BEFORE YOU GO

COMING TO US

BY AIR

Mfuwe International Airport caters for charters and scheduled flights that connect with major international carriers from Lusaka (the capital of Zambia) and Lilongwe (Malawi’s capital).

  • Kafunta River Lodge is 45 minutes drive from the airport
  • Three Rivers Camp and Island Bush Camp are another 2 1/2 to 3 hours from Kafunta River Lodge (further south)
  • Transfers are included in our prices
  • We are happy to help you with flight arrangements within Zambia or with Malawi

 

BY ROAD

South Luangwa National Park is approximately 5 hours from Lilongwe or 8 to 10 hours drive from Lusaka. Kafunta River Lodge is well signposted from Chipata.

GPS DETAILS

  • Kafunta River Lodge: -13.162776, 31.738933
  • Island Bush Camp: -13.432117, 31.472074
  • Three Rivers Camp -13.411365, 31.556418

For more up to date details on road conditions please Contact Us .

BY ROAD

South Luangwa National Park is approximately 5 hours from Lilongwe or 8 to 10 hours drive from Lusaka. Kafunta River Lodge is well signposted from Chipata.

GPS DETAILS

  • Kafunta River Lodge: -13.162776, 31.738933
  • Island Bush Camp: -13.432117, 31.472074
  • Three Rivers Camp -13.411365, 31.556418

For more up to date details on road conditions please Contact Us .

SAFARI PACKING LIST

Casual lightweight clothing in neutral colours

Warm clothing for winter months (May/June/July)

Raincoat for April, November, December

A pair of walking shoes & a pair of relaxing shoes

Power plug adapter (we use UK style plugs)

Torch if you stay at the bush camps

Binoculars and camera

Swimsuit

Anti-malaria tablets are essential year round

Download our easy-to-follow packing list here!

 

We provide daily complimentary laundry so you can pack light. Check the luggage allowance of domestic airlines as it may be limited to 15kg in some instances.

PACK FOR A PURPOSE

We are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows travellers to make a big impact on the local community at your destination. Use available space in your luggage to provide supplies to communities you visit. By saving just a few kilos of space in your luggage and packing supplies for local schools or medical clinics, you’ll make a priceless impact on the lives of children and families. Please visit Pack for a Purpose to see what is needed.

PACK FOR A PURPOSE

We are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows travellers to make a big impact on the local community at your destination. Use available space in your luggage to provide supplies to communities you visit. By saving just a few kilos of space in your luggage and packing supplies for local schools or medical clinics, you’ll make a priceless impact on the lives of children and families. Please visit Pack for a Purpose to see what is needed.

VISA

It is the traveler’s responsibility to check visa and passport requirements. 

The tourist visa regime was amended on 03 November 2022. Read the official document here. We also invite you to visit the Zambia Immigrations website for complete information.

LATEST COVID UPDATE

Although our safari operations have returned to what we would consider normal, there may still be challenges in traveling around the world in 2023. Visit our Covid-dedicated page for the latest news. 

Barmen at Kafunta

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