Surefoot Safaris and Lion Camp have teamed up to offer you their ultimate Luangwa experience. Combine the luxury and high-density wildlife viewing of Lion Camp with the unbridled thrill of tracking the big game on foot with one of Zambia’s top guides – Deb Tittle. This 8-night package will truly give every traveler the most complete South Luangwa safari experience. Fall in love with the magical land of South Luangwa and enjoy all of its beautiful wildlife and once in a lifetime experiences that you cannot get anywhere else.
Welcome to Zambia! Upon arrival at the Lusaka International Airport, your guide will assist you with any baggage after immigration and customs. You will then take a domestic flight to Mfuwe Airport in South Luangwa. Once you arrive in South Luangwa, you will be picked up at the airport and transferred to the Lion Camp. Lion Camp’s location is one of its greatest assets, the game-viewing from the decks in front of the camp is some of the best you will see whilst on safari!
Considered as one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world, South Luangwa is the best park in Zambia and one of the most majestic in Africa. The 9,050-sq km park is centered around the Luangwa River and is home to one of Africa's largest concentrations of wildlife from herds of buffaloes, pride of lions and the highest density of leopards in the world. The animals may be less used to vehicles and slightly harder to find, but there are fewer visitors in these areas and watching the wildlife is immensely rewarding.
Lion Camp is located in the northern reaches of South Luangwa National Park; an area which offers abundant game viewing and excellent photographic opportunities. The game viewing around Lion Camp is some of the best in the entire park – highly rated by guests, guides and filmmakers. While in the Lion Camp, experience many activities such as visiting the Leadwood forest, large Ebony groves, spectacular Mahogany & Sausage Trees and the amazingly spectacular Baobab forest. Join in the walking safaris that happen morning and evening! It is genuinely breath-taking to stride out into the bush with your guide and scout where you are on the same footing as wild animals. Here you will experience the sense of time and space as the animals. Or, take advantage and take stunning photos with the help of a naturalist and accomplished wildlife photographer!
After a relaxing morning with wildlife, you will be picked up at Lion Camp and transferred to Mapazi Camp for your next adventure! On your short drive to Mapazi, sit back and enjoy an abundance of beauty and wildlife. Upon arrival, check-in and start immersing yourself in one of the most special bush camp experiences!
Mapazi Camp is situated in a remote and undisturbed corner of South Luangwa National Park – one of the most iconic wildlife sanctuaries in the world. Explore the bush with one of Africa’s finest guides! Deb Tittle has over 22 years of experience leading walking safaris in South Luangwa National Park. A bespoke walking safari is a rare and wonderful interactive experience. There is no better way to understand and enjoy Africa’s wildlife! Take in all of the opportunities to embrace the wild from tracking big game while walking, magical birdwatching, learning from Deb, and relaxing in pure comfort.
Although your adventure must come to an end today, you will be leaving with new friends, amazing experiences and memories to cherish for the rest of your life. Once you have checked out the Mapazi Camp, you will be met by your driver and transferred to the Mfuwe airport for your flight back to Lusaka. Upon arrival, you will board your international departure flight.
We wish you safe and happy travels home!
Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park is one of the best National Parks in Africa for an authentic, truly African wilderness safari. Lion Camp is located in the northernmost reaches of the park, away from park gates, ensuring an unforgettable wildlife experience without the congestion of other vehicles and masses of people. At Lion Camp, guests are at-one with nature and its inhabitants.
Mapazi is located in the far north of South Luangwa National Park. Nestled under mature trees on the banks of the Luangwa River, Mapazi provides an authentic camping experience with a few essential comforts. All activities will be privately guided by Deb Tittle, a renowned safari guide with over 20 years of guiding experience. Walking with Deb you will get to explore Luangwa’s unspoiled wilderness, track big game on foot, watch magical birdlife and uncover some of the natures’ best-kept secrets.
*Pricing is based on two persons traveling together, based on availability, subject to change.
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