Liuwa plains, Kasanka & Kafue Zambia 2019
This remains one of those special tours, and this year it is going to be even more special.Have you ever heard of the second largest wildebeest Migration in Africa? Have you ever heard of the bat migration in Kasanka? The largest mamal migration in the world? We go on Safari in search of these phenomena.
We start our tour at Kasane in Botswana for our first night. Then through Katima Mulilo and in to Zambia. We travel and sleep next to the Zambezi. We spend 3 nights in Liuwa plains park. With Hyena, cranes and wildebeest everywhere.
Then on to Kafue national park for a bit of rest before we head out to Kasanka.
With 10 million fruit bats migrating in to Kasanka, this is the largest mammal migration in the world.
Once we are done here we head down to Lusaka and Livingstone. Our tour concludes in Kasane Botswana.
We meet in Kasane Botswana for our first night. Alternatively meet me on day 2 in Katima Namibia.
We depart from camp and head to the Namibian border. We stop for fuel and groceries and then set off to the Zambian Border. Once through we head for camp on the Zambezi river.
We continue our journey north, and drive the western side of the Barotse plains. We sleep on the Barotse for the night.
We enter Liuwa plains park and we explore the park, looking for their Hyenas in the water, like they do over here. We find the summer visiting birds and the wildebeest. We relax and have a holiday.
We leave the park and head west to Kafue National park.
We take relaxed day off and visit the park as day visitors or just lazy around.
We continue our journey and head north east towards the TANZAM highway. We sleep at a lovely campsite for the night.
We head up to Kasanka national park. We enter for the day and visit the largest Bat migration on our continent. We spend two nights in the park.
Our day starts early with the Fruit bats taking flight then we take the day to explore Kasanka national park and find the Sitatunga. In the evening again the bats return to the trees.
We depart and head down to Lusaka for the night.
Our final day is down to Livingstone and then through the border Kasane.
Our tour concludes and I head back home from Kasane.
Tour specific comments
A normal 4×4 with low range as you buy them from the shop floor. No special kit required. I carry the recovery equipment should you get stuck.
No experience required. The biggest challenge will be sand, but that is easy negotiated. I personally guide the tour and will give you everything you need as we go.
You may bring your favourite bush van or bush trailer if you want to.