This 2 nights / 3 days bush break takes you to the Lower Zambezi, just 3hrs drive from Lusaka. The Chiawa GMA and Lower Zambezi NP are located between the Escarpment and the Zambezi River. It’s a wildlife rich area with magnificent scenery.
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The 3 – Day Zambezi Bush Break takes you to Lower Zambezi, just a 4hrs drive from Lusaka. Nestled between the Escarpment and the Zambezi River is a wildlife rich area with magnificent scenery. You will do your game drives in Chiawa GMA and Lower Zambezi NP. There are no fences between the two areas.
The 3 - Day Zambezi Bush Break takes you to Lower Zambezi, just a 4hrs drive from Lusaka. Nestled between the Escarpment and the Zambezi River is a wildlife rich area with magnificent scenery. You will do your game drives in Chiawa GMA and Lower Zambezi NP. There are no fences between the two areas.
Lusaka to Lower Zambezi
We meet at 07:00hrs at your accommodation, have the briefing and start our safari to Lower Zambezi. If needed we can do some final shopping before we hit the road. Our destination is the beautiful Lower Zambezi NP. The park is opposite the famous Mana Pools NP / Zimbabwe. It's not only the scenery with the mountain range to the North and the Zambezi River that makes this park so attractive. Herds of Elephants and Buffaloes are often encountered on their way in and out of the Zambezi channels. Accommodation in chalets (LD).
Distance: 225km / 5hrs
Lower Zambezi NP
After an early breakfast we head out for most of the day (full day game drive or extended morning game drive plus optional Sunset boat cruise) and have picnic lunch in the park. In the morning we will focus on the area close to the mountains as the animals are grazing their at night. When it starts warming up animals will go down to the Zambezi River to quench their thirst. Accommodation in chalets. (BLD)
Lower Zambezi to Lusaka
After an early breakfast we will pack up and drive back to Lusaka. The Zambezi Bush Break ends at Palmwood Lodge Lusaka. Please talk to us about further travel arrangments. (BL)
Distance: 225km / 5hrs
- 4×4 minibus
- driver, guide, chef
- accommodation and meals as indicated (B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner)
- all national park and conservation fees
- transfers from and to the airport
- visa, travel insurance, medi-aid
- curios, personal expenses, tips
- optional Zambezi boat cruise
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