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    Zambia

    A Friendly Country Filled with Diversity.

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    Zambia is commonly regarded as one of the most beautiful, friendly, diverse, and unspoilt countries on the entire African continent. Officially known as the Republic of Zambia, this landlocked country is bordered by eight others and has a year-round tropical climate. The capital city is Lusaka, located in the south-central part of the country. However, this is often mistaken for its infinitely more famous smaller city, Livingstone, which is on the south-western border. For the same reasons, the country also has four international airports servicing the different parts. Lusaka: Kenneth Kaunda International, Livingstone: Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International, Ndola and Mfuwe to the far south. 

    Aside from the flights, self-driving is easy and encouraged though they do have a reliable bus network too. TAZARA, the legendary railway connecting Tanzania and Zambia, is an interesting experience for the more intrepid traveller. Aside from the majestic Victoria Falls, the country has more natural water resources than any other southern African country, not to mention the famous Zambezi River. The many National Parks offer great opportunities for safari, while bustling urban areas offer a taste of eclectic Zambian culture.

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    Zambia Safari Ideas

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    Go Birdwatching

    Bring your binoculars for an amazing birdwatching safari.
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    Witness the Bat Migration

    See the annual bat migration between November and December.
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    See the Big Cats

    Numerous safari parks are home to these incredible cat species.
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    It is always important to take into consideration the possible health risks when travelling to Africa. There are various tropical diseases in Zambia, so vaccinations for the most common risks are recommended. However, travellers should always check with their local Travel Clinic. Vaccinations for the following are usually recommended: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, cholera, yellow fever, malaria, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR),

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    In the major towns of Zambia, the tap water is purified and therefore safe to drink. When travelling to more remote areas, it is advisable to boil the water first or drink bottled water.

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    Over the last decade, safaris and lodges in Zambia have become more family-friendly, offering privacy, activities for everyone, and even discounted rates for children.

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    Depending on the type of safari you opt for you, will depend on the level of fitness you’ll need. Walking safaris require a certain level of fitness, while guided game drives are perfect for any discerning traveller.

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    Most tour operators and travel agents will recommend purchasing travel insurance before arriving in Zambia. Most travellers include emergency air evacuation if they are travelling to remote areas of the country. We advise that travellers talk to their travel consultant before travelling.

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    International travellers require an international driving permit if they want to drive in Zambia. Cars drive on the left side of the road. Travellers from other SADC countries with foreign licenses are accepted and recognized in Zambia.

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    Zambia is relatively conservation, so travellers should dress appropriately. Furthermore, eating is always only with the right hand, handshakes when greeting are important, public displays of affection are uncommon, and people generally refer to each other by Mr. or Mrs.

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    The best time to visit Zambia on a safari holiday is generally between May and October—the dry season—as this season offers the best game viewing opportunities and ideal weather. The wet season generally occurs between December and April.

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    Zambia offers a wide range of accommodation options. These include luxury hotels and resorts, guesthouses, bed and breakfast, and camping options. Glamping is a popular option when travelling to Africa, and offers the creature comforts of home during a stay in the wild.

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    To enter Zambia, travellers must have a valid passport valid for at least six months, as well as at least three blank pages. Visas depend on the country of origin, so travellers are advised to check online. However, if visas are required, they can usually be obtained online or upon arrival.

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