Zambia 2017

In partnership with The Unpackaged Travel Company (ATOL 6195), I run a select number of wildlife holidays each year.These are based in some of the most spectacular locations around the globe, and draw on my experiences in the field.

2017 Adventures

Wild Zambia

with Simon King

Wednesday 11th October to Saturday 21st October 2017

Only 2 places left

The Nsefu sector is Simon’s favourite region of South Luangwa. It has very low numbers of human visitors but a huge wealth of wildlife. Simon has witnessed leopard, lion and wild dog kills in the open areas, and spectacular encounters with elephant, hippo, crocodile and the huge variety of birds that frequent the region. These include dazzling carmine bee eater colonies that nest in the high banks of the river – a sight and sound that stays with you for ever.

Nsefu Camp, run by Robin Pope Safaris, has been Simon and his team’s base for film shoots in South Luangwa and he has come to know, admire and trust the staff and infrastructure there. The food is good, the service friendly and accommodating, the guides and scouts knowledgeable and the opportunity for adventure, ever present.

In addition to game drives, by day and night, to watch the great predators, elephants and other magical wildlife of the region, you will have the opportunity to go on walking safaris and use purpose built hides – getting that little bit closer to the atmosphere and spirit of the place and its natural inhabitants. Your stay will be peppered with magical surprises that will make this a memorable and unique trip – whether you are a frequent visitor to the African continent or new to safaris.

Each of the six rondavels have double or twin beds, air conditioning and spacious en suite bathroom. Whilst comfy and well appointed, the accommodation retains a real sense of traditional safari values – simple elegance with the emphasis on the wild word outside.

Price guide per person sharing twin/double room: £8,995 (a single supplement will apply)

Maximum 12 people.

To register interest, or book this holiday – please click here to email Pam

Price includes:

  • International flights (Emirates) in Economy Class (Business Class available at a supplement)
  • Domestic flights in Economy Class
  • Transfers
  • National Park and Conservancy fees
  • Accommodation at Nsefu for 8 nights
  • All meals at Nsefu
  • All activities at Nsefu
Not included:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees for Zambia (currently approx. US$50 per person
  • All items of a personal nature

To find out more about any of our holidays please email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1749 676 825.

If you would like to be one of the first to hear when booking opens for forthcoming trips – please sign up to the Simon King Wildlife Travel Newsletter by emailing: [email protected]


Guest Comments

“I just wanted to say a huge thank you for making my stay at South Luangwa so rewarding. I learned and saw so much more than I have ever experienced on previous visits to Africa” M. Channel Islands.

“It’s been over a week now and every day I have been meaning to drop you a line to say a huge thank you. The Nfesu camp was brilliant, really comfortable, lovely staff, everything you could want, and arriving back from a long hot drive to a gin and tonic was beyond heaven!” D.

“Very many thanks from both of us for a wonderful week wildlife watching is Islay and Jura. Such beautiful islands and a real thrill to see Lapwings, hares and a cuckoo, all reminders of my childhood here in Cheshire” CW. Cheshire.

“I have to say we have had a magnificient holiday with Simon. We saw so many things that were rate to see. C.

“It was fabulous and both my wife and I have really enjoyed the whole experience”. M.

 

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