Zambia is blessed with some of Africa’s most unspoiled wildlife areas featuring well- established safari operations that specialize in small lodges and permanent tented camps. Activities include walking safaris lasting from a few hours in the morning to several days, day and night game drives, canoeing and white-water rafting.
South Luangwa National Park This floodplain ecosystem supports a variety of wildlife, including puku, impala, zebra, eland, wildebeest, buffalo, elephant, lion and hyena. Night game drives often provide sightings of leopard, mongoose, hyena, jackal, civet and genet. Many of the bush camps offer multi-day walking safaris.
North Luangwa National Park Remote walking safaris are the main attraction here. Limited day and night game drives are also available.
Lower Zambezi National Park Bordered on the south by the Zambezi River, this park offers canoeing and boating, walking and night and day game drives.
Kafue National Park A large park supporting a variety of interesting species, including lion, leopard, sable, red lechwe and greater kudu. Cheetah are found on the Busanga Plains.
Victoria Falls / Livingstone Victoria Falls’ Eastern Cataract and Boiling Pot can be viewed from the Knife Edge Bridge.
Best Time to Go
Good: May, Jun, Nov