Lion resting in Busanga Plains of Kafue National Park, Zambia

Legendary Predators of Africa: An Intimate Zambian Safari

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

South Luangwa National Park, Kafue National Park, Busanga Plains, Livingstone...

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Suggested Duration

11 Days

Leopards prowl beneath the moonlight, cheetahs and wild dogs cross the iconic open plains, lions inhabit trees and chase endemic species as your time in Zambia will bring an inspiring intimacy with Africa’s legendary predators. This handcrafted safari will follow the iconic hunters through South Luangwa and Kafue National Parks with exclusive activities bringing extraordinary moments. The itinerary will take you off the beaten track and into the wilderness where predators will always take center...

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Trip Highlights

  • Game drive across the Busanga Plains and uncover one of Africa’s healthiest wild dog populations to observe legendary predators that hunt on the open grasslands
  • Explore one of the continent’s finest leopard populations with exclusive nighttime game drives in South Luangwa National Park
  • Get close to the wild cheetahs in Kafue National Park with opportunities to see the majestic cats as they accelerate across the plains
  • Spot numerous lion prides from up close, including those on the prowl and those that climb trees
  • Follow the predatory storyline from both sides as you watch the hunters stalk their prey and discover the unique methods of protection used by endemic species
  • Enjoy a fully flexible and individualized safari program that will incorporate a full range of activities, including walking safaris and nighttime exploration
  • Go far off the beaten track and discover the big cats without other vehicles and visitors to interrupt your experience
  • Complete your safari with three relaxed nights spent around Victoria Falls for an idyllic place to recount your time spent with Africa’s iconic predators

Starting Price

$6,430 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

  • Accommodations
  • 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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