Make your dreams of a multi-day safari come true with this relaxed and flexible itinerary. You'll begin and end in the town of Livingstone where you'll have the opportunity to see the magnificent Victoria Falls before heading to a safari camp within the stunning Kafue National Park for three nights of safari drives and exploration. Travelers who prefer an off-the-beaten-path experience will love this quiet and uncrowded park's distinct landscapes.

Highlights

  • Enjoy breathtaking views of Victoria Falls on a steam train ride¬†
  • Take a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River
  • See big game like lions and giraffes on a safari drive
  • Go birdwatching in Kafue National Park

Brief Itinerary

Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Livingstone Livingstone
Day 2 Explore Livingstone Livingstone
Day 3 Transfer - Livingstone to Kafue Kafue
Day 4 Explore Kafue National Park Kafue
Day 5 Explore Kafue National Park Kafue
Day 6 Explore Kafue National Park Kafue
Day 7 Transfer - Kafue to Livingstone  

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Livingstone

Rhino in Mosi Oa Tunya National Park
Rhino near Livingstone, Zambia

When you land at Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport (LVI), a driver will be waiting at the terminal with your name on a sign. They will transfer you to Maramba River Lodge where you can check in and drop your luggage. If you arrive early enough, you can arrange for an afternoon safari drive in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park or a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.

Day 2: Free Day in Livingstone

A microlight flight over the falls
A microlight flight over the falls
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Today, you'll be able to explore Livingstone and book as many activities as you like. Some of our suggestions include:

  • Go on a safari drive in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park
  • Take a microlight aircraft ride above Victoria Falls
  • Visit the David Livingstone Museum

In the evening, we recommend you have dinner on the Livingstone Express, a refurbished steam train. You will travel on the train to the Victoria Falls Bridge where you will stop to watch the sunset with a cocktail. A three-course dinner is then served while you stop in a private concession.

Day 3: Transfer to Kafue National Park

Game Drive in Kafue with Nanzhila
Safari drive in Kafue National Park

This morning, a driver will pick you up at your accommodation in Livingstone and take you on a three-hour drive to Kafue National Park. Once you arrive inside the park, you will hop on a 4x4 safari vehicle for the remaining 75 miles (120 km) of your trip to Nanzhila Plains Safari Camp. Once you arrive and check in at the park, you'll have the rest of the evening free to spend as you'd like.

Days 4-6: Explore Kafue National Park

Lioness on game drive
A lioness and cub inside the park

You'll have three days at your safari camp to spend as you please. Our representatives can assist you in booking activities for each day. Some suggestions include:

  • Take safari drives around the park to see lions, rhinos, giraffe, and more big game
  • Go hiking around the park's many trails with or without a safari guide
  • Rent binoculars and go bird watching

You can also relax at the main camp lodge which has a fireplace, a deck where you can watch wildlife, and a bar.

Day 7: Departure via Livingstone

Two antelope in Kafue National Park
Two antelope in Kafue National Park

It's time to say goodbye to Zambia! After breakfast today, a driver will pick you up at the safari camp and bring you back to Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport for your flight home.

Map

Map of Zambia Safari Adventure: Livingstone & Kafue - 7 Days
Map of Zambia Safari Adventure: Livingstone & Kafue - 7 Days