Beach & Bush Safari

An 11 night safari combining Luangwa Valley and Lake Malawi

Luxury accommodation

Combine beach with safari 

Fully inclusive package

Beach and Bush Safari Overview

Experience the beauty and amazing wildlife of the Luangwa Valley as you journey into South Luangwa and Luambe National Park. Finish off the perfect trip with an island getaway on Lake Malawi where you can enjoy different water activities and the relaxation that this beautiful beach setting offers.

Available Dates

1 July – 31 October

Safari Camps

Flatdogs, Luambe & Kaya Mawa

Trip Duration

12 days / 11 nights

Group Capacity

Max 8 people

Proposed Safari Route

1. Mfuwe Airport – 2. Flatdogs Camp – 3. Luambe Camp – 4. Kaya Mawa Beach Resort – 5. Lilongwe

Flatdogs Camp, South Luangwa

An excellent owner-managed safari camp overlooking the Luangwa River

Daily Itinerary: Day 1 – 4

Following an arrival in Mfuwe, you will be met by Flatdogs staff and transferred to Flatdogs Camp in the South Luangwa National Park, one of the last great wildlife wonders of the world.  Spend 3 nights in this park that is nine thousand square kilometers (3,475 square miles) of pristine wilderness that can be explored with game drives and guided safari walks.  The Luangwa Valley is home to incredible diversity of life, including around 100 species of mammals, more than 400 bird species and over 2000 types of plants.

What you will love about Flatdogs Camp:


Qualified safari guides are eager to show off the incredibly diverse Zambian wildlife, both large and small, trees, birds, track spoor  and even fish.


Flatdogs Camp offers luxury ensuite safari tents designed to help guests enjoy the sights and sounds of the wild.


Flatdog’s night game drives in particular offer spectacular uninterrupted viewing, whilst the African night sounds creates their own musical orchestra.

Luambe Camp, Luambe NP

The only camp in Luambe National Park offering an exciting conservation project.

Daily Itinerary: Day 4 – 8

Luambe Camp staff will meet you at Flatdogs where you will start your journey to Luambe National Park. Enjoy a 4 hour road transfer, allowing you ample time to take in the new surroundings, diverse wildlife as well as experience the astonishing birdlife encountered along the way. Spend 4 nights in Luambe National Park which offers a Luangwa Valley experience reminiscent of the early days in the Valley – remote and wild!

What you will love about Luambe Camp:


Luambe Camp is the only accommodation in the entire park, so you can be assured that you will have wildlife sightings all to yourself


Enjoy game drives and guided walks through the woodlands, grasslands and out into the floodplains with your guide and discover all that the Luambe wilderness has to offer.


 The story of Luambe Conservation Project goes beyond a normal safari and you can actively participate in various projects that are restoring the park to its former glory.

Kaya Mawa Resort, Lake Malawi

An excellent owner-managed safari camp overlooking the Luangwa River

Daily Itinerary: Day 8 – 11

Luambe Camp staff will transfer you to Mfuwe airport on your last morning in Zambia. You will then catch your flight to Lilongwe (included in this package) where you will disembark and be met by a Ulendo Airlink  staff member who will help you negotiate immigration, arrange  your visa and catch your connecting flight to Likoma. On arrival at Likoma, Kaya Mawa staff will pick you up and after a quick 20 minute road transfer, you will arrive at the resort. Settle into your room with a view and enjoy the fantastic beaches, relaxing surrounds and a wide variety of water activities to enjoy the lake. Whether you are enjoying treatments at the inhouse spa, dining moments and drinks on the beach or discovering the diverse fish species while snorkeling in the crystal clear waters, Kaya Mawa is a paradise!

What you will love about Kaya Mawa:


Welcome to a world of barefoot luxury on the shores of Lake Malawi. Each of the stunning rooms have wonderful views of the lake or beach.


After your nights on safari in the bush, this is the perfect way to end your holiday. Enjoy the peace, rest and sunshine of a beach holiday!


 The  list of activities on offer at Lake Malawi are endless but the watersports and snorkelling are a serious highlight and a lovely complement to the land based safaris.

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