30 days in Zambia Itinerary

30 days in Zambia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cape Town
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
1
Kafue National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
2
Sioma
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Senanga
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Liuwa Plain National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  12 h
5
Mpika
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h
6
Kasama
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Lomashi
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
8
Chingola
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4 h
9
Lusaka
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
10
Livingstone
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Cape Town

2
nights
Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park
To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kafue National Park day trip planning tool.

Cape Town, South Africa to Kafue National Park is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel to Sioma.

Things to do in Kafue National Park

Nature Parks
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1
night
Sioma

Sioma
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Ngonye Falls. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sioma Ngwezi National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sioma trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Kafue National Park to Sioma takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Senanga.

Things to do in Sioma

Nature Parks
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Ngonye Falls
Ngonye Falls

2
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. On the 7th (Fri), explore the activities along Zambezi River.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Senanga holiday builder app.

Explore your travel options from Sioma to Senanga with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Senanga can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll set off for Liuwa Plain National Park on the 8th (Sat).

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
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Liuwa Plains.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Liuwa Plain National Park day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Senanga to Liuwa Plain National Park. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Mpika.

Things to do in Liuwa Plain National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:

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nights
Mpika

Mpika ©
Visiting South Luangwa National Park and Bangweulu Wetlands will get you outdoors.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mpika tour itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Liuwa Plain National Park to Mpika takes 28 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Kasama.

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
Kasama

Kasama ©
Kasama is the capital of the Northern Province of Zambia, situated on the central-southern African plateau at an elevation of about 1400 m. On the 14th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Chishimba Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasama Cathedral.

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You can take a bus from Mpika to Kasama in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lomashi.

Things to do in Kasama

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:
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Chishimba Falls ©
Chishimba Falls
Kasama Cathedral ©
Kasama Cathedral

2
nights
Lomashi

Lomashi ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Lumangwe Falls.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lomashi online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Kasama to Lomashi by car takes about 4 hours. You'll set off for Chingola on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Lomashi

Nature Parks
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Lumangwe Falls ©
Lumangwe Falls

1
night
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). On the 18th (Tue), stroll through Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Chingola tour planning app.

Traveling by car from Lomashi to Chingola takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Chingola

Wildlife Parks
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Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage ©
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage

6
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 Lower Zambezi National Park and Lusaka National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kapishya Hot Springs and Eastpark Mall. There's still lots to do: get outside with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery, pause for some photo ops at Freedom Statue, walk around Munda Wanga Environmental Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Pakati Sunday Market.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lusaka trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Chingola to Lusaka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Kapishya Hot Springs
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Lusaka National Park ©
Lusaka National Park
Lower Zambezi National Park ©
Lower Zambezi National Park
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery

5
nights
Livingstone

Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Helicopter Tours and Safaris. Take a break from the city and head to Angle Zambia and Victoria Falls. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Gorge Swing, take in the exciting artwork at The National Art Gallery, Livingstone, examine the collection at Railway & Gateway Jewish Museum, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Livingstone sightseeing planning website.

You can fly from Lusaka to Livingstone in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Livingstone, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:
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Helicopter Tours
Safaris
Angle Zambia ©
Angle Zambia

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