6 DayLeopard EncounterThis 6 Day Leopard Encounter Package will take you to a remote area of the Lower Zambezi National Park, where you will enjoy an authentic bush camp experience, and possibly encounter a Leopard on a night drive.
Deluxe Victoria Falls & Zambezi River Holiday
Leopard Encounter Experience
Our Leopard Encounter Package will take you to a remote area of the Lower Zambezi National Park, for an authentic bush camp experience. Possibly encounter a Leopard on a night drive and enjoy exploring the channels of the Zambezi River while on canoeing expeditions.
Set out on game drives in search of wildlife, led by knowledgeable guides who will tell you more about the area. Try your luck fishing for fierce Tiger Fish on the powerful Zambezi. Enjoy a tranquil sunset cruise and see pods of Hippo or Crocodiles. Savour delicious meals out under the stars and warm hospitality.
Then fly to the historic town of Livingstone, and stay in an elegant lodge overlooking the Mosi-oa-tunya National Park. Go on a guided tour of the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls, where your guide will tell you about the history and myth surrounding the area.
Day 1: Johannesburg - Lusaka - Lower Zambezi National Park
On the first morning of your Leopard Encounter Package, you will fly from Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport to Lusaka Airport. From there you will catch a connecting light-aircraft flight to the airport in the Lower Zambezi.
A guide will meet you and you will travel in a safari vehicle along a scenic route to the bush camp where you will spend the next 3 nights. Keep a look out for herds of Elephant and Buffalo or Lechwe. In the late afternoon you will arrive at the camp and settle in.
Set out on a late afternoon game drive. After stopping off for sundowners there will be a night game drive which is a great opportunity to see the regions nocturnally active animals such as Porcupine and Civet.
The area is famous for its Leopard sightings, and you may well see one of these elusive spotted cats on the prowl during your night drive.)
Day 2 - 3: Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia
You will spend the next two days delighting in safari activities on the banks of the Zambezi River. In the morning you may head out on an early morning game drive, a great way to cover lots of ground and see as many animals as possible.
Go on a bush walk accompanied by your guide and an armed ranger and see how they track animals. It is also a great way to see the regions many birds. You may see Buffalo, Elephant and even Lion on your bush walk.
Cruise along the channels of the Zambezi on sunset cruises or set out in a canoe and slip by feeding Buffalo and take in the beautiful scenery. Perhaps try your hand at fly fishing for the fierce Tiger Fish or troll the depths for a huge catfish called a Vundu.
Day 4: Lower Zambezi National Park - Livingstone
After a last early morning game drive, you will enjoy a delicious breakfast before you are driven back to the Lower Zambezi Airstrip for your flight to Livingstone. Once you have landed, a driver will take you to the lodge where you will spend the next 2 nights.
There will be time for you to settle into your room and relax before you are taken on a sunset cruise on the Zambezi. Sip on refreshing sundowners and keep a lookout for pods of Hippo or a herd of Elephant coming down to drink.
Day 5: Livingstone, Zambia
In the morning after a tasty breakfast, you will head out on a game drive in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. Possibly see game such as Giraffe, Buffalo and Sable.
Return to the lodge and have a sumptuous lunch followed by a siesta. In the afternoon, continue your game viewing expedition, followed by a delicious three-course dinner.
Day 6: Livingstone - Johannesburg
On the final morning of your Leopard Encounter Package you will enjoy a delicious breakfast before packing and saying goodbye.
You will then be picked up and driven to the Livingstone Airport where you will catch your return flight to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport.
- Flight from Johannesburg to Lusaka
- Light air-craft flight from Lusaka to an airstrip in the Lower Zambezi
- 3 nights accommodation(Lower Zambezi)
- Twice daily game drives, night drive, canoeing, bush walks, boating, fishing
- Light air-craft flight from Lower Zambezi Airstrip to Livingstone
- Road Transfer from Livingstone Airport to Lodge
- 2 nights accommodation (Livingstone)
- 1 guided tour of Victoria Falls (Zambian side) and sunset cruise
- Flight from Livingstone to Johannesburg
- All meals as per itinerary