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.
Located under shady trees on the Manzi River, the camp embodies the authentic charm of ancient Africa with its collection of traditional straw huts.
As for the wildlife, you don't have to look for it, it comes to you. Make yourself comfortable in the lounge, let your gaze wander over the plain and watch the natural spectacle of the African wilderness.
The intimate camp atmosphere is made very special by the extraordinary couple who run it. The always hospitable Babette Alfieri and Phil Berry, one of the most experienced naturalists in Zambia.
Nobody knows the nature around you like him and nobody will welcome you more welcome.
In a remote corner of South Luangwa National Park is the wonderful camp that combines seclusion and great wildlife viewing opportunities with casual luxury.
Located on the banks of the shallow river of the same name, which is fed by numerous springs and is populated by a rich fauna.
Watching an elephant bathe in the river becomes a very special experience when you are lazing around in your own private pool at the same time. The wide terrace offers a fantastic view of the Kapamba River.
And if that's still not close enough for you, why not enjoy your meal in the middle of the river with your feet immersed in the cool, crystal surface.
In an enviable position on the edge of a lagoon where crayfish and elephants frolic, is one of the most beautiful camps in the south of Luangwa.
Sleeping under a sheet is something that gives everyone a sense of adventure. Here you can combine that thrill with style and comfort in one of the four opulent tents.
From your private lanai, look out over the lagoon, which attracts birds and animals from afar. Or relax with a gin and tonic in the central living and dining area - a wonderful expanse of decks that are arranged on several levels around the surrounding ebony trees and of course offer the same spectacular view of the calm lagoon and its residents.
There is nothing better than waking up here. You hear the babbling water of the Luangwa River, see the rolling Chindeni hills and the African sky takes your breath away - as you wake up in your four-poster bed in your tree house.
You don't even have to get out of bed to immerse yourself in the diverse wildlife, watch animals roam the landscape or swing through the trees above your head. There are only three well-kept chalets in this exclusive camp, which are located on the river bank below an ebony grove.
Enjoy a sundowner while watching the wildlife along the river. Inconspicuous elegance makes the fantastic lodge an unforgettable place.
The perfect place to enjoy excellent game viewing and recharge your batteries.
Relax with a stay at the award-winning Luangwa Lodge. The 18 air-conditioned chalets are located on the banks of two lagoons under a canopy made of ebony and mahogany.
The airy interior of the lodge is an excellent complement to the natural surroundings. The region of the national park is known for its abundant wildlife - giraffes, hippos, buffalo, antelopes and crocodiles are permanent visitors to the lagoon of the lodge, while in November the native elephants are regularly lured by a nearby, wild mango tree.
The relaxed charm and the enviable surroundings offer the perfect safari location.
A charming camp that embodies the essence of ancient Africa and a bygone era, with breathtaking views of the Kapamba River and an expansive plain where natural springs attract huge herds of game.
Excursions take you through the indomitable wilderness, along the banks of the sparkling Kapamba River.
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.