Things to Do in Zambia

Zambia offers a variety of experiences to allow you to see both the country and its wildlife in unique, exciting ways. Apart from traditional game drives during both day and night, a safari in Zambia can also consist of walking, canoeing, boating, flying, rafting and more.

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One of our favorite things to do in Zambia is a walking safari in the South Luangwa. As the home of the walking safari, getting out on foot here is incredible. Safely approaching animals on foot while also learning about the smaller aspects of the bush is something truly special and unique. For those who enjoy getting on the water, try your hand at wrangling a tiger fish or maybe go on a canoe safari on the mighty Zambezi River, slowly floating as elephants cross the river using their trunks as a snorkel. The versatility of experiences here is sure to keep you entertained—you may never want to leave!

Canoeing on the Zambezi River

Canoeing on the Zambezi River

Lower Zambezi, Zambia

The Zambezi is renowned for truly spectacular canoeing as it provides you with the chance to see game from a wholly different perspective...looking up at it instead of down!

Children of the wilderness camp out

Children of the wilderness camp out

Luangwa Valley, Zambia

Brave the wilderness and venture out into the bush with Kaingo Camp's children of the wilderness camp out experience. Sleep under the stars near a waterhole and encounter its nocturnal visitors during your exhilarating overnight stay.

Wildlife Adventure Off the beaten track
Fishing on the Zambezi River

Fishing on the Zambezi River

Lower Zambezi, Zambia

The Zambezi River is host to some of the most incredible fresh water sport fishing in the world with both spinning and fly fishing, on a strictly catch and release policy according to the park rules. The most popular quarry is the infamous Tigerfish.

Kaingo Kids family safari experience

Kaingo Kids family safari experience

Luangwa Valley, Zambia

Take part in the Kaingo Kids programme at Kaingo Camp for a unique family safari experience full of adventure and discovery. Educational and fun, this programme will inspire and entertain our younger guests.

Wildlife Adventure Off the beaten track
Mulberry Mongoose workshop

Mulberry Mongoose workshop

Luangwa Valley, Zambia

Take a trip to the workshop of Mulberry Mongoose, a local company which employs local women to create fantastic hand-made jewellery and accessories, while giving back to the community and the environment.

Culture Eco/ethical tourism Off the beaten track
Private photographic guide South Luangwa

Private photographic guide South Luangwa

South Luangwa, Luangwa Valley, Zambia

Spend a day (or more) in the company of a professional wildlife photographer to hone your skills and make sure you take back some fantastic photos of your safari in the South Luangwa.

Dinner on the Livingstone Express

Dinner on the Livingstone Express

Victoria Falls - the Zambia side, Zambia

Dine onboard the Livingstone Express, a vintage train, offering guests the chance to travel in style, discover the mighty Victoria Falls at sunset and enjoy fine dining with a difference.

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