Remote jungles, a mesmerizing variety of wildlife and exploring long forgotten roads, are all part of the thrill of travelling in Zambia. This Southern African country offers a variety of unforgettable experiences to visitors thanks to the combination of its sheer size, diverse geography and modern, upmarket facilities. Ranked as one of Africa safest countries to visit, the rich and fertile land has several natural wonders like the majestic Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River that attracts tourists to these lush landscapes.
More hotels in Zambia are providing customised expeditions to explore the many parks and attractions that dot the country, like the AVANI Hotels and Resorts, which provides its guests special excursions to the nearby, world-famous Victoria Falls. The town of Livingstone has become known as an action base, and is the ideal area to view the Zambian side of the fantastic falls. Take sunrise or sunset walks along the falls or, experience an adrenaline rush as you bungee jump from the Victoria Falls Bridge, set between the Zambia and Zimbabwe borders with the backdrop of the Falls.
Livingstone is also home to the oldest and largest museum in the country, the Livingstone Museum. Exhibition highlights include a collection of original memorabilia belonging to the famous, Dr. David Livingstone, tribal artefacts and a life-sized display of an African village. Adventure seekers have a plethora of activities to choose from when it comes to experience the beautiful wilderness. Descend deep in to the jungles, where wild animals wander through unfenced camps, explore abandoned routes and revel in the lack of human footprint around you.
Zambia has three great rivers running through it – the Zambezi, the Luangwa and the Kafue – which provide plenty of fun and exciting water activities. Take a relaxing fishing trip on one of the many great lakes, enjoy a sunset cruise along the Zambezi or savour an exhilarating raft ride down raging white water rapids. Zambia has so much to offer, that it’s no surprise that more and more travellers are now turning their eyes towards this great African nation as a travel destination.
Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media.