Zambia

Zambia is truly a unique safari destination within southern Africa.  It is one of the regions last remaining “wild” places where the safari experience itself is the primary focus.  If you are active and seek adventure, Zambia is a great place to visit.

“Walking is king here. In Zambia, you can track lion on foot, canoe among hippos and crocodiles, and discover the unforgettable birds of Southern Africa in abundance as they cover the skies.”—Marguerite Smit, Consultant

Highlights

See and do:

  • Visit the world famous Victoria Falls
  • Explore the game-rich ecosystem of South Luangwa National Park on foot during a walking safari
  • Enjoy the tranquility Zambia has to offer while canoeing on the Zambezi River

Pairs well with:

  • South Africa (Kruger National Park) to see rhino, which are not found in Zambia
  • Malawi to experience pre or post safari R&R and the many water activities available to enjoy stunning Lake Malawi

Zambia is home to the walking safari and it remains one of the best places in Africa to track wildlife on foot, in addition to the traditional game drive.

The country’s national parks span a variety of ecosystems and landscapes, giving guests the opportunity to experience a comprehensive and diverse safari circuit within the same country. In Kafue, guests are treated to the vast open plains of Busanga which are reminiscent of East Africa.  In Lower Zambezi National Park, guests are afforded the opportunity to participate in water-based activities such as canoeing and motorboat safaris.  The world famous Victoria Falls is also a must-see attraction during a visit to Zambia.

While luxury abounds in Zambia, it pulls strongly at the hearts of those who consider themselves “safari purists” like our own Kota Tabuchi, who prefers experiencing Africa outside of the vehicle and away from the lodge. With superior guides and enthusiastic camp/lodge hosts, Zambia offers a plethora of experiences to keep the active traveler engaged and enthralled.

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