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This off-the-beaten-track safari brings together the adventure of Victoria Falls, the remote wilderness of South Luangwa and the lake island paradise on Lake Malawi. Spend 10 days in beautiful landscapes, having incredible wildlife encounters and bucket list experiences. Stay at Tongabezi Lodge for two nights enjoying the balance of busy and peaceful with days out exploring the adventure capital of Africa and peaceful moments at the lodge. Pop over to a secluded island on the Zambezi to enjoy a night at Sindabezi Island Camp, indulging in island picnics and sunset cruises.

Next, venture to Shawa Luangwa Camp in South Luangwa National Park for three nights of wildlife encounters on foot, in an electric game viewer, or by boat. Follow this with three nights at Kaya Mawa on Likoma Island, Lake Malawi. Here, an array of water activities awaits along with some time to relax on the beach, enjoy relaxing massages and romantic candlelit dinners.

This safari is an excellent choice for both a first-time traveller hoping for something special and seasoned safari-goers looking for a unique experience. With family-friendly accommodations available at each lodge, it can be tailored for families. Additionally, the lodges offer a secluded and romantic atmosphere, making this an ideal choice for honeymooners and couples. Your travel investment in this itinerary directly contributes to uplifting the local communities and conserving precious wildlife. This ensures a harmonious relationship and a sustainable environment for all.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Island stays on Lake Malawi and the Zambezi River
  • Stay in luxurious eco-lodges throughout
  • See Victoria Falls and cruise on the Zambezi
  • Visit Livingstone Island
  • Incredible game viewing in South Luangwa
  • Water sports on Lake Malawi
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Tour Duration: 10 Days
Start: Victoria Falls, Zambia
End: Lake Malawi, Malawi

Accommodations visited


Victoria Falls, Zambia

Tongabezi Lodge
2 Nights

Zambezi River, Zambia

Sindabezi Island Camp
1 Nights

South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Shawa Luangwa Camp
3 Nights

Lake Malawi, Malawi

Kaya Mawa Lodge
3 Nights


Day to day

After arriving at Livingstone’s International Airport, a driver will meet you for your road transfer to Tongabezi Lodge. Idyllically set on the bank of the great Zambezi River just upstream from the Victoria Falls, Tongabezi’s dreamy location showcases beautiful panoramic views of the Zambezi water making its way to the plunge over the Falls’ edge. Contrary to expectations, the calm surface of the river conceals its powerful nature, creating a serene backdrop to the lodge, occasionally enlivened by the bellows of a hippo or cries of a fish eagle.

Victoria Falls has an array of activities to choose from, such as scenic helicopter rides over the Falls, zip lining over Batoka Gorge, bungee jumping, sundowner cruises, a tour of the Falls, high tea at the famous Victoria Falls Hotel, and shopping at a local craft market. At the lodge, take leisurely strolls through the lodge’s gardens, relax poolside, or pamper yourself with a spa treatment. With breathtaking views and a peaceful atmosphere, the lodge provides the perfect retreat after a day out enjoying all that this incredible destination offers.

What's Included?

  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Park Fees into the National Park as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transfers as mentioned in the itinerary

What's Excluded?

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
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