16 days in Zambia Itinerary

16 days in Zambia Itinerary

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Livingstone
— 4 nights
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Lusaka
— 5 nights
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South Luangwa National Park
— 1 night
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Mpika
— 2 nights
5
Chingola
— 1 night

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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: admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, take an in-depth tour of Livingstone Museum, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and stroll through Livingstone Crocodile Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Livingstone day trip planner.

Chennai, India to Livingstone is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Livingstone. Traveling from Chennai in January, expect nights in Livingstone to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

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

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.
Spend the 21st (Tue) in the pleasant surroundings of Chaminuka Game Reserve. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery, buy something for everyone on your list at Eastpark Mall, explore the striking landscape of Lower Zambezi National Park, and examine the collection at Zambia National Museum.

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

You can fly from Livingstone to Lusaka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to South Luangwa National Park.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Nature
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Lower Zambezi National Park ©
Lower Zambezi National Park
Chaminuka Game Reserve ©
Chaminuka Game Reserve
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery

1
night
South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for gifts at Tribal Textiles.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the South Luangwa National Park road trip planning website.

You can fly from Lusaka to South Luangwa National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Mpika.

Things to do in South Luangwa National Park

Shopping
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Tribal Textiles ©
Tribal Textiles

2
nights
Mpika

Mpika ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bangweulu Wetlands and then stroll around South Luangwa National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Shiwa Ngandu.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mpika online visit planner.

You can take a bus from South Luangwa National Park to Mpika in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chingola.

Things to do in Mpika

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 27:
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South Luangwa National Park ©
South Luangwa National Park
Shiwa Ngandu
Shiwa Ngandu
Bangweulu Wetlands ©
Bangweulu Wetlands

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 28th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage.

Plan my day in Chingola using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by bus from Mpika to Chingola takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for home on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Chingola

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 29:
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Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage ©
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage

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