24 days in Zambia Itinerary

24 days in Zambia Itinerary

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Start: Livingstone
1
Livingstone
— 8 nights
Bus:  8 h 15 min
2
Lusaka
— 7 nights
Bus:  6 h 15 min
3
Chingola
— 4 nights
Bus:  15 h 45 min
4
Mbala
— 3 nights
Taxi + Bus:  13 h 30 min
End: Lusaka

8
nights
Livingstone

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Afrizim Rhino Walk - Mosi Oa Tunya Park, Royal Livingstone Express, Devil's Pool, and other attractions. Escape the urban bustle at Victoria Falls and Livingstone Reptile Park. Explore hidden gems such as Helicopter Tours and Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery. Step out of Livingstone with an excursion to Batoka Gorge in Kazungula--about 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Livingstone Museum, examine the collection at Railway Museum, admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village, and view the masterpieces at The National Art Gallery, Livingstone.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Livingstone trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Livingstone Airport. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 62°F. On the 7th (Sun), you'll travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mukuni Village, Batoka Gorge
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Helicopter Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kabwata Cultural Village, PaZuri Place and Lower Zambezi National Park. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka and Jame Mosque. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Lilayi Elephant Nursery and Chilenje House. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with 37D Gallery, buy something for everyone on your list at Eastpark Mall, examine the collection at Zambia National Museum, and view the masterpieces at Namwane Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lusaka online tour planner.

Fly from Livingstone to Lusaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Chingola.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Shopping Wildlife
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Lower Zambezi National Park ©
Lower Zambezi National Park
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery
Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka ©
Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka

4
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). You've now added Lake Kashiba to your itinerary. There's more to do: stroll through Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chingola trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Lusaka to Chingola in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mbala.

Things to do in Chingola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Kashiba
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Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage ©
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage
Lake Kashiba ©
Lake Kashiba

3
nights
Mbala

Mbala ©
Mbala is Zambia’s most northerly large town and seat of Mbala District, occupying a strategic location close to the border with Tanzania and controlling the southern approaches to Lake Tanganyika, 40 km by road to the north-west, where the port of Mpulungu is located. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Tanganyika as well as Kalambo Falls. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Moto Moto Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Mbala journey planner.

Getting from Chingola to Mbala by car takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Mbala

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lake Tanganyika
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Kalambo Falls ©
Kalambo Falls
Lake Tanganyika ©
Lake Tanganyika
Moto Moto Museum ©
Moto Moto Museum

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