30 days in Zambia Itinerary

30 days in Zambia Itinerary

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30 days in Zambia Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Kafue National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Sioma
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Senanga
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Liuwa Plain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h
5
Mpika
— 2 nights
6
Kasama
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Lomashi
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Chingola
— 1 night
9
Lusaka
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
10
Livingstone
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Cape Town

2
nights
Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park
For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kafue National Park route builder app .

Cape Town, South Africa to Kafue National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You will leave for Sioma on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Kafue National Park

Parks Nature
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1
night
Sioma

Sioma
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): 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.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sioma, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kafue National Park to Sioma in 9.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Senanga.

Things to do in Sioma

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

2
nights
Senanga

Senanga ©
On the 7th (Fri), explore the activities along Zambezi River.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sioma to Senanga. In June, daily temperatures in Senanga can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll set off for Liuwa Plain National Park on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Senanga

Parks Nature
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Zambezi River ©
Zambezi River

2
nights
Liuwa Plain National Park

Liuwa Plain National Park
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Liuwa Plains.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Liuwa Plain National Park trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Senanga to Liuwa Plain National Park. You will leave for Mpika on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Liuwa Plain National Park

Parks Nature
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2
nights
Mpika

Mpika ©
Step off the beaten path and head to South Luangwa National Park and Shiwa Ngandu.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mpika online route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Liuwa Plain National Park to Mpika. You will leave for Kasama on the 13th (Thu).

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
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Chishimba Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kasama Cathedral.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kasama holiday planner.

You can take a bus from Mpika to Kasama in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Lomashi.

Things to do in Kasama

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Chishimba Falls ©
Chishimba Falls
Kasama Cathedral ©
Kasama Cathedral

2
nights
Lomashi

Lomashi ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Lumangwe Falls.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lomashi driving holiday app .

Drive from Kasama to Lomashi in 4 hours. On the 17th (Mon), you're off toChingola.

Things to do in Lomashi

Parks Nature
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Lumangwe Falls ©
Lumangwe Falls

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). Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stroll through Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Chingola travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Lomashi to Chingola by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly. You will leave for Lusaka on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Chingola

Wildlife Parks
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Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage ©
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage

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.
Get in touch with nature at Kapishya Hot Springs and Lower Zambezi National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Eastpark Mall and Pakati Sunday Market. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka, stroll around Munda Wanga Environmental Park, take in the exciting artwork at 37D Gallery, and look for gifts at Jackal & Hide.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lusaka vacation website .

You can fly from Chingola to Lusaka in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Nature Shopping
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Lusaka National Park ©
Lusaka National Park
Parays Game Ranch ©
Parays Game Ranch
Lower Zambezi National Park ©
Lower Zambezi National Park

5
nights
Livingstone

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Explore hidden gems such as Gorge Swing and Angle Zambia. Take a break from the city and head to Helicopter Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. On the 29th (Sat), spend a relaxing day on the river with a rafting and tubing tour. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery, don't miss a visit to Mukuni Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, and explore the galleries of The National Art Gallery, Livingstone.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Livingstone trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Lusaka to Livingstone in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Livingstone can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:
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Helicopter Tours
Safaris
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls

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