3 Day Lower Zambezi Safari

Embark on an Unforgettable 3-Day Lower Zambezi Safari from Lusaka

A Lower Zambezi safari offers a unique opportunity to explore the stunning wilderness and wildlife of Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park. With its lush riverine ecosystem and abundance of wildlife, the park is a prime destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.

During a Lower Zambezi safari, visitors can expect to spot a wide variety of animals, including elephants, lions, leopards, and hippos, as well as a diverse array of bird species. The park’s location along the Zambezi River also offers the chance to enjoy waterside activities such as river safaris, fishing, and canoeing, providing a different perspective on the park’s stunning landscapes and wildlife.

Whether you choose to stay in a luxury tented camp or a more rustic bush camp, a Lower Zambezi safari promises a one-of-a-kind experience that combines the thrill of exploring the African wilderness with the comfort and luxury of a well-appointed accommodation. With its natural beauty, rich wildlife, and stunning landscapes, a Lower Zambezi safari is sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Detail 3 Day Lower Zambezi Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Journey to Lower Zambezi

Your Lower Zambezi Safari begins in Lusaka, where you’ll set off early in the morning, heading towards the Lower Zambezi National Park. The journey is part of the adventure, offering a glimpse into the Zambian countryside, characterized by its rolling hills, traditional villages, and vast agricultural lands. You’ll travel by road or, for a quicker and more scenic route, by small charter plane, landing directly in the heart of the wilderness.

Upon arrival at your chosen lodge or campsite, nestled on the banks of the Zambezi River, you’ll be greeted with warm Zambian hospitality. After settling into your accommodation, it’s time to embark on your first game drive. The park is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, buffalo, and numerous antelope species, all thriving in their natural habitat.

As the day draws to a close, a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River offers a serene and picturesque end to your first day. Glide gently along the river, watching the sky transform into a spectacle of colors, while keeping an eye out for hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of birdlife. The peaceful evening sounds of the bush, combined with the stunning sunset, make for an unforgettable experience.

Day 2: Immersed in the Wilderness

The second day of your lower Zambezi safari begins with an early breakfast which followed by a full day game drive in the park. Led by experienced driver guides, you’ll explore the remarkable number of wildlife which is due to the remarkable abundance of water, food, and shelter that nourishes a diverse range of wildlife. Within this small national park, a wealth of ecosystems provide a habitat for Africa’s thriving elephant population, as well as numerous herds of buffalo, lion prides, and elusive leopards. The area is also teeming with small carnivores and omnivores, along with nocturnal creatures like hyenas and jackals. Additionally, zebra and antelope can be found roaming the region.

Day 3: Final Adventures and Farewell

Morning: Fishing Excursion

On your final morning of your lower Zambezi safari, why not try your hand at fishing? The Zambezi River is renowned for its tiger fishing, and whether you’re a seasoned angler or a complete novice, it’s an enjoyable way to spend your last few hours. Catch and release is practiced to ensure sustainability, but the thrill of battling one of these fierce fish is a memorable experience.

Afternoon: Leisure and Departure

After lunch, take some time to relax and reflect on your safari experiences. Enjoy the amenities of your lodge or take a final stroll along the riverbank. In the late afternoon, you’ll begin your journey back to Lusaka, carrying with you memories and photographs of a truly incredible adventure.

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