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Inspiration & insight from our safari experts, to help you plan an unforgettable trip to Zambia.

Multigenerational Travel: Top Places To Stay At Victoria Falls

For the past few years, Multigenerational Travel has been at the top of most travel trend lists. These days families often live in different countries or are too busy to find time to connect properly.  And so annual multigenerational holidays (typically made out of at least three generations) have become the best way to spend Read More

The Seasonal Camps of Zambia

Just like a winter season ski resort in Switzerland, the Zambian Safari operators in the South Luangwa and the Lower Zambezi National Park regions have a clear on and off season. Both the South Luangwa River and the Lower Zambezi River swell dramatically during the summer rains and so most of the camps on the Read More

New UNIVISA for Zambia and Zimbabwe – Great news for safari travellers

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The recently launched UNIVSA (or KAZA visa) now makes traveling between Zambia and Zimbabwe so much easier… and cheaper too! In a nutshell, nationalities who originally had to apply for and pay for a separate visa for Zambia and Zimbabwe now only need one visa for both countries at a cost of US$ 50. This Read More

Spotlight on Zambia

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Surprisingly, Zambia is still one of the world’s best-kept secrets. Few dare to venture away from the well-trodden tourist route, but for those who love adventure travel and who seek excitement in unchartered terrain, Zambia is the ultimate authentic safari destination. Zambia is large geographically, but not densely populated. The Zambian people are peace-loving and Read More

Elephant’s Trunk Bitten by Crocodile while Drinking

Africa is a hot place, with temperatures in summer often reaching in excess of 100 ºF in the shade.  Cooling off and keeping hydrated is therefore essential for the animals survival. Sometimes that means taking a drink in conditions that are not always ideal – as was the case with this elephant bull in the South Read More

Zambia’s Emerald Season

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We’re just a few months away from the start of Zambia’s famed ‘Emerald Season’, which is when the heavens open and Zambia is blessed with life-giving rainfall from November to April. Particularly noticeable in the South Luangwa, the rains transform the valley into a lush, emerald green paradise from which the rainy season takes its Read More

Victoria Falls – The difference between the Zambian and Zimbabwean sides

The Victoria Falls, a World Heritage Site, cascade down a 355ft gorge where the Zambezi river continues it’s flow southwards through the valley below. Bordering both Zimbabwe and Zambia, the Victoria Falls offer the unique opportunity to witness the same natural wonder from one of two countries. But what is the difference between the Zambian Read More