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Zambia safaris & holidays

Zambia safaris & holidays

Spot Africa's game or join a walking safari on a tailor-made Zambia tour

Zambia has a reputation for the best game-watching guides in Africa, and is the home of the 'walking safari'. Our specialists know all the best camps and can tailor-make an itinerary to get you face-to-face with Zambia’s wildlife. Malawi’s laid-back lakeside lifestyle makes it an ideal place to relax at the beginning or end of your safari.

Flight Time

13 hours (Lusaka via Johannesburg)

Time Zone

UTC +2

Recommended Airlines

Emirates and South African Airways

Where can you fly from?

Flights to Zambia are available from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow

Speak to someone who's been there
Russell, an Audley Travel specialist

Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Zambia specialists on 01993 838 505

Suggested itineraries for Zambia

These itineraries give you a starting point for what your trip to Zambia could entail. They cover routes we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favourite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

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Our expert guides to travelling in Zambia

Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Zambia. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Zambia at its best.

Elephant, South Luangwa National Park

Family safaris in Zambia

If you are considering taking your family on safari, Zambia has a lot to offer every member of your tribe. Many camps have private houses with space for little legs to tire themselves out, flexible dining options and child-minding facilities.

Game drive in the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Green Season in Zambia

The Green Season in Zambia takes place in the Luangwa Valley between November and May. A more cost-effective time to travel, it's during this period you'll see newborn animals in abundance and a landscape awash with colour thanks to the heavy rains that descend.

Walking safari in the South Luangwa

Walking safaris in Zambia

A walking safari in Zambia allows you the opportunity to tread the same dusty plains as the animals Africa is so well-known for. Here, you can observe game from a different perspective under the watchful eye of first-class guides, in a variety of different national parks.

Honeymoon House, Tongabezi, Livingstone & The Victoria Falls

Honeymoons in Zambia

Zambia is home to a wonderful selection of lodges that offer fantastic game viewing and relaxation in equal measure. If you would like to plan your honeymoon in Zambia, our specialists can tailor a trip to your preferences and help you build the honeymoon of a lifetime.

Livingstone & The Victoria Falls, Zambia

Visiting Victoria Falls

A visit to Victoria Falls can be incorporated into a tailor-made trip to Zambia. A true spectacle that enchanted David Livingstone, this natural wonder is one such highlight that our country specialists will not want you to miss when exploring this breathtaking country.

Luangwa Safari House, South Luangwa National Park

Zambia's safari houses

Unlike a lodge, a safari house is available to hire out on an exclusive basis and is perfect for families and groups. Here are just a few of our favourites from Zambia, which our specialists can include in a tailor-made itinerary for you.

Bats in Kasanka, Zambia

See the bat migration in Zambia

The bat migration takes place in Zambia between October and December in Kasanka National Park, and is the world's largest mammal migration. If you would like to see the bat migration you can include it in a bigger safari itinerary thanks to the park's proximity to the Luangwa Valley.

The Dog House, Tongabezi, Livingstone & The Victoria Falls

Luxury safaris in Zambia

Zambia's spectacular national parks, abundant wildlife and luxury lodges offer both first time and return visitors an unrivalled safari experience. Audley's Southern Africa safari specialist Russell explains how to make the most of your time.

Game drive with Shenton Safaris

A typical day on an African safari

A typical day on safari essentially revolves around the need to see the wildlife at its most active. It usually follows a similar routine with slight variations between destinations and seasons.

Harriet on Livingstone Island, Victoria Falls, Zambia
Start planning your trip

Provide us with a few starting details about your travel plans, and one of our Zambia specialists will be in touch to give you suggestions and ideas.