tailor-made Zambia tours - fascinating and spectacular
Zambia - between plateaus, countless waterfalls, lakes and swamp areas, the ultimate country of walking safaris. Experience exciting and fascinating bush hiking adventures with a private guide and mobile luxury safari camp.
Hover over the majestic Victoria Falls in a helicopter and conquer the country's most beautiful national parks while residing in exceptional and exclusive safari lodges. Go on a game drive in Katue National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest park in the country.
Canoe through the maze of Bangweulus swamps and the most famous wildlife sanctuary, South Luangwa National Park, where you'll encounter elephants, lions and zebras. You live in exceptional camps, luxury safari lodges or remote exclusive bush villas.
Zambia is one of the last bastions of true wilderness.
Deep in the bush in unfenced camps where game and prey roam, you fearlessly set up camp and sleep under the stars. From its wide, calm rivers and thundering rapids to amazing national parks, spend hours or even days adventuring without meeting another soul.
Take part in private safaris by 4x4 or on horseback. Hike the 23 white water rapids of the mighty Zambezi between steep black cliffs. Cast off the lines for sport fishing for tiger fish. Go on a leisurely river safari to spot giant crocodiles. M.
Luxury travel Zambia. Zambia - wild and casual. Experience unforgettable moments. Barefoot luxury, active and relaxed. Travel like Dr. Julia Malchow.
The Luangwa River is the most intact river system in Africa and is the lifeblood of this 9059 km2 park. The park is home to a wide variety of wildlife, birds, and vegetation.
The now famous “walking safari” originated in this park and is still one of the finest ways to experience Africa's pristine wilderness up close.
60 different animal species and over 400 different bird species await you in South Luangwa National Park.
Zambia is the home of the walking safari and its abundant wildlife is particularly exciting to explore on foot.
Elephants, lions, wild dogs, hyenas, giraffes and pukus are just a few of the many species of animals you will encounter. You experience a special thrill and change of perspective when you unexpectedly stand in front of a herd of buffalo.
Victoria Falls offers a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and splendor on the Zambezi River which forms the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The Kololo tribe, who lived here in the 1800s, described the Victoria Falls as "Mosi-oa-Tunya" - "The smoke that thunders".
More modernly, the stunning Victoria Falls is also known as the Greatest Curtain. During the rainy season, more than five hundred million cubic meters of water per minute fall over an almost two-kilometer-wide ledge to a depth of more than one hundred meters.
Zambia is in the tropics and receives good rainfall. It has a dry season from May to the end of October and a rainy season from November to April.
The time difference compared to Central European Time (CET) is + 1 hour. There is no time difference between Germany and Zambia during summer time.
In Zambia, other 7 languages are officially recognized in addition to English. Of these regional languages, Bemba is the most widely spoken, with more than 52% of the population speaking it as a mother tongue or second language. This Bantu language is used by the Bemba tribe and belongs to the Niger-Congo family of languages.
Zambia's staple food is corn, prepared in several ways. Nshima is the main dish in Zambia. A porridge made from corn known as Sadza in Zimbabwe and Mieli Pap in South Africa.
With over 70 different tribes in Zambia, there is great cultural diversity. Interestingly, it is one of the few countries in Africa with very little tribal hostility; The existence of so many tribes has proven to be less of a political problem in Zambia than in many other African countries. The main tribes are the Lozi, the Bemba, the Ngoni, the Tonga, the Luvale and the Kaonde.
To enter Zambia, you need a passport that is valid for at least six months and a visa.
For tourist stays, the visa can be issued for a fee directly upon entry into Zambia. You can also apply for this before your trip at the Zambian embassy in Berlin, for Austrians at the Zambian consulate in Vienna and for Swiss citizens at the Zambian consulate in Bern.
This is now also possible online as an e-Visa. After the online application and payment, you will receive a Visa Approval Letter, which must be printed out and presented upon arrival. The visa is then stamped into the passport directly at the airport. Make sure that you only apply for an eVisa on the official website of the Zambian immigration authorities and also inquire with your airline whether the eVisa is accepted.
If the visa is issued directly upon entry, the fees must be paid in US dollars in cash. When entering the country, a look at return or onward flight tickets is usually required. Carry your passport with visa and/or entry stamp and, if applicable, the separate residence and work permit with you at all times. It is recommended to carry your passport and visa with you at all times when visiting Zambia.