8.00 AM - 8.30 AM
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Pickup info

Meet at the Land and Lake Office at 0830 in the morning. A free collection service is offered to clients in Lilongwe.

Booking notes

Please note that:

  • Trip time and drop off location may change and this will be communicated prior to the trip.
  • Included in the above package: All transport Lilongwe return, 3 nights in dome tent, all meals, 4 x game drives. 
  • Excluded in the above package: Drinks, visa fees ($50), park entrance fees ($25p/p), game walks (seasonal).
  • The rate for this package is based on per person sharing. Single Supplement is 15 per person.

NB: Please note that due to recent changes in Zambian Law, all local payments must be made in Zambian Kwacha. This includes parks fees, Domestic airport taxes and bar drinks.

This 9050 sq. km of pristine woodland and riverine vegetation plays host to over 40 mammal and 650 bird species. South Luangwa is a park brimming with wildlife, each game drive provides different sightings of elephant, lion, giraffe, zebra and more. The scenery is magnificent with the mighty Luangwa River carving the natural boundaries of the park.

  • Group size: from 1 to 10 people
  • Pickup location: 

    Meet at the Land and Lake Office at 0830 in the morning. A free collection service is offered to clients in Lilongwe.

  • Drop-off location: 

    A free drop off service is offered in Lilongwe otherwise Land and Lakes Office is the main drop-off location

  • Pickup time: (8.00 AM - 8.30 AM)
  • Drop-off time: (3.00 PM - 3.30 PM)

Itinerary

Day 1: - Depart Lilongwe at approx 0900 in the transfer bus/vehicle. Continue to Mchinji. [1&1/2 hr drive] Here we complete immigration formalities and continue to Mwami - [the Zambian border]. From the border it is a short drive to Chipata - Zambia's capital of the Eastern Province. Proceed on a dirt road to Luangwa Valley - Mfuwe sector. A picnic lunch is enjoyed en route and ETA at the Lodge is mid afternoon. Dinner is served from 19H30 onwards.

 Day 2& 3: - After a light snack with tea & coffee we depart for a morning drive at 06H00. All game drives are undertaken in open game viewing vehicles, to optimise your pleasure and experience. Drinks and snacks are taken along for your enjoyment whilst in the park. Depending on game sightings, we return to the lodge at 11 for a scrumptious "brunch". An afternoon rest, swim, tea then we again head out for our afternoon/ night drive at around 16H00 - returning to the lodge at 20H00. Evening Dinner

 Day 4: - This morning a more leisurely start to the day with breakfast after which we pack up and return back to Lilongwe. A picnic lunch is eaten en route and ETA in the city is 1500. A free drop off service is offered in Lilongwe

NB: Nights will be spent at Thorncroft Campsite, close to a newly built Lodge situated on the banks of the Luangwa River overlooking the National Park. Stay in a 3X3m dome tents with beds and bedding. Professionally guided drives are undertaken in specially modified 4 wheel drive game viewing vehicles to enhance your pleasure and experience.

Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel or amend your booking The Responsible Safari Company Ltd. will make every effort to assist you. Requests for amendment or cancellation must be in writing, and confirmed by the same individual as on the original confirmation. Amendments received and made 60 days before departure will incur an amendment charge of £40 per booking, plus any communication charge or other expenses incurred by The Responsible Safari Company Ltd. If you cancel your booking, the following general scale of cancellation charges will be payable based on the number of days prior to departure that written notice of cancellation is received at our office.

Prior to 84 days forfeiture of deposit

  • 83 - 60 days prior: 40% of total Travel price
  • 60 - 30 days prior: 75% of total Travel price
  • 29 - 7 days prior: 90% of total Travel price
  • Less than 7 days: 100% of total Travel price

Children policy

Children are welcome - children under 12 pay 50% of adult rate.

Participant Guidelines

Take along with you a hat, sun lotion, a bottle of water and a camera preferably with a long lens.

Other Disclosures

Visitors travel at their own risk and The Responsible Safari Company recommends you to travel in Malawi with full travel insurance. Luggage, valuables and all other personal effects are at all times and in all circumstances at your risk unless and to the extent that loss or damage is proved to have been caused by The Responsible Safari Company Ltd's negligence.