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Making memories with a sensational encounter with Africa’s gentle giants along the banks of the Zambezi River in the capable hands of your Tongabezi guide.

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Enjoy a dreamy moment on the sandbanks of the awesome Zambezi River with champagne in hand and the sun setting in the distance at Tongabezi Lodge.

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An aerial view of Victoria Falls gives an incredible picture of its thundering beauty.

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A floating sundowner deck is the perfect spot to unwind with a G & T and share stories about the day’s highlights at the marvelous Thorntree River Lodge.

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Marvel at the beautiful symmetry of nature at the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park during your stay at Stanley Safari Lodge.

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The magnificent South Luwangwa leopard makes regular appearances to its delighted audiences.

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The many sundowner spots dotted discreetly around Sindabezi Island are simply magical.

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A birds-eye view of the spectacular Victoria Falls by microlight is just one of the many thrilling adventures during your stay at Tongabezi Lodge.

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Breezy rustic glamour beckons at the exquisite Sindabezi Island.

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Wake up to beautiful views and the sounds of the hippos snorting while sipping your morning tea at Sindabezi Island!

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The brightly coloured lilac breasted roller are regularly seen on safari at Stanley Safari Lodge.

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Zambia is a walking safari paradise and nobody does it better than Robin Pope Safaris in South Luangwa National Park

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Professional guides will wow you with their encyclopedic knowledge of every aspect of the bush in South Luangwa National Park

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Due to the fantastic conservation rehabilitation program, the rhino population at the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park continues to thrive.

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Pure safari bliss: a private sandbank lunch on the Zambezi River at Thorntree River Lodge.

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Be wowed by a spectacular helicopter flight over Victoria Falls and enjoy a bird’s eye view of this iconic wonder of the world. 

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Enjoy dinner on the Royal Livingstone Express Steam Train while staying at The River Club.

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Relax in the comfort of your sleek and modern ‘bush chalet’ at Thorntree River Lodge while enjoying welcome sounds of the hippo on your doorstep.

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The lush and densely wooded islands along the Zambezi River are the perfect habitat for the hundreds of species of birds to be seen on a boating safari during your stay at The River Club.

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Come face-to-face with the wildest inhabitants of Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park during your stay at Stanley Safari Lodge.

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Tongabezi Lodge's rustic-chic Lookout Lounge is an idyllic spot to relax and enjoy the panoramic views over the magnificent Zambezi River.  

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Tongabezi Lodge's sprawling Dog House has two beautiful bedrooms, a central designated chill zone with an infinity pool, extended deck, large lounge and cozy dining room. 

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Indulge in a dreamy romantic dinner whilst floating along the tranquil waters of the Zambezi River against a jaw-dropping backdrop of an African sunset during your stay at Tongabezi Lodge.

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Sleep in splendour under a canopy of towering ebony trees at The Treehouse at Tongabezi Lodge.

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The thoroughly beautiful Tree House at Tongabezi Lodge is open fronted and open plan.

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Sister lodge to Tongabezi Lodge, this is Sindabezi Island, which enjoys a specular and remote setting on the mighty Zambezi River.

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Convene around the campfire at Sindabezi Island with your fellow glampers to compare notes after a day’s safari.

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A breeding herd of elephant crossing the river is a real treat to see while on safari at Stanley Safari Lodge.

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The spacious and stylish family suite at Stanley Safari Lodge is an ideal base for the whole family.

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The multi-coloured and exquisite rainbow bee-eater, which can be seen on safari at Stanley Safari Lodge.

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The little jewel of the Zambezi River – the tiny and beautiful Malachite Kingfisher perch on reeds along the riverbank… a photographer’s dream.

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Ride some of the most awesome rapids in the world on a white-water rafting experience during your stay at Stanley Safari Lodge at Victoria Falls.

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Have some fun watching the comical antics of the many baboons to be found during a safari at Stanley Safari Lodge.

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A stay at Stanley Safari Lodge will introduce you to the haunting cry of the Fisheagle, a signature tune of the Zambezi. 

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South Luwangwa National Park boasts some of the highest concentrations of African Wilddog in the World contributing to some of the finest game viewing in Africa.

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The exquisite Scarlet-chested sunbird makes its home throughout the upper Zambezi and can be enjoyed in and around the Victoria Falls region.

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Another dreamy African sunset brings a close to another exhilarating day on safari at Stanley Safari Lodge.

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Dining al fresco in the gardens of Stanley Safari Lodge takes romance to a different level.

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Freefall 111 meters into the largest waterfall on Earth with a spectacular bungee jump off Victoria Bridge – definitely one for the bucket list if you are feeling brave! 

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No need for binoculars as you drift silently alongside elephants bathing and drinking on a boating safari during your stay at at The River Club.

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A delicious breakfast fit for kings on a breezy terrace is the perfect way to begin your exciting day ahead at The River Club.

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The simple and elegant whitewashed interiors of the Princess Mary Suite at The River Club enjoys breathtaking views over the Zambezi River.

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Enjoy elevated views over the Zambezi as you have a romantic poolside dinner at The River Club.

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Expect to be wowed along The Victoria Falls Walk – the ideal way to experience the Victoria Falls in all their glory. 

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Be at one with the Zambezi River with a stay at the impressive River Suite – The River Club’s crowning glory.

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The delightful Princess Mary suite at The River Club.

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Gently swaying palm trees intermingle with the thick riverine forest shrouded in early morning mist – a photographer’s dream.

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Toka Leya, on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, is an ideal luxury base for families or couples at the start or end of their safari. 

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Move over, I’m thirsty! A lovely breeding herd of Elephant bustle for front row on the banks of the Zambezi River at Toka Leya.

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The Children of the Wilderness program in full swing at Toka Leya as local children have fun learning the art of photography.

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The sleek and glamourous living area at Toka Leya.

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A rare sighting of a hippo out of water at Toka Leya is a real treat.

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Delight in a spot of game viewing from in privacy and wonder from the comfort of your expansive decked verandah at Toka Leya.

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Victoria Falls makes a perfect stay for the whole family.

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At its highest levels, the volume of water cascading over the Victoria Falls can reach a staggering 3,000 cubic meters per second!

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When to go: Zambia

Like its neighbours in Botswana and Zimbabwe, Zambia has a sub-tropical climate and its weather is defined by a marked wet and dry season, rather than summer and winter. The ‘dry’ season runs from May to October and is the best time for game viewing. The ‘wet’ or ‘rainy’ season runs from November to April and is a very pretty time to visit, however, due to the thick vegetation, animals can be a little more difficult to see.  It is also worth noting that many of the lodges and camps close for the ‘rainy’ season in Luangwa and Kafue, although Lodges stay open year-round in and around Victoria Falls. 

British Airways offer direct flights from London to Johannesburg (duration 11.5 hours), located in the East of South Africa. On arrival in Johannesburg, there are a number of daily flights to Livingstone if you are planning on visiting Victoria Falls, or daily flights to Lusaka if you are planning a safari to South Luangwa or Kafue National Parks. Charter flights operate regularly between Livingstone and Mfuwe (South Luangwa) and from Lusaka to Kafue National Park.

Please contact your GP or travel health specialist to check what vaccinations you require.

For more advice, please visit the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/zambia/health

British passport holders need a visa to enter Zambia. You can get a visa from the Zambian High Commission in London before you travel. Single and double entry visit visas are available on arrival at all ports of entry, but multi-entry visas are not. If you plan to get a visa on arrival, make sure you have the correct amount of cash (US dollars) with you as change may not be available. If you enter through Kenneth Kaunda International Airport you can now make payment for single and double entry visas via credit or debit card at the Zambian Immigration desks. For more information, please visit the link below:

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/mozambique/entry-requirements

However, if you are planning on travelling through South Africa en-route to Zambia, this is an important reminder that the Immigration rules for Minors are still in effect in South Africa. As such, travelling with kids to South Africa currently has strict rules and requirements which need to be adhered to in order to enter the country. Please check the following websites for more details

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/south-africa/entry-requirements


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