WHY VISIT ZAMBIA
The capital Lusaka has a number of places not to be missed: the Statue of Liberty, the Moore pottery factory, the National Assembly building, the theater, the National Museum, St. Croix Cathedral, and Sky Findeco House … Also stroll in the market of Kamwala and in the park of the city.
Victoria Falls, on the border of Zimbabwe, is of course not to be missed: the most remarkable place in the country, they are generated by the Zambezi river, which reveals its considerable power here, descending 110 meters in height over a width of 1,700 meters Landscape a misty aspect with magical and majestic paces. Athletes can practice in the nearby gorges of rafting or kayaking …
Another wonder of nature, Lake Tanganyika, one of the largest in Africa (nearly 33,000 km2), and the fishiest in the world, is home to many endemic species. Along its banks is the Nsumbu National Park, with its sandy beaches and steep cliffs, hills, and valleys, and the Lufubu River running through the park, as well as abundant wildlife.
Do not miss a canoe safari on the Zambezi River to discover birds and other animals, which you can approach by sailing quietly on its calm waters.
Also worth visiting are the Livingstone National Museum, the chimpanzee sanctuary 60 km from Chingola, the hot spring of Kapishya, and two other national parks, Kafue where lions, elephants, hyenas, leopards, Buffalos, and South Luangwa where you will see giraffes, zebras, crocodiles, antelopes, and many birds.
WHAT TO SEE IN ZAMBIA
WHEN TO GO TO ZAMBIA
The best period to visit Zambia is from May to September.
The country experiences a tropical climate, which the altitude of some regions makes it more temperate. It alternates between a dry season from May to September and a rainy season from October to April.
Following is a list of typical festivals and celebrations of Zambia.
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HOW TO REACH AND TRAVEL THROUGH ZAMBIA
For your travel within the country, there are internal airlines to the most important cities, but also buses and 3 lines of trains. You can also rent a car but be aware that the roads are not everywhere in very good condition.
by plane, the main airports are:
GENERAL INFORMATION ON ZAMBIA
health tips & vaccination: it is recommended to be vaccinated against yellow fever, in addition to the usual vaccines, and to add those against hepatitis A and B. Protect yourself also against the mosquitos because the malaria is very present, and a treatment Preventive action is necessary. Do not eat ice cubes or fresh fruit juices, unpeeled fruits and raw vegetables. As a general rule, eat well-cooked foods, and often wash your hands. Do not bathe in stagnant water. Drink bottled water.
local currency: Zambian Kwacha
local time zone: GMT+2
electricity: type C, type D and type G (230 V – 50 Hz)
WHAT TO DO IN ZAMBIA
typical food in Zambia
souvenirs from Zambia
- askets, carved wooden objects, stone, copper, fabrics, musical instruments, precious stones
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