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Zambia Safaris

Most serious safari enthusiasts and wildlife watchers absolutely love Zambia. For remote, low key, original and authentic style, with incredible wildlife action, it doesn't get much better than this. Zambia has brilliant and beautiful, fabulously remote National Parks, spectacular walking, the best guiding, and great value small, owner-run lodges.

Zambia Safaris: Top 5 reasons to go 

1.      There’s no mucking about here, this is the real deal; a safari in Zambia is authentic and top class, with the best guides (who weren’t just trained yesterday and wheeled in for a season), and the best locations chosen for their remoteness and the game-viewing opportunities, and offering the most up-close-and-personal-with-nature activities.
2.      Victoria Falls. Ok it’s not strictly a safari destination but it combines so beautifully with a wild Zambia safari and is so spectacular that we had to include it…   Show me more >

Some of our Favourite Zambia Safari Lodges

When to go

As with most African safari destinations, the best time to go on safari in Zambia is usually during the winter months between June and October/November.  This is the dry season when the weather is great, and as the bush becomes less dense and water scarce, it is easier to spot the wildlife coming to drink at the waterholes.
The ‘green’ season offers its own delights; keen birders especially will enjoy a Zambia safari during or just after the rains.  The South Luangwa is a lovely place to visit at this time, however it should be noted that some camps shut during the rains.

Our Top 3 Zambia safari destinations

1.      Luangwa Valley is hands down our top favourite Zambia safari destination.  Although we do send first-timers, Zambia is best for second or third-time safari goers who have already seen the big five and will therefore appreciate the opportunity of an unspoilt safari experience on foot and away from the crowds.  Show me more >

Itinerary suggestions

A wider range of activities is permitted in Zambia’s parks than in many African national parks, including night drives, walking and boating.  As a result, you don’t have to search for the more expensive private reserves in order to get right up close to nature.  Show me more >




Although we tailor-make all our trips we have reproduced a number of popular itineraries here

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Map of Zambia

Map of Zambia Zambia - South Luangwa Zambia - North Luangwa Zambia - Lower Zambezi Zambia - Kafue Zambia - Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia - Liuwa Plains Zambia - Lake Malawi
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