7 days in Zambia Itinerary

7 days in Zambia Itinerary

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7 days in Zambia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
1
Lusaka
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
2
South Luangwa National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Livingstone
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

2
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 a sense of the local culture at 37D Gallery and Namwane Art Gallery. For shopping fun, head to Kabwata Cultural Village or Arcades Shopping Mall. Spend the 22nd (Sun) in the pleasant surroundings of Chaminuka Game Reserve. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Crafts Market, see the interesting displays at Zambia National Museum, and browse the different shops at Eastpark Mall.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lusaka trip planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Lusaka is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to South Luangwa National Park.

Things to do in Lusaka

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Kabwata Cultural Village ©
Kabwata Cultural Village
Sunday Crafts Market ©
Sunday Crafts Market
Eastpark Mall ©
Eastpark Mall

1
night
South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stop by Tribal Textiles.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our South Luangwa National Park trip planner .

Getting from Lusaka to South Luangwa National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in South Luangwa National Park

Shopping
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Tribal Textiles ©
Tribal Textiles

3
nights
Livingstone

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Get a sense of the local culture at Livingstone Museum and Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery. On the 25th (Wed), spend a relaxing day on the river with a rafting and tubing tour. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Livingstone trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from South Luangwa National Park to Livingstone in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum
Railway Museum ©
Railway Museum

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