Zambia has been acknowledged as one of the safest countries in Africa and consequently with very scenic destinations albeit being landlocked. One of the best things to do in Zambia is to experience the legendary African walking safari.
Zambia offers a variety of things to do for any type of tourist. The adrenaline seekers will sure love the Victoria Falls at the Zambezi River while those looking to go on an African Safari, will appreciate the national parks which constitute about 30% of Zambia's land.
For the laid back traveller, the cruise on any of the 3 major rivers - the Luangwa, the Zambezi and the Kafue - or simply drifting around the vast Lake Kariba on a fully-equipped houseboat. are ideal for birdwatching, photography and wildlife spotting on the banks.
Camping and Fishing are also preferred activities along the quiet shores and banks of the many water bodies of the landlocked Zambia.
Venture out off the beaten path in a rental or you own 4*4 vehicle and feel close to the nature as well as experience the warmth of the Zambian hospitality.
The best time to visit Zambia varies depending on your final destination. For tourists planning to go to Victoria Falls, the most preferred time to visit is between September to December, the rainy season when the Zambezi River is at its best
For game viewers, the best time to visit the park is during the dry season, from May to October, when the roads are more accessible and also wildlife gather around the waterholes.
The Lusaka International Airport gives access into Zambia for international travels. Once inside, you can get around either by train, bus or car. You are advised to hire 4*4 drives while going to the parks.
Find some of the best restaurants in Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia. The restaurants serve traditional and international dishes with unique flavors.
Go on a walking safari in Zambia's own South Luangwa National Park. The walking safari offers travellers an opportunity to get up close with animal behavior. The park also boasts of its skilled guides.
Once you are done with your walking safari, make sure to visit the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. The falls are a great spot for adrenaline junkies who can try out water rafting and even sit at the Devil's Pool, which is set right over the top of the falls. When the water level is low, make a point of exploring the Livingstone Island.