Brief Safari Overview
An 12 night, beach and bush safari combining Luangwa Valley and Lake Malawi
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.
Travel Dates: 1 July - 31 October 2019
Day 1 - 4: Flatdogs Camp, South Luangwa
Following an arrival in Mfuwe, you will be met by Flatdogs staff and transferred to Flatdogs Safari 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.
Day 4 - 8: Luambe Camp, Luambe National Park
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!
Day 8: Flatdogs Camp, South Luangwa National Park
The Luambe Camp staff will accompany you back to Flatdogs. Arrive in time for an afternoon game drive and settle in for your last night in the Luangwa Valley. Enjoy sundowners and dinner under the stars before heading to bed with the sound of the wild lulling you to sleep.
Day 9 - 13: Kaya Mawa Luxury Resort, Lake Malawi
Flatdogs 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!
|Flatdogs||Accommodation, meals, activities, laundry, transfers to and from Mfuwe airport.||Drinks, internet and items of a personal nature.|
|Luambe||Accommodation, meals, wine, local and house drinks, safari activities, park fees and transfers from and to Flatdogs.||Premium brand drinks, gratuities and items of a personal nature.|
|Kaya Mawa||Accommodation, meals, non-motorised activities, flights from Mfuwe to Lilongwe and onto Likoma as well as a flights from Likoma to Lilongwe, meet and greet in Lilongwe, road transfers to and from Kaya Mawa,||Drinks, departure tax, motorised activities and items of a personal nature|
|Beach and Bush - Transfer Details:|
|Day 1: Mfuwe Airport - Flatdogs Camp:
Fly into Mfuwe Airport (this flight is excluded from the package). Flatdogs staff will meet you at the airport and after a quick 45 minute road transfer you will arrive at Flatdogs Camp.
|Day 4: Flatdogs Camp - Luambe Camp:
Luambe Camp staff will collect you from Flatdogs. Enjoy about a 4 hour drive to Luambe Camp with a 2 hour drive through National Park.
|Day 8: Luambe Camp - Flatdogs Camp:
On day 8, you will enjoy a full breakfast before embarking on the 4 hour journey to Flatdogs for your last night in the Luangwa Valley.
|Day 9: Flatdogs - Mfuwe Airport - Kaya Mawa:
After breakfast, Flatdogs will transfer you to Mfuwe Airport where you will connect with your flight (included the package) to Lilongwe. Once landed in Lilongwe, a Ulendo Airlink staff member will assist in negotiating immigration and obtaining a visa before escorting you to connect with your flight to Likoma (included in the package). On arrival in Likoma, Kaya Mawa staff will collect you and after a 20 minute road transfer, you will arrive at Kaya Mawa.
|Day 13: Kaya Mawa - Lilongwe:
Enjoy a hearty breakfast before a road transfer to connect with your flight departing from Likoma (included in the package) and arriving in Lilongwe. This is where your journey comes to an end and you will continue with your own travel arrangements.