30 days in Zambia Itinerary

30 days in Zambia Itinerary

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30 days in Zambia Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Chingola
— 1 night
2
Kasama
— 2 nights
3
Mpika
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Eastern Province
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Samfya
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
6
Northwestern Province
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Senanga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Sioma
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Livingstone
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
10
Lusaka
— 6 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Belgrade

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). Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chingola travel itinerary planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Chingola is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Central African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. You'll set off for Kasama on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Chingola

Wildlife Parks
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Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage ©
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage

2
nights
Kasama

Kasama ©
Kasama is the capital of the Northern Province of Zambia, situated on the central-southern African plateau at an elevation of about 1400 m. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Chishimba Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Kasama Cathedral and then admire the sheer force of Lumangwe Falls.

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Getting from Chingola to Kasama by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Mpika.

Things to do in Kasama

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lumangwe Falls
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Chishimba Falls ©
Chishimba Falls
Lumangwe Falls ©
Lumangwe Falls
Kasama Cathedral ©
Kasama Cathedral

3
nights
Mpika

Mpika ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like South Luangwa National Park and Bangweulu Wetlands.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mpika day trip planner .

You can take a bus from Kasama to Mpika in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Eastern Province.

Things to do in Mpika

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

2
nights
Eastern Province

Eastern Province ©
On the 9th (Fri), explore the activities along Luangwa River.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Eastern Province trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Mpika to Eastern Province takes 9 hours. You'll set off for Samfya on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Eastern Province

Nature Parks
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Luangwa River ©
Luangwa River

1
night
Samfya

Samfya ©
On the 11th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Bangweulu.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Samfya trip planner .

Traveling by car from Eastern Province to Samfya takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel to Northwestern Province.

Things to do in Samfya

Nature Parks
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Lake Bangweulu ©
Lake Bangweulu

1
night
Northwestern Province

Northwestern Province ©
On the 13th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Kafue National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Northwestern Province trip maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Samfya to Northwestern Province. You'll set off for Senanga on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Northwestern Province

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kafue National Park
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Kafue National Park ©
Kafue National Park

2
nights
Senanga

Senanga ©
Senanga is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Zambezi River.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Senanga visit planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Northwestern Province to Senanga. You will leave for Sioma on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Senanga

Nature Parks
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Zambezi River ©
Zambezi River

2
nights
Sioma

Sioma
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Ngonye Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Sioma Ngwezi National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Sioma trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Senanga to Sioma with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Sioma

Nature Parks
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Ngonye Falls
Ngonye Falls
Sioma Ngwezi National Park ©
Sioma Ngwezi National Park

3
nights
Livingstone

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore hidden gems such as Gorge Swing and Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery. The adventure continues: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, stroll through Livingstone Reptile Park, admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, and get engrossed in the history at Livingstone Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Livingstone trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sioma to Livingstone takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Safaris

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Chaminuka Game Reserve and Lusaka National Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kapishya Hot Springs and Sunday Crafts Market. Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Lower Zambezi National Park. And it doesn't end there: get outside with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka, stop by Jackal & Hide, and buy something for everyone on your list at Eastpark Mall.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lusaka online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Livingstone to Lusaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kapishya Hot Springs
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 29:
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Chaminuka Game Reserve ©
Chaminuka Game Reserve
Kapishya Hot Springs ©
Kapishya Hot Springs
Lower Zambezi National Park ©
Lower Zambezi National Park

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