Mobile Walking Safari

ToursWalking SafarisMobile Walking Safari

8 Days / 7 Nights

Highlights
  • Enjoy Authentic Africa in the wilderness of the South Luangwa National Park
  • Follow the Mupamadzi River
  • Tribal Textiles tour
  • Chipembele Wildlife Orphanage Tour
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Overview

The area is remote and wild, the terrain and habitats varied and the game shy and unused to man. From ants to buffalo, a bird’s nest to tracking a lion, you will learn the many facets of the bush. The fully serviced mobile camp is extremely comfortable and well-equipped with walk-in tents and full bedding, and offers you the opportunity to get up close and personal with authentic Africa.

Itinerary
Day 1 - Arrive South Luangwa National Park

Itinerary

On arrival at Mfuwe International Airport, you will be met by a local guide and representative, who will assist you to your awaiting transfer. The drive to Nkwali Camp is 1 hour through colourful local scenes of villages, agriculture as well as bush. Nkwali Camp has a wide view of the Luangwa River. On Robin’s private land, and overlooking the South Luangwa National Park, Nkwali is ideally situated for the start of your safari. The six rooms all look out over the river and have open air bathrooms. Depending on your arrival time, in the day you will enjoy a lunch looking out over the lagoon to the back of Nkwali or if in the afternoon for tea and the afternoon and night game drive.

Accommodation

One nights’ accommodation at Nkwali Camp, South Luangwa National Park

Day 2 - South Luangwa National Park

Itinerary

After an early breakfast, you will be heading north to start your walking mobile which has become known as THE wilderness experience of the South Luangwa. Your drive is some 90kms to the Mupamadzi River along a bush road, through remote parts of the park. You will arrive in camp for lunch around mid-day. The camp is already set up for your arrival with well-equipped walk-in tents. The shower is under a tree and the toilet is a long drop with a wooden throne. Enjoy a relaxing siesta after lunch, before tea and going for a walk around camp in the afternoon, to return for sundowners and dinner in the open under the stars!

Accommodation

One nights’ accommodation at Mobile Camp 1, South Luangwa National Park

Day 3 - South Luangwa National Park

Itinerary

Up at sunrise for the morning walk. The area is remote and wild, the terrain and habitats varied and the game shy and unused to man. From ant’s to buffalo, a bird’s nest to tracking a lion, you will learn the many facets of the bush. The mobile camp will be packed and moved to Camp 2 and lunch will be ready as the guests arrive late morning. Lunch, siesta and afternoon walk.

Accommodation

One nights’ accommodation at Mobile Camp 2, South Luangwa National Park

Days 4 to 6 - South Luangwa National Park

Itinerary

Explore the area on foot – returning to the same campsite. On Day 05, you will continue to move further down the river to your next camp; Mobile Camp 3. All walks are led by an experienced naturalist and accompanied by an armed scout.

Accommodation

Two nights’ accommodation at Mobile Camp 3, South Luangwa National Park

Day 7 - Tena Tena

Itinerary

After an early breakfast, transfer to the Luangwa River crossing point opposite Tena Tena. This is a 4 to 5 hour drive. Tena Tena staff will meet and boat the party across the river, and then a 20 minute drive to Tena Tena camp.

This remote and small camp lies within the National Park and enjoys a stunning location on a sweeping bend of the Luangwa River. A grove of mahogany trees shade the large custom-made tents. Allow yourself the opportunity to rest your weary legs and soak up the natural beauty around you!

Day 8 - Depart

Itinerary

After breakfast, you will be taken back to Mfuwe International Airport and continue with your onward arrangements.

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