Since 2007 Jackalberry Safaris has been leading tours to the South Luangwa National Park designed to suit visitors with modest budgets, but big dreams! We are passionate about providing high quality, all-inclusive safaris at affordable prices. Our all-inclusive mantra is very important to us, and there are no hidden costs with a Jackalberry safari. Our one-off safari price really does include everything! Because we are a small company, our clients all receive a personalised safari experience; you won't get 'lost in the crowd' as can sometimes happen at the larger lodges. We have also worked hard to create unique safari itineraries that combine walking safaris, game drives, cultural activities, comfortable accommodation and delicious food, while also providing transfers to and from Chipata. Chipata is the capital of Zambia's Eastern Province and is regarded as 'the Gateway to South Luangwa'. In fact, all you have to do is hop on a bus to Chipata, and the next day you're on safari!
The South Luangwa National Park is one of Africa's best-kept secrets. Remote and wild, this pristine wilderness is home to some of the most varied and abundant wildlife the safari traveller could ever hope to find. Safaris have been conducted in the Luangwa Valley since the 1950s, when the legendary conservationist Norman Carr pioneered walking safaris in the park. Today, South Luangwa is fast gaining a reputation as one of the premium safari destinations on the continent. While the relative inaccessibility of the park has undoubtedly been its saviour, it has also meant that safaris to this destination have for years proved simply too expensive or too difficult for many travellers to undertake. At Jackalberry Safaris we are proud to offer truly unique safaris at affordable prices, while our 'small is beautiful' ethos motivates us to be as low-impact as possible. In this way we hope to honour the early pioneers' dream of preserving South Luangwa National Park for generations to come.
We hope to welcome you on safari soon!