WHY TRAVEL HERE?
Slightly smaller than the UK and France combined, Zambia offers a diverse number of great National Parks and tourist attractions. Considered the 'home of the walking safari’, South Luangwa NP, a stunning and thriving sanctuary along the Luangwa River with a number of top lodges to choose from. On its southern boundary ,Zambia shares the famous Victoria Falls, in the town of Livingstone, with its neighbour Zimbabwe, as well as the 280km Lake Kariba, regarded as the best houseboat safari in the region.
The Zambezi river courses the southern boundary of Zambia, and below Lake Kariba, offers the Lower Zambezi NP, a haven for wildlife viewing and the ‘Big Four’, as well as top class Tiger fishing, canoeing safaris, boat cruises and walking safaris. To complete the wildlife menu is central Kafue NP, the size of Wales at 22000 sq. km and as well as having rarer mammals like Cheetah and Roan Antelope, the jewel in its crown are the Busanga Plains.
Some more to explore
2. Kasanka National Park
3. Liuwa Plain National Park
5. Lochinvar National Park
Size 750 000 square km
People 73 dialects – including Nyanja, Tonga, Luvale, Lozi, Mambwe and Tumbuka peoples.
Languages There are over 73 dialects spoken in Zambia, but the official language is English. All media and business is .......................................in English and most Zambians speak it fairly well. Bemba is the next most commonly understood .......................................language, followed by Nyanja, Tonga, Luvale, Lozi, Mambwe and Tumbuka
Population Approximately 15 million people
Per Capita $1845
Capital City Lusaka
Time GMT / UTC +2 hours
Head of State Edgar Lungu