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Highlights


Excellent game viewing

Zambia - Highlights

It is impossible to name all Zambia's top attractions. We have identified our personal favourites to give you a guideline of the beauty and excitement this spectacular country offers. We can incorporate these visits into your holiday plans.


South Luangwa

South Luangwa

Zambia's premier game park noted for its dense concentrations of game, with over 50 mammal and 400 bird species; the Luangwa river boasts more hippos and crocodiles than any other river in Africa.

Liuwa Plains

Leopard in tree
Leopard in tree

Scene of dramatic blue wildebeest migrations with the attendant predators lion, leopard, cheetah and the endangered wild dog.

Kafue

Kafue
Kafue

One of Africa's biggest parks, with huge herds of antelope and superb lion sightings in the northern Busanga Plains; high concentrations of water birds occur on the flats.

Bangweulu Swamps

Flying antelope
Flying antelope

The floodplains are renowned for high concentrations of water birds, of which millions feed in the nutrient rich shallows; it also attracts the endemic acquatic black lechwe antelope by the thousands.

Lochinvar National Park

Incredible sky at Lochinvar
Incredible sky at Lochinvar

Regarded as holding the world record for the highest diversity of bird species (428 in only 410 square kilometres); over 30,000 Kafue lechwe antelope, found nowhere else in the world, roam here.

Lusaka

Elephant
Elephant

In the capital, don't miss the colourful markets, Munda Wanga Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Kalimba Reptile Park, Kabwata Cultural Village, Lusaka Museum, Zintu Community Museum of Arts and Crafts and the Copper Art Centre.

Livingstone

Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls

In town, see the Mosi-oa-Tunya Zoo, the Livingstone Museum, the Railway Museum, Maramba Cultural Village, Mukuni tribal village, traditional ceremonies and markets. Nearby canoe or cruise on a boat along the upper Zambezi, go white water rafting, bungi jump off Vic Falls bridge, micro-light over the Falls and Batoka Gorge or go on horse riding, hiking or birding trails.

Lake Cariba

Hippo
Hippo

Offers prime fishing, water sports, houseboating and lake camping. Lake Cariba's scenic beauty will take your breath away.

Lake Tanganyika

Fisherman on Lake Tanganyika
Fisherman on Lake Tanganyika

Africa's deepest and longest lake offers great scuba diving and hiking to the top of Kalambo falls, the second highest in Africa at 220m; other water sports, fishing and game viewing can be enjoyed at Sumbu park on the shore.

Lower Zambezi

Lion in lower Zambezi area
Lion in lower Zambezi area

Excellent game viewing by boat or canoe; home to one of the largest remaining elephant herds in the world; also see buffalo and hippo at close range and birds in abundance.
 


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