Fly into Zambia’s capital Lusaka — taking an hour or two to explore its markets — before making the four-hour road journey to the Lower Zambezi Valley. Base yourself in the lodges near the river and get on the water, whether through a leisurely boat cruise or a more adventurous canoe safari. Take a game drive to see elephants, lions, zebras and many more, and enjoy starlit nights in the open. End your safari trip by driving back to Lusaka and your departure.

Key information

Destinations Destinations Lower Zambezi National Park, Lusaka
Activity Activity Safari, Luxury, Nature & Wildlife
Physical Level Physical Level Easy
Season Season January - December

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Go wildlife watching in the Lower Zambezi National Park

Go wildlife watching in the Lower Zambezi National Park

Day 1–4 in Lower Zambezi National Park

The Lower Zambezi National Park’s wildlife is centred around the floodplain along the northeastern side of the Zambezi River. Combined with Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe, this is one of Africa’s best places to see elephants, zebras, leopards, lions and many more.

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Go Tiger fishing on the Lower Zambezi

Go Tiger fishing on the Lower Zambezi

The razor-toothed tiger fish is one of the world’s most powerful freshwater fishes. Found in the Lower Zambezi area, you can fish them year-round – but look out for crocodiles and hippos lurking below the water’s surface.

Where to stay

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Kiambi Lodge

Kiambi Lodge is located in the Chiawa Game Management area of the Lower Zambezi Valley, at the confluence of the Zambezi and Kafue rivers. Operating since 1999, the lodge offers a variety of accommodation, including luxury thatched tented chalets, air-conditioned chalets, self-catering accommodation and camping facilities, all with fantastic views of the Zambezi River.

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This route booked with one of our specialist tour operators would cost from $1,245pp. Pricing varies by accommodation class, and can be tailored to suit your budget.

Pricing is typically inclusive of hotels, transfers, meals, and all guided excursions and activities.

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