Overview – Zambia

A safari in Zambia is not about ticking off the big five. High quality guides will share their knowledge on game drives, night drives and walking safaris. A canoeing safari on the Zambezi is not to be missed by the more adventurous.

Rates (USD) $165 to $985 pp/day
Best Time to Go May to September (All parks)
High Season Jul to Oct (Only Victoria Falls gets busy)
Size 752,618km² / 290,587mi²

Pros and Cons

  • Excellent guiding is the norm
  • One of the best walking safari destinations
  • Good wildlife viewing
  • True wilderness experience
  • Small eco-friendly bushcamps and low-density tourism
  • A chance to see Victoria Falls
  • Few other attractions to supplement a safari

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Africa’s Hottest Safari Option
5/5

It is only in the last decade that Zambia burst back onto the African safari scene, re-building its safari reputation on the back of some epic national parks and outstanding wildlife. Anyone even vaguely familiar with Zambia and its...

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A stunning introduction to Africa
5/5

This was my first trip to southern Africa after years of journeying around South America, North America, Europe and Asia. I was looking for a unique experience that would encompass affordability, adventure, wildlife, scenic beauty and a...