Experience an unforgettable 7-day Zambia safari adventure that sweeps you into the natural wonders of Zambia’s most iconic destinations. Your journey unfolds with a captivating three-night escapade in the enchanting South Luangwa National Park, a haven renowned for its extraordinary biodiversity and pristine wilderness. Prepare to be awestruck as you encounter a myriad of wildlife species in their natural habitat, from majestic elephants to elusive leopards and vibrant birdlife.

Prepare to be awestruck as you encounter a myriad of wildlife species in their natural habitat, from majestic elephants to elusive leopards and vibrant birdlife. Your days will be filled with exhilarating game drives, offering ample opportunities to witness the mesmerizing beauty of the African savannah unfold before your eyes. As the sun sets, delve into the magic of the night with a renowned Night Game drive, where the nocturnal realm comes alive with thrilling encounters and unique sightings under the star-studded sky.

7 days Zambia safari, walkingTransitioning seamlessly to the second leg of your safari odyssey, you’ll embark on a journey to the legendary Victoria Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the planet’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders. Spend your final three nights enveloped in the breathtaking scenery and adrenaline-pumping adventures that await at this iconic destination. Prepare to be spellbound by the sheer magnitude and power of the falls as you embark on a mesmerizing exploration of its thundering cascades and mist-shrouded viewpoints.

Throughout your safari sojourn, expert guides will accompany you every step of the way, sharing their intimate knowledge of the land and its inhabitants while ensuring your safety and comfort. Whether you’re capturing the perfect wildlife photograph, marveling at the sheer force of Victoria Falls, or simply basking in the serenity of Zambia’s untamed wilderness, each moment promises to be an unforgettable chapter in your African safari tale. Prepare to be captivated, inspired, and rejuvenated as you embark on this extraordinary journey through the heart of Zambia’s natural wonders.

Take your adventure to new heights with an exhilarating helicopter trip over the falls, offering panoramic vistas of this extraordinary spectacle from above. Alternatively, unwind amidst the serenity of the Zambezi River with a tranquil sunset boat tour, where you’ll witness the vibrant hues of the African sky reflected in the tranquil waters as the day draws to a close.

7-Day Zambia Safari Highlights

  • Enjoy the wonders of the African wilderness with a walking safari amidst a plethora of wildlife.
  • Experience the thrill of night and day game drives in South Luangwa National Park, home to an abundance of wildlife.
  • Explore the majestic Victoria Falls on a guided tour and take to the skies with an exhilarating helicopter flight over the iconic cascade.
  • Gain insight into the rich cultural heritage of Zambia with a visit to the Mukuni Cultural Village, followed by a serene sunset boat cruise along the Zambezi River.

7 Days Zambia Safari – Where to stay?

Mfuwe Lodge, South Luangwa National Park

Nestled within the heart of South Luangwa’s most abundant game area, Mfuwe Lodge stands as a beacon of award-winning excellence. It offers the perfect retreat for unparalleled game-viewing experiences, a sanctuary to recharge one’s spirit, and a convenient hub for commencing or concluding adventures to our Bushcamps.

Indulge in the tranquil rhythm of Luangwa life with a sojourn at the acclaimed Mfuwe Lodge. Located within the park itself, a mere five-minute drive from the main gate, the lodge’s allure captivates from the outset. Set amidst a verdant canopy of ebony and mahogany trees, its eighteen air-conditioned chalets grace the banks of two picturesque lagoons, where a constant parade of wildlife provides endless fascination as you relax on the open deck or take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool. The lodge’s airy interiors seamlessly blend with the natural splendor that surrounds it, offering a serene oasis amidst the wilderness.

This particular corner of the park is renowned for its extraordinary abundance of game – from graceful giraffes to lumbering hippos, majestic buffalo to agile antelopes, and elusive crocodiles. In November, local elephants are frequent visitors, sometimes wandering right through the lobby in search of ripe wild mangoes nearby. Whether you opt for an overnight stay or a brief stopover en route to one of our Bushcamps, the relaxed ambiance and enviable surroundings of Mfuwe Lodge guarantee a memorable experience. Honored as the Best Lodge in Zambia in 2009, Mfuwe Lodge also invites you to unwind at its Bush-Spa or peruse a selection of mementos at our curio shop.

Accommodation at Mfuwe Lodge

Scattered along the tranquil banks of two lagoons, eighteen air-conditioned chalets offer guests their own private slice of Africa. Secluded covered verandas afford views of wallowing hippos and wandering game, while comfortable sitting rooms and en-suite bathrooms with panoramic walk-in showers provide the perfect retreat after a day of adventure.

Activities at Mfuwe Lodge

The game-viewing opportunities at Mfuwe Lodge and its surroundings are unparalleled. While walking safaris can be arranged upon request, the primary activities revolve around exhilarating game drives, allowing guests to explore the abundant wonders of the Luangwa Valley. Led by our seasoned guides, these drives depart at dawn and late afternoon, when wildlife activity peaks. After enjoying sundowners amidst nature’s splendor, spotlights unveil a new cast of nocturnal creatures as the evening unfolds.

7 days Zambia safari where to stay

Apart from this 7-day adventure, you can also visit the famous Victoria Falls in fewer days, like it is on our 3-day Victoria Falls tour.

David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa

 Nestled amidst the verdant banks of the Zambezi River, the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa seamlessly integrates into its lush surroundings, offering unparalleled 5-star accommodation near the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. Guests of this Livingstone retreat are enveloped in the splendor of nature, treated to luxurious bush accommodation in Zambia, and unforgettable Zambezi River cruises.

This opulent Zambia hotel boasts river-facing rooms that afford each guest the same tranquil vistas that once mesmerized David Livingstone, the intrepid explorer and missionary who first laid eyes on the Falls. Indulge your palate at the Kalai Restaurant, where Afro-Arabian fusion cuisine and cosmopolitan dishes are served in the ambiance of a traditional Zambian eatery.

For those seeking a distinctive venue for events, the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa offers one of the premier conference centers near Livingstone. Additionally, it serves as an enchanting wedding venue, complete with state-of-the-art facilities and breathtaking views of the Zambezi River.

Perched above the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, aha, The David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa provides a serene backdrop for a rejuvenating Victoria Falls spa experience. Unwind in one of our 5-star en-suite rooms, where captivating views of the park await, with a selection of 77 rooms, including 5 suites, 3 inter-leading rooms ideal for families, and 2 rooms equipped for disabled guests. Most rooms offer sweeping panoramas of the Mighty Zambezi River, inviting you to savor leisurely sundowners on your private balcony.

A few tips on the 7-Day safari in Zambia

A few tips on the 7-Day safari in Zambia

  • Pack appropriate clothing for varying temperatures, including lightweight, neutral-colored attire for hot days and warmer layers for cooler evenings. Essentials include sturdy walking shoes, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and binoculars.
  • Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the day, especially during activities like game drives and walks in Zambia’s hot and dry climate.
  • Respect wildlife by maintaining a safe distance and following the guidance of your guides. Avoid sudden movements or loud noises that could disturb animals.
  • Capture memorable photographs by using a telephoto lens and adjusting camera settings for different lighting conditions. Remember to prioritize the welfare of the animals and avoid using flash photography, particularly at night.
  • Take necessary health precautions by consulting with a healthcare provider before traveling to Zambia. Ensure you have the required vaccinations and medications, such as malaria prophylaxis. Pack a basic medical kit with essential supplies.
  • Show respect for local customs and traditions when visiting cultural sites or interacting with local communities. Always ask for permission before taking photographs.
  • Purchase comprehensive travel insurance that covers medical emergencies, trip cancellations, and evacuation services, including adventure activities like safari drives and helicopter tours.
  • Remain flexible and adaptable to changes in schedules or plans due to weather conditions, wildlife sightings, or other unforeseen circumstances. Embrace the spontaneity of safari life to fully enjoy your adventure.You can get in touch any time for free customization and free advice on this 7-day Zambia safari!

7 Days Zambia Safari Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival & Transfer to Mfuwe Lodge

First day of your 7-day safari in Zambia!. As you touch down at Lusaka International Airport in Zambia (LUN), a sense of anticipation fills the air. Our warm-hearted representative welcomes you and guides you through the immigration formalities before leading you to your connecting local flight to Mfuwe Airport in South Luangwa, departing around 4:30 pm. Settle into your seat and let excitement mount as you soar above the Zambian landscape on a journey filled with promise. After a picturesque one-hour flight, you’re met by a knowledgeable guide from Mfuwe Lodge at the airport. Your adventure truly begins with a thrilling 45-minute transfer to the lodge, where anticipation melds with the tranquil ambiance of the surroundings. Check-in seamlessly and take a moment to soak in the serenity. Dinner beckons later in the evening, a tantalizing preview of culinary delights to come. As night falls, the stars above seem to whisper tales of the wilderness that awaits.

Safari Adventures in South Luangwa

Rise with the sun to the symphony of the wild, signaling the start of two exhilarating days in South Luangwa National Park. Indulge in a hearty breakfast, fueling your spirit for the adventures ahead. With each dawn, a canvas of possibilities unfolds, whether you choose to embark on a morning game drive or set out on foot for a walking safari. The rhythm of the bush pulses around you, alive with the secrets of the savannah. Return to the lodge for a delectable brunch, a moment of reprieve amidst the day’s excitement. Afternoons beckon with promises of discovery as you venture forth on game drives, each moment holding the potential for an extraordinary encounter. As twilight descends, a magical transformation unfolds with the onset of a night safari, revealing the enigmatic allure of nocturnal creatures. Retire to the comforts of the lodge after a sumptuous dinner, where dreams are woven from the threads of the day’s experiences.
Day 4

Flight to Livingstone via Lusaka

Awakened to the promise of a new day, where the whispers of adventure linger in the morning breeze. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, savoring the flavors of Zambia as you contemplate the journey ahead. Depending on your flight schedule, the morning may be yours to revel in the wonders of the bush or bid farewell to Mfuwe with a heart filled with cherished memories. Your guide awaits to escort you to Mfuwe airport for your flight to Livingstone via Lusaka. As you soar through the skies, let the anticipation build for the next chapter of your Zambian odyssey. Touching down at Livingstone International Airport, you’re greeted by the vibrant energy of the region, a vibrant tapestry of culture and nature intertwining. Your driver awaits to whisk you away to David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa, where the stage is set for new adventures to unfold. Check in seamlessly and surrender to the rhythm of relaxation as the afternoon unfolds. Dinner promises a tantalizing array of flavors, a fitting prelude to the wonders that await in the days ahead.

Day 5

Victoria Falls Tour & Sunset Cruise

As dawn breaks over Livingstone, a sense of anticipation fills the air, echoing the thundering waters of Victoria Falls. After a leisurely breakfast, you’re whisked away on a guided tour of this majestic natural wonder, where the sheer power and beauty of the falls leave an indelible impression. Return to the lodge for a leisurely lunch, a moment of respite amidst the day’s adventures. The afternoon holds promises of tranquility as you embark on a Sunset Boat Cruise along the Zambezi River. Sip on sundowner drinks and nibble on delectable snacks as the golden hues of dusk paint the landscape in a symphony of colors. Wildlife stirs along the riverbanks, offering glimpses of Africa’s untamed beauty. As the day draws to a close, return to the lodge for a delectable dinner under the stars, a celebration of another day of unforgettable moments.

Day 6

Helicopter Flight & Mukuni Village Tour

With the first light of dawn, a sense of anticipation fills the air, heralding a day of exploration and discovery. Indulge in a leisurely breakfast before embarking on a thrilling helicopter flight over Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River. From high above, the panorama unfolds in all its majesty, offering a new perspective on this natural wonder. Touching down, the journey continues with a visit to Mukuni Village, where the rich tapestry of Zambian culture comes to life. Immerse yourself in the traditions and customs of the local community, forging connections that transcend language and borders. As the day wanes, return to the lodge, where the comforts of home await. Reflect on the day’s adventures over a sumptuous dinner, savoring each moment as memories are etched into the fabric of your journey.
Day 7

Departure back home

As the sun rises over Livingstone, a sense of bittersweet farewell lingers in the air, a testament to the memories forged and adventures shared. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, savoring the flavors of Zambia one last time. Depending on your flight schedule, the morning may offer moments of quiet reflection or final explorations of the lodge’s surroundings. Check out with a heart filled with gratitude for the experiences shared and the friendships forged along the way. Your driver awaits to escort you to Livingstone International Airport, where the journey draws to a close. As you bid farewell to Zambia, carry with you the echoes of roaring waterfalls, the whispers of the bush, and the promise of new horizons yet to be explored.

This is a private tour and not a group tour which anyone can join. You can therefore start on any date, but we highly recommend booking as early in advance as possible to avoid last-minute hassle and disappointments. Get in touch for free advice on your next 7-day Zambia Safari tour!

7 Days Zambia Safari Prices

Number of Pax Price Currency
2 People Sharing a Double Room USD
4 People Sharing  2 Double/ Twin Rooms USD
6 People Sharing  3 Double/ Twin Rooms USD

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