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ZAMBIA


Zambia is a land of glorious sunsets, friendly people, ancient traditions and mystic legends, of nature at its wildest and most exquisite.

An unparalleled adventure experience, one of the wonders of the world and excellent game viewing. No visit to Southern Africa is complete without a trip to the Victoria Falls. Zambia a popular safari destination is home to a huge variety of mammals including elephant, hippo, buffalo, giraffe, zebra and lion. The huge land-locked country has vast areas of wilderness, which have never borne witness to the footprint of man. It has large areas of rich woodland, lakes, swamps and rivers. Enjoy sundowner cruises on the Zambezi River or simply enjoy the abundant wildlife activity at the waters edge. Victoria Falls is particularly spectacular from the Zambian Side.  


GENERAL FACTS FILE



Covering a total surface area of 752,614 square kilometers, Zambia
is a large country. The country is generally a high plateau averaging between 1,060 metres (3,500 ft) and 1,363 metres (4,500 ft) above sea level. This makes the country’s weather mild and pleasant.

Zambia, the People
There are over 72 dialects spoken in
Zambia, but the official language is English. Out of the 72 ethnic groups (tribes) 20 celebrate special cultural ceremonies on an annual basis. These manifest customs, social life, rituals, oral history, material and spiritual culture. Visitors are welcome to watch these ceremonies as part of Zambian Tourism.

Zambia, the Natural Resources
The country has 19 Game Parks & 34 Game reserves. There is a wide variety and a profusion of Wildlife both large and small and over 740 bird species. So it is a birder’s paradise too!
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REASONS TO VISIT


  • World Famous Victoria Falls: The Victoria Falls is 1 708 meters wide, making it the largest curtain of water in the world. A visit to Victoria Falls is said to be one of a Life time experience, a feeling unmatched by any other waterfall.
  • Zambia's Wild & Unspoilt Wilderness Safari Experience: The national parks in Zambia remain off the beaten path, and nature is showcased and at work by the minute and particularly during the night game drives in the parks. It is no wonder that famous adage about Zambia applies naturally: "Zambia - The Real Africa".
  • Magic of the LuangwaValley: The LuangwaRiver attracts wildlife and its wonder includes the concentrations of leopards in the area, the rutting and calving of the impala, the rebirth of the ecosystem, the ebb and flow of the water level that saturate the land and sustain it along with the rich history.
  • Africa's Famous Walking Safaris: Zambia is the only country in Africa that can guarantee and claim to pioneer the ability to see wildlife, birdlife & ecology on foot, and deliver on a sensational experience, all with the safety and leadership of Africa's best trained guides.
  • Zambia's Adventures Activities: Zambia is known as the adventure capital of the World for good reason. With the World-famous Victoria Falls to enjoy as well as the affordable activities, a visit to Zambia is highly recommended for all age group.
  • Livingstone & Zambia's Historical Experience: Zambia is absorbed in rich colonial history. Previously known as Northern Rhodesia after Cecil Rhodes, who amassed enormous amounts of wealth in Rhodesia to honoring Dr. David Livingstone, who strove to eliminate slavery and died in Zambia. His heart was buried in here and his body transported to Westminster Abbey in England.
  • Zambia's Diverse & Complimentary Parks: Zambia has 19 national parks and protected areas with the core wildlife concentration areas being South Luangwa, North Luangwa, and Lower Zambezi. Each of these parks offers unique pristine, remote and untouched experiences ranging from wildlife, birdlife, grasslands to ecological pilgrimage.
  • Superb Ornithological Experience: Excellent waterways are home to beautiful bird species & Zambia boast what every traveler wanting to have an ornithological experience & promises to exceed their imagination. From Martial eagle taking down a guinea fowl to the colorful carmine bee-eaters' nesting season, millions of straw-colored fruit bats migrating you will be enchanted
  • Spectacular Scenery: Imagine a spectacular sunset as it vanishes in the distance with views of the trees in between the mountain/hilly humps with water flowing at the foot of the hills and the birds silhouette against the skies with no people except you - that would not be the Thomas Kincaid painting but a true to life experience in Zambia.
  • The People, Zambia's Cultural and Tribal Communities: Zambia has 74 tribal communities with one common powerful denominator fact: that Zambians are of the one friendliest people you have ever met. The cordiality is very appealing and pleasant. Tribal communities are eager to explain and display the cultural diversity that Zambia so proudly offers. Join Kuomboka Ceremony or the cultural safari experiences are diverse and infinite.
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