Travel to Zambia is some of Africa’s best, as home to many of the continents best-known attractions. The magnificent Victoria Falls, game reserves ideal for spotting wildlife, and friendly villages heavy with tradition are all waiting here, and Zambia tours make sure you see it all.
Experience the best of Africa on Zambia tours
Zambia tours begin and end at Victoria Falls and Livingstone, with numerous options for combinations with Zimbabwe and other parts of East Africa. On a tour your travel to Zambia is guaranteed to be comfortable, with reliable overland vehicles fully-equipped with storage, safety and viewing windows, camping and cooking equipment provided as necessary, exclusive accommodation on riverside campsite Croc Valley Camp, and professional and certified safari guide rangers who know where to spot wildlife.
Action-packed Zambia tours offer plenty of activities, such as walking safaris, day and night game drives at South Luangwa National Park with entrance included, visits to the local village Kawaza and the Livingstone Museum, and guided assistance for dips in Devil’s Pool.
Along with these staple activities, you will find optional excursions including scenic helicopter and micro flights over Victoria Falls, Zambezi sunset and party cruises, walks with lions, elephant back safaris, Chipembele and tribal textiles tours, and South Luangwa village walks. Adrenaline junkies can also get their fix with optional sports like bungee jumping, canyon swings and white water rafting.
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Want a taste of that insider Zambia tourism knowledge we mentioned before? We have collected the best facts from real life tour guides. Impress them on tour with how much you already know.
- Landlocked Zambia is perhaps one of Africa’s most exciting destinations, home to iconic natural attractions such as the crocodile rapids of Zambezi River, the water spray of Victoria Falls, and game safaris at South Luangwa National Park.
- Zambia counts many national parks and reserves within its borders, including the white rhinoceros sanctuary Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, large scale Kafue National Park and Munda Wanga Environmental Park.
- The Kafue and Luangwa Rivers are two of Zambia’s most important, while Lake Kariba offers an ideal spot to relax.
- Cities to visit in Zambia include the adventure activity hub of border town Livingstone, named after the first European to explore the area, and the growing capital city Lusaka.
- Zambia’s Copperbelt Province is known for – you guessed it – copper mining, and is part of the larger Copperbelt that stretches into Democratic Republic of Congo.
- The Lozi people are governed by the Litunga of Barotseland, who is paramount chief of the group that move between locations depending on the dry and wet season as part of the Kuomboka ceremony.
- Notable Zambian Presidents include Kenneth Kaunda, Levy Mwanawasa, Michael Sata and Guy Scott.
- Musicians MC Wabwino and Saboi Imboela, winner of Big Brother Africa Cherise Makubale, and The Tin Can Kids are some of Zambia’s best-known pop cultural exports.
- Football players Robert Earnshaw, Kalusha Bwalya and Godfrey Chitalu, basketballer Killion Banda, and chess player Amon Simutowe are all from Zambia.
- One of the most important gods in Zambia is Nyami Nyami, also known as the Zambezi River God or Snake Spirit.
- Kavwumbu Hakachima was an important social activist in Zambia, and the African National Congress was based here during the apartheid era.
- Zambian Consolidated Copper Mines Ltd was previously majority-owned by the government before privatisation in 2000.
- The Zambian currency is called Kwacha, which is the Nyanja word for ‘dawn’ and references the nationalist slogan a ‘new dawn of freedom’.
- “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?” is a famous expression allegedly uttered by journalist Henry Morton Stanley upon meeting Livingstone in 1871 in Zambia.
Courtney Gahan is a serial expat, traveller and freelance writer who has bartered with Moroccan marketeers, seen the sun rise at Angkor Wat and elbowed her way through crowds on NYE in NYC