Zambia travel tips and advice

Traveling Guide to Zambia


Zambia is an African country that is landlocked by neighbouring countries including Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Angola, Mozambique and Namibia. Luckily it has the mighty Zambezi River and large Lake Kariba running along its border with Zimbabwe.

A lot of the interest for tourists visiting Zambia centres around the impressive Victoria Falls, use this Victoria Falls Travel Guide, which is found just outside the city of Livingstone. Here you can complete many different safaris, outdoor activities and of course view one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Victoria Falls. Some of the most popular outdoor activities to do in Victoria Falls and Zambia include white-water rafting, swimming in Devils Pool and bungee jumping from the bridge separating Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Other popular places to visit in Zambia as a tourist include National Parks such as Lower Zambezi National Park, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, North Luangwa National Park, Kafue National Park and South Luangwa National Park. These are amazing spots to watch African wildlife such as elephants, zebra, lions, leopard, hippopotamuses and buffalo.

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