Going remote from Mwaleshi

Camping extravaganza with exceptional game viewing, mountain biking and walks in Mwaleshi. Watch hyena hunting puku in the shallow waters of the Mwaleshi. Experience impressive herds of buffalo, the endemic Cookson’s Wildebeest and prides of resident lion…

  • Tafika Camp (South Luangwa) 3 nights
  • Mwaleshi Camp (North Luangwa) 4 nights
  • 8 days /7 nights

Combining the South and remote North Luangwa

Tafika Camp (South Lungwa) - Exceptional game viewing, walks and visits to the Mkasanga Village. ituated just outside the Nsefu Sector of the South Park - this is the finest leopard viewing in Zambia. The leopard-sighting opportunities combined with the unusual and exhilarating safari activities, and the camp’s family-friendly atmosphere, make Tafika Camp the perfect first stop in any Zambian adventure

  • six comfortable and spacious en-suite chalets, romantic outdoor shower. Honeymoon suite and family chalet
  • exciting game drives - morning and late afternoon and sundowner stop. Fantastic viewing of the Luangwa’s nocturnal residents
  • open safari vehicles with custom made seats for just 4 passengers - excellent access to the guide’s extensive Zambian bush-knowledge
  • follow tracks and paths of the Game Management Area. Mountain bike safaris

Mwaleshi Camp (North Luangwa) - An unforgettable destination - Mwaleshi Camp is in the remote North Luangwa National Park. 10km from the Mwaleshi and Luangwa river confluence. Guests may see hyena hunting puku in the shallow waters of the Mwaleshi, impressive herds of buffalo, the endemic Cookson’s Wildebeest and a plenty of resident lion.

  • explore the untouched North Luangwa with your experienced manager/guide and an armed National Park scout - enjoy the freedom of Africa on foot. Explore further afield on a day trip to the Mwaleshi Falls upstream from the camp
  • beautiful surroundings with exceptional game, excellent cuisine, intimate setting
  • discover the world of tracks and sounds while walking in the North Park

Best time to go to Tafika and Mwaleshi

  • 1st of May to the 15th of November -Tafika Camp is open during the dry season. Children under the age of 10 years are accepted at Tafika at management’s discretion.
  • 15th of June to the 31st of October - Mwaleshi Camp, seasonally operated.

ItineraryFrom $5598

Day 1 - Arrive Lusaka-Mfuwe-Tafika Day 1 - Arrive Lusaka-Mfuwe-Tafika

Arrive Lusaka International airport for your Proflight flights to Mfuwe. Met on arrival at Mfuwe for transfer to Tafika Camp.

Days 2-3 Tafika Camp Days 2-3 Tafika Camp

During your stay at Tafika you'll go on day and night game drives, walks, cycling and visit the local village. There's an abundance of game, quiet spots to sit and watch the activity on the river.

Day 4 - Mwaleshi Day 4 - Mwaleshi

Discover the world of tracks and calls walking in the North Park for 4 nights at Mwaleshi Camp. A wonderful experience of excitement and soul soothing space. Walking safaris only.

Days 5-7 Mwaleshi Days 5-7 Mwaleshi

Enjoy the freedom of Africa's vastness on foot. You'll be dropped of and picked up by a vehicle see hyenas hunting puku in the shallow waters buffalo, endemic Cookson's Wildebeest and lion.

Day 8 - Depart Mwaleshi for Mfuwe-Lusaka Day 8 - Depart Mwaleshi for Mfuwe-Lusaka

Breakfast at Mwaleshi before setting of to Mfuwe for your Proflight flight back to Lusaka and your onward travel arrangements

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Useful info How to get there

How to get there

International flight to Lusaka to connect with your Proflight flights to Mfuwe, return RASAIR flights to Mwaleshi

A guide to transfers:

  • 1½ to 2 hr drive from Mfuwe airport to Tafika (included in the rates)
  • Transfer from Tafika to Lukuzi airstrip (15 min drive).
  • Board a charter aircraft for a 25 minute flight to Mwaleshi.
  • Board the charter plane for a 25 minute flight back to Tafika or 35 minutes direct to Mfuwe airport depending
    on your onward travel plans.

(Please note: Luggage should not exceed 15kg pp + 5kg hand baggage pp and should be packed in soft bags)

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