrent system, for those who want to be physically active.
With four spacious guest tents, Chikunto offers stylish and luxurious accommodation for a maximum of 12 people, creating a wonderful private atmosphere.
Day 5: Onward journey to the Kafue National Park
After a hearty goodbye, you will be transferred to Mfuwe Airport and fly to Lusaka.
From here you fly with Skytrails charter flight service to the Chunga runway in the Kaufe National Park, flight time approx. 1 hour.
Here you will be greeted by KaingU,s wildlife guide and driven through the park to the lodge, driving time approx. 1 ½ hours & 10 minutes by boat.
Day 6 - 8: Experience the wilderness of the Kafue National Park and its beautiful river landscape
KaingU Safari Lodge is located on a breathtakingly beautiful part of the Kafue River, with countless rapids and islands. Together with your first-class guide, you can arrange activities according to your specific interests.
Explore the Kafue River on boat trips, bird watching or canoeing.
Classic driving safaris in the morning and afternoon or all day long, allow you to observe animals in different habitats up close.
Seasonal highlights are also the bird hides. Well camouflaged, you can observe and photograph bee-eaters and parrots in peace and quiet.
What is missed during a game drive can be experienced on a nature walk where even smaller animal tracks and plants can be discovered. From the "summit" of a large granite hill near the lodge you get a 360 ° view over nothing but nature!
A visit to the KaingU supported village school or an authentic hamlet can be organized, see where peanuts and cotton grow, and where fields are still plowed with oxen.
Experience nature up close on an unique sleepout in the Tonga tree-basket.
KaingU spoils you with a very good, creative and innovative kitchen, using many from local ingredients.
Day 9: Departure
Depending on your further day schedule, set off after breakfast or lunch to the Chunga runway (1 ½ hours) and fly back to Lusaka (± 1 hour).