All day expedition

A few camps in the South Luangwa offer the ultimate in game drive experiences, the all-day game drive, and we’re pleased to say that Nkonzi is one of them! You’ll spend the day as a real adventurer, traversing open plains and negotiating rivers in search of hidden corners and secret spots. We have a few places up our sleeve that we like to visit, but sometimes, it’s what we find on the way that makes the best memories.

Our all-day expeditions leave camp at 06h00 and return at around 20h00 to really maximise your time out in the wild. We head up to the northern reaches of the park in search of some of the more unusual wildlife of the South Luangwa, following the game into the most remote and unexplored corners. It’s a long but incredibly rewarding day and most people say an all-day drive is one of the most rewarding parts of their safari.

The vehicle will be packed up with everything you could imagine (and a few extra bits and pieces too!), so you don’t have to worry about a thing. There’s tea, coffee and home-baked goodies to see you through the morning and around lunch, your guide will stop in a pretty spot for a picnic. If you fancy, unpack a chair and relax for a couple of hours or so with a pair of binos, or hop back in the vehicle and continue your exploration. In the evening, we’ll make sure there are plenty of cold drinks to go around and once you get back to camp, dinner will be waiting along with a hot shower.

We also offer all-day trips to Mfuwe village, just outside the park gate. If you’d like to see a different side of life in the South Luangwa, we can arrange for you to visit the local vegetable market and a school, or if you’re interested in the amazing conservation efforts in the area, we’ll take you to see some of the projects. Lunch will be provided in one of the restaurants – share a plate of nsima with the locals and you’ll make friends for life!

Please note that all-day drives can only be offered as part of our 3+ night safari packages.