Covering some 4000 square kilometres of woodland savannah, the Lower Zambezi National Park is home to buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant, a variety of antelopes, crocodiles and hippos – all of which are concentrated primarily along the base of the valley. Bird lovers can rest assured that the area is home to a rich variety and abundance of local birdlife. On the other side of the river is Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools Reserve, which means that the whole area is a protected haven for wildlife.
During the rainy season, the full river forms a network of streams and grassy islands – much like Botswana’s Okavango Delta. As in the Delta, a canoe safari is the best way to get up close to the animals that frequent the marshes and pools. Lodges in the lower Zambezi also offer Tiger fishing, game drives and walking safaris, so there is no shortage of adventure to be had.
It is with much delight that we share the exciting news of Yellow Fever certification being lifted (with immediate effect) for travel between Zambia and its regional neighbours, South Africa and Botswana. This follows the recent announcement by the World Health Organisation (WHO) of declaring Zambia yellow fever free. One less requirement to remember and process! Coupled with the recently introduced Kaza Univisa (common tourist visa for Zambia/Zimbabwe), the lifting of the yellow fever certification means regional combination safaris/trips will be so […]Read more