15 days in Zambia Itinerary

15 days in Zambia Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15 h
1
Livingstone
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Ndola
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Chingola
— 1 night
Bus:  7 h 45 min
4
Mpika
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
5
South Luangwa National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Lusaka
— 5 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Livingstone

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Livingstone is known for nature, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, shop like a local with Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Gorge Swing, and see the interesting displays at Railway Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Livingstone trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Livingstone is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Livingstone. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ndola.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Kayaking & Canoeing
Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum

1
night
Ndola

Ndola ©
Observe the bustling industrial center of Ndola, capital of Zambia's copper-mining region, and see numerous facilities that contribute to the economy of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Copperbelt Museum and then appreciate the history behind Dag Hammarskjoeld Memorial.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ndola vacation tool.

You can fly from Livingstone to Ndola in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Chingola.

Things to do in Ndola

Museums
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Copperbelt Museum ©
Copperbelt Museum
Dag Hammarskjoeld Memorial ©
Dag Hammarskjoeld Memorial

1
night
Chingola

Chingola ©
Chingola is a city in Zambia's Copperbelt Province, the country's copper-mining region, with a population of 157,340 (2008 census). On the 21st (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chingola trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Ndola to Chingola takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mpika.

Things to do in Chingola

Parks Wildlife
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Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage ©
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage

1
night
Mpika

Mpika ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stroll through Bangweulu Wetlands and then stroll around South Luangwa National Park.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mpika trip planner.

Take a bus from Chingola to Mpika in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to South Luangwa National Park.

Things to do in Mpika

Parks Wildlife Nature
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South Luangwa National Park ©
South Luangwa National Park
Bangweulu Wetlands ©
Bangweulu Wetlands

1
night
South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stop by Tribal Textiles.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our South Luangwa National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Mpika to South Luangwa National Park in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in South Luangwa National Park

Shopping
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Tribal Textiles ©
Tribal Textiles

5
nights
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.
Lusaka is known for parks, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Chaminuka Game Reserve, take in the exciting artwork at 37D Gallery, browse the different shops at Arcades Shopping Mall, and walk around Munda Wanga Environmental Park.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lusaka attractions planner.

Getting from South Luangwa National Park to Lusaka by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Chaminuka Game Reserve ©
Chaminuka Game Reserve
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery
37D Gallery ©
37D Gallery

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