Wilderness Safaris Explorations Zambia

KAFUE'S RIVERS AND PLAINS
A Discoverer Exploration - 7 nights / 8 days
Tour direction: Lusaka to Lusaka
Combination Wilderness Vintage, Discoverer and Classic camps in the northern part of Kafue National Park.

TAILOR-MADE ITINERARY OPTIONS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON FLEXIBLE DATES, FOR GROUPS OF UP TO EIGHT GUESTS.

Kafue National Park, Zambia's largest protected area, is easily accessible from Livingstone and Lusaka. It extends over 22 400 square kilometres and is roughly the size of Wales. This enormous and underdeveloped pristine wilderness area is home to an impressive variety of big game including lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, buffalo and hippo. In addition, the Kafue conserves some fascinating species of special interest including Lichtenstein's hartebeest, sable, roan, puku, the diminutive oribi, and, incredibly, lechwe in their thousands. Boasting almost 500 recorded bird species, Kafue is truly a diverse African national park and one of its last "wild frontiers".

The spectacular Busanga Plains in the north of the Park is a vast flat expanse and forms one of Zambia's most significant wetland resources. This enormous watery wilderness, flooded in the wet season (mid-December to end May) by several rivers and tributaries, covers an enormous 750 square kilometres. After the rains the floods reach their height from March to May, and large pods of hippo are to be found in the shallow pools that are left as the water recedes in the dry season.

Kafue, combined with the cascading waters of the thundering Victoria Falls (one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World), creates a short yet diverse itinerary that is perfect for add-on tailored extensions to Cape Town, Botswana, Luangwa and Malawi.
Experience a nostalgic, old-style luxury serviced camping / lodge safari that recreates the sense of a game-viewing adventure reminiscent of the times of the great African explorers in the vast Kafue National Park.
Discoverer-styled camps aim to bring the guest closer to nature, by means of a lively campfire and hurricane lanterns. Wide-ranging activities complement the comfort and added luxury of the lodges visited. Discoverer camps are specifically outfitted to ensure that traditional camping feel with a clear emphasis on necessary and stylish comfortable interiors, creating a peerless wilderness experience.

Guides: The entire safari is guided and hosted by a professional trained guide, who shares in-depth knowledge to present a seamless safari experience.
Exclusive experience:
Musanza Tented Camp is private and for the use of Exploration travellers only, while Lufupa Camp and Lunga River Lodge are open to other Wilderness Safaris guests. All activities are private for the group on this safari.
Routes: To maximise guests' journey time, a variety of travel modes that bring out the best of each area is used: flying in charters and private overland transfers which provide both a bird's-eye view and an in-depth visual experience of the contrasting landscapes of Zambia. Due to guests combining Kafue with various other destinations, our safari begins and ends at Lusaka Airport, allowing the flexibility to tailor further pre- or post-safari arrangements.
Seasonality: To truly enjoy the experience in the Kafue, you will need three nights in the Busanga Plains. Due to the diversity of habitat and associated experiences, from riparian forest, broad-leafed and Miombo woodlands (around the Lunga River Lodge) to the open grassy plains of Busanga and the enormous Kafue river, each area allows for different impressions and highlights, creating a continually changing and interesting safari.

THE GREAT ZAMBIA JOURNEY
A Discoverer Exploration - 6 nights / 7 day
Tour direction:
Livingstone to Lunga River Camp (also operates in the reverse direction)
Combination Wilderness Vintage lodges and fully serviced Discoverer camping in private concession areas.

TAILOR-MADE ITINERARY OPTIONS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON FLEXIBLE DATES, FOR GROUPS OF UP TO EIGHT GUESTS.

Kafue National Park, Zambia's largest protected area is easily accessible from Livingstone and Lusaka. It extends over 22 400 square kilometres and is roughly the size of Wales. This enormous and little-developed pristine wilderness area is home to an impressive variety of big game including lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, buffalo and hippo. In addition, the Kafue conserves some fascinating species of special interest including Lichtenstein's hartebeest, sable, roan, puku, the diminutive oribi, and, incredibly, lechwe in their thousands. Boasting almost 500 recorded bird species, Kafue is truly a diverse African National Park.

The spectacular Busanga Plains in the north of the park is a vast flat expanse and forms one of Zambia's most significant wetland resources. This enormous watery wilderness, flooded in the wet season (mid-December to end May) by several rivers and tributaries covers an enormous 750 square kilometres. After the rains the floods reach their height from March to May, and large pods of hippo are to be found in the shallow pools that are left as the water recedes in the dry season.

Kafue, combined with the cascading waters of the thundering Victoria Falls (one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World) creates a short diverse itinerary that is perfect for add-on tailored extensions to Cape Town, Botswana, Luangwa and Malawi.
Experience a nostalgic, old-style luxury serviced camping / lodge safari that recreates the sense of a game-viewing adventure reminiscent of the times of the great African explorers in the vast Kafue National Park.

Discoverer styled camping aims to bring the guest closer to nature, by means of a lively campfire and hurricane lanterns. Wide-ranging activities complement the comfort and added luxury of the lodges visited. Discoverer Camps are specifically outfitted to ensure that traditional camping feel with a clear emphasis on necessary and stylish comfortable interiors, creating a peerless wilderness experience.
Guides: The entire safari is guided and hosted by professional trained guides, who share their in-depth knowledge to present a seamless safari experience.
Exclusive experience: As the area in which we operate is public, there is a small chance outside this zone to encounter other guests. Busanga Bush Camp is private and for the use of Exploration travellers only, while River Club and Lunga River Lodge are open to other Wilderness Safaris guests.
Routes: To maximise guests' travel time, a variety of travel modes that bring out the best of each area is used: flying in charters and private overland transfers which provide both a bird's-eye view and an in-depth visual experience of the contrasting landscapes of Zambia.
Seasonality: We believe that to truly enjoy an amazing journey in the Kafue, you will need three nights in Busanga. Due to the immense diversity of habitat and associated experiences, from riparian forest, broad-leafed and Miombo woodlands (around the Lunga River Lodge) to the open plains of Busanga, each camp and guide can take ample time to clearly showcase these highlights.

Discoverer Exploration
1. We will gladly arrange tailor-made departures, subject to the availability of space.
2. Each departure is guaranteed from a minimum of 2 confirmed guests and operates with a maximum of 8 guests per safari.
3. Includes: accommodation on a per person sharing basis, all meals, drinks (except premium brands), national park fees, laundry (except
Musanza & Lufupa), activities and all internal charters as specified in the detailed itinerary.
4. Excludes: flights (other than specified in the detailed safari itinerary), flight taxes (US$25.00 per person payable on departure for international
flights and U$8.00 per person payable on departure for internal flights), visas, compulsory insurance, all relevant entry and departure
government taxes, all personal purchases (including curios, spirit liquors, telephone calls etc.), gratuities, optional extra activities and all pre and
post safari tours, meals and accommodation.
5. Age Limits Children 12 years and over are welcome on all scheduled departures. For groups with children under 12, a private tailor-made
safari will be created on request and based on a different cost. Guests over the age of 75 will have to provide a certified medical certificate of
full health.
6. Wilderness Safaris reserve the right, due to situations beyond our control, to substitute a lodge or location with another of comparable quality.
7. If a guest is willing to share and can be matched with another guest of the same gender, the single supplement will be waivered.
However, if there is no suitable match, the single supplement surcharge will apply. No triple rooms are accepted.
8. Please note that this scheduled Exploration safari operates with a minimum of 2 guests. In the event of all other bookings on the
Exploration cancelling or there being only a single guest booked, the booking will convert to an FIT package, which will in all
likelihood be subject to a higher price.
9. We encourage that the recommended selling price is published either in print or electronic media.

Kafue's Rivers & Plains

 

7 night package
Lusaka-Lusaka

Rate Per Person Per Night Sharing

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Single Room Supplement

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SAFARI ITINERARY:
For a more detailed description, please do not hesitate to contact your designated Wilderness Safaris Consultant or visit our website -
www.wilderness-safaris.com
KAFUE'S RIVERS AND PLAINS
Itinerary: Annually unchanged
Days 1, 2 & 3 Air charter from Lusaka to Lufupa Camp, Central Kafue
Days 4, 5 & 6 Drive to Musanza Tented Camp, Busanga Plains, North Western Kafue
Day 7 Transfer by road to Lunga River Lodge, Lunga River, North Eastern Kafue
Day 8 Air charter to Lusaka
Scheduled Safaris Dates: Discoverer Explorations
Kafue's Rivers & Plains

Language      Departure Day       Departure Date         Depart From        Finish Day         Finish Date           Finish In
English            Saturday                   07 June                        Lusaka                   Friday                14 June                   Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    10 June                        Lusaka                   Monday             17 June                   Lusaka
English            Saturday                   14 June                        Lusaka                   Friday                21 June                   Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    17 June                        Lusaka                   Monday             24 June                   Lusaka
English            Saturday                   21 June                        Lusaka                   Friday                28 June                   Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    24 June                        Lusaka                   Monday             01 July                    Lusaka
English            Saturday                   28 June                        Lusaka                   Friday                05 July                    Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    01 July                         Lusaka                   Monday             08 July                    Lusaka
English            Saturday                   05 July                         Lusaka                   Friday                12 July                    Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    08 July                         Lusaka                   Monday             15 July                    Lusaka
English            Saturday                   12 July                         Lusaka                   Friday                19 July                    Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    15 July                         Lusaka                   Monday             22 July                    Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    22 July                         Lusaka                   Monday             29 July                    Lusaka
English            Saturday                   26 July                         Lusaka                   Friday                02 August               Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    29 July                         Lusaka                   Monday             05 August               Lusaka
English            Saturday                   02 August                     Lusaka                   Friday                09 August               Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    05 August                     Lusaka                   Monday             12 August               Lusaka
English            Saturday                   09 August                     Lusaka                   Friday                16 August               Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    12 August                     Lusaka                   Monday             19 August               Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    02 September               Lusaka                   Monday             09 September         Lusaka
English            Saturday                   06 September               Lusaka                   Friday                13 September          Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    09 September               Lusaka                   Monday             16 September          Lusaka
English            Saturday                   13 September               Lusaka                   Friday                 20 September         Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    16 September               Lusaka                   Monday              23 September         Lusaka
English            Saturday                   20 September               Lusaka                   Friday                 27 September         Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    23 September               Lusaka                   Monday              30 September         Lusaka
English            Saturday                   27 September               Lusaka                   Friday                 04 October             Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    30 September               Lusaka                   Monday              07 October             Lusaka
English            Saturday                   04 October                   Lusaka                   Friday                 11 October             Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    07 October                   Lusaka                   Monday              14 October             Lusaka
English            Saturday                   11 October                   Lusaka                   Friday                 18 October             Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    14 October                   Lusaka                   Monday              21 October             Lusaka
English            Saturday                   18 October                   Lusaka                   Friday                 25 October             Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    21 October                   Lusaka                   Monday              28 October             Lusaka
English            Saturday                   25 October                   Lusaka                   Friday                 01 November          Lusaka
English            Tuesday                    28 October                   Lusaka                   Monday              04 November          Lusaka
English            Saturday                    01 November               Lusaka                   Friday                 08 November          Lusaka
English            Tuesday                     04 November               Lusaka                   Monday              11 November          Lusaka
English            Saturday                    08 November               Lusaka                   Monday               15 November         Lusaka

Notes: Rates are subject to change without prior notice should tax be increased or Government levies introduced. Rates include Value Added Tax.

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