27 days in Zambia Itinerary

27 days in Zambia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Zambia trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

27 days in Zambia Itinerary

Start: George
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Livingstone
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Lusaka
— 7 nights
3
Mpika
— 3 nights
4
Chingola
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​h
5
Kafue National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  13​h 15​min
6
South Luangwa National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + bus + taxi:  24​h
7
Senanga
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: George

3
nights
Livingstone

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Angle Zambia, Livingstone’s Adventure, Lady Livingstone Sunset Cruise, and other attractions you added. Visiting Victoria Falls and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and make a trip to Mukuni Village.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Livingstone trip itinerary planner.

George, South Africa to Livingstone is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from George in July; daily highs in Livingstone reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Livingstone

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Victoria Falls
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
The Explorer Club ©
The Explorer Club
River Rafting & Tubing

7
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.
Visiting Chaminuka Game Reserve and Kapishya Hot Springs will get you outdoors. Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Lower Zambezi National Park. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery, explore the striking landscape of Lusaka National Park, hunt for treasures at Sunday Crafts Market, and look for gifts at Kabwata Cultural Village.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lusaka tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Livingstone to Lusaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mpika.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kapishya Hot Springs
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Chaminuka Game Reserve ©
Chaminuka Game Reserve
Lower Zambezi National Park ©
Lower Zambezi National Park
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery

3
nights
Mpika

Mpika ©
Get outdoors at South Luangwa National Park and Bangweulu Wetlands.

Discover how to plan a Mpika trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Lusaka to Mpika takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 22nd (Mon), you're off toChingola.

Things to do in Mpika

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
South Luangwa National Park ©
South Luangwa National Park
Bangweulu Wetlands ©
Bangweulu Wetlands
Shiwa Ngandu
Shiwa Ngandu

2
nights
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). Chingola is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chingola travel site .

Getting from Mpika to Chingola by bus takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Chingola

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage ©
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage

1
night
Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park ©
On the 26th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Kafue National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kafue National Park driving holiday planning website .

You can drive from Chingola to Kafue National Park in 15 hours. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Kafue National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Kafue National Park ©
Kafue National Park

2
nights
South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park ©
On the 28th (Sun), look for gifts at Tribal Textiles.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our South Luangwa National Park visit planning website .

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Kafue National Park to South Luangwa National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 30th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in South Luangwa National Park

Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Tribal Textiles ©
Tribal Textiles

1
night
Senanga

Senanga ©
On the 31st (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Zambezi River.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Senanga online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car, bus, and taxi from South Luangwa National Park to Senanga takes 24 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, car, and ferry. In July in Senanga, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 14°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Senanga

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Zambezi River ©
Zambezi River

Similar Plans

57 days in Zambia, United States & France BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 58 days in Africa BY A USER FROM ISRAEL March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 17 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 57 days in Africa BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 56 days in Africa BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA August, culture, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Africa BY A USER FROM SWAZILAND March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, outdoors, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans