• St Zambia South Luangwa National Park Wild Dog Shutterstock Paula French
  • St Zambia South Luangwa National Park Wild Dog Shutterstock Paula French

Itinerary Summary

10 Days
Small Group Safari
Duration Price When Destination Type
10 Days £10850 Oct Zambia Small Group Safari
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Zambia Photographic Safari: In Search Of Painted Wolves

Join acclaimed wildlife photographer and award-winning author Nick Dyer on this immersive safari as you journey into the Zambian bush, in search of incredible packs of wild dogs. Explore the beautiful landscapes of the Lower Zambezi and Kafue, watching as the pack interacts and learning about their behaviours.

There will also be plenty of other wildlife encounters as you explore two wildlife-dense pockets of Zambia, staying in two well-located bush-camps, falling asleep as the sounds of predators and layers of calls that echo around the nocturnal wilderness penetrate the canvas of your tent.

What makes this trip extraordinary

  • Receive expert photography coaching skills from wildlife photographer and conservationist Nick Dyer
  • Explore the wilderness of Zambia as you head out into the plains with lions, giraffe, and other big game
  • Stay in some of the Zambia's top camps and fall asleep to the sounds of the bush
  • Support the Painted Wolf Foundation and aid conservation efforts in the areas you visit

Embedded Video Overview

Discover the painted wolves of Zambia, with Specialist Leader Nick Dyer,

from $12,912 per person, excluding international flights

Day by day

Day by day

Day 1

Arrive Lusaka

After landing at Lusaka you will be met and transferred to the Painted Dog Lodge for your first night.

Days 2-5

Lower Zambezi National Park

Today you will fly to the Jeki airstrip and transfer to the comfortable Chula Camp in the eastern end of the Lower Zambezi National Park. Chula is a place where you see very few other people and the safari experience here is very flexible. Alongside your photographic guide, Nick Dyer, you will head out in search of painted wolves and other wildlife.

Days 6-9

Kafue National Park

Departing Chula, you will be flown to Lufupa airstrip and transferred to Musekese Camp a small, authentic bush camp set overlooking a seasonal lagoon close to the Kafue River in the exclusive north-east section of Kafue National Park. During your stay you will explore the Musekese region with the camp’s team of expert guides and Nick. Game viewing in the area is superb and as well as seeking out painted wolves, you will also have the opportunity to encounter ofher game and predators.

Day 10

Depart Zambia

On your final day you will be flown from Lufupa back to Lusaka for your international flights home.

Trip details

Trip information

£10,850 / $12,480 USD per person sharing excluding international flights
Single Supplement of £1,640 / $1,900

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