Zambia embodies the rugged beauty of Southern Africa and is surrounded by quite a handful of countries ranging from Angola to the west, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe to the east and Botswana and Namibia to the southwest amongst others. With the bustling capital of Lusaka, its potential is much more than it is given credit for. Zambia’s wildlife parks and scenic landmarks makes for the perfect package to get an unforgettable adventure.
The post-colonial history adds an allure to the Zambian mystery – it is interesting to learn of the post-colonial socio-economic development of the country. With a handful of beautiful spots to explore, more citizens of the neighbouring countries are keen on exploring the top spots of Zambia. The promise of zen, sunshine and adventure is one that cannot be easily passed up by eager travellers. Jovago brings you four stops that every traveller should make while in charming Zambia.
South Luangwa National Park
This national park is good enough to deserve its own day of commemoration. The Mozambique The South Luangwa National Park is home to a wide range of flora and fauna, nature-loving travelers would find appreciation at this spot as it spans two different eco-regions, this makes the perfect blend for a wildlife adventure. It’s a ten-hour drive from Lusaka but this ten-hour drive is worth every hour on road!
Driving foreign travellers to explore this destination is a key part of Zambia’s goal of further boosting tourism along the Tanzanian border. Developments are currently underway to ensure the transformation of this region into a major tourism hub. Mbala houses the Kalambo Falls which is quite beautiful but unfortunately inaccessible in the rainy season, so make sure to take the seasons into consideration when planning to have a Zambian adventure!
What traveller doesn’t want to see the Victoria Falls?! This bucket-list spot is definitely a stop to make while in Zambia. It is nothing short of breathtaking… Even the most daring travellers are amazed by the Victoria Falls. It ranks up there as the biggest tourist attraction for not only Zambia but also Zimbabwe. The views from different spots up there are stunning and unforgettable. Make 2016 the year to strike Victoria Falls off your bucket list!
It is established that Lake Kariba is the world’s largest man-made lake by volume, how amazing is that? Watching the sunset here is a sight for sore eyes. It makes for a great destination for short weekend getaways from work or fro couple to enhance their relationships.
Zambia’s tourism is still progressing so it’s safe to say that top destinations would not be as crowded as other popular tourist spots. This way, travellers can get the fringe benefits of popular tourists destinations without the stress of haggling for a free spot for a perfect selfie. The gorgeous views in Zambia are sure to soothe frayed nerves from the travel. It makes the perfect place for rejuvenation, the beauty of the blue sea mixed with rich greenery transports one to a world of adventure!