Departs: Daily private departures based on a minimum of 2 passengers
Discover the region’s natural beauty on this six day journey designed to cover two of Zambia’s bucket list highlights – one of the most spectacular Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls and the Lower Zambezi National Park. Spend time exploring the Falls and then head off by light aircraft from Livingstone to the Lower Zambezi, one of Africa’s finest wilderness experiences. With its rugged escarpment, river and numerous islands, lagoons and floodplains, the animals and birds are attracted in huge numbers with approximately 50 mammal and 400 bird species.
Day 1 – Zambezi River
On arrival at Livingstone Airport, after clearing immigration and collecting your luggage, you will proceed to the arrivals Hall where you will be met by a driver from Waterberry Lodge. This is a transfer time of approximately 45 minutes. (D)
35 minutes from Livingstone in a lovely, secluded position on the banks of the spectacular Zambezi River with views to the Zambezi National Park on the opposite bank. This small, friendly, informal lodge is famous for its staff, food, gardens and tranquil riverbank setting. Within easy reach of Victoria Falls but away from all the hustle and bustle of Livingstone it’s a perfect base for visiting the amazing Falls and enjoying the wide range of activities around Livingstone before heading off to explore wonderful Zambia.
The main double-storey lodge building overlooks the Zambezi and the game park on the opposite bank. Upstairs the lounge is open to the thatch with comfortable seating, magnificent views, books, and an unusual collection of old African maps.
Waterberry’s seven cottages are set around sweeping gardens and lawns – some on the riverbank, some overlooking the private lake with its beautiful birdlife.
Day 2 – Zambezi River
Enjoy scheduled activities as offered by the lodge. (BLD)
Day 3 – Lower Zambezi National Park
Today you will be transferred to Livingstone Airport for your scheduled flight to Jeki Airstrip in Lower Zambezi National Park. (BLD)
On arrival at Jeki Airstip you will be met by a guide from Baines River Camp who will transfer you to your camp. This is a fairly long transfer of approximately 2 hours and will be done as a game drive with picnic lunch enroute.
You will feel at home from the moment you arrive at Baines River Camp, a luxurious and intimate safari lodge, set on the northern banks of the Zambezi River amid Tamarind and Jackalberry trees. A refreshing drink and a warm smile greet you in the Selous Bar on your arrival and “African time” automatically takes over. The Zambezi is in no hurry, nor should you be…
Baines River Camp has been designed to accommodate most travellers, from families with young children, friends travelling together and honeymoon couples, to the single safari enthusiast, passionate photographers, corporate groups and intimate wedding parties.
You will find Baines River Camp in Zambia’s Lower Zambezi Valley, an authentic safari area where fences and tarred roads do not exist. With Africa’s fourth largest river on your doorstep, land and water based game viewing activities on offer, exquisite accommodation, breath-taking sunsets, a passionate team to look after you and the gentle safari style that is so typical to Zambia, Baines River Camp is the right choice for your stay in the African bush with as many first-world comforts as possible.
Day 4 to Day 5 – Lower Zambezi National Park
Enjoy scheduled game viewing activities. (BLD)
Day 6 – End of Waterfalls & Wildlife Tour
Today you will be transferred to Royal Airstrip for your scheduled flight to Lusaka. (B)
Dates and Pricing
Prices shown are per person based on twin share. Seasonal supplements and minimum night requirement may apply. Solo traveller and extra night prices available on request. Luggage restrictions may apply. International flights not included.