A Zambia Frontier Ecotourism Safari

Zambia Carnivore Programme interaction; Rhino tracking; Children in the Wilderness; Anti-poaching unit interaction

This exciting itinerary takes one deep into the wild abundance of northern Kafue and the serene setting of the mighty Zambezi. Here guests have the opportunity to interact with the lead researcher of the Zambian Carnivore Programme, experience conservation education in action and walk amongst one of southern Africa’s most endangered mammals. 

  • Light aircraft transfer from Lusaka into Busanga Plains.
  • 4 nights at Shumba Camp.
  • Interaction with the Zambian Carnivore Programme – a unique opportunity to understand the role of conservation initiatives in protecting the lion, leopard and cheetah of the area.
  • Interactive day with Game Rangers International, including a presentation of their anti-poaching work the evening before.
  • Outstanding game viewing and a hot-air balloon flight over the Plains (weather dependent).
  • Light aircraft transfer from Busanga Plains to Livingstone.
  • 2 nights at Toka Leya on the banks of the Zambezi River.
  • Conservation discussion on the efforts to protect rhino in Zambia.
  • An opportunity to track and view Zambia’s protected rhinos on foot.
  • Visit to nearby Sinde Village and Twabuka School, accompanied by Children in the Wilderness’ Zambezi Programme Coordinator and local CITW Programme Coordinator James Mwanza, to appreciate the impact of conservation education.

Optional 3-night Hwange add-on.

  • Light aircraft transfer from Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park.
  • 3 nights at Davison’s Camp.
  • Elephant tracking in private concession areas of Hwange.
  • Interactive time with Hwange’s Scorpions Anti-poaching Unit as well as a visit to their camp.
  • Visit to nearby Ngamo Village to understand how partnering with communities can contribute to conservation.

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