Zambia is a vast country set in the heart of southern Africa that offers safaris, wildlife and adventures beyond your dreams. Whilst Kafue
may be the oldest national park in Zambia, South Luangwa is one of the finest game parks in the whole of Africa.
Visitors can also take in the Lower Zambezi National Park, a wilderness state with amazing wildlife or
the spectacular curtain of falling water known as Victoria Falls - truly remarkable.
Victoria Falls, known as ‘The Smoke That Thunders’ is a stunning
natural spectacle and the Falls are considered among the largest in the world emitting a plume of spray which can be seen for hundreds of miles.
Being one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls is often referred to as the adventure capital of the world, with over 50 adrenalin-fuelled activities available. It can be viewed from both the Zambian and the Zimbabwe side.
One of the most exciting activities is to have lunch on Livingstone Island. Follow in the footsteps of Dr David Livingstone's as you tour the island, hear about its history and soak up the sights. In certain seasons you can even swim in Angel or Devil's Pool on the very edge of the waterfall.
Largely untouched by paved roads, not to mention any crowds, Liuwa Plains National Park boasts one of the oldest conservation histories in Africa; it was proclaimed a protected area in the early 1880's by King Lewanika of the Lozi tribe.
Watch the second biggest wildebeest migration in Africa and meet the legendary lioness, Lady Liuwa. There is also a growing cheetah population and renowned lion prides.
In Liuwa Plains National Park you can safari away from the crowds, watching unique animal behaviour such as hyenas hunting in clans of up to 50 or more. You will also find rare and endangered birds.
Home of the walking safari, The Luangwa National Park offers
some of the best walking in Africa.
This remote area is renowned for its wonderful and diverse wildlife, which you can explore on foot with your expert guide and sleep in a bush camp with fabulous stars above. It is truly a wild, untouched and unspoilt wilderness.
This area also offers you the opportunity to view the endemic Thornicroft's giraffe. You can learn about both the small and the large creatures, from a dung beetle to buffalo, a bird's nest to tracking a leopard, you really will learn all about the bush.
Kafue National Park is the largest and oldest of Zambia’s national parks. It covers a massive 22,400 km2.
The Kafue is home to more species of ungulate than any national park south of the Congo Basin. Elusive and rare antelope such as the yellow and blue-backed duiker occur in the thickets, lechwe and sitatunga in the swamps, sable, roan and hartebeest in the miombo woodlands, the list goes on.
Kafue National Park is also regarded as one of the best places to find leopard, especially on night-drives which are allowed in the Kafue. A rarity for Zambia is the cheetah, which can be found on the plains, as well as in the riverine and woodland areas. A real highlight are The African wild dog and packs can be found on both sides of the Kafue River.
The Lower Zambezi, offers some of the best tigerfishing available in Africa, along with fantastic big game viewing, plus it is a wild and visually stunning part of Zambia.
Most of the large mammals that occupy the Lower Zambezi National Park congregate on the floodplains including: elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and several antelope species plus crocodiles and hippos. The birdlife is also fabulous.
Tigerfish and many species of bream are common on this section of the river as well as huge Vundu.
Please contact your Destination Specialist for more information on +44 (0) 1993 824198
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