15 days in Lusaka & Etosha National Park Itinerary

15 days in Lusaka & Etosha National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Fly:  28 h
1
Lusaka, Zambia
— 7 nights
Drive:  16 h 15 min
2
Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  35 h
End: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

7
nights
Lusaka, Zambia

Lusaka ©
Tourism in Lusaka, Zambia's commercial and government center, thrives mostly due to its central location and well-connected airport, making it a gateway for exploring the country's numerous nature reserves and national parks.
Go for a jaunt from Lusaka to North Luangwa National Park to see Kapishya Hot Springs about 11h 45 min away. Spend the 27th (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of Chaminuka Game Reserve. Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Lower Zambezi National Park. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka, examine the collection at Zambia National Museum, and look for gifts at Manda Hill.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lusaka trip planner.

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to Lusaka is an approximately 28- hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central Africa Time (CAT), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kapishya Hot Springs
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Lower Zambezi National Park ©
Lower Zambezi National Park
Chaminuka Game Reserve ©
Chaminuka Game Reserve
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery

3
nights
Etosha National Park, Namibia

Etosha National Park ©
For nature lovers, a trip to Etosha National Park seems like a dream: the vast salt desert houses hundreds of animal species, which roam the arid lands and gather near the many waterholes.
Etosha National Park is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Etosha National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lusaka to Etosha National Park. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lusaka to Etosha National Park due to the time zone difference. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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