Kudu in South Luagwa National Park, Zambia

Africa’s Original Luxury Walking Safari: Exploring South Luangwa on Foot

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

South Luangwa National Park, Luangwa River, Kapamba River

Suggested Duration

10 Days

You see Africa from a safari vehicle. You feel Africa when traveling on foot. South Luangwa is where the multi-day walking safari was born. And it’s where walking remains king. Every sound. Each subtle change in smell. The intangible atmosphere that rises from the ground. The tingling goosebumps. It’s a version of Africa that lives on in your soul, refusing to be captured in a mere photograph or tamed. This unique Zambia walking safari combines walking with luxurious camps for...

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Trip Highlights

  • Intimately explore one of Africa’s most untrammeled wildernesses by spending ten days in the southern reaches of South Luangwa National Park
  • Truly immerse yourself in the wild with a 4-day walking expedition around the Luangwa and Kapamba Rivers, savoring the authenticity of being just another mammal on the landscape
  • Combine walks and drives on the other five days of the safari, exploring new angles and uncovering the secrets of this big-game paradise
  • Walk in style by staying at a handpicked selection of unique and luxurious camps, each offering a comforting opulence and staggering views over the water
  • Discover the most remote corners of South Luangwa National Park, many miles from other visitors and far, far away from the noise of safari vehicles
  • Safely encounter many of Africa’s giants on foot, expert guides getting you close to elephants, giraffes, buffalos, hippos, and even the trails left by the big cats
  • Bask in the sense of exploration as the multi-day walks take you through different habitats and landscapes, a one-way journey that hugs the park’s legendary water sources
  • Discover the true feeling of Africa as you immerse each of your senses in an intangible atmosphere that only a multi-day walking safari can provide

Starting Price

$5,975 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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