Zambia Accommodation

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Neighbouring countries: Tanzania, the DRC, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and Angola Major activities: Scenic flights over the Victoria Falls; swimming in the Devil’s Pool above the falls; white-water rafting and other water sports; river cruises; elephant-back rides; walking with lions, game drives in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park; walking safaris in the South Luangwa National Park; and many more.

Zambia Socio-Economic Statistics*

Epitomising the real Africa, Zambia is home to natural wonders such as the thundering Zambezi River and world-famous Victoria Falls. Nature reserves and transfrontier conservation enable the visitor to view wildlife it its natural habitat. Known for its welcoming people, rich culture and fascinating drumming and dancing rituals, Zambia is the ideal adventure destination.

Capital Lusaka
National Day 24 October 1964
Airports Lusaka International Airport, Livingstone
Main languages English, Chinyanja and 72 local dialects
Neighbouring countries Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and Angola.
Time zone GMT +2
Size 752 612 km2
Population 12 900 million (2009)
Economy Copper mining is the country’s economic mainstay, with agriculture and tourism developing rapidly.
Currency Zambia Kwacha
Climate Tropical, the rainy season stretching from November to April. Average temperatures of above 20°C over most of the country.
Places to see Lusaka, South Luangwa National Park, Lower Zambezi National Park, Lake Kariba, Victoria Falls.

Tourism Partners

Zambia Tourism:

Livingstone Travel Partners

Airlink operates convenient and direct flights to Nelspruit Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from Livingstone, Zambia.

Royal Chundu:

David Livingstone
Safari Lodge and Spa:

Lusaka Travel Partners

Airlink operates convenient and direct flights to Johannesburg Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from Lusaka, Zambia.

Lower Zambezi Camps:

*Socio economic data courtesy RETOSA
The Regional Tourism Organisation of Southern Africa (RETOSA) is a Southern African Development Community (SADC) body responsible for the development of tourism through marketing and promotion of sustainable regional tourism in 14 Southern African countries. Working in close cooperation with the region’s national tourism organisations, the private sector and media partners, RETOSA engages in several projects while promoting tourism investment and affecting transformation through public sector facilitation.

Associations & Memberships


Airlink is an Associate Member of the United States Tour Operators Association. However, Airlink is NOT a participant in the USTOA $1 Million Travellers’ Assistance Program and is not held by USTOA to certain other standards required of Active Members.