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Mukambi Safari Lodge set over the river

Kafue Family Safari

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Explore the best of Kafue National Park on this family-friendly introductory tour to Zambia safari and its wildlife. Stay 3 to 5 days at Mukambi Safari Lodge near the central eastern entrance to the park and spend your days on safari in Zambia the old-fashioned way. Go on game drives spotting wildlife, enjoy a walking safari with a professional guide, or hop in a boat for a safari excursion along the Kafue River. The options for activities are ample and the safari camp you return to in the evenings is perfect for getting all your family members a good night's rest.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Arrive to Mukambi Safari Lodge
Days 2-3 : Kafue National Park Safari
Day 4 : Return Lusaka


  • Enjoy a comfortable introduction to Kafue National Park and a Zambia safari
  • Spot hippo, crocodile & birdlife on a boating excursion on the Kafue River
  • Explore Kafue National Park on game drives and walking safaris

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Trip Type

  • Independent

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Trip Snapshots

Mukambi Safari Lodge set over the river Open air dining King bed with views to the outside Kafue River Fire pit near the river Open air lounge and views to the river A pool with a view to the Kafue River Views to the Kafue River

Day 1 Arrive to Mukambi Safari Lodge

Travel today from Lusaka by car to Mukambi Safari Lodge, located overlooking the banks of the Kafue River just outside the entrance to Kafue National Park.

Day 2-3 Kafue National Park Safari

  • Hotel
  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Spend your time here exploring inside Kafue National Park and around the area by Mukambi Safari Lodge. Each day safari activities are included in your stay such as game drives in the park and walking safaris to spot wildlife up close (these are not available during wet season from Dec-May). A visit to the local school, Mukambi Community School, may also be arranged if you would like to interact with some of the local children. They love when small gifts are brought as well. Those who are eager to try their hand at fishing are able to use the basic gear to test it out in the boat, or you can opt to spot hippo and crocodile while on a boat cruising the river at sunset. The choices are made available to you and you may plan your day.

Day 4 Return Lusaka

  • 1 Breakfast
Transfer back to Lusaka today to connect with your flight on to your next destination.

Mukambi Safari Lodge

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Rates based on group of 2 in double occupancy. Child rates apply if sharing with an adult. Please inquire.


  • 3 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • 3 Nights Accommodations
    • 3 Nights Lodge
  • 4 Days Locally Hosted Guide Service
  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are included.
    Transfers included to/from Lusaka


  • International Flights
  • Visa Fees

Recommended Budgeting

  • $45 Airport Departure Tax
  • $90 Park Entrance Fee
    • ZAWA fees are $30/person/day that you enter the park boundaries.
  • $80 Optional Excursions
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