Zambia’s Kafue and Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools

Overview

When the melodramatic Victoria Falls meet the uncivilized lands of the wild, this 8-day adventure comes into play. Enjoy this unique expedition for game drives and wildlife safaris in Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Private, crowd-free settings
  • Secluded tented camps
  • Excellent game viewing
  • Day & night game drives
  • Nature walks & canoeing
  • Great for big cat sightings

More Information

Tour Duration

8 days

Start

Victoria Falls

End

Livingstone

Comfort Level

Comfortable

Type of Accommodation

Tented

Destinations

Zimbabwe    Victoria Falls,    Mana Pools National Park Zambia    Victoria Falls,    Kafue National Park

Accommodation
  • 3 nights at Ruckomechi Camp
  • 3 nights at Busanga Bush Camp
  • 1 night at Toka Leya

Day to day itinerary

Days 1-3

Hello Zimbabwe

  • Arrival at Victoria Falls Airport
  • Charter Flight to Mana Pools National Park
  • Road trip from Airstrip to Ruckomechi
  • Three nights stay at camp

In this heaven; with the river softly flowing within the midst of wildlife around you, this valley of wood is where you start your adventure. With guides to help you with activities that are relevant to you, begin with an afternoon game drive to see animals drinking water from the river.

Lions, wild dogs, and leopards are in prime domination here. Hence it is also called the land of predators. Canoeing down the river is the best way to explore this valley where you come far closer to animals like the African fish-eagle and giant monitor lizard. You are served with cocktails, and a campfire is made for you under the dazzling starry sky at night in your luxurious camps.

 

Days 4-6

Busanga Plains

  • Check out Ruckomechi post breakfast
  • Boat ride to Chirundu, Zambia
  • Drive to Lusaka Airport
  • Charter flight to Kafue National Park
  • Drive to Busanga Bush Camp
  • Three nights stay in Camp

 

Having a diverse difference from what you experienced earlier, Busanga Bush Camp has open grasslands and tree islands. The glorious camps are placed under trees with views of the Busanga Plains, and you start encountering various animal herds from the very beginning. Animals are everywhere, and your guide will make sure you explore ample of ground in search of them. Another land famous for its carnivores’, lions, cheetah, wild dogs, and hyenas are common to be spotted here. However, it isn’t uncommon to find antelopes and buffaloes with bulls guarding their herds.

 

Day 7

Victoria Falls

  • Check out Busanga Bush Camp
  • Drive back to Airport
  • Flight to Livingstone
  • Transfer to Toka Leya Camp
  • One day Stay in camp

Sprays of water that look like large smoke and the crashing water that sounds like thunder define the Victoria Falls which is our next stop. With magnificent views, the camps are located on the river banks while the vicinity allows you plenty of activities like bungee jumping, white water rafting, canoeing, a tour around the falls and even black elephant safaris. You can enjoy relaxing massages and refreshing activities within this region too.

 

Day 8

Homeward Bound

  • Check out form Toka Leya Camp
  • Drive to the airport post breakfast
  • Flight back home

 

As you leave this place, you will miss sleeping to the lion’s roars and the thrilling encounters of the cheetahs roaming within the distance. We are positive your time spent here will be valuable and amazing. Every moment of this adventure is worth having, and we will miss you too.

Inclusions

  • 7 Nights accommodation on a fully inclusive basis
  • Scheduled activities at the listed properties
  • Selected National Park fees and entrance fees
  • Shared light aircraft flights as specified in the itinerary
  • Boat and road transfers as specified in the itinerary
  • Selected taxes and levies

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

DatesRates From
12 Feb 2019-24 Mar 2019 R86820
05 May 2019-14 Jun 2019 R99165
15 Jun 209-25 Jul 2019 R135915
26 Jul 2019-04 Sep 2019 R142990
05 Sep 2019-15 Oct 2019 R135915
16 Oct 2019-25 Nov 2019 R135915
26 Nov 2019-31 Dec 2019 R87235

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.