Adventure canoe Lower Zambezi- The Island Trail

Three night, island-hopping canoe safari through the Mana Pools flood plain of the Lower Zambezi River, camping on islands

island trail lower zambezi

canoe name island trail
style semi participatory
minimum / maximum participants 2/ 9
days / nights 4 / 3
from / to Chirundu - Chongwe : 72 kms
available all year round

Daily Routine
As the Zambezi Valley can get hot in the summer months, you start early to make the most of the cool part of the day.The same applies for the late afternoons, while shade is sought during the hottest time of the day
Day One: Meet 10.30am Chirundu. Guide briefing followed by light lunch, canoeing orientation.
Canoe through to evening Camp, effectively a half day canoeing.
Canoe approx 14 km to evening island / prepare camp.
Overnight: Kakomalala Island
Day Two
: Full day canoeing, approx 25km
Canoeing starts early after morning tea/coffee and biscuits approx 6.30 – 7am. Depart Island camp for downstream breakfast stop approx 8.30am. Continue though to shaded lunch stop from approx 12.30 – 2,30 out of mid day sun. Proceed to mainland fly camp for overnight island camp
Overnight : Elephant or Nyamangwe Islands
Day Three
: Full day canoeing, approx 26km
at Nyamangwe/Fisherman’s Island
Day Four : Early morning canoeing to take out point approx 5km downstream

Rates 2016

US $ 680 per person

The Island Trail Lower Zambezi

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Rate includes: all meals - cordials and water - complimentary local wine with dinner
(Additional beverages can be purchased prior to safari start)
Rates exclude: airport and departure taxes - national park fees - river useage fees - travel insurance - visas

Notes: this canoe safari requires a minimum of 2 participants.

It is compulsory to have medical and travel insurance cover to take part in the safari.

Return transfers:
Road to Gwabi 3hrs
Optional Drop off Royal airstrip 30 min road transfer
Optional Boat transfer to Gwabi 1hr 20min

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