10 days in Zambia Itinerary

10 days in Zambia Itinerary

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10 days in Zambia Itinerary

Start: Addis Ababa
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Lusaka
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
South Luangwa National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  14​h 45​min
3
Livingstone
— 3 nights
4
Lusaka
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Addis Ababa

1
night
Lusaka

Lusaka ©
Tourism in Lusaka, Zambia's commercial and government center, thrives mostly due to its central location and well-connected airport, making it a gateway for exploring the country's numerous nature reserves and national parks.
On the 4th (Fri), stop by Jackal & Hide and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lumangwe Falls.

Before you visit Lusaka, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Lusaka is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time (EAT) to Central African Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to South Luangwa National Park.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lumangwe Falls, Luangwa River
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Lumangwe Falls ©
Lumangwe Falls
Luangwa River ©
Luangwa River
Eastpark Mall ©
Eastpark Mall

4
nights
South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kundalila Falls as well as Bush-Spa. Explore hidden gems such as Mulberry Mongoose and Tribal Textiles.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the South Luangwa National Park road trip tool .

Getting from Lusaka to South Luangwa National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in South Luangwa National Park

Shopping Spas Parks

Side Trip

Kundalila Falls
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Tribal Textiles ©
Tribal Textiles
Mulberry Mongoose ©
Mulberry Mongoose
Kundalila Falls ©
Kundalila Falls

3
nights
Livingstone

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gorge Swing and Livingstone Reptile Park. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Livingstone Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, and don't miss a visit to Mukuni Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Livingstone online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from South Luangwa National Park to Livingstone in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Gorge Swing ©
Gorge Swing
Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum

1
night
Lusaka

Lusaka
To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lusaka travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Livingstone to Lusaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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