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Experience the best of Zambia and Malawi with this 16-day adventure for all the family. Staying at some of the top family lodges you will experience true luxury, comfort and a highly personalised service throughout. Sample the excitement of some activities at Victoria falls, create unforgettable memories on a Zambian safari and then relax and unwind on Likoma island at Lake Malawi. It will be a truly special family adventure to remember. This itinerary offers high-end options but is just an example to give you an idea of what we can offer. We would be happy to tweak this trip to make it the perfect trip for you.

Day 1 - 5: Doghouse, Tongabezi, Livingstone

The team will transfer you to Lusaka to catch your flight to Livingstone, where you will be met and taken to your destination for the next 4 nights; the Doghouse in Tongabezi. Here you will be swept off into another world that is navigated via elevated walkways surrounded by nature. Have a dip in your private infinity pool, make use of your exclusive valet, guide, vehicle and boat for a truly luxurious safari adventure, and be blown away by the spectacular Victoria Falls. If you fancy some time alone to enjoy a romantic game drive or meal, leave it to us to entertain the kids with a quiz or fishing challenge.

Day 5 - 9: Chongwe River house, Lower zambezi

After a final breakfast at Tongabezi you will be transferred to Livingstone to catch your flight to Lusaka and then onto the Royal Airstrip ahead of your next destination… Chongwe River House, which really is one-of-a-kind. A truly unique private house set within the beautiful wilderness of the Lower Zambezi. In between game drives, you can choose to relax by the pool, have a fresh meal prepared or explore the area with one of the many personalised activities on offer. Whether you want to go on a game drive, a river safari or spend a morning fishing, your stay is completely tailored to you!

Day 9-13; Luangwa River house, south luangwa

A stunning private house with airy, luxurious rooms in the Luangwa valley. Situated on the edge of a lagoon you will never be far from a herd of elephants, giraffe or impalas coming to cool down or get an afternoon drink. Relax and watch the world of nature go by from the balcony or cool off from the afternoon heat in your own plunge pool. One thing’s for sure – you will feel completely at ease here. With a personal team to see to your every need, Luangwa River House offers a perfect spot for your family safari getaway.

Day 13 - 16: Kaya Mawa, Ndomo point, Lake Malawi

Today you will be leaving the bush of Zambia… after breakfast the team will transfer you to Mfuwe to catch your flight to Likoma island via Lilongwe. Here you will stay at Ndomo point on the south westerly point of the island offering you a private space of unrivalled island paradise. The clear turquoise water is perfect for a spot of snorkelling among the hundreds of coloured cichlids. Get active with the family doing some kayaking, sailing or waterskiing and then sit back and enjoy the renowned sunsets from your own balcony with a sundowner. It doesn’t get much more idyllic than this…

Day 16: Homeward Bound

After breakfast it’s time to say goodbye to island life, until next time. Your guide will take you to the airport at Likoma island for your flight back to Lilongwe and your onward journey… hopefully all complete with memories of a truly unforgettable family holiday,

Price From

$15,012per person

Price shown is based on 2017 rates. For 2018 price, please get in touch.

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– Internal flights within Zambia + Malawi plus Airport transfers

– 2 game activities a day in Zambia + Parks Fees + All Meals + Non-Motorised water sports on Likoma Island.

– Local bar drinks at the bush camps

– Laundry, Tourism Levies and VAT


– International flights + Visas + Drinks (Except where included)


If this itinerary does not match your budget please view our other family focused itinerary.

This itinerary is merely an example and should be used as a guideline. We will happily personalise the trip to make your adventure in Malawi and Zambia perfect. If you would like to consider some extensions we would strongly recommend some of the below locations, where more information can be found under Zambia and Beyond:

– Kafue National Park & Busanga Plains – Liuwa Plains – Chobe National Park – Mumbo Island – Nyika Plateau – Nkotakota Wildlife Reserve – Majete Wildlife Reserve – Liwonde National Park

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