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DAVID LIVINGSTONE SAFARI LODGE & SPA
Victoria Falls Zambia

Designed in a rustic safari style this 4 star hotel has position, position position. All rooms face the Zambezi River. This hotel is known for great food.

 3 Night Package From

R10,491 pps
Valid: 1 July - 31 March 2018
Excludes 20 Dec - 5 January 
FEATURES
4 star hotel
Great riverside position
Includes return flights from Joburg
Loads of extras

David Livingstone Safari Lodge Special

 

This package includes:
  • Return flights on BA Comair to Livingstone
  • Airport taxes
  • Return transfers Livingstone airport to the David Livingstone Safari Lodge
  • Accommodation in a standard room (all river facing)
  • Breakfast daily
  • 2 dinners per stay
  • 1 x Zambezi cruise on The Lady Livingstone per stay
  • Complimentary shuttle service to the Victoria Falls rainforest.
This package excludes:
  • Drinks and meals not stipulated
  • Visa costs where applicable
  • Entry fee of $20 pp into the rainforest
  • $10 once off David Livingstone park fees which are payable directly at the hotel.
  • A 10% service fee on meals and beverages that are not included in the package will be charged to guests on departure from the hotel.
  • Any additional items not mentioned above.
Please note:
  • The above package is quoted on a restrictive fare which requires full payment within 24 hours
  • Prices are quoted per person sharing
  • This package is valid for SADC residents only. A copy of your passport/work permit will be required when making the reservation
  • This package is available without flights. Just let us know on your request and we will send you a quote without flights
  • Rates will vary if the costed class of flight is not available on the dates you have chosen or if there has been a fluctuation in the airport taxes

Created in a rustic safari style, the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa lies on the banks of the Zambezi River with sweeping views across to Zimbabwe's Zambezi National Park. Here, all the rooms share the same uninterupted views. This package has loads of extras making it an excellent value for money breakaway to Victoria Falls Zambia


Lodge facilities at a glance:
  • Rim flow swimming pool with comfortable loungers
  • Spa and gym facilities
  • Kalai restaurant offering Afro Arabian influenced cuisine
  • Gwembe Terrace which overlooks the Zambezi River offers light meals and drinks. It has a terrific westerly facing position making the perfect spot for a sundowner
  • The outdoor boma at the newly built conference centre for fireside dinners
In-room comforts at a glance:
  • There are 72 standard rooms and 5 signature suites which are all Zambezi River facing
  • En suite bathrooms have a free standing bath, separate shower and private toilet
  • There are limited interleading rooms suitable for families with small children as well as two rooms suitable for disable persons
  • Tea/coffee stations
  • Mini bar fridge
  • Bathrobes, hairdryers, satellite TV and air conditioning in each room

How to make a booking

  • Upon your confirmation that you would like to proceed with a booking your Maplanga consultant will send you a booking form to confirm your holiday.
  • We will require the full names of the people travelling as the names appear in the passport in order to book flights. You can either send us passport copies or send us the names by email.
  • Please note name changes cannot be made after the tickets have been issued.
  • Once a booking is made by you and the travel details confirmed to us we will send you an invoice with our full details indicated.
  • The advertised package is based on flights with restrictive rules. The airlines require payment for flights within 24 hours of making the booking and we will require a deposit to cover the payment. Once flights are paid they are non refundable. If you prefer more flexibility a higher class of flight must be used.
  • If a deposit is not received within the stipulated period the flights will cancel. We would then have to rebook the flights and this may result in the costed class being no longer available which would affect the cost of the package.
  • Final payment is required a month prior to travel or as the terms and conditions of the service provider/s dictate.
  • When full payment has been made we will send your e-tickets & travel vouchers to you. If you prefer they can collected from our offices in North Riding Estates.
  • Payments can be made by EFT, telegraphic transfer (overseas payments) or via a secure independant online VCS credit card link for Visa and MasterCard that can be sent to you.

Health

  • Visitors travelling to Zambia are no longer required to be vaccinated for Yellow Fever if travelling from South Africa.
  • Victoria Falls is a malaria area contact your doctor or travel cinic for suitable medication prior to travel.
  • We recommend that all travellers take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance. Speak to your Maplanga consultant if you would like further information on the Oojah Travel insurance we offer.

 Passports and visas

  • You must have a current passport that is valid for 6 months after travel.
  • There must be at least two empty pages in your passport
  • South African passports require not visas to enter Zambia
  • Many nationalities including US, British, Australian and Canadian can purchase their visas on arrival or online. Please have cash for this. Passports requiring a pre bought visa include Greece, Colombia, India. A Univisa is available for travellers who wish to include Zimbabwe in their itineraries.

Money, currency and credit cards  

  • The currency in Zambia is the Kwatcha.
  • All major currencies are accepted for payment, note however you may get change in local currency.
    We recommend that you take along some small denominations of USD currency to pay for small incidentals like curios whilst in Livingstone as the local vendors do not have credit card facilities.
  • All credit cards except Diners are accepted at Sussi and Chuma. No Diners or Amex accepted at Chobe Chilwero

Weather

Zambia lies in a summer rainfall area. The weather is mild in the day and cool at night in winter (May, June July) and warm to hot for all other months with October traditionally being the hottest month of the year when temperatures rise to the late 30's (Celsius)

Clothing

Casual comfortable clothing bearing in mind the time of year you are travelling. Shorts, T-shirts and light shorts for summer and light layers for winter that can be removed as the day gets hotter. Winter nights are cool and will require a fleece jacket, beanie and scarf.

References

If you would like an impartial reference on Maplanga Africa please step by the South African consumer website Hello Peter - www.hellopeter.com