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Celebrate Zambia's 50th Anniversary with African Travel, Inc.

DELRAY BEACH, FL, Oct. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zambia is among the world's most peaceful countries, having faced no civil unrest since her independence on October 24, 1964. Celebrate the value of freedom and democracy while commemorating her 50th Anniversary with an African Travel, Inc. safari exploring the nation's diverse ecosystems and the delightful interior parks that are often referred to as the "gems of Africa."

Situated just beyond Victoria Falls, Zambia provides visitors with an exclusive safari experience that is remarkably remote yet teeming with wildlife. Experience unrivaled game viewing and discover the true meaning of unspoiled wilderness on African Travel, Inc.'s "Zambia: Leopards, Lions and Tiger Fish." This eight-day winged safari ventures to South Luangwa National Park, where walking safaris were first pioneered, and the massive wildlife sanctuary of Lower Zambezi National Park on a unique and heart-pumping adventure.

Unencumbered by the restrictions and noise of a land cruiser, prepare to discover a more intimate perspective of the bush on a walking safari through South Luangwa National Park. This park is regaled as one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries in Africa and boasts an extremely dense concentration of leopards - the most elusive of the "Big Five." Great numbers of lions and wild dog also patrol the region, hunting the seemingly limitless herds of buffalo, giraffe, zebra, impala and kudu. A walking safari allows you to get closer than ever to these graceful beasts while simultaneously appreciating the smaller denizens of the bush that too frequently escape notice. However, to cover more ground, feel free to hop aboard a safari vehicle and search for the 400 different documented species registered in the park.

Next, take a short flight to your luxury bush camp in the heart of the Lower Zambezi National Park. Elephants and impalas frequently wander through the grounds, drawn to the idyllic location under a canopy of huge Winterthorn Acacias. Explore the pristine wilderness while canoeing down the Zambezi channels or taking a quiet walking safari with an armed scout. This area is known for its phenomenal bird watching, which is unsurprising considering it is also one of Southern Africa's best fishing locales. You may even choose to indulge in one of the chef's daily catches before immersing yourself in the brilliant starlit skies that can only be seen in the wilderness.

"Zambia: Leopards, Lions and Tiger Fish" is an eight-day exploration of Zambia with four nights in South Luangwa National Park and three nights in Lower Zambezi National Park. Prices start at $7,065 per person.

For more information and to book this dream safari, contact your favorite Travel Professional,
call African Travel, Inc. at (800) 421-8907, or visit www.africantravelinc.com.
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About African Travel, Inc. - "We Know Africa"
African Travel, Inc. is a 38-year-old safari operator, with operations in Africa and the USA, offering customized safaris to Africa at all price points. The company's focus is solely on Africa: South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Ethiopia, Congo, Jordan, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius, Malawi, Seychelles and Egypt. We have dedicated, experienced teams in Africa, Safari Specialists in the USA, an extensive transportation fleet, numerous hotels, camps and lodges throughout The Travel Corporation's Africa-based associate companies. In addition to our brochure and website programs, African Travel can arrange customized safaris for groups.

POPULAR PROGRAMS: Southern Explorer, The Connoisseur's Collection, The Last Refuge, World's Greatest Show and Safari, Tantalizing Tanzania

TIP FOR ADVISORS: Before deciding on a safari to Africa be sure to consider all the choices available in destinations, accommodation and wildlife. Each choice will deliver a very different experience. Talk to African Travel's African specialists to make sure you make the right choice for you and your fellow travelers.

About USTOA

African Travel, Inc. shares the coverage available under the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program with affiliates of TravCorp USA, Inc. in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program. In addition, TravCorp Financial Services Limited provides a guarantee of $20 million in respect of all customers traveling with African Travel, Inc.

About The TreadRight Foundation

At African Travel, Inc. and parent company The Travel Corporation, we understand that travel matters; it allows us to explore the world and gain a deeper understanding of each destination, its history and culture, through enriching experiences. We also recognize that it is our responsibility to help protect the places we visit and take care of the world around us.

Created as a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation's family of brands, The TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit that works to help ensure the environment and communities we visit remain vibrant and preserved for generations to come. To date, TreadRight has donated more than USD 2.5 million to sustainable tourism projects worldwide. African Travel, Inc. is proud to be an active founder and supporter of TreadRight's projects and work. Go to www.africantravelinc.com/about/sustainable-tourism to learn more.

TreadRight's guiding principle is to encourage sustainable tourism development through conservation, leadership and support for communities. We encourage each of our partners to use this principle to guide all of their actions, whether at our regional offices or when taking guests around the world. By providing grants to organizations that encourage sustainability in different destinations, we hope to maintain the natural attractions across the world that define each unique region. Foundation priorities are set by the Steering Committee, which includes sustainability leaders like Céline Cousteau and Costas Christ.

To learn more about our past and current work at TreadRight, please visit us at TreadRight.org.

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