Vacations to Zambia

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Affectionately known as the 'Real Africa', Zambia is a wide and unspoilt wilderness home to the legendary African walking safari, Victoria Falls, the wild Zambezi River and abundant wildlife.

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Huge national parks are brimming with hundreds of different species of mammal and birdlife, spread across diverse landscapes of winding waterways, sweeping valleys and oxbow lagoons.

Remote and intimate, the camps and lodges in this part of the world don't know the meaning of the words 'mass tourism', and in essence that's the luxury of visiting - the pure seclusion and privacy is as rewarding as any plush hotel.

Zambia's main claim to fame is the famous Victoria Falls. Fly over it, swim in it and, if you're brave enough, lie on the very edge (yes you can really do that) and peer into the stomach churning 108m abyss below.

To further explore one of Africa's greatest rivers, the Zambezi, head to the Lower Zambezi National Park. Canoe or take a boat cruise along the river channels and keep an eye out for prowling leopards, swimming elephants and hippos lazily lounging in the water. With some of the most spectacular fresh water sport fishing in the world, expect plentiful Tigerfish and Bream amongst others.

But to experience Zambia in all its glory, walking safaris are the only way to go and the South Luangwa National Park is the best place for it. Step into the shoes of Stanley and Livingstone as you explore Africa on foot and get closer to nature than ever before - you'll be in the thick of the action, metres away from elephant and lion and the largest concentration of hippos in the world.

The craze was started by Norman Carr back in the 1960's and after you've tried it once it'll fast become the only way to view wildlife. Take it from us, it's addictive.

Always dreamed of a balloon safari in Africa? Soar over the Kafue National Park, Zambia's largest and unexplored national park with vast tracts of virgin bush still untouched.

Zambia is one of our favourite 'off the beaten track' honeymoon destinations, offering a truly private and memorable experience and it's also a great option for families too; vacations to Zambia will almost certainly provide an authentic experience of Africa.

Zambia is the perfect destination for those with a sense of adventure and a love of nature offering a chance to combine the safari with beach extensions to Mozambique or Lake Malawi.

Your experience of the 'Real Africa' is within your grasp, all you have to do is get in touch.

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Highlights

  • World class walking safaris
  • Superb concentrations of wildlife
  • Un-commercial, remote and intimate safaris
  • A wide diversity of activities
  • Professional guides
  • Beautiful scenery

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Selected Zambia Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries, showcasing the best of Zambia

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Lion cubs in Botswana

The Best of Botswana and Victoria Falls

Days
10
Cost Per Person
From $8,860 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Botswana
Zambia
Locations
Linyanti, Okavango Delta, Livingstone & Victoria Falls
Elephants in the River

Victoria Falls and Okavango Delta Journey

Days
7
Cost Per Person
From $5,560 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Botswana
Zambia
Locations
Okavango Delta, Livingstone & Victoria Falls
Bilimingwe Bushcamp Co view

South Luangwa Exclusive Safari

Days
9
Cost Per Person
From $5,190 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Zambia
Locations
South Luangwa National Park
Tracker girl with Kwando Safaris, Botswana

The best of Cape Town Botswana and Livingstone Family Vacation

Days
16
Cost For Family of 4
From $32,180 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Botswana
South Africa
Zambia
Locations
Linyanti, Okavango Delta, Livingstone & Victoria Falls, Cape Town

Reviews

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Client Score: 5
5 out of 5 based on 55 ratings. 55 user reviews.
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Evan Brown & Jacqueline Shlecter

5

Incredible trip. Great mix of relaxation and activity/culture. Everything was very well organized and ran smoothly

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Shaun & Kathleen Mulvaney

5

Fantastic organisation, superb itinerary and achieved much more beyond our expectations!

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Daphne Donnelly & William Smiton

5

All of the transfer arrangements went smoothly. No hitches at all. Luggage was booked right through to Livingstone. We had nothing to worry about.

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