Zambezi and Luangwa rivers flow into each other

Your trip at a glance


  • Experi­ence the rich biodi­ver­sity of Luangwa National Park
  • Deepen your knowledge of Zambia's flora and fauna
  • Enjoy daily game drives and bushwalks in the wilder­ness
  • Enjoy the comfort of authentic camps
  • Travel to your next camp on foot in a natural way
  • Explore the river of the Zambezi National Park from the water in mokoros


South Luangwa National Park
Zambezi National Park

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    • Assistance with booking flights
    • Pre-departure information pack
    • Accommodation during the programme

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Elephants being watched by a group on a game drive
Game drive watching a herd of buffalo
Leopard runs to the left to the waterhole

Safari on foot - explore Zambia's rivers

Experience Zambia's unspoilt wilderness on our safari: discover the Southern Luangwa National Park and the Zambezi National Park in eight days - on game drives, in a mokoro and on foot.


Arrival and orien­ta­tion in Zambia

Upon your arrival at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka, you'll be warmly greeted by our airport representatives outside the arrival hall. They'll assist with your luggage and ensure a seamless check-in for your scheduled flight to Mfuwe Airport. At Mfuwe Airport, an experienced guide awaits you to transfer you to Luwi Bushcamp. This transfer doubles as an extended game drive, potentially lasting up to two and a half hours before you arrive at your camp.


Activ­i­ties during your safari

During the safari, you can expect a variety of exciting activities while this safari’s main focus lies on walks in the bush and game drives. Your days will be filled with morning and afternoon activities, or even a game drive during the night. Embark on exhilarating walking safaris and experience a unique transfer by foot in the form of a bush trail (Don’t worry we will have your luggage sorted!). Don't miss the wild sleepout under the stars in South Luangwa National Park. Additionally, enjoy canoeing, tiger fishing, or relaxing boat cruises along the river.


Your camps in Zambia

Nestled on the Luwi River in South Luangwa National Park, Time + Tide Luwi offers a secluded oasis of rustic tranquillity where you will spend the first two nights of your safari. Watch the scenery from open lounges and relax in the solar-powered safari suites with en-suite bathrooms. This experience enables guests to appreciate awe-inspiring nature under the shade of huge mahogany trees and reconnects them with the wilderness while they enjoy a view close to a hippo and crocodile filled lagoon, as there is no Wi-Fi or mobile phone reception in the main camp.


Next, experience authentic luxury at Time + Tide Nsolo Camp, situated on a picturesque river lagoon in the South Luangwa National Park. Enjoy two nights in your traditional safari hut, equipped with en-suite bathrooms and an outdoor shower. Your room is also equipped with open-air baths and solar power.

Here you can enjoy dinner under the Zambian sky near a waterhole and watch the wildlife in peace. Relax on your private deck overlooking Zambia's wildlife and listen to lion calls at night.


Lastly, you will have breathtaking views at Time + Tide Chongwe Camp, from where you can admire the meeting of the Zambezi and Chongwe Rivers. Seated alongside an elephant path, there’s no end to the action around camp. Be prepared to appreciate the bountiful wildlife while enjoying a cold beverage from the bar. Relax in the communal area or take a light stroll through the camp to observe the wildlife up close from the "Wildlife Hide". With a wild dog den nearby and lion pride using the dry riverbed as a thoroughfare, walking, and driving safaris around the camp offer big game viewing opportunities.


Leisure and board

Guests can indulge in a fully inclusive dining experience, featuring a selection of local spirits. In their leisure time, they have the option to engage in several included activities or optional excursions that can be organized directly with the camp. Guests are also welcome to simply relax on the terrace or by the pool.

Here, they can immerse themselves in the breathtaking views and landscapes of Zambia, allowing the memories of their adventures to settle in.

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    1. South Luangwa National Park

    South Luangwa National Park is certainly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in Zambia and is located in the beautiful Luangwa Valley, which is fed by the Luangwa River. Across an area of 9000 km², the park boasts an abundance of lagoons, river arms and wetland biotopes, which are visited by numerous representatives of the African animal world as a source of water.

    The park, open to visitors all year round, presents itself over the twelve months in ever-changing and unique facets. It is considered a real animal paradise and is home to more than 60 different mammals and over 400 bird species, which can be admired at close range on guided game drives and hiking safaris.

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    2. Zambezi National Park

    The Lower Zambezi National Park spans both Zambia and Zimbabwe, enriching its biodiversity and cultural significance. Nestled along the Zambezi River, it hosts a diverse array of wildlife, from majestic elephants to prowling lions and bathing hippos. Visitors can embark on safaris, boat cruises, and fishing expeditions. Its landscapes, from floodplains to woodlands, offer an immersive experience for nature lovers and adventurers alike.

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Background about your two river walking safari

This safari takes you through two of Africa's most fascinating nature reserves: the Southern Luangwa National Park and the Lower Zambezi National Park. Both parks in southern Zambia are characterised by their untouched wilderness and abundant wildlife.

The Southern Luangwa National Park covers an area of around 9,050 square kilometres and is home to diverse wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, and an impressive variety of bird species. The Southern Luangwa National Park is known for its pioneering work in the area of walking safaris, which offer visitors a unique opportunity to come into direct contact with their natural environment. The park also offers educational programmes for children to inspire them about wildlife and teach them about the conservation of animals and their habitats. In addition, the park supports local communities and makes them partners in conservation by involving them in tourism.

The Lower Zambezi National Park stretches along the mighty Zambezi River and covers an area of around 4,092 square kilometres. Here you can spot hippos and crocodiles as you paddle through the picturesque waterways. You also have the opportunity to spot elephants, buffalo, and an abundance of bird species, especially while you go on game drives or take boat trips. The park's rangers work hard to protect the animals from poachers - tourism in the park helps to fund their work. In addition, the park conducts studies and monitoring programmes to learn more about the animals' habits and to better protect them - all in the interests of conservation and the preservation of the Zambian wilderness.


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