30 days in Zambia Itinerary

30 days in Zambia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  4 h
1
Livingstone
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Liuwa Plain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Senanga
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Sioma
— 3 nights
Drive:  12 h
5
Mpika
— 3 nights
Bus:  7 h 45 min
6
Chingola
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4 h
7
Lusaka
— 9 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Cape Town

4
nights
Livingstone

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Get in touch with nature at Victoria Falls and Livingstone Reptile Park. And it doesn't end there: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, explore and take pictures at Gorge Swing, shop like a local with The National Art Gallery, Livingstone, and examine the collection at Railway Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Livingstone online holiday planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Livingstone is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In June, Livingstone is a bit warmer than Cape Town - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Liuwa Plain National Park.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Kayaking & Canoeing
Helicopter Tours

2
nights
Liuwa Plain National Park

Liuwa Plain National Park
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Liuwa Plains.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Liuwa Plain National Park day trip planning site.

You can fly from Livingstone to Liuwa Plain National Park in 3 hours. You will leave for Senanga on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Liuwa Plain National Park

Nature Parks
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3
nights
Senanga

Senanga ©
Senanga is a town in the Western Province of Zambia, on the eastern bank of the Zambezi River, at the southern end of its Barotse Floodplain. Senanga is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Zambezi River.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Senanga online tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Liuwa Plain National Park to Senanga. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for Sioma on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Senanga

Nature Parks
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Zambezi River ©
Zambezi River

3
nights
Sioma

Sioma
Visiting Ngonye Falls and Sioma Ngwezi National Park will get you outdoors.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sioma trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Senanga to Sioma. You will leave for Mpika on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Sioma

Nature Parks
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Ngonye Falls
Ngonye Falls

3
nights
Mpika

Mpika ©
Take a break from the city and head to Bangweulu Wetlands and South Luangwa National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mpika trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Sioma to Mpika by car takes about 17.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. You'll set off for Chingola on the 17th (Mon).

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

3
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: stroll through Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chingola tour website.

You can take a bus from Mpika to Chingola in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll set off for Lusaka on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Chingola

Wildlife Parks
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Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage ©
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage

9
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.
Get outdoors at Chaminuka Game Reserve and Parays Game Farm Wildlife Sanctuary. Take a break from Lusaka with a short trip to Kapishya Hot Springs in North Luangwa National Park, about 11h 45 min away. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Lower Zambezi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at PaZuri Place, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka, browse the different shops at Eastpark Mall, and take in the exciting artwork at 37D Gallery.

Plan my day in Lusaka using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Chingola to Lusaka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to 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

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