Love in the wild is an ode to the little things…

The soft touch of a morning breeze, the scent of wildflowers carried by the wind, and the sight of a lioness prowling through the tall grass. It is a celebration of love, shared amidst the wonders of the natural world.

While on safari in Zambia, it’s the smallest things that often leave the most profound impressions. The little, yet extraordinary experiences to savour while exploring the vast and magnificent wilderness of the South Luangwa and the Lower Zambezi.

A Symphony of Sunrise and Sunset

Feel the warmth of the African sunrise as it bathes the landscape in golden hues, illuminating the horizon with a breathtaking glow. Witness the sun setting over the vast expanse, painting the sky with a kaleidoscope of colours that ignite a sense of wonder and serenity deep within your soul. The symphony of the wild as day turns to night, from the distant rumble of lions to the soothing chirps of crickets and the rhythmic calls of nocturnal birds, let the sounds of nature envelop you in a captivating melody that resonates with the heartbeat of the land.

The Natural Beauty and Cultural Mosaic of Zambia 

Zambia’s vibrant cultural tapestry offers a journey to immerse yourself in local villages and engage with community members. Gain insights into traditional customs, rituals, and beliefs, forging connections that deepen your appreciation for the rich heritage of Zambia. Discover the warmth and hospitality that define Zambian communities, creating moments of shared laughter and understanding. Open your heart to the stories woven into the fabric of daily life, creating lasting memories that transcend time and enrich your travel experience.

Embracing the Splendour of the wilderness

Stars shine with unparalleled brilliance in this remote wilderness, casting a spell of awe and wonder that ignites the imagination and stirs the spirit. Look up and marvel at the endless canvas of the night sky, where stars twinkle brightly, untainted by city lights. While camping out under the stars, indulge in the simple pleasures of dining amidst the beauty of the bush, and savour a delicious breakfast under the shade of towering trees – raising a glass to the setting sun during a scenic sundowner.

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      Destinations

      Zambia

      Zambia is Africa's best kept secret, with its vast landscapes, diverse wildlife and welcoming culture. Trace the steps of early conservationists while experiencing walking safaris in the South Luangwa. Come face to face with giants as you glide quietly in a canoe along the reeds in the Lower Zambezi. Feel the rumble of a distant thunderstorm on Liuwa Plain’s horizon as you marvel at the sight of gathering wildebeest amongst a flush of colourful wildflowers.

      Destinations

      Madagascar

      Fringed by white sand beaches and colourful coral reefs, Miavana is a haven of luxury at the ends of the Earth. Raw and refined, this private island sanctuary brings together world-class luxury in a world of rare wildlife and extraordinary landscapes. Madagascar is like nowhere else on the planet. A land of lemurs and chameleons, turtles and terns, where unknown species are still being discovered to this day. Miavana is the ultimate destination for modern-day explorers, an adventure playground offering an unrivalled range of activities that span the horizons of land, sea and air, celebrating the very best of this remarkable region.

      Zambia

      South Luangwa

      Just a one hour flight from Lusaka, the South Luangwa is known for its big cat sightings and often referred to as the Valley of the Leopard. It is in the South Luangwa that the legendary Norman Carr pioneered the walking safari and conservation-based tourism in Africa. Zambia's outstanding reputation of guiding is ever prevalent in our team with some of our guides having trained with Norman himself.  Our guides offer guests a raw, authentic safari experience and don't let the finer details in these vast spaces pass you by. 

      Zambia

      Liuwa Plain

      Liuwa Plain’s vast savannah is one of the oldest conservation areas in Africa, yet it’s one of Africa’s best-kept secrets. With its golden grasslands and shimmering lagoons, Liuwa Plain transforms with the arrival of the rains from a vast grass plains to a watery wonderland.

      Zambia

      Lower Zambezi

      Nestled between the imposing mountain escarpment to the north and the mighty Zambezi River to the south, the Lower Zambezi Valley has a variety of activities that few, if any, other destinations can offer. It has been described by guests as their "happy place" because of its beautiful scenery, peaceful riverside woodlands and abundant wildlife. The Lower Zambezi is just a short 30 minute flight from Lusaka and offers guests the thrill of tiger-fishing to peaceful wildlife sightings on the banks of the river while canoeing or boating. Our guides strive to make each guest feel like they are part of the landscape and not a mere spectator.

      "The uniqueness of being in a camp with only four safari tents is the ultimate feeling of luxury.  Luwi overlooks a wide open grassland that on my first morning we watched a high speed chase - a pack of Wilddogs on a hunt.  It was exhilarating to watch and sent our heart rates through the sky adding a lot of chatter and laughter once the pack had passed by."
      Jessica, Guest Time + Tide Luwi
      "The authenticity and remoteness of the seasonal camps will be a special experience that I will long to return to.  There really is no place on earth that you can really escape like you can at the seasonal camps.  Falling asleep at Kakuli to the distant lion roars and waking to the call of the fish eagle - really what a magical walking safari!"
      Lara, Guest Time + Tide Kakuli
      This is the most magical place you're ever likely to experience. Nestled under a grove of imposing Albida trees, it is clearly favoured by the many elephant who graze on the Albida pods. Their presence adds an incredibly special energy to the camp. 
      Charles, Guest at Time + Tide Chongwe Camp
      The lodge is stunning and all the staff are utterly wonderful. The views from the lodge are outstanding, lovely Liuwa wilderness. My bedroom was incredibly comfortable, very stylish, hitting a difficult combination of minimalist yet luxury. Incredibly comfortable bed and many relaxing areas to rest. 
      Mandy, Guest at Time + Tide King Lewanika
      Our family had the most joyful time at Chongwe, really everything was perfect and every detail taken care of. The team ensured we had the best time at every activity (even tiger fishing!). We felt privileged to spend a few days here and look forward to returning.
      Richard, Guest at Time + Tide Chongwe
      "Thank you for embracing the unique culture of Barotseland through storytelling, song, dance, drums and the marimba - this is a jewel in the necklace of the African Parks managed conservation areas we are visiting across Africa - much appreciated."
      Kingsley Holgate, Guest at Time + Tide King Lewanika
      Chinzombo is a stunning lodge in a beautiful location of the South Luangwa. The rooms are luxurious and spacious, with a deck and plunge pool overlooking the Luangwa River. There is always an abundance of wildlife around the rooms, we had a banded mongoose, bushbuck, elephants and hippo's - just to name a few.
      Michael, Guest at Time + Tide Chinzombo