This 2-nights package introduces the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, which is one of the top Zambian tourist destinations which avails what it has to offer to its tourist at any time as safari has no season in the South Luangwa. The package is more focused on the great Wildlife Sanctuaries of Zambia and you will get a chance to experience one of the best wildlife safaris on the African Continent.
At some stage early in the morning on this day, our driver will pick you up from the hotel for a transfer to Lusaka Airport to catch your domestic flight to Mfuwe Airport in the South Luangwa National Park.
On arrival at Mfuwe Airport, a safari guide from Mfuwe Lodge will welcome you and transfer you to the Lodge. Mfuwe Lodge will be your home during your 2 nights stay in South Luangwa National. It’s a nice drive of 45 min through the settlement of Mfuwe town on a tard road.
It Occupies a lovely spot overlooking Mfuwe Lagoon – a huge oxbow lake – Mfuwe Lodge is the flagship safari property of the Bushcamp Company. It is one of the larger properties in the South Luangwa National Park, and after extensive refurbishment in 2010 is now one of the smartest and most modern. It lies quite close to the park’s main gate in an area that is very rich in wildlife concentrations.
Much of the furniture and fittings at Mfuwe Lodge come from South Africa and they lend a funky and contemporary edge. The main areas, including the large bar and dining area under thatch are adorned with artistic woven lampshades, brightly colored cushions and classy black-and-white photographs. An extended deck has several low sofas that look out over Mfuwe Lagoon, alongside a simple but large rectangular infinity pool. The pool is a popular spot to relax, with plenty of sun loungers shaded by cream umbrellas.
Indoors, an impressive library offers a cooler and quieter place to chill out. This isn't a huge room, but with a beautiful leather sofa, modern campaign furniture and some interesting coffee-table books, it's both comfortable and restful.
Entirely separate is Mfuwe Lodge's spa, offering a range of options from manicures and massages, to hot-stone treatments and facials – all using Africology products. Both the double and single treatment rooms, and a Jacuzzi area, overlook a particularly pretty part of the lagoon and its resident population of hippos.
There is also a small shop which is stocked and run by Tribal Textiles, a local craft company based in Mfuwe with its roots very much in rural development and philanthropy. Stop here to pick up curios and souvenirs such as wooden carvings, hand-painted tablecloths, T-shirts and jewelry.
On this day after your morning game drive and later you will have your lunch, then your safari guide will transfer you from Wildlife Camp to Mfuwe Airport for your local flight from Mfuwe, South Luangwa back to Lusaka. When you arrive at Lusaka airport, you will find a driver from Uni Travel who will transfer you from Lusaka Airport to the hotel or home.