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Lower Zambezi

Visit Lower Zambezi


The pristine wilderness of the Lower Zambezi National Park is a great place in which to watch Zambia's diverse and abundant wildlife. The park lies to the east of the capital, Lusaka, and across the Zambezi from the Mana Pools wildlife reserve in Zimbabwe. Up until the 1980s it was the private game reserve of the Zambian president and remains untouched by mass tourism, making it one of the last truly natural habitats in Africa.

The wildlife in the Lower Zambezi National Park is less prevalent than in some other parts of Zambia, but encounters with lions and leopards and sightings of birds such as fish eagles are common enough. Mopane and winterthorn trees, floodplains and the mighty river itself form a scenic backdrop to safaris in the park.


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Top itineraries in Lower Zambezi

Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma, Zambia

Zambia in Style

11-day tailor-made holiday from £10,570 pp incl. flights

Stay at three of Zambia’s most luxurious lodges while you experience the incredible wildlife and breathtaking wilderness of the South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi National Parks before exploring Victoria Falls.

Chinzombo, South Luangwa National Park

Zambia: Two Rivers Safari

10-day tailor-made safari journey from £8,100 pp incl. flights

Experience the magic of the Zambian wilderness and stay at exceptional bush camps in some of the country’s most off-the- beaten-track locations.

Top places to stay in Lower Zambezi

Chiawa Camp, Lower Zambezi

Chiawa Camp, Lower Zambezi

Traditional tented camp

This family owned camp is located amid the spectacular landscapes of the Lower Zambezi, a region home to leopards, lions, elephants and hippos and a breath-taking array of birds.

Sausage Tree Camp, Lower Zambezi

Sausage Tree Camp, Lower Zambezi

Traditional tented camp

This luxurious safari camp, located on the banks of the Lower Zambezi, is the epitome of bush chic, offering a civilised approach to a true bush experience with lavish attention to detail

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