Zambia’s main hub is Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka. Get yourself to Lusaka, and the rest will work itself out!

You can fly directly to Lusaka from the following places:

From Johannesburg with South African Airlink

From Dubai with Emirates

From Nairobi with Kenya Airways

From Dar es Salaam with Ethiopian Airlines

From Windhoek with Air Namibia

From Durban with Proflight Zambia

Once in Lusaka, you can fly to Mfuwe International Airport using Zambia’s domestic airline Proflight, or make the journey overland in around 10 hours.

However you choose to arrive, your transfers to and from Nkonzi Camp are included in the cost of your safari.

Zambia map showing how to get to South Luangwa

Flying from Lusaka to Mfuwe

During the peak safari season there are three flights from Lusaka to Mfuwe per day with Proflight Zambia. The flight time is 1 hour 10 minutes each way. Flights cost anywhere between $125 and $450 one way.

We are very happy to help you book your flights, or bookings are easily made online at Proflight Zambia’s website.

By private minibus from Lusaka to Mfuwe

An increasing number of private companies are offering transfers from Lusaka to Mfuwe in small minibuses. The journey time is around 10 hours. The cost of private transfers is around $150 per person one way. Please contact us if you are interested in this option, so that we can confirm prices and availability.

By bus from Lusaka to Mfuwe

A fast, air-conditioned coach (the Jonda Bus) departs daily from Lusaka to Mfuwe. The Lusaka terminus is located on Dedan Kimathi road. The bus leaves very early to arrive in Mfuwe at 16:30. We recommend you buy your ticket the day before you travel to ensure your spot.

From Lilongwe to Mfuwe

There are several options from Lilongwe. Direct flights to Mfuwe are available; we recommend contacting Ulendo for schedules and more details. Alternatively, many travellers take a private taxi from Lilongwe to the Zambian border at Mchinji, and then on to Mfuwe once across.

Using your own vehicle

You can easily drive from Lusaka or Lilongwe to Mfuwe. From Lusaka the drive is around 7 hours to Chipata, and then 2 hours to Mfuwe Village where we can meet you. You can leave your vehicle in covered parking at our office for the duration of your stay. From Lilongwe, allow around 6 hours for the journey to Mfuwe.

We are very happy to help with any travel option you choose, please just give us a shout to find out more.

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