This 10 night’s package combines wonderful views of the Victoria Falls with seeing the magnificent top-class wildlife safaris found in Zambia and Malawi.
The package is more focused on the great Wildlife Sanctuaries of Zambia and the water based activities in Malawi.
In this package, we combine the following tourist destination areas of Zambia and Malawi;
Day 1 – Transfer from Livingstone Airport to Waterberry Lodge
Upon arrival at Livingstone airport off your International flight, your guide will be at waiting for you at the airport who will help you with your luggage and later transfer you from the Airport to Waterberry Lodge in Livingstone which will be your home for your first three nights in Zambia.
Day 1 to Day 4, Waterberry Lodge in Livingstone
35 minutes from Livingstone in a lovely, secluded position on the banks of the spectacular Zambezi River with views to the Zambezi National Park on the opposite bank. Our small, friendly, informal lodge is famous for its staff, food, gardens and tranquil riverbank setting. Within easy reach of Victoria Falls but away from all the hustle and bustle of Livingstone it’s a perfect base for visiting the amazing Falls and enjoying the wide range of activities around Livingstone before heading off to explore wonderful Zambia. We’re also within easy reach of neighboring Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia.
Have a look at the River Farmhouse, built on the site of the original farmhouse on the riverbank, a separate house for families and groups travelling together.
The main double-storey lodge building overlooks the Zambezi and the game park on the opposite bank. Upstairs the main lounge is open to the thatch with comfortable seating, magnificent views, books, an unusual collection of old African maps and some excellent paintings by local artists.
Meals are served in the ground floor dining area or alfresco on the sun terrace and deck overlooking the river. Guests may choose to have private dinners on their terraces or one of the secluded pontoons or platforms around the lodge. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available all day, and waiters are standing by to serve drinks.
Wifi is free of charge and mobile phone signals are generally more reliable than the land line.
Guests love our informal style and our friendly, welcoming staff who do all they can to make your stay a really memorable Zambezi experience.
Waterberry’s seven cottages are set around sweeping gardens and lawns – some on the riverbank, some overlooking the private lake with its beautiful birdlife.
The double, twin or family en-suite bedrooms are open to the high thatch (nice and cool in the hot sun), with mosquito nets, overhead fans and air conditioning. Bathrooms have bath robes, toiletries and hair dryers and baskets for our free laundry service.
Every room has a terrace with lounging furniture for sunbathing, birdwatching, private dinners or just relaxing……ideal for recovering from a long flight, or after the rigors of early morning and late-night safari drives.
Day 4 – Flight from Livingstone to the South Luangwa National Park
Depending on your flight from Livingstone to the South Luangwa, at some stage on this day your safari guide will pick and transfer you from Waterberry Lodge to Livingstone airport for your local flight from Livingstone to Mfuwe in the South Luangwa National Park.
Upon arrival at Mfuwe airport off your local flight, you will find your safari guide waiting for you at the airport who will help you with your luggage and later transfer you from Mfuwe airport to Luangwa River Camp which will be your home for your 3 nights stay in the South Luangwa National Park.
Day 4 to Day 7, Luangwa River Camp in South Luangwa
The South Luangwa National Park marks the end of the Great Rift Valley, one of the last remaining unspoilt wilderness areas and possibly the finest wildlife sanctuary in Africa.
It is through this that the great meandering Luangwa river runs, with its ox bow lagoons, riverine supported woodlands and large plains, all of which play host to huge concentrations of game including elephant, buffalo, leopard, lion, giraffe, hippo and over 450 species of birds.
Luangwa River Camp sits nestled under an ancient ebony grove on the banks of the Luangwa River overlooking the game rich area known as the Luangwa Wafwa.
This small and intimate camp with just five bush suites, along with its setting and location creates a real “wow” factor and a romantic feeling simply flows through the camp.
Day 7 – Road transfer from Luangwa River Camp to Malawi
After breakfast your safari guide will transfer you from Kafunta River Lodge to Latitude 13 Hotel in Malawi where you will overnight on your way to Kaya Mawa Lodge at Likoma Island.
This road transfer will take you approximately 4hrs driving on a smooth tarred road from the South Luangwa National Park to Malawi.
Day 7 to Day 8, Latitude 13 Hotel in Lilongwe in Malawi
Latitude 13 Hotel is the best for place to stay in Lilongwe for clients going to or coming from Lake Malawi. This hotel is more stylish, yet simple and spacious, allowing you enjoy a perfect stay in a quiet, leafy lane on the northern edge of Malawi’s capital city, and between Kamuzu Airport and central Lilongwe.
An 18-meter pool and state-of-the-art fitness center only a hop, skip and jump from your front door is also one of the features at this beautiful small hotel.
A 42” flat screen TV, in room safe and high-speed internet access are just some of the amenities found at Latitude 13 Hotel.
Day 8 - flight transfer from Lilongwe International airport to Kaya Mawa Likoma Island
On arrival at Likoma Island, you will be met by a representative/driver from Kaya Mawa who will be at your hand for your luggage and transfer you to Kaya Mawa; your home for your 3 nights at the Island.
Day 8 to Day 11 - Kaya Mawa Lodge at Likoma Island in Malawi
Kaya Mawa is situated at the Southern tip of the island on Nkhwazi Beach which forms a crescent shaped bay surrounded by mango trees and ancient baobabs. Kaya Mawa, meaning “maybe tomorrow” has 5 rooms and a number of houses and you will be staying in Ulissa House.
Five full days to enjoy the splendour of this luxurious and peaceful resort!! There are plenty of activities to be enjoyed both on and under water. Lake Malawi is Africa’s 3rd largest lake and is home to a wide variety of aquatic life – the clear waters around Likoma Island are excellent for diving and snorkeling. The Island itself has plenty of treats in store and you are free to explore on foot, by bicycle or on quad bikes. A visit to St Peter’s Cathedral is highly recommended. This remarkable building, built by missionaries at the turn of the 20th century measures over 100mts in length.
Day 11 – transfer from Kaya Mawa to the airstrip for the flight to Lilongwe
This being your last day at Kaya Mawa, you will be transferred from Kaya Mawa Lodge to Likoma Island airstrip for your onward flight to Lilongwe where you will be catching your international flight out of Malawi
Included in this safari package are;
Included at Waterberry Lodge in Livingstone;
· 3 nights’ accommodation
· Visit to the Victoria Falls
· Zambezi Cruise (boat cruise on the Zambezi River)
· Fishing activity
· Village walk
· Town tour
Included at Luangwa River Camp are;
· Accommodation in a chalet
· Two game viewing activities per day
· All meals and snacks
· Local drinks (excluding Premium brands)
· National Park entry fees
· Bed levies
· Luangwa Conservation and community levy
· Laundry service
· Return airport transfers
Excluded at Luangwa River Camp are:
· Items of personal nature
· Insurance cover
· Airport departure taxes
· Premium imported wines
· Visa fees for Zambia
Latitude 13 Hotel in Malawi
· 1 night accommodation
· Full English breakfast
Kaya Mawa in Likoma Island - Malawi
Local flights and transfers included in the package are;
Ø Transfer from Livingstone Airport to Waterberry Lodge
Ø Transfer from Waterberry Lodge to Livingstone Airport
Ø Flight from Livingstone Airport to Mfuwe in the South Luangwa via Lusaka
Ø Road transfer from Mfuwe Airport to Luangwa River Camp in the South Luangwa
Ø Transfer from Luangwa River Camp to Latitude 13 Hotel in Malawi
Ø Transfer from Latitude 13 Hotel to Lilongwe International Airport
Ø Flight from Lilongwe Airport to Likoma Island
Ø Transfer from Likoma Airstrip to Kaya Mawa Lodge
Ø Flight from Likoma Island to Lilongwe Airport
Lusaka International Airport
Tafika Travel Advisor is an owner run Tour Operator based in Zambia.
We specialize in tailor-making itineraries and travel packages within Zambia and other Southern African Countries. Putting together an itinerary or a trip to this part of the world can be very discouraging as there is so much to choose and so many different aspects to the trip.
Based on our in-depth experience, knowledge of the destinations and facilities as well as our personal relationship with the hotels, lodges and activity providers, we are able to advise and guide you to put together a tailored safari taking into considerations your interests and passion and your budget.
We have a deep passion for Zambia and the other Southern African countries – it’s a friendly people its many wonderful cultures and its still, beautiful and unforgettable nature!
We give a dedicated advise and offer the highest standard of services to our clients by ensuring that expectations are always met and exceeded and that no special needs are ever overlooked.