Guided Self Drive: The Mighty Zambezi River
During this guided self drive safari, you will follow the Might Zambezi River from its source on 1500 meters high all the way to the Victoria Falls in Livingstone. During your adventure you will cross National parks, vibrant cities, many bridges and even a pontoon. Expect to see lot of different landscapes and animals, see the quadripoint border with Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. And be part of wide variety of activities including, walking, kayaking, village visits and loads of game drives.
Guide Drive : The Mighty Zambezi of Zambia
See a wide variety of animals including giraffes, elephants, lions, zebras and buffalos.
Cruise, pontoon and kayak on the Zambezi river and see the famous Victoria Falls from close by.
Watch a wide variety of colorful birds in different habitats.
Find the source of the mighty Zambezi river.
See 4 different countries from the same point.
Be witness of ten thousands of migrating wildebeest on the Liuwa Plains
Go on an Zambian Adventure: Follow the Mighty Zambezi River by car
Follow the Zambezi from the source to the spectacular Victoria Falls.
The Zambezi, which means “Great River” in the local Tonga language is a little explored river that evokes mystery. The source of the great river is in northwest Zambia, after which it meanders through Angola before turning south, back into Zambia until the border with Namibia from where the river follows the border up to the 4 border point with Botswana and Zimbabwe from where it flows along the Zimbabwe border falls downs at the majestic Victoria Falls and continues until it reaches Mozambique and flows in the Indian Ocean.
During this guided drive where you can choose to drive whenever you want and switch the seats when you get tired or want to enjoy the view with an experienced driver. Accommodations can be mixed from bush camps to luxury Safari lodges.
Activities during the drive include lots of game viewing, river cruising, kayaking, fishing and community interactions based on your wishes. Contact us to create your dream drive through Zambia
The Zambezi river is the home of Hippos, crocodiles, birdlife and more then 70 different fish species. During your guided drive trip you will also see the large wild wild animals including giraffes, elephants, lions, zebras and buffalos.
The end of your trip will be in the south of Zambia at Victoria Waterfall. Here you can do a wide range of adventurous activities from white water rafting to swimming in Devil's Pool. The famous pool for dare devils from where you can lay down over the edge of the fall and see how the water thunders down.
Please note that this is an example tour, you can adapt the tour as you like. Contact us with your wishes and together we great your dream safari drive holiday through Zambia.
Sunset at the Busanga Plains
Canoe on the west Lunga river
Description Best Value Safari Tour
4 nights in South Luangwa
Stay 4 nights in the beautiful Kafunta River Lodge in the South Luangwa national park.
We will do morning, afternoon and evening game drive to see animals that are active during different times of the day. Game drives start with the special crossing at the pontoon over the Luangwa river. Which leads to the more remote areas of the national park and have extraordinarily good wildlife sightings.
While wildlife can be seen during the game drives, you will also see plenty of animals from your lodge; Be it a family of elephants, a few giraffes, an inquisitive puku, a discreet water-monitor lizard, a couple of saddle-billed storks there is always something to observe.
During your free time, relax in the infinity pool with amazing views and enjoy the natural hot tub that is heated by a hot spring.
Buy local handicrafts in the village shops and learn about conservation and community projects.
Your food is served during morning teas and light breakfast, buffet brunches, afternoon teas and four course dinners.
During your stay you can sleep in the Bush camp; three rivers. Here you fall a sleep in star bed directly under the night sky. During day time you can lay on the daybeds while you see animals strolling by an amazing wilderness experience you won't forget. Besides game drive you can also opt to take a walking safari from Three Rivers Bush camp.
3 nights in Lower Zambezi
Kafunta River Lodge - South Luangwa
Game Drive in South Luangwa
Star Gazing Bed - Three Rivers Bush Camp
A drive plus flight will bring you to the Lower Zambezi national park to Stay 3 nights in the Royal Zambezi Lodge.
The Royal Zambezi Lodge is a perfect place to regain energy, with either doing nothing at all (which we call DNA) and treat yourself with a relaxing Spa treatment while you gaze over the Zambezi river. The spa is a regular winner of the world luxury spa awards. Swim in the pool to cool down and enjoy yourself, gaze over the river and watch what comes by. Chat with friends or family on the deck and have your favorite drink at the bar.
Rather be active ? Then there is plenty to do, more game drives and walking safaris, birdwatching, angling, a river cruise or canoeing.
3 nights in Livingstone / Victoria Falls
Leopards in Lower Zambezi
Watch Wildlife from pool in Lower Zambezi Lodge
Another flight and drive will take you to Chundukwa River Lodge, which is located on a horse ranched and will be your sanctuary to explore the Victoria falls in combination with a visit to vibrant Livingstone.
During your stay at Chundukwa, you can enjoy and relax and join the sunset river cruise to observe birds, crocodiles and elephants with stunning backdrops. A visit to Victoria falls to see the majestic fall from close by.
Other possible activities are horse safari, mountain biking, birdwatching, catching your own fish meal, also fun for children.
Or visit a local village and learn about their cuisine and traditions.
Chundukwa River Lodge
Victoria Falls, Livingstone
Customize your Zambia Safari tour
The above best value safari tour through Zambia is an example of what is possible
Contact Ntanda Ventures with your wishes and we will arrange everything you need from planning the route, selecting the right accommodations and transport and arranging your activities. And of course the best guides to who can show the best of this incredible country
Prices Best Value Tour
1 July - 31 Oct 2021
Flights & Accommodation
From USD 7390 per person sharing
From USD 8503 single
1 Dec 2021 - 5 Jan 2022
Kafunta Lodge only, as bush camps will be closed.
Flights & Accommodation
From USD6380 per person sharing
From USD7493 single
Internal airfares Lusaka - Mfuwe - Lusaka - Lower Zambezi - Livingstone
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Why Join Ntanda Ventures on a Zambian Safari
High Quality True Zambia Safari Expert
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Only operator in Zambia with Indepth Safari Lodge Expertise
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From the moment you land, till you fly out. We deliver safaris that are packed with extra value. We'll make sure your trip to Zambia will be a life long memory.
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