Getting There – Kasanka NP

Alan Murphy
Expert
By Alan Murphy

Alan is a renowned Africa expert and has authored many Lonely Planet guidebooks, including the guide to Zambia.

Alan is a renowned Africa expert and has authored many Lonely Planet guidebooks, including the guide to Zambia.

Alan is a renowned Africa expert and authored the Lonely Planet guidebook to Zambia.

Alan has authored the Lonely Planet guide to Zambia.

Travel Alert

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Travel Alert

Kasanka is located 520km/323mi northwest of Lusaka, the capital of Zambia.

The easiest way to get to the park is by chartered plane. Mulembo airstrip is conveniently located near Wasa lodge.

It is possible to drive to the park, and some specialized operators can set up a mobile trip for you.

To get to Zambia, visitors can fly to the main airport – Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN), located 14km/9mi from Lusaka. Alternatively, if visiting Victoria Falls, you can fly in or out of Livingstone Airport (LVI) (Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport), just outside of Livingstone and close to the falls.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

Please check Skyscanner, or for multiple-destination flights check Expedia, to see which airlines can take you to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN), and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Flights

Charter flights between parks are usually booked by your tour operator and are normally incorporated into your tour package.

The only domestic carrier is Proflight. Although Proflight has regular flights to Livingstone and some of Zambia’s main parks, including South Luangwa, Lower Zambezi and Liuwa Plain, it doesn’t offer any flights to Kasanka.

Passport, Visa & Other Entry Requirements

Please check our Getting There – Zambia page to learn more about passport, visa and other entry requirements.

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