Take a plunge in to some of finest waterfalls this year in Southern Africa-Zambia, a land blessed with 17 waterfalls, the legendary African walking Safari and the breathtaking sunsets that adds to Zambia’s splendor.
Zambia, although a landlocked country, is home to the world’s best safari opportunities. Almost, one third of the country is given to national parks and game reserves. Situated in Southern Africa, Zambia is bordered to Tanzania to the northeast, Malawi to the east, Mozambique to the South east Zimbabwe and Botswana to the South, a narrow strip of Namibia known as the Caprivi Strip to the southwest, Angola to the west and Democratic Republic of Congo to the northwest.
Zambia’s economy continues to revolve around copper and most recently with the recent success of tourism that has increased within the last few years. The main attraction of Lusaka city is primarily the ‘Kabwata Cultural Village’. The village is famed for the display of its culturally rich and traditional dance shows. Other than that, various art forms and local crafts are the specialty of Lusaka.
Enriched with its natural wonders, Zambia also offers a fulfilling nightlife and entertainment; these all can be witnessed and experienced in Lusaka, Zambia’s capital and largest city. The city is devoted to indigenous art, crafts and displays of traditional dancing. Lusaka offers a variety of entertainment including casinos, nightclubs, dancing, floor shows that can be found in main hotels, there are cinemas, shopping areas, the very popular amongst the travelers are the boat trips on the river with a few drinks.
Zambia’s main international gateway is Lusaka’s International Airport ( LU), which is situated 25 km from the centre of the city, It is reasonably well served by all major airlines dealing with most of the international and domestic flights to Zambia and other destinations in the worlds.
It even has its own transport system which is very well linked to other cities and local towns. Minibuses are popular, larger and much more sophisticated bus services exist. There is a train system that is slow yet reliable connecting to other towns in the region.
With a well established transport system in the country, one can travel around and see the wondrous splendors of the country. One would be in awe by the spectacular view of the sprays of Victoria falls one of the seven wonders of the world. The sprays of the water fall can be spotted from miles. Victoria Falls drop a distance of 108 m (345 ft) almost twice as far as the Niagara falls. Take a ferry to visit the famous Victoria Falls.
The mineral producing region of Zambia is also a tourist spot that can be accessed via Ndola. Ndola is the home of the Copper belt Museum and is an important commercial centre in Zambia. Experience the Zambian Wildlife at the Kafue National Park that is the second largest parks in the world and home to hundreds of bird species attracting tourists from around the world.