31 days in Zambia Itinerary

31 days in Zambia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Zambia trip maker

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

Route & dates

Start: Livingstone
1
Livingstone
— 6 nights
Bus:  18 h 15 min
2
Senanga
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Liuwa Plain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
4
Kafue National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  15 h
5
Chingola
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4 h
6
Lusaka
— 8 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
South Luangwa National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
8
North Luangwa National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
9
Kasama
— 2 nights
End: Kasama

6
nights
Livingstone

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gorge Swing and Safaris. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Livingstone trip itinerary maker site.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Livingstone Airport. In March, daily temperatures in Livingstone can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Senanga.

Things to do in Livingstone

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Kayaking & Canoeing
Gorge Swing ©
Gorge Swing

2
nights
Senanga

Senanga ©
Senanga is a town in the Western Province of Zambia, on the eastern bank of the Zambezi River, at the southern end of its Barotse Floodplain. On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Zambezi River.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Senanga road trip planning website.

Getting from Livingstone to Senanga by bus takes about 18.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Livingstone in March, plan for little chillier days in Senanga, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. On the 9th (Tue), you're off to Liuwa Plain National Park.

Things to do in Senanga

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Zambezi River ©
Zambezi River

2
nights
Liuwa Plain National Park

Liuwa Plain National Park
On the 10th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Liuwa Plains.

Plan my Liuwa Plain National Park trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Senanga to Liuwa Plain National Park. You will leave for Kafue National Park on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Liuwa Plain National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 11:

3
nights
Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park
For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kafue National Park trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Liuwa Plain National Park to Kafue National Park. You will leave for Chingola on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Kafue National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:

3
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.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Chingola day trip planning site.

Getting from Kafue National Park to Chingola by car takes about 15 hours. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Chingola

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage ©
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage

8
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka and Manda Hill. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery, take in the exciting artwork at 37D Gallery, buy something for everyone on your list at Eastpark Mall, and stroll around Munda Wanga Environmental Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lusaka vacation maker tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Chingola to Lusaka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to South Luangwa National Park.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Shopping Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Chaminuka Game Reserve ©
Chaminuka Game Reserve
Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka ©
Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery

3
nights
South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park ©
Explore hidden gems such as South Luangwa National Park and Mulberry Mongoose.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our South Luangwa National Park day trip planning app.

You can fly from Lusaka to South Luangwa National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. On the 28th (Sun), you're off to North Luangwa National Park.

Things to do in South Luangwa National Park

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

South Luangwa National Park
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
South Luangwa National Park ©
South Luangwa National Park
Mulberry Mongoose ©
Mulberry Mongoose

1
night
North Luangwa National Park

North Luangwa National Park
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Kapishya Hot Springs.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the North Luangwa National Park trip maker website.

Getting from South Luangwa National Park to North Luangwa National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Kasama.

Things to do in North Luangwa National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 29:

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 30th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Chishimba Falls.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kasama online tour planner.

You can drive from North Luangwa National Park to Kasama in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kasama

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Chishimba Falls ©
Chishimba Falls
Kasama Cathedral ©
Kasama Cathedral

Similar Plans

12 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, outdoors, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Zambia & Kigali BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 30 days in Africa BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 54 days in Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 59 days in Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM ARUBA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Zambia BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans