It is elephant that are the guest of honour at this wild delight on the Zambezi. The priceless dining experience served up is exclusive, enchanting and eco-friendly.
It is the longest lake in the world at 673 kilometers long. It is the second deepest lake in the world at 1,470 meters deep. It holds nearly one sixth of all available surface freshwater on earth. It is home to 400 species of fish (including the Goliath Tiger Fish and Tanganyika Nile Perch), a jelly fish, water cobra, fresh water shrimps, mussels and countless other invertebrate species. Ninety eight percent of this myriad of life is found nowhere else on earth. The lake is the route of the oldest passenger ship in the world which is still in active service. Along its shoreline are plunging waterfalls (including Kalambo Falls), pristine beaches, isolated rainforests and the longest portion of lake shore that is totally protected, Nsumbu National Park.
While the mass migration of wildebeest has always been a major attraction on the African continent, it seems that Zambia holds a strong trump card in the battle for safari supremacy. Zambia hides a secret, airborne, wildlife spectacle that forms arguably, the largest animal concentration in the world.
Zambia features on many 2017's must-see destinations and with good reason. If you're looking for an excuse to get out and about read our round up of the best that Zambia has on offer.
At Artisan Design one will find chic hand-crafted lamps and home accessories that are uniquely designed with love and an ethnic twist.
The Chikumbuso Women and Orphans Project (which translates as remembrance" in Lozi) is the marvellous brainchild of Linda Wilkinson. This school and widows project in Ng’ombe Township of Lusaka, began to transform the lives in 2005. Individuals and families left reeling from the AIDS epidemic found hope through free education, skills training and in learning how to make beautiful handbags to sell as a way to earn money.
Copperbelt dwellers looking for green space to stretch their legs on a Saturday morning, get your trainers laced up. The beautiful Musapas Farm in Kitwe now offers 3km, 4km, 7km or 10km tracks where you can workout. Walkers, runners, cyclists and fit mums with tough prams are all welcome.
The Penny Farthing Challenge is a community based MTB and running event which takes place in at the Musapa Farm in Kitwe. The event aims to get Zambians active and offers 45km, 23km, 15km and 8km of stunning tracks which are surrounded by Miombo Forests and the magnificent Kafue River.
The 2017 Tangila Trail Series offers a full weekend of running, cycling and swimming in the beautiful setting of Masebe Ranch in the Mkushi farming block.
The 1Zambia MTB offers a unique experience in the African mountain bike scene. Riders navigate 250km of unexplored terrain made up of beautiful Zambian bush, rolling hills and remote valleys with the race finally finishing on the banks of the the mighty Zambezi River.
Stay ahead of the crowd with our guide to all things Zambian.