Sunsets over the Zambezi are nothing short of magnificent (pictured here at Lukulu).
Chiawa Cultural Village was established with funds from the African Wildlife Foundation to showcase the cultural traditions of the local Goba people, and at the same time to raise funds for orphans and other vulnerable people within the community.
Although nothing like as high as Victoria Falls, the Ngonye Falls are still impressive, and if the former didn’t exist then they would certainly draw visitors.
Saddled-billed storks are a common sight within Kasanka National Park.
Livingstone is probably better oriented towards visitors than any other corner of Zambia.
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The manor house and estate at Shiwa Ng’andu are a must for anyone seeking an insight into Zambia’s colonial history. -
A trip on the African Queen is the most leisurely way to explore the Zambezi.
South Luangwa has a number of ‘specialities’, including the beautiful Thornicroft’s giraffe.
Paddling along this beautiful, tropical river is as much a part of Zambia’s safari scene in the Lower Zambezi as are open-top Land Rovers.
Chance a dip at Devil's Pool, right at the edge of Victoria Falls.
Kafue is a huge national park, two-and-a-half times the size of South Luangwa, and one of the most remote in the country.
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September–November is the best time to spot southern carmine bee-eaters, when they form large nesting colonies in the soft sand of vertical riverbanks.
Vervet monkeys are a common sight on game drives across the country.
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Chipata: the gateway to South Luangwa.
The Busanga Plains within Kafue National Park ranks with the subcontinent’s most impressive game areas.
Canoeing on the Zambezi is a firm favourite for the more adventurous. It’s a terrific way to relax in the open air and see the river, whilst doing some gentle exercise and game viewing at the same time.
Zambia’s native cuisine is based on nshima, a cooked porridge made from ground maize.
Chitenje is a cheap and practical souvenir – brightly patterned cotton cloth that can be used as towels, sarongs or picnic mats while travelling.
One of Zambia’s biggest attractions is its walking safaris, which can justly claim to be amongst the best in Africa.
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Elephant occur in large herds in many of Zambia's national parks.