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3 Day Lodge to Lodge, Zambezi River, Zambia
Day 1
Arrive Royal Zambezi Lodge on the banks of the Lower Zambezi River.
You will be welcomed by the management and your guides. Once you are settled into your tent you will meet your guides for canoeing orientation and afternoon activities from Royal Zambezi – including game drive in open 4 X 4’s, tiger fishing, guided walking or simply relaxing. Sundowners and dinner at Royal Zambezi and overnight at Royal Zambezi.


Day 2
After an early breakfast you will paddle downstream under the watchful eye of your experienced river guide. Refreshments are served en-route and you will be able to stop and observe anything of interest during the trip. At mid-day a buffet picnic lunch will be served on a shady river bank. A selection of cold cuts, salads, fresh fruit, cheese board, home-made bread and rolls, and refreshing drinks is provided.

Following a short lunch rest you continue down the main stream, or through the delightful Chifungulu Channels to Mwambashi Camp arriving late afternoon to be welcomed by your hosts at this beautifully located camp. Sundowners, dinner and overnight at Mwambashi.


Day 3
After breakfast you will board your canoes and drift downstream to the mouth of the Discovery Channels. You have the option of exploring the channel or drifting down the main river. A buffet lunch is served at Chakwenga mouth where you may relax and before a late afternoon evening game drive back to Mwambashi.

During your canoe trip you will see abundant wildlife including elephant, hippo, crocodile, buffalo, waterbuck, impala and for the birders an absolute paradise! Lion and leopard are occasionally sighted from canoes.


Other sample itineraries
>4 day Canoe and Walking Trail, Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe
>3 night, 4 day Participatory Canoe Trail, Lower Zambezi, Zimbabwe