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The Zambezi Valley - Exodus Travels

The Zambezi Valley

8 days
4.6
(49)
Start and end in Lusaka
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
16
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33269
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Highlights

  • Canoe down the Zambezi River
  • Go on game walks and drives
  • View a variety of wildlife
  • Fly Camp in Chiawa Game Management Area

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Start and end in Lusaka! With the Wildlife tour The Zambezi Valley, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Lusaka, Zambia and Lower Zambezi National Park,. The Zambezi Valley includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Lusaka; transfer to the Zambezi River. (lunch,dinner)
  2. Day 2-4: Three days canoeing and wildlife watching on the Zambezi River, camping on remote islands. (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
  3. Day 5: Morning canoeing; afternoon game walk and drive in Game Management Area. (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
  4. Day 6: Canoe to Lower Zambezi N.P.; morning game walk; afternoon game drive back to camp. (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
  5. Day 7: Transfer to our riverside camp. (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
  6. Day 8: Transfer to Lusaka; end. (breakfast)
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
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  • Meals
  • Transport
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Where You'll Stay

Camping

Operated by Exodus Travels

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For almost 50 years Exodus has been a pioneer of active small group adventure tourism that gives back to the communities they visit through sustainable guided and self-guided tours, ranging from Responsible Wildlife to Walking and Trekking, Cycling, Cultural, Family and Polar adventures to 90+ countries worldwide. Winner of the 2021 National Geographic Reader Awards for The Operator, 2021 Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards, 2021 USA Today Awards, 2020 British Travel Awards and 2019 National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards they have a vast range of trips across seven continents. Their award-winning local guides have hosted over 250,000+ travellers on adventures across the globe. Whether it is solo travellers, couples, groups or families, Exodus offers an incredible choice of trips for all ages and activity levels. Operating in 90+ countries with 500+ tours, Exodus insists on low impact tourism and contributing to local communities through their registered non-profit The Exodus Travels Foundation. Exodus understands the importance of regenerative travel, now more than ever. Their recent Rewilding initiative guarantees that for every person who travels with them, they rewild 100 sq metres. Exodus is dedicated to creating incredible adventures that are run responsibly, so as the world reopens, travellers can continue to book and travel with confidence. Do we also care about the communities and environments we go to visit? Exodus has always been and will always be a responsible tour operator. It is in our DNA to work hard to look after what we so prize. We work closely with all our overseas partners to run our tours in the best possible ways, we train our leaders, we actively seek out specific projects so that we can make a real practical difference on the ground. But please do not just take our word for it. We have won several awards and we ask you, our clients, to check what we do on the ground so that we can make improvements where needed. Why do we do all this? Quite simply we love the places we go and we love sharing those great experiences with like minded people.

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  • A
    · July 15th, 2013
    What a trip. This is an amazing way to see wildlife up close and personal. Right from the start you are immersed in the wilds and you will be seeing all manner of animals as you cruise down the Zambezi. This has got to be one of my favourite holidays so... Show more
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  • A
    · July 15th, 2013
    A simply amazing trip it was exactly what I expected it to be. Wonderful experiences!!!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Canoeing on the Zambizi early in the morning g is just magical. We were lucky to see a leopard,however for me the... Show more
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  • A
    · July 8th, 2013
    This was my twentieth visit to Southern Africa and one of the best ever. Seeing a remote part of the continent from a canoe on the Zambezi gives a unique perspective of the continent and a chance to view game with minimal disturbance to the animals.What... Show more
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    · July 1st, 2013
    A great travel experienceWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?That was the first evening on the island surrounded by hills, great sunset and the first taste of the wildlife..What did you think of your group leader?The group leader was... Show more
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  • A
    · October 30th, 2012
    An exciting, challenging, hilarious adventure, this trip takes you into the bush to share briefly the territory of the animals living there, observing their behaviour first hand.  Canoeing in formation on the Zambezi is magical, scary and strenuous,... Show more
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    · September 11th, 2012
    A truly superb trip - one simply can not get closer than this to wildlife and nature. The scenery and landscapes keep changing, the animal sightings are countless, nature puts on a show beyond imagination every hour of every day... and the local leaders... Show more
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  • A
    · July 12th, 2012
    A unique trip that provided great opportunities to view the wildlife close up and experience nature as it had intended. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Were do we begin, watching the elephants bath in the river, dodging the hippos,... Show more
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  • A
    · January 29th, 2012
    This was a fantastic trip with just the right mix of activity(canoeing) and wildlife watching, the guide was excellent and couldn't have looked after us better, it was an experience I'll remember all my life.What was the most inspirational moment of... Show more
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  • A
    · January 29th, 2012
    This was a fantastic trip with just the right mix of activity(canoeing) and wildlife watching, the guide was excellent and couldn't have looked after us better, it was an experience I'll remember all my life.What was the most inspirational moment of... Show more
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  • A
    · January 20th, 2012
    A great way to see Zambia and interact with the river life.  Great exercise without being overly challenging.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Watching wild elephants on shore from the canoe - amazing!  You can get much closer to the... Show more
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The Zambezi Valley
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