If you are looking for the best leopard sightings, then South Luangwa is a must offering the highest concentration of leopard sightings in the world! Zambia is well-known for its prolific game experience, incredible birdlife, a diversity of National Parks and one of the Natural Wonders of the World.


Airport: Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (Lusaka), Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport (Livingstone), Mfuwe International Airport

Capital: Lusaka

Currency: Kwacha

Visas: Visas are required by most visitors to Zambia and can usually be obtained at your point of entry

What to pack: Neutral and lightweight clothing is recommended for safaris, don’t forget to include a warm fleece in summer and a few layers for winter. Comfortable walking shoes are a must along with sunscreen, sunglasses, swimming attire, binoculars and most definitely your camera!

When to visit: December to April is the rainy season which often offers discounted rates, May through to November is the ‘safari season’ with the best game viewing, weather and walking safaris.

Where to go: South Luangwa National Park, Kafue National Park, Lower Zambezi National Park, Livingstone

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