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The Lower Zambezi Park is the water experience of Zambia. A haven for elephants and those with a pachyderm passion, bush camps are scattered along the water's edge and are great settings for watching the river activity. A chance to explore this region by boat is highly recommended.

There is a wonderful selection of camps and accommodations avaiable in Lower Zambezi, including Chiawa, Old Mondoro and Sausage Tree Camp.

Experience the best Zambezi rafting and safari with Abercrombie and Kent.


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Fly to

Livingstone (Zambia) or Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) via Johannesburg

flying time

12 hours 15 minutes

time difference

GMT +2 hours

Visas

Required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if travelling from an endemic area

Best time to travel

April - June, when the water levels are at their greatest

Weather

The best time to travel is between April and June, there is little to no rain rainfall and the Falls are at their fullest. These are the winter months therefore temperatures will only peak at around 20°C, although days are clear and bright.

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Our experts can tailor-make the perfect holiday to suit your individual requirements, however, if you need inspiration or a starting point, below are some of our suggested trips and experiences:

Classic Zambia

Nights: 11 | from £6,185pp

With huge reserves, relatively few tourists, excellent guides and varied activity options, Zambia offers an extremely special safari experience, plus... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

Safari & Wildlife

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Luxury Small Group Journeys - Botswana: Safari in Style 2017

Nights: 9 | from £7,515pp

Discover the magical Okavango Delta combined with the mighty Victoria Falls, making this trip an unforgettable experience Find out more

Holiday type: Group departure

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Highlights of Zambia

Nights: 8 | from £3,145pp

Zambia is the experienced Africa hand’s best-kept secret – and South Luangwa National Park is the jewel in its crown, home to profuse wildlife and the... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

Safari & Wildlife

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Zambian Explorer

Nights: 10 | from £3,745pp

This special Classic Zambia is an incredible opportunity to discover the heart of Zambia for families and couples alike. Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

Safari & Wildlife

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Active Zambia

Nights: 12 | from £8,995pp

Perfect if you like adventure and action, this itinerary allows you to experience the best of Zambia encompassing classic safari in South Luangwa National... Find out more

Holiday type: Tailor-made

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Below are some of our suggested places to stay:

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Baines’ River Camp

Baines’ River Camp is nestled on the banks of the Lower Zambezi River. Stay in colonial styled suites complete with a private verandah, the ideal place... Find out more

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Chiawa Camp

Offering the best guiding in Africa, Chiawa is an outstanding camp set in the wilds of the Lower Zambezi National Park. Sixteen guests are accommodated... Find out more

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Old Mondoro

This simple camp, and sister camp of Chiawa, Old Mondoro is located towards the eastern side of the Lower Zambezi National Park in an open area of faidherbia... Find out more

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Potato Bush Camp

Potato Bush Camp lies adjacent to its sister camp, the world-renowned Sausage Tree Camp. With a stunning panoramic view overlooking the Zambezi River... Find out more

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Royal Zambezi Lodge

Royal Zambezi Lodge finds the perfect balance between contemporary style and comfort and a completely unspoiled wilderness experience. The luxurious thatched... Find out more

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Kay, Ben Harrison, Ben Oxley-Brown, Robin, Sara, Chris, Charlotte and Jo - are experts in designing the perfect holiday to suit your personal needs, interests and budget. Their intimate knowledge of every African hotel and resort featured in our portfolio, together with our own network of offices throughout Africa, allows us to offer unique in-depth knowledge, unparalleled insider access and the VIP service for which Abercrombie & Kent is renowned.

Read about our lastest experiences in Africa in our Travel Blog pages.

To find out more about our Africa team, click on the consultants' names below, call them on 01242 547 701  or enquire online

 

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