33 days in Zambia Itinerary

33 days in Zambia Itinerary

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33 days in Zambia Itinerary

Start: Dar es Salaam
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Kasama
— 1 night
2
Mpika
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
South Luangwa National Park
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Siavonga
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Livingstone
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
6
Lusaka
— 6 nights
bus + taxi:  9​h 30​min
7
Senanga
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Northwestern Province
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
9
Chingola
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Dar es Salaam

1
night
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. On the 20th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Chishimba Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kasama Cathedral and then admire the sheer force of Lumangwe Falls.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Kasama holiday builder site .

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Kasama is an approximately 20-hour car ride. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dar es Salaam to Kasama. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to 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 ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like South Luangwa National Park and Bangweulu Wetlands.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mpika online trip maker .

Take a bus from Kasama to Mpika in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You will leave for South Luangwa National Park on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Mpika

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

2
nights
South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park ©
South Luangwa National Park is known for shopping and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Mulberry Mongoose.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the South Luangwa National Park online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Mpika to South Luangwa National Park in 7 hours. On the 27th (Tue), you're off toSiavonga.

Things to do in South Luangwa National Park

Shopping
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Mulberry Mongoose ©
Mulberry Mongoose
Tribal Textiles ©
Tribal Textiles

2
nights
Siavonga

Siavonga ©
Siavonga is a town in the Southern Province of Zambia, lying on the north shore of Lake Kariba. Siavonga is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the engineering at Kariba.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Siavonga travel route planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from South Luangwa National Park to Siavonga in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. In November, daily temperatures in Siavonga can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 30th (Fri), you're off toLivingstone.

Things to do in Siavonga

Parks
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Kariba ©
Kariba

5
nights
Livingstone

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gorge Swing and Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery. On the 2nd (Sun), spend a relaxing day on the river with a rafting and tubing tour. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Mukuni Village, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Livingstone day trip app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Siavonga to Livingstone in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Livingstone

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Gorge Swing ©
Gorge Swing
River Rafting & Tubing
Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village

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 off the beaten path and head to Manda Hill and Eastpark Mall. Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Lower Zambezi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Sunday Crafts Market, get outside with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery, take in the exciting artwork at 37D Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Munda Wanga Environmental Park.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lusaka trip maker site .

Fly from Livingstone to Lusaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Senanga.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Kapishya Hot Springs
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Kapishya Hot Springs ©
Kapishya Hot Springs
Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka ©
37D Gallery ©
37D Gallery

2
nights
Senanga

Senanga ©
Explore hidden gems such as Zambezi River and Ngonye Falls. When in Senanga, make a side trip to see Sioma Ngwezi National Park in Sioma, approximately 1h 25 min away.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Senanga trip builder site .

Getting from Lusaka to Senanga by combination of bus and taxi takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Northwestern Province.

Things to do in Senanga

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Western Province
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Zambezi River ©
Zambezi River
Ngonye Falls
Ngonye Falls
Sioma Ngwezi National Park ©
Sioma Ngwezi National Park

1
night
Northwestern Province

Northwestern Province ©
On the 15th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kafue National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Northwestern Province day trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Senanga to Northwestern Province with the Route module. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Chingola.

Things to do in Northwestern Province

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kafue National Park
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Kafue National Park ©
Kafue National Park

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 find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chingola trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Northwestern Province to Chingola with the Route module. You will leave for home on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Chingola

Wildlife Parks
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Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage ©
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage

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