22 days in Zambia Itinerary

22 days in Zambia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Zambia itinerary planner

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Livingstone
— 5 nights
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Lusaka
— 8 nights
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South Luangwa National Park
— 5 nights
Fly to Lusaka, Drive to Kafue National Park
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Kafue National Park
— 1 day
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Livingstone

— 5 nights
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Livingstone is known for nature, adventure, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, stroll through Livingstone Crocodile Park, and examine the collection at Railway Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Livingstone trip simple and quick.

Vienna, Austria to Livingstone is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Vienna to Livingstone, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vienna in September, things will get a bit warmer in Livingstone: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Lusaka.

Things to do in Livingstone

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

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Lusaka

— 8 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lusaka side-trips: Kapishya Hot Springs (in North Luangwa National Park) and Munda Wanga Environmental Park (in Chilanga). Spend the 11th (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of Chaminuka Game Reserve. Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring nature at Lower Zambezi National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka, get a taste of the local shopping with 37D Gallery, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lusaka National Park, and hunt for treasures at Sunday Crafts Market.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lusaka travel route builder site.

You can fly from Livingstone to Lusaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to South Luangwa National Park.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 18:

South Luangwa National Park

— 5 nights
Go for a jaunt from South Luangwa National Park to Serenje to see Kundalila Falls about 1h 50 min away.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read South Luangwa National Park trip maker.

You can fly from Lusaka to South Luangwa National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You will leave for Kafue National Park on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in South Luangwa National Park

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 23:

Kafue National Park

— 1 day
On the 24th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Kafue National Park.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kafue National Park journey builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from South Luangwa National Park to Kafue National Park takes 15.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kafue National Park

Parks · Nature
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Highlights from your trip

Zambia travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Waterfalls · Nature & Parks
Air Conditioned State
Landlocked Zambia remains best known, a little counter intuitively perhaps, for its bodies of water. Three large rivers run through the country, with most of the big urban areas and smaller settlements sticking close to waterways and the valleys they've cut over millennia. Holidays in Zambia are adventurous affairs, with real planning required to get the most out of the country--foreign visitors find the infrastructure lacking and familiar comforts practically nonexistent. Traditional villages remain the most culturally rewarding places to visit in Zambia, while superlative natural features include animal-rich national parks and picturesque waterfalls.