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SOME OF THE BEST REASONS TO VISIT ZAMBIA
- Home of Victoria Falls: The perfect view of the world’s largest and most beautiful waterfall in the world. Victoria Falls is known locally as Mosi-oa-Tunya or ‘the smoke that thunders’.
- Proximity to all other countries: Zambia is easily accessed by air from all parts of the world and has an excellent network of regional airlines, railroad routes and road links.
- Africa’s best kept secret: Luangwa Valley. South Luangwa is one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. The concentration of game around the Luangwa River and its ox-bow lagoons is one of the most spectacular in Africa.
- Kafue National Park: This is one of the largest game reserves in Africa and offers viewing of the major species of the continent.
- Home of adventure: Zambezi River – as one of the greatest waterways on the African continent, this river attracts adventurous spirits to explore its lengths or challenge its rapids.
- Bird watcher’s paradise: Lochinvar National Park although one of the smallest national parks, Lochinvar has over 400 known species of birds, as well as other wildlife.
- The angler’s delight: Lake Kariba – a man-made lake 280 Kilometers long. An engineering marvel and conservation miracle. The Kariba Dam is the largest man-made Dam in Africa.
- Cultural capital: Cultural heritage – there are seven major ethnic groups within the country comprising 25 distinct tribes with their own rituals and 73 dialects.
- Historically interesting sites: Museums preserve the long tradition of tribal artifacts and there are famous moments from more recent times remembered of the Livingstone Monument, the Von Lettow Vorbeck Memorial and the Railway Museum in the town of Livingstone.
- Climate and infrastructure: Because of its height above sea level, Zambia, nicknamed “the air-conditioned state”, has a very pleasant climate for a tropical African nation. This, and the well develop infrastructure of transport and accommodation, makes it a particularly comfortable place to visit.
- Zambia has 19 national parks and 34 game management areas with a total of 65,000 square kilometer set aside for wildlife conservation.