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Travel Guide to Zambia, Southern Africa

Victoria Falls, Zambezi river and the Luangwa National Park are just some of the wonderful attractions that make Zambia a great tourist destination. Here are links to articles and resources that will help you plan your vacation to Zambia.

Zambia Facts
Zambia Facts and Information. Facts and travel information about Zambia in Southern Africa. Zambia geographic facts, Zambia travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Zambia and more.

The Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe/Zambia)
The Victoria falls are one of the greatest attractions in Southern Africa. This article offers basic information about the Victoria Falls, how to get there, where to stay, tips on the best viewing spots, recommended tours, activities and more.

South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. An overview of South Luangwa's wildlife, accommodation, and activities including the "walking safari". Find out how to get to South Luangwa, what other sights a visit can be combined with as well as more information about Zambia.

Devil's Pool, Victoria Falls
Swim to the edge of the Victoria Falls in Devil's Pool on the small island of Livingstone. Find out how to get to Devil's Pool at the foot of the Victoria Falls, when you can swim in it, why it's considered safe, how to book your spot and more.

The Livingstone Museum
Zambia's oldest and largest museum, where you can enjoy browsing through David Livingstone's original diaries, as well as a fascinating cultural exhibit.

Royal Livingstone Hotel, Livingstone, Zambia
The Royal Livingstone Hotel, is a five star luxury hotel on the banks of the Zambezi River that overlooks the spray coming off the mighty Victoria Falls. Read my review of the Royal Livingstone to help you decide if you would like to stay here.

White-Water Rafting on the Zambezi River
White-Water Rafting on the Zambezi River is my top pick for all activities in the Victoria Falls, Africa's "adventure capital". It's the most exciting day you'll have, as well as the best value activity on offer at Victoria Falls. I've rafted the Zambezi four times in the past three decades and every run has been outstanding. Find out all about...

Lusaka, Zambia's Capital City
Lusaka, facts and information about Zambia's capital city. Find out what to see, where to eat and where to stay.

Bungee Jumping in Africa
A guide to Bungee (bungi) jumping in Africa. South Africa is home to the highest commercial bungee jump in the world, but the most beautiful bungee jump has to be off the Victoria Falls Bridge on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Find out where to bungee in Africa and read about my own jump off the Victoria Falls bridge.

Zambian Cooking and Village Tour
Zambian Cooking Tour and Cultural Visit in Livingstone, close to Victoria Falls.

Mopane Worm
Mopane worms are a nutritious food source for many rural people in southern Africa. Mopane worms are not worms, but caterpillars. I tasted one recently, find out what it was like, check out some mopane worm recipes, and learn more interesting facts about this bush food.

Zambia Map and basic facts
A basic map of Zambia and country facts including a brief history, economic overview, population statistics, languages spoken, ethnic groups and more

Top Places to Visit in Southern Africa
When you visit Southern Africa make sure you include a safari in South Luangwa, Okavango Delta, Kruger and Chobe. Hike South Africa's Wild Coast and enjoy a gourmet meal in Cape Town. Dive with schools of sharks and relax on the finest beaches on Mozambique's Quirimbas Archipelago. Get sprayed by the world's mightiest waterfall, the Victoria Falls.

When to go on Safari
When to go on Safari. Find out the best time to go on an African safari in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia. There's also a month by month guide to the best safari destinations in Africa as well as a guide for those interested in the best time to see gorillas, chimpanzees, birds and whales.

Zambia's National Parks
With over 16 Wildlife Parks, Zambia is a wonderful safari destination. Luangwa National Parks have the best walking safaris the continent has to offer. Here's information about every park in Zambia from the National Tourist Board.

Getting to Zambia
A list of airlines that fly to Zambia as well as charter companies that fly within Zambia. There's also transport information for those making their way to Zambia overland.

Zambia Safaris and Packages
A very comprehensive list of safari tours and packages offered in Zambia. Canoeing tours, walking safaris, luxury safaris and much more to suit your budget and interest.

Hotels in Zambia
An excellent list of hotels in Zambia from the Zambian Tourist Board, sorted per region with e-mail and telephone numbers for booking ease.

Zambia Travel Blogs
The best travel information comes from those who have recently been to Zambia. Here's a collection of travel blogs and pictures of Zambia from people traveling there right now.

Zambia Weather Information
Tips on climate and weather to help you plan when to go to Zambia. Offers information about the best time to see the Victoria Falls, when to go on safari and more.

Zambia Distance Table
A useful tool for planning your Zambian vacation is this distance table in kilometers for the major tourist destinations.

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