Zambia Walking Safari


Walk on the wild side of Zambia, with tranquil wilderness, amazing sunsets and the excitement of tracking the Big Five on foot.

Embark on exhilarating game drives, with night drives revealing the nocturnal life of predators, while walking safaris through the park’s dramatic landscapes give an up-close-and-personal glimpse of the African bush. This is a Zambian adventure not to be missed!

Our private tailormade experience offer complete freedom of choice with our guidance and advice. The itinerary below has been carefully designed to give you a taste of the exciting, endless possibilities and can be tailored to suit your exact preferences.

  • Remote Wilderness
  • Spectacular sunsets over the Luangwa River
  • The South Luangwa – a delight to explore on foot
  • Extend your stay in Livingstone with a long list of exciting activities
  • Adventure travellers
  • Avid photographers
  • Walking enthusiasts


Day 1 & 2

Today you will be flown from Lusaka to Mfuwe Airstrip where you will be met by a representative from Mchenja Bush Camp for your game drive transfer into camp.

Spend 2 nights at Mchenja, a seasonal camp set on the banks of the Luangwa River. The Camp’s five wooden chalets feature en suite open-air facilities. Each chalet has been built on a raised platform under thatch and nestles under a grove of ancient ebony trees. The main chitenje is under thatch, and houses the bar and lounge area, although most meals are enjoyed under the canopy of the magnificent trees. Whilst staying at Mchenja guests can decide whether they would like to view the wildlife on foot or from an open game viewing vehicle.

Day 3 & 4

After a delicious breakfast you can choose whether you would like to do a game drive or bush walk to Luwi Camp.

Spend 2 nights at Luwi, a seasonal camp nestled under huge mahogany trees on the banks of a permanent lagoon. Accommodation is in a grass and thatched hut with polished mud floors. All meals are served in the shade of the trees, with a view of the grassy plain which attracts a variety of wildlife. Luwi is one of the camps situated deep in the Luangwa wilderness, lending the camp a rustic appeal and providing a truly African bush experience. Adventures include morning and evening game drives in open 4×4 safari vehicles, along with guided safari walks through the wildlife-rich South Luangwa National Park.

Day 5, 6 & 7

Spend 3 nights at Chinzombo The 6 ‘villas’, one of which is a suite with extra space for families and small groups is equipped to the very highest standards.

Each villa having its own private plunge pools, cooled sleeping areas, massive bathrooms with luxurious spa amenities, one of the best guiding teams in Africa, set within 60 acres of private prime Luangwa frontage, private access in to the Park. While at Chinzombo you can set your own safari routine at your own pace. Activities include game drives, a little bit of walking and seasonal boat trips (normally Jan to April when the river is high).

Day 8

After a mouth-watering breakfast, transfer to Mfuwe for your light aircraft transfer back to Lusaka.