• Kafunta River Lodge, South Luangwa
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South Luangwa - Kafunta Wildlife Safari

Offering great value and an exceptional wildlife experience. This 7-day wildlife safari package gives our guests the opportunity to enjoy the comfort and luxury of Kafunta River Lodge in the key Mfuwe game-rich area of the South Luangwa. Timed to take advantage of the shoulder season costs but still offering exceptional wildlife.

This safari receives very good feedback from guests for the great value offered and importantly for the wildlife viewing potential.

Suitable for a first time safari or regular safari goers looking to get away to the bush for a week. 

(Did You Know?  Busanga Safaris owners, Tony & Tyrone Mckeith  have both worked & managed bush camps for Kafunta and have a soft spot for this camp.  As usual we would suggest you call for a chat about this safari idea.)

The safari begins on arrival in Lusaka where you will be transferred by a representative of Busanga Safaris on to a short flight to Mfuwe in the heart of the Luangwa Valley.  Here you will be met by your guide who will drive you (1 hour) to your base, the highly-regarded Kafunta River Lodge. During the last half of the drive you can expect your first wildlife encounters.

Kafunta River Lodge; a small safari lodge with a very good reputation for service and quality guiding, where guests stay in very comfortable thatched chalets, with super en-suite bathrooms and private verandas. Kafunta is situated on the banks of the Luangwa and overlooks a flood plain which in the dry season provides grazing around a permanent waterhole which attracts herbivores from impala to elephant and also some great birds and after-dark predators can sometimes be seen in the shadows. There is a main dining area and a shady bar, a small pool and uniquely, a naturally occurring hot spring.


Early morning and afternoon/ evening game drives in to the South Luangwa’s more off-beat areas provide simply wonderful wildlife sightings and your guides, who have a vast amount of experience, will ensure you get the best possible photo opportunities. Game drives are always in open vehicles and as darkness falls your guide will use spotlights in search of leopards and a myriad of other nocturnal animals. The central location of Kafunta River Lodge allows us to explore vast areas of South Luangwa National Park.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Depart UK with overnight flight (via a choice of hubs) to Lusaka, Zambia. 

Day 2: Morning arrival at Lusaka and transfer via local flight to the South Luangwa National Park and subsequent transfer to the Kafunta River Lodge. Afternoon / evening game drive followed by dinner.

Day 3 - 7: Make the most of every day with game viewing and still have time to relax in the very comfortable surroundings back in camp.

Typical days : Early morning game drive followed by brunch and afternoon / evening game drive returning to the lodge for dinner.

Day 8: Morning game drive followed by breakfast. We will then depart for the local airstrip for our return to Lusaka to catch your homeward flight for the UK.

Rates for this Safari
Price including flights from/to UK:
$3670 pp 2017

Price excluding international flights:
$2970 pp 2017
 
No single supplement
Safari Summary

Notes :

Dates:  April - May Or Nov - Jan

Features:

Game drives are all taken in custom built open 4x4 safari vehicles.

Great leopard sighting

Game always in view from camp

Luxury chalets

Expert guides

includes: Meet and greet in Lusaka, domestic flights from Lusaka - Mfuwe return, transfers, accommodation at Kafunta Bush Camp. Activities, all meals and snacks, tea & coffee, water, park fees, conservation contribution and bed tax.

Excludes: Bar drinks, tips and items of a personal nature.

 No Single Supplement: Subject to space availability

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South Luangwa - Kafunta Wildlife Safari

Offering great value and an exceptional wildlife experience. This 7-day wildlife safari package gives our guests the opportunity to enjoy the comfort and luxury of Kafunta River Lodge in the key Mfuwe game rich area of the South Luangwa. Timed to take advantage of the shoulder season costs but still offering exceptional wildlife.

This safari receives very good feedback from guests for the great value offered and importantly for the wildlife viewing potential.

Suitable for a first time safari or regular safari goers looking to get away to the bush for a week. 

(Did You Know?  Busanga Safaris owners, Tony & Tyrone Mckeith  have both worked & managed bush camps for Kafunta and have a soft spot for this camp.  As usual we would suggest you call for a chat about this safari idea.)

The safari begins on arrival in Lusaka where you will be transferred by a representative of Busanga safaris on to a short flight to Mfuwe in the heart of the Luangwa Valley.  Here you will be met by your guide who will drive you (1 hour) to your base, the highly-regarded Kafunta River Lodge. During the last half of the drive you can expect your first wildlife encounters.


Kafunta River Lodge; a small safari lodge with a very good reputation for service and quality guiding, where guests stay in very comfortable thatched chalets, with super en-suite bathrooms and private verandas. Kafunta is situated on the banks of the Luangwa and overlooks a flood plain which in the dry season provides grazing around a permanent waterhole which attracts herbivores from impala to elephant and also some great birds and after dark predators can sometimes be seen in the shadows. There is a main dining area, a shady bar and also a small pool and uniquely, a naturally-occurring hot spring. 

Early morning and afternoon/ evening game drives in to the South Luangwa’s more off-beat areas provide simply wonderful wildlife sightings and your guides, who have a vast amount of experience, will ensure you get the best possible photo opportunities. Game drives are always in open vehicles and as darkness falls your guide will use spotlights in search of leopards and a myriad of other nocturnal animals. The central location of Kafunta River Lodge allows us to explore vast areas of South Luangwa National Park.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Depart UK with overnight flight (via a choice of hubs) to Lusaka, Zambia. 

Day 2: Morning arrival at Lusaka and transfer via local flight to the South Luangwa National Park and subsequent transfer to the Kafunta River Lodge. Afternoon / evening game drive followed by dinner.

Day 3 - 7: Make the most of every day with game viewing and still have time to relax in the very comfortable surroundings back in camp.

Typical days : Early morning game drive followed by brunch and afternoon / evening game drive returning to the lodge for dinner.

Day 8: Morning game drive followed by breakfast. We will then depart for the local airstrip for our return to Lusaka to catch your homeward flight for the UK.

Rates for this Safari
Price including flights from/to UK:
$3670 pp 2017

Price excluding international flights:
$2970 pp 2017
 
No single supplement
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Safari Summary

Notes :

Dates:  April - May Or Nov - Jan

Features:

Game drives are all taken in custom built open 4x4 safari vehicles.

Great leopard sighting

Game always in view from camp

Luxury chalets

Expert guides

includes: Meet and greet in Lusaka, domestic flights from Lusaka - Mfuwe return, transfers, accommodation at Kafunta Bush Camp. Activities, all meals and snacks, tea & coffee, water, park fees, conservation contribution and bed tax.

Excludes: Bar drinks, tips and items of a personal nature.

 No Single Supplement: Subject to space availability