Welcome to Zambia! After flying into Lusaka you will board a flight to Livingstone Airport, once you arrive in Livingstone you will be greeted by a Victoria Falls Hotel guide who will transfer you to the hotel.
The historic Victoria Falls Hotel overlooks the Victoria Falls bridge and the gorges below. Situated in acres of private garden, the charm and tranquil atmosphere of the hotel has earned international acclaim. During your stay, you may decide to partake in activities such as a helicopter flight over the falls, canoeing down the Zambezi River, or if you are feeling really brave, a bungee jump from Vic Falls bridge.
After breakfast at the Victoria Falls Hotel, you will be transferred to Livingstone to catch your flight to Lusaka and then onto the Royal Airstrip ahead of your next destination… Potato Bush Camp
With a stunning panoramic view overlooking the Zambezi River and escarpment, this site is nestled under Mahogany, Sausage, Winter Thorn and Acacia Tortillas trees, which provide excellent shade. Potato Bush Camp is comprised of three well-appointed Canvas and Rosewood safari tents and also a 2-bedroom family tent.
It is time to take flight once again, next stop Mfuwe Airport via Lusaka Airport. A Malawian Style guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to Robin’s House, South Luangwa National Park. Robin’s house is a small, private and exclusive house on the banks of the Luangwa River, ideal for young families. With its own team of staff dedicated to looking after you Robin’s House offers a home away from home but with added luxuries.
During your stay in South Luangwa you’ll be able to partake in 2 safari activities per day you can choose between a game drive or walking safari, both offering a fantastic opportunity to get closer to nature.
It’s time to leave the bush and head for the beach! Your Malawian Style guide will drive you to Salima, it’s approximately a 7-hour drive from South Luangwa. From Salima, there is a boat transfer to the island which takes about 20 minutes. Blue Zebra Island Lodge is tucked away on Nankoma Island, a part of the Marelli Island archipelago. During your time on the island, you will be able to enjoy drinks by the pool, soak in the sun on the beach, snorkel and discover the Blue Zebra Cichlids, and even play badminton or volleyball. The Island is renowned for its dazzling array of birdlife, you will find yourself on an unspoilt island paradise, surrounded by nature and luxury.
Your guide will transfer you to Cape Maclear – which is about a 2-hr drive – in time for your afternoon boat transfer to the island. Mumbo is based 10 km off the Cape Maclear peninsula and takes 45 minutes by boat, or if you are feeling like an athlete feel free to kayak out to the island, which should take about 2 hrs. Enjoy the next 3 days in paradise, make the most of the incredible snorkeling, crystal clear waters, fascinating bird life, diverse flora and fauna, semi-challenging walks and stunning sunsets. Make sure to hike up to Pod Rock for a sun-downer.
All good things must come to an end and today after breakfast your Malawian Style guide will drive you straight from Cape Maclear to Lilongwe International Airport for your flight back home.
Malawi & Zambia
South Luangwa National Park
The Doghouse team will transfer you to Lusaka to catch your flight to Livingstone, where you will be met and taken to your destination for the next 4 nights; the Doghouse in Tongabezi. Here you will be swept off into another world that is navigated via elevated walkways surrounded by nature. Have a dip in your private infinity pool, make use of your exclusive valet, guide, vehicle, and boat for a truly luxurious safari adventure, and be blown away by the spectacular Victoria Falls. If you fancy some time alone to enjoy a romantic game drive or meal, leave it to them to entertain the kids with a quiz or fishing challenge.
After a final breakfast at Tongabezi, you will be transferred to Livingstone to catch your flight to Lusaka and then onto the Royal Airstrip ahead of your next destination… Chongwe River House, which really is one-of-a-kind. A truly unique private house set within the beautiful wilderness of the Lower Zambezi. In between game drives, you can choose to relax by the pool, have a fresh meal prepared or explore the area with one of the many personalised activities on offer. Whether you want to go on a game drive, a river safari or spend a morning fishing, your stay is completely tailored to you!
A stunning private house with airy, luxurious rooms in the Luangwa valley. Situated on the edge of a lagoon you will never be far from a herd of elephants, giraffe or impalas coming to cool down or get an afternoon drink. Relax and watch the world of nature go by from the balcony or cool off from the afternoon heat in your own plunge pool. One thing’s for sure – you will feel completely at ease here. With a personal team to see to your every need, Luangwa Safari House offers a perfect spot for your family safari getaway.
Today you will be leaving the bush of Zambia… after breakfast the team will transfer you to Mfuwe to catch your flight to Likoma Island via Lilongwe. Here you will stay at Ndomo Point on the south westerly point of the island offering you a private space of unrivalled island paradise. The clear turquoise water is perfect for a spot of snorkelling among the hundreds of coloured cichlids. Get active with the family doing some kayaking, sailing or waterskiing and then sit back and enjoy the renowned sunsets from your own balcony with a sundowner. It doesn’t get much more idyllic than this…
After breakfast it’s time to say goodbye to island life, until next time. Your guide will take you to the airport at Likoma island for your flight back to Lilongwe and your onward journey… hopefully all complete with memories of a truly unforgettable family holiday.
Thank you for choosing Malawian style and we hope you have enjoyed your holiday with us!
Malawi & Zambia
South Luangwa National Park