Zambia was voted the “Safest Country in the World to visit in 2018” after a comprehensive evaluation by the US Department of State and the Global Peace Index. A country known for its rugged terrain and diverse wildlife, Zambia is the ideal destination for travelers looking for a true wilderness adventure. Internationally recognized as one of the “Seven Wonders Of The World”, the Falls is a spectacular sight with never-ending rainbows and the greatest falling curtain of water. The best time for a safari in Zambia is during the Dry season, May to October, when animals congregate around the rivers and waterholes. During Zambia safaris , from November to April, dirt roads in the parks can become impassable, and most parks and camps close down. We had tremendous further game drives and saw very many animals – we did the Big Five.
Our itineraries are tried and trusted, proven logistically and revised regularly. A greatest number of urban Zambian natives stay in neighborhoods also known as compounds. It is the oldest and largest museum in Zambia; located near the Victoria Falls in Livingstone town. It was formerly known as David Livingstone Memorial Museum, then Rhodes-Livingstone Museum and later in 1966 it was named Livingstone Museum which is the name up to date. It is a great place to visit for those interested in history; there are artifacts such as musical instruments, photographs and other possessions of David Livingstone. These mainly concern the pre-history and local history of Zambia.
After your morning safari activity, you will return to the camp for a delicious brunch before enjoying some free time at your leisure. Afternoon tea time will be served before you embark on a late afternoon game drive that lasts long enough to view the nocturnal creatures of the bush. The safari accommodation in Zambia is a lot more ‘authentic’ than other destinations.
Also enjoy great spectacular views from the islets on the lake like the Mazze Island, Sekula Island, Snake Island, and Bed Island along with many others. The weather is mainly sunny as it gets hot during summer, the nights are balmy. Visitors can settle for any up market cottage on the banks, moderate cabins and also campsites. We recommend July to September as a good time to travel because the land is dry and game viewing is good during this peak season. Safari-goers coming to Kasanka can expect a more remote, ‘wilderness’ style safari with fewer visitors and unique wildlife. Kasanka National Park is one of the smallest national parks in Zambia.
This 12 Day spectacular safari takes you to the glittering waters of the Okavango Delta and the predator capital of the world at Moremi, to the banks of the Zambezi River and on to the grand Hwange National Park. Responsible Travel We are fully committed to low impact travel that not only preserves but gives back to the amazing places we visit. Peace of Mind You can have confidence in our experts’ dedication to traveler safety, comfort, & providing a seamless trip. However, there is a significant crime rate in the city, primarily due to the people’s poverty. You should be on the lookout for robbers and take every precaution to keep your belongings safe. Tipping is not customary in most situations in Zambia – resataurants that expect gratuities will usually include the service charge in the bill; otherwise feel free to leave up to 10%.
The length of your walking safari can vary, but typically they last a few hours and give you a chance to see the smaller aspects of a safari. That said, it is not uncommon to come close to large animals like elephants, buffalos, giraffes, and even big cats during your walking safari in Zambia. Discover the three premier parks of South Luangwa, Kafue, and Mana Pools. We’ve combined some of the most remote, least-traveled and most wildlife-rich sectors of these exciting parks in crafting the “Ultimate Wildlife” safari. Each park offers different eco-systems that are best explored through different activities , and feature different wildlife, so you enjoy a more diverse and comprehensive safari than a commercial safari.
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Guides, drivers, and porters definitely appreciate tips that range from $5-20 based on the service you got, however taxi drivers and bartenders generally don’t expect tips. Best Time to Go to Zambia Get some tips on the best months to travel to the various regions in Zambia. Read about the advantages and disadvantages of traveling during the ’emerald season’ as well as the best months to see Victoria Falls. Learn about the people, the languages spoken, and the religious beliefs before you set out on your Zambia trip.
A number of sensational lodges and secluded rustic safari camps can be found along the river and its tributaries, providing a comfortable home from home, great food and guided wildlife safaris on foot or by 4WD. A bush-and-beach vacation like no other, you’ll spend 13 days exploring two of Southern Africa’s hidden gems. A big game haven, South Luangwa is teeming with wildlife and affords visitors the rare opportunity for walking safaris and spot-lit night drives.
South Luangwa is the only place in the world to see the Thornicroft species of giraffe as well as the Cookson’s wildebeest. June is a nice time to visit when visitor numbers are still low, the ground is beginning to dry out and there is little rain. September and October are peak dry season when animals are congregating around the remaining water sources. Depending on the level of accommodation provided by the tented camps and lodges, the average cost per night for a mid-range Zambia safari is $350, while a luxury safari costs $1,350. Kapamba Bushcamp Enjoy a safari in South Luangwa National Park with a stay at the intimate Kapamba Bushcamp. Located in a remote and prime location along the Kapamba River, this intimate safari camp combines superb wildlife viewing with upscale comfort from April through January.