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Zambia Southern Circuit

An unparalleled blend of opulence and adventure

9 nights

Safari Overview

Enjoy 9 nights in some of our most iconic, luxurious camps in Zambia, including Thorntree River Lodge and Lolebezi. On safari in Zambia, you will experience Africa – wild and untamed. Some of the national parks you’ll visit, included in this curated safari, are best-kept secrets and offer high concentrations of game and spectacular birding.

Start your trip at Thorntree River Lodge, which graces the banks of Zambia’s glorious Zambezi River in Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park. Our Lodge is the perfectly positioned lodge from which to enjoy the cascading spectacle of the nearby Victoria Falls.

Continue your journey to our iconic Lolebezi. Famous for its leopard population and elephant herds, this amazing destination is best experienced on foot with one of African Bush Camps’ experienced guides. Walking through the towering acacia forests, searching for Africa’s famous wildlife, is simply one of life’s unbeatable adventures.

End your journey at Puku Ridge Camp. Set in a remote part of the South Luangwa NP, overlooking a wildlife-rich lagoon where there is seemingly always something to see. The camp was rebuilt completely in 2019 after its purchase from Sanctuary Retreats by Chichele Safaris and is a collaboration with Chiawa Safaris of Chiawa Camp & Old Mondoro repute

3 nightsThorntree River Lodge| 3 nights Lolebezi| 3 nights Puku Ridge

9 Nights

From USD 12 552 per person sharing

Destinations Visited
  • Zambia

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*Final pricing subject to change according to current exchange rates.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Game Drive

    Game drives are what gets us up in the morning in the African bush, they’re a great avenue for exploring the land in a safe and exciting way.

  • Walking Safari

    Buckle up your boots and take a step into the intricate world of nature. Explore the wonders of the natural world with African soil crunching beneath your feet.

  • Fishing

    Spend the day cruising the water and taking in the gorgeous views. Try your hand at fishing for tiger, bream (tilapia) or vundu.

  • Victoria Falls

    The legendary Victoria Falls, Mosi-Oa-Tunya or otherwise known as the Smoke that Thunders. Enjoy the splendour and magnitude of one of the seven natural wonders

Itinerary breakdown

Thorntree River Lodge

Zambia

✈️: Fixed wing transfer from Victoria Falls Airport or Livingstone Airport to Livingstone International Airport

🚐: Road transfer from Airport to Thorntree River Lodge

Paradise awaits at Thorntree River Lodge. Choose to spend your days relaxing on the floating deck and traversing the Zambezi River by boat, or go exploring get swept away by the numerous activities the area has to offer. Stand in wonder in front of breath-taking Victoria Falls or experience them from a different angle by helicopter or bungee jump. There is something here for everyone to enjoy.

🚐: Road transfer from Thorntree River Lodge to Livingstone International Airport

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Lolebezi

Zambia

✈️: Fixed wing transfer from Livingston International Airport to Jeki Airstrip

🚐: Road transfer from Jeki Airstrip to Lolebezi

Set on five hectares of protected wilderness, the lodge has been designed to make the most of the one kilometre of private river frontage. Waking up with the majestic Zambezi River flowing just in front of your room is a truly exceptional experience.

🚐: Road transfer from Lolebezi to Jeki Airstrip

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Puku Ridge Camp

Zambia

✈️: Fixed wing transfer from Jeki to Mfuwe

🚐: Road transfer from Mfuwe – Puku Ridge Camp

This is a luxury camp with every comfort yet it is intimate and friendly with just eight tents, and offers the authentic safari experience that many people long for. The Park is endowed with abundant with elephants, giraffes, leopards, lions, wild dogs, zebras, buffalos and various antelope species – many of which will be easily spotted as you lounge on your balcony or eat dinner.

🚐: Road transfer from Puku Ridge Camp – Mfuwe 

✈️: Fixed wing transfer from Mfuwe – Lusaka Airport

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DATE AND SEASON PRICE*
Shoulder Season - 15 MAY / 15 JUNE & 16 OCT - 15 NOV USD 12 552
High Season - 16 JUNE - 15 OCT USD 15 372

*Our rates are per person sharing.
*Rates are subject to change without notice.

Included & Excluded

Included in Rates:

  • Accommodation
  • All inter-camp transfers
  • All meals
  • Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages, except premium imported spirits and champagne
  • Laundry
  • Professionally guided safari activities: game drives (day & night).
  • Return transfers between Mfuwe and Puku Ridge.
  • Conservation Levies

Excluded from Rates:

  • Visa Fees
  • International / Regional Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Staff Gratuities

Wildlife

Wildlife sightings include elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena, and many other wildlife species.

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