5 days in Zambia Itinerary

5 days in Zambia Itinerary

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5 days in Zambia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  3​h
1
Livingstone
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Lusaka
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Livingstone

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Livingstone is known for nature, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Livingstone trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Livingstone is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Livingstone. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lusaka.

Things to do in Livingstone

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Mukuni Village
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum
Boat Tours & Water Sports

2
nights
Lusaka

Lusaka ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Eastpark Mall and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chaminuka Game Reserve. On your second day here, stroll through Parays Game Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, head outdoors with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery, and then take in the exciting artwork at 37D Gallery.

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Traveling by flight from Livingstone to Lusaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lusaka

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Chaminuka Game Reserve ©
Chaminuka Game Reserve
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery
Eastpark Mall ©
Eastpark Mall

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