South Luangwa is Zambia’s leading national park located in the Eastern part of the country. Luangwa Valley is vast, remote and home to people and a remarkable abundance of animals with Over 60 different species of mammal call South Luangwa National Park their home, drawn by the diverse variety of habitats like the sandy seasonal river flowing to the mineral-rich alluvial floodplains that reach out to distant blue hills. Predators like lions, leopards and wild dogs stalk the smaller prey, while primates like yellow baboons and vervet monkeys sway through the trees. Down on the river, vast densities of elephant, hippo, and crocodile enjoy the calm waters.
South Luangwa National Park is about 9050 sq. km big has a river, its tributaries and the riverine layers being the focus of the
Founded in 1905, Livingstone owes its existence to Victoria Falls. When Dr. Livingstone discovered the Falls in 1855, he opened up the area to hunters, traders and other missionaries. In 1911 it became the capital of what was then called Northern Rhodesia. While Lusaka is today the capital of Zambia, Livingstone remains the “Tourist Capital” as there is so much to see and do.
Victoria Falls, is found the town of Livingstone. The town was inspired and named after Scottish explorer Dr. David Livingstone who was the first European to see and name the Falls after the British queen at the time. The history and culture are rich as is evidenced by the number of museums, the art and craft producers, the architecture, and the native food and way of life in the town.
Lake Kariba is one of the largest man- made dams in Africa, Kariba is usually referred to as a lake because of its vastness and scenic beauty. It offers a great, easy to access destination for relaxing getaways, excellent fishing, fantastic sunsets, and a variety of water sports. Views of the Lake stretch for miles, and one could even imagine you’re at the Ocean. Located on the southern border of Zambia, Lake Kariba is warm all year round, making it perfect for a sunny retreat!
Lake Kariba is Zambia’s undiscovered Riveira! It offers spectacular views, stunning sunsets, great fishing, boating opportunities, water sports or wonderful relaxing holidays or weekends just soaking up the sunshine.
The weather here is mostly sunny and fine. It can get quite hot in mid-summer, but
Lusaka is the capital and biggest city of Zambia. One of the quickest -developing towns in Southern Africa, Lusaka is found in the south part of the central plateau at an altitude of about 1,300 meters. The city’s population was approximately 1.7 million in 2010. Lusaka is the center of both economic and government in Zambia and joins to the country’s four principal highways heading north, south, east, and west.
In recent years, Lusaka has become a famous urban settlement for Zambians and tourists alike. Its inner nature and fast-growing infrastructure sector have increased donor confidence and as such Zambians see signs of improvement in the kind housing and job. Primarily due to the high elevation, Lusaka highlights a humid subtropical climate. Lusaka stars a hot and wet season
Found in the centre of western Zambia, Kafue National Park is the oldest and largest of Zambia’s national parks. It covers a massive 22,400 km2.
First established as a National Park in the 1950’s by the legendary Norman Carr, Kafue is one of the largest national parks in the whole of Africa. Despite its size and prominent location only two hours’ drive from Livingstone, it remains little-known and largely unexplored with vast tracts of its virgin bush still untouched. Thanks to its size and variety of habitat types the Kafue holds a fantastic diversity of wildlife.
In recent years the Park has seen a well-managed growth in the number of Safari Camps and Lodges that operate in and around the Park. This new interest has brought with it more visitors and investment to the
This Park is still relatively undeveloped, its beauty lying in its wilderness state. The diversity of animals is not as wide as the other big parks, but the opportunities to get close to game wandering in and out of the Zambezi channels are spectacular. The Park lies opposite the famous Mana Pools Reserve in Zimbabwe, so the whole area on both sides of the Zambezi River is a massive wildlife sanctuary.
The River’s edge is overhung with a thick riverine fringe, including ebony and fig trees. Further inland is a floodplain fringed with mopane forest and interspersed with winterthorn trees and huge acacias. The hills which form the backdrop to the Park are covered in broadleaf woodland.
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Canoe Safari – This is a Must do activity, you