- Rhino's in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park
- Wildebeest migration in Liuwa Plain National Park
- Roan, Sable and the Big Cats in Kafue National Park
Upon arrival at the Lusaka International Airport (LUN) we will transfer you to the lodge and finalize the details of The Kokomo Safari, an experience of a life time that awaits you. On this safari we take you to the vast Kafue National Park and the pristine wilderness of Liuwa Plains National Park in Western Zambia to witness the second largest wildebeest migration in Africa.
A brief about the trip:
> 1 night in Lusaka
> 2 nights in the Central Kafue National Park
> 2 nights in the Southern Kafue National Park
> 2 nights in a lodge in Livingstone - visit the Victoria Falls, Rhino walk in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park
> 1 night in a camp along the Zambezi River - Ngonye Falls National Park
> 1 night in Mongu
> 4 nights in Liuwa Plains National Park- wildebeest migration
> 1 night back to Mongu for restocking and refueling
> 2 nights in the Northern Kafue National Park
> 1 night return to Lusaka.
We take bookings for minimum 1 guest and maximum of 5 guests at a time.
For details of the safari please refer to the itinerary section above.
Day 1 - Lusaka
Upon arrival transfer to a lodge in Lusaka and final preparations for the Kokomo Safari. Kokomo means wildebeest in the Lozi language. Accommodation in chalets. (D)
Day 2 - 3 - Chunga Area / Central Kafue National Park
After breakfast we start our Kokomo Safari. We head west and enter the Kafue National Park through the Nalusanga Gate. The Kafue NP is the largest national park in Zambia. It is bigger than Slovenia. The lifeline is the Kafue River. The animals will concentrate near the remaining waterholes and along the river during the dry season. Everything can be found here except the rhino. We explore the area on game drives. An optional boat cruise is possible. Camping. (BLD)
Day 4 - 5 - Nanzhila Plains / Southern Kafue National Park
We move on to the Southern part of the Kafue National Park. This area is dominated by the Nanzhila Plains, a big open area where Lion, Cheetah, Roan, Sable antelopes can be found. This area is home to the rare endemic Black-cheeked Lovebirds / Agapornis nigrigenis. We explore the area on game drives. Camping. (BLD)
Day 6 - 7 - Livingstone
We will leave the Kafue NP and head to Livingstone, the tourism capital of Zambia. We have two nights here to have enough time to see the Victoria Falls, do a Rhino Walk in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park or just to relax. Accommodation in chalets (BLD)
Day 8 - Sioma / Ngonye Falls National Park
We drive along the mighty Zambezi River. Our next stopover are the Ngonye Falls at the Zambezi River. We will visit the Falls and going to explore the surrounding ares. Camping (BLD)
Day 9 - Mongu
Mongu, the capital of Western Province, is overlooking the Barotse Floddplains. We are getting some fresh supplies and refuel for the next part of our Kokomo Safari. Camping (BLD)
Day 10 - 13 - Liuwa Plains National Park
We drive across the Barotse Floodplains towards Kalabo. We register at the African Parks office and after crossing the Luanginga River we drive into Liuwa Plains National Park. The next days we are going to spend on game drives in search for the Wildebeest and Spotted Hyenas, African Buffalo and Lion were reintroduced into the Liuwa Plains National Park. Camping (BLD)
Day 14 - Mongu
We leave Liuwa Plain NP and head back to Mongu. Again it's time to restock and refuel. Camping (BLD)
Day 15 - 16 - Kafue National Park
We head east to enter the Kafue NP again. We will explore the northern part of the Kafue NP. Camping (BLD)
Day 17 - Lusaka
Today we will reach Lusaka and will close our big circle around Western Zambia. We will finish our Kokomo Safari here. Accommodation in chalets (BLD)
Day 18 - Departure
Transfer to the airport and flight back home or continue to your next destination.