Zambian Safaris

Safaris

Africa, and in particular, Zambia, offers some of the most amazing scenery on the planet. Top this up with awesome sunsets, beautiful culture, friendly faces and some of the best wildlife on the planet for an unforgettable experience! Many people get addicted to the African Safari so watch out… this might not be your last!

Backpackzambia.com and Jollyboys Backpackers are based in Africa and have years of hands on knowledge with the diverse cultures and terrain of Sub Saharan Africa. We only work with, and recommend, reputable, value for money companies. We are enthusiastic about out love for Africa and look forward to sharing our experience with YOU!

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Safaris and African Overland Trips

There are so many safaris and overland trips to choose from, that the list below is only an example of our most popular itineraries. Please email us if your interests are not shown; there is something for everyone out there.

If you would like a more upmarket accommodated safari, then please email us as we have both the knowledge and the contacts available to tailor make a trip to suit your choice of lodging and desired destinations.

N.B. There are daily flights between Johannesburg and Livingstone with 1Time Airline, South African Airlines and British Airways

Please check out www.intercape.co.za for the bus schedule between Livingstone and Windhoek and to book your tickets.

All safaris mentioned below are participatory camping tours unless otherwise noted. This means that you are required to set up and take down your own tent and help with meal preparation.

Chobe National Park, Botswana

  • Day safaris - daily departures
  • Multi day camping safaris - departures every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday or on alternative dates with 4 or more people booking together
  • Multi day lodge safaris – enquire about our amazing last minute rates!
  • For more information and itineraries please email us

Best of Botswana

  • Botswana - Zambia - From Livingstone to Livingstone
  • 10 days/9 nights
  • Chobe, Moremi, Savuti, and the Okavango Delta
  • Camping
  • For more information and itineraries please email us

Botswana Blitz

  • Botswana - Zambia - From Livingstone to Livingstone
  • 6 Days/5 Nights
  • Chobe and the Okavango Delta
  • Camping
  • For more information and itineraries please email us

Hwange National Park

  • Livingstone to Livingstone return
  • Daily departures
  • Overnight up to 5 nights
  • GREAT combo with Chobe National Park!
  • For more information and itineraries please email us

Kafue National Park

  • Lusaka to Lusaka
  • 4 Days/3 Nights
  • Camping or Lodge Accommodation
  • Departures every Friday from Livingstone
  • Alternative dates upon request with a minimum of 4 people
  • For more information and itineraries please email us

Lower Zambezi Safari

  • Lusaka to Lusaka
  • 4day/3night accommodated safari
  • For more information and itineraries please email us

Lower Zambezi Canoe Safaris

  • Chirundu to Chirundu
  • Canoeing trips from 1-7 nights
  • For more information and itineraries please email us

South Luangwa Safaris

  • Camping and Accommodated Safaris
  • Tailor made safaris
  • Budget scheduled safaris
  • For more information and itineraries please email us

Tailor Made Safaris

  • Private departures
  • Tailored to your requirements, where you want to go and when you want to go
  • Camping, chalet or Luxury camps or a mix of the three
  • For more information and itineraries please email us

Family Adventures

  • Mum, Dad and the Kids, how about the Grandparents too!
  • Our adventures are a trip of a lifetime
  • Camping, chalet or Luxury camps or a mix of the three
  • For more information and itineraries please email us

Kruger National Park Safaris

  • Airlink flies every Monday, Wednesday and Friday directly from Livingstone to Nelspruit return!
  • Connect your Livingstone adventure with a safari in South Africa
  • Camping, chalet or Luxury excursion available
  • A GREAT option for those flying in or out of Johannesburg
  • For more information and itineraries please email us

Volunteering

  • Helping others is a great way to make an impact and be involved in the local culture
  • We are happy to facilitate connecting individuals or groups to existing community projects
  • Volunteer for a day, a week or a month – in the city or in the village!
  • For more information and itineraries please email us