4 Days South Luangwa NP Experience


4 DAYS SOUTH LUANGWA NP EXPERIENCE in Malawi country. Enjoy the sights of the national park.

(We require a minimum of 2 passengers to depart)

Stay at Msandile River Lodge’s beautiful eco-friendly tented safari camp, located on the banks of the Luangwa River and overlooking a busy wildlife crossing point. The park contains over 100 species of mammals, including lions, leopards, buffalos, Thornicroft giraffes, Cookson wildebeests, zebras, elephants and hippos. Experience an untouched wilderness, extensive wildlife as well as stunning birdlife, and capture the true feeling of Africa.


Day by Day Itinerary

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Day 1 – Departure 08:00 AM

In your 4 Days South Luangwa NP Experience, in the morning, depart from Lilongwe towards the Luangwa Valley in Zambia with lunch en route. Arrive at the Msandile River Lodge and spend time acclimatizing to the African bush. The tented safari camp is overlooking the Luangwa River close to an elephant’s crossing point. The tents are spacious step-in safari tents standing under a roof cover that provides extra shade. In addition to offering a breathtaking view over the river, every tent is fitted with two single beds with crisp linen and bedding, a large box-shaped mosquito net, a small cupboard, a fan, and two comfortable chairs.

On the Msandile River Lodge’s property, you can find a pool, the main lounge area, a restaurant, and a bar.
After the welcome snack, you can rest or go for a swim in the lodge’s pool. Enjoy dinner at the Msandile River Lodge restaurant while listening to the sounds of the great outdoors. Relax over a drink before retiring for the evening.

Day 2

Start the day with a pre-game drive breakfast at the Msandile River Lodge restaurant, followed by an early morning game drive with one of our experienced guides. Enjoy the sights of the national park before returning to the lodge for a well-needed brunch. After lunch, there is the possibility to swim in the lodge’s pool before entering the national park once more to go on a late afternoon/night game drive. This is a unique way to view the nocturnal activity of the park. Dinner will be served at the Msandile River Lodge’s dining area.

Day 3

After early morning breakfast, it is time to expand your list of the spotted game by going on a morning game drive. Return to the camp for lunch. After lunch, there is time to relax and take a swim at the lodge’s pool, before going on the second late afternoon/night game drive.

Experience the amazing atmosphere of the park during the late hours of the day and observe its inhabitants’ activities. When arriving back at the camp you will enjoy your dinner at the Msandile Lodge restaurant.

Day 4 – Departure 07:00 AM from Msandile River Lodge

After breakfast, depart for Lilongwe. Stop on the way at the Tribal Textile Workshop for about 30 minutes to see the beautiful fabrics that are made by the local craftsmen and artists. Arrive in Lilongwe in the afternoon.


Transport to and from the park in specialized safari vehicles, dedicated crew, accommodation in spacious step-in safari tents (based on two people sharing), meals, 4 game drives and national park entrance fees.


Entry visas to Zambia and back to Malawi*
*Visas: For most nationalities, a Zambian and or Malawian visa can be arranged at the border for 50 USD (Zambia) and 75 USD (Malawi).

Please be advised that at the Zambian and Malawian border only cash USD are accepted. For some nationalities, a visa cannot be obtained at the border, but needs to be arranged in advance.

For more information about the visa regulations, please contact your closest Zambian and or Malawian embassy. If required, We can inform about the current regulations.

Note: The above price is based on accommodation in standard step-in safari tents. It is possible to upgrade the safari to En-suite tents.

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