2 independent reviews for Zambia safari in South Luangwa

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review 17 Nov 2007

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

How dedicated our guides were... Driving up a rocky dry river to see white rhinos and when they smelled/heard us and started coming towards us, realized they could be a lot faster than us on this terrain...

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

We have done 13 days safari and transfer and three days on the beach... I would not plan more than 10 days safari and transfer...

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, and minimized impacts on the environment?

Every place we have been (Tortilis Camp, Loisaba, Olonana, Manda Bay), enormous attention was given to local people and impact on environment. This is definitely the way it should be...

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

An opportunity of a lifetime even if we ate too much (food was too good).

review 27 Feb 2007

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

The most memorable was the wonderful individual service at Islands of Siankaba & Kwando Safaris. At Siankaba, arriving back to the room each day to find that either a bubble bath had been run or fresh flowers had been left was wonderful. The most exciting was the gorge swing & white river rafting in Victoria Falls as well as the night game drives following lions stalking prey in the Okavango.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Take motion sickness tablets for charter flights. They are very small planes and can be quite bumpy! Take more memory than you think you need if you have a digital camera.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, and minimized impacts on the environment?

Yes, the benefit to the local people was apparent as well as the various providers attempts to minimise environmental impacts.

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I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really
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