30 days in Zambia Itinerary

30 days in Zambia Itinerary

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30 days in Zambia Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  4​h
1
Livingstone
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Choma
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Sioma
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Senanga
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Liuwa Plain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
6
Mbala
— 1 night
7
Mpika
— 2 nights
8
Chingola
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Ndola
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
10
Lusaka
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Cape Town

4
nights
Livingstone

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Livingstone Museum and Railway & Gateway Jewish Museum. Get outdoors at Helicopter Tours and Safaris. On the 4th (Tue), spend a relaxing day on the river with a rafting and tubing tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Going Green Investment- Zambia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Livingstone Reptile Park, and view the masterpieces at Wayiwayi Art Studio and Gallery.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Livingstone day trip tool .

Cape Town, South Africa to Livingstone is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in June, with highs in Livingstone at 24°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Choma.

Things to do in Livingstone

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Safaris
River Rafting & Tubing
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls

2
nights
Choma

Choma ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at The Choma Museum and Crafts Centre.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Choma trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Livingstone to Choma in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel to Sioma.

Things to do in Choma

Museums Childrens Museums
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The Choma Museum and Crafts Centre ©

1
night
Sioma

Sioma
On the 8th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Ngonye Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Sioma Ngwezi National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sioma travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Choma to Sioma by car takes about 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Senanga.

Things to do in Sioma

Nature Parks
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Ngonye Falls
Ngonye Falls
Sioma Ngwezi National Park ©
Sioma Ngwezi National Park

2
nights
Senanga

Senanga ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the activities along Zambezi River.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Senanga sightseeing planner .

Explore your travel options from Sioma to Senanga with the Route module. June in Senanga sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will leave for Liuwa Plain National Park on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Senanga

Nature Parks
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Zambezi River ©
Zambezi River

2
nights
Liuwa Plain National Park

Liuwa Plain National Park
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Liuwa Plains.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Senanga to Liuwa Plain National Park. On the 13th (Thu), you're off toMbala.

Things to do in Liuwa Plain National Park

Nature Parks
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1
night
Mbala

Mbala ©
Mbala is Zambia’s most northerly large town and seat of Mbala District, occupying a strategic location close to the border with Tanzania and controlling the southern approaches to Lake Tanganyika, 40 km by road to the north-west, where the port of Mpulungu is located. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Kalambo Falls and then examine the collection at Moto Moto Museum.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Liuwa Plain National Park to Mbala. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel to Mpika.

Things to do in Mbala

Nature Parks Museums
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Kalambo Falls ©
Kalambo Falls
Moto Moto Museum ©
Moto Moto Museum

2
nights
Mpika

Mpika ©
Get outdoors at South Luangwa National Park and Bangweulu Wetlands.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mpika travel route site .

Traveling by car from Mbala to Mpika takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 18th (Tue), you're off toChingola.

Things to do in Mpika

Parks Nature Wildlife
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South Luangwa National Park ©
South Luangwa National Park
Bangweulu Wetlands ©
Bangweulu Wetlands
Shiwa Ngandu
Shiwa Ngandu

2
nights
Chingola

Chingola ©
Chingola is a city in Zambia's Copperbelt Province, the country's copper-mining region, with a population of 157,340 (2008 census). Chingola is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Chingola trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by bus from Mpika to Chingola takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You will leave for Ndola on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Chingola

Wildlife Parks
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Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage ©
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage

2
nights
Ndola

Ndola ©
Observe the bustling industrial center of Ndola, capital of Zambia's copper-mining region, and see numerous facilities that contribute to the economy of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): examine the collection at Copperbelt Museum and then pause for some photo ops at Dag Hammarskjoeld Memorial.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ndola trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Chingola to Ndola in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off toLusaka.

Things to do in Ndola

Museums
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Copperbelt Museum ©
Copperbelt Museum

7
nights
Lusaka

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka and Chilenje House. Zambia National Museum and The Henry Tayali Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 24th (Mon) in the pleasant surroundings of Chaminuka Game Reserve. Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Lower Zambezi National Park. There's much more to do: get outside with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery, take in the exciting artwork at Namwane Art Gallery, stroll through Parays Game Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jame Mosque.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lusaka holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Ndola to Lusaka takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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