Zambia2017-12-11T10:28:11+00:00

Zambia

A land of African myth and legend

Blessed with one of the seven natural wonders of the world and an abundance of water, Zambia is hardly a land-locked country. Aside from the magnificent Victoria Falls, Zambia is home to 17 other glorious waterfalls and 5 massive lakes which flow and shimmer. Tiger and fly fishing, kayaking, elephant back trails and bird watching are just some of the fantastic activities that have travellers returning time and time again.

The Zambezi is Africa’s fourth largest river system after the Nile, Zaire and Niger Rivers. It runs through six countries on its journey from central Africa to the Indian Ocean. Its power has carved the spectacular Victoria Falls and the zigzagging Batoka Gorge. Between the 2 great dams of the Zambezi, Kariba and Cahora Bassa, lies an area known as the Zambezi Valley. Acacia-chocked, reedfringed islands braid the river into twisting channels, often blocked by snorting hippo, wildlife and bird life. The Valley’s beauty has attracted tourists from all over the world and provides great opportunities for unprecedented game viewing and walking safaris. Hippopotamus, crocodiles, elephants and lions are some examples of wildlife you will find along various parts of the Zambezi River.

Must Do’s

  • Walking safari Lower Zambezi National Park
  • Visiting a local village near the South Luangwa National Park

Seasons

  • Cool & Dry Season is May – August
  • Hot & Dry is September – November
  • Warm & Wet is December – April

Highlights

  • South Luangwa National Park
  • Victoria Falls World
  • Devil’s Pool
  • Kafue National Park
  • Kasanka National Park
  • Liuwa Plain National Park
  • North Luangwa National Park
  • Livingstone