24Or visit us on the web www.wildlifeworldwide.comTalk to an expert 0845 130 6982KasankaKasanka is one of the smallest parks in Zambia and is unique by being privately run. The habitat is a varied mixture of miombo woodland, riverine forest, evergreen swamp forest and papyrus swamps. It also has lakes, lagoons, plains, dambos and marshes. The game concentrations are not high, but there are a number of specialist species here including sitatunga, Lichtenstein's hartebeest, sable, grysbok and blue monkey. The birdlife is exceptional with nearly 400 species having been recorded, including the rare Pel's fi shing owl, wattled crane and Ross' turaco.Wasa Camp MIDWasa is a small, rustic, but comfortable camp overlooking Lake Wasa and close to the sitatunga hide and mushitu (swamp) forest. There are eight chalets, three of which have en-suite facilities and private verandahs. The camp offers excellent walking trails, as well as safaris by canoe and four-wheel drive.BangweuluBangweulu is a vast watery wilderness about 55 kilometres north-east of Kasanka National Park. The endemic black lechwe congregate here in herds thousands strong. Elephant, tsessebe, reedbuck, oribi and sitatunga have also adapted to this area and can be found in good numbers, and the birdlife here is prolifi c. One of the magnifi cent rewards for visiting this area is the possibility of sighting the increasingly rare shoebill. Shoebill Camp MID This is the only camp in this remote and rarely-visited wildlife paradise. The camp sleeps 12, each twin-bedded tent having a private toilet and shower. Excursions are conducted on foot, by four-wheel drive and in boats around the swamps (subject to the very variable water conditions).
GROUP TOURAFRICA | ZAMBIAOr visit us on the web www.wildlifeworldwide.com25SUGGESTED ITINERARYDay 1 Depart for Lusaka Day 2 Explore one of Zambia's smallest national parks, Kasanka, in search of many specialist species, including sitatunga, grysbok and blue monkey (BLD) Day 5 Bangweulu is a safari destination for the true connoisseur - a wildlife paradise. You'll stay in a remote camp and enjoy sightings of herds of thousands of black lechwe, the rare shoebill and much, much more (BLD) Day 8 North Luangwa National Park differs from its southern cousin by being virtually unexplored. Here you will discover signifi cant lion, leopard and elephant populations and exploring on foot and in silence will have you overwhelmed by this natural wilderness (BLD) Day 9 Back to Lusaka for an overnight stay and to refl ect on your adventures (BLD)Day 10 Depart for the UK (B) Day 11 Arrive UKDeparture dates Sun 24 Jul - Thu 04 Aug 11 Sun 22 Jul - Thu 02 Aug 12Flight inclusive cost per person From £4995Land only cost per person From £4450Single room supplement Please call us for detailsWhat's included Flights (fl ight inclusive package only), transfers, meals as indicated, nine nights tented campsMax. group size 12Tour code WCSLSHOEBILLS, LECHWE & LUANGWAHighlights. Discover three unexplored habitats . See rare species. Lion, leopard and elephant up-closeA pioneering expedition to Zambia's hidden highlights. Not many people venture to the remote wildernesses of Kasanka, Bangweulu and North Luangwa, which makes them the perfect locations for exclusive wildlife viewing.Wildlife abounds with black lechwe, sitatunga and shoebill among the specialist species you can see, alongside elephants, lions and leopards. Explorations are on foot and by boat, allowing ample opportunity for access to secret areas and great photography.Your accommodation is in camps, which blend perfectly with the environment you're in - only enhancing your truly natural experience.ZAMBIALUSAKANORTH LUANGWANATIONAL PARKBANGWEULUKASANKA NATIONAL PARKMFUWE