17 days in Lusaka, Kafue National Park & Livingstone Itinerary

17 days in Lusaka, Kafue National Park & Livingstone Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Zambia sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Lusaka
— 1 night
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Lusaka
— 1 night
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Lusaka
— 1 day
Drive
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Kafue National Park
— 1 night
Drive to Lusaka, Fly to Livingstone
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Livingstone
— 2 nights
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Livingstone
— 2 nights
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Livingstone
— 5 nights
Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, Train to Brussels

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Lusaka

— 1 night
Tourism in Lusaka, Zambia's commercial and government center, thrives mostly due to its central location and well-connected airport, making it a gateway for exploring the country's numerous nature reserves and national parks.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): shop like a local with New Soweto Market and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Crafts Market.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lusaka day trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Lusaka is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Lusaka

Shopping
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Lusaka

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parays Game Ranch, shop like a local with 37D Gallery, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Jackal & Hide.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lusaka journey planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Museums
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Lusaka

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stroll through Chaminuka Game Reserve.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lusaka trip itinerary planning website.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Kafue National Park.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks · Wildlife
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Kafue National Park

— 1 night
To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kafue National Park day trip planning website.

Getting from Lusaka to Kafue National Park by car takes about 11.5 hours. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Kafue National Park

Nature · Parks
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Livingstone

— 2 nights
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then soothe aching muscles at Namakau's Health Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Livingstone Crocodile Park, admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, and then explore and take pictures at Gorge Swing.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Livingstone road trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Kafue National Park to Livingstone in 15 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Livingstone are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Livingstone

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Livingstone

— 2 nights
On the 19th (Wed), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then soothe aching muscles at Namakau's Health Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): stroll through Livingstone Crocodile Park, admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, and then admire all the interesting features of Gorge Swing.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Livingstone trip planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Livingstone

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Livingstone

— 5 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Helicopter Tours and Gorge Swing. Go for a jaunt from Livingstone to Kazungula to see Batoka Gorge about 1h 55 min away. See even more of Livingstone: admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, see what you can catch with Angle Zambia, browse the exhibits of Livingstone Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Livingstone trip itinerary planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Livingstone

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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