Cheap flights from Zambia

The Republic of Zambia is a landlocked country in the southern region of Africa, bordered by the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the northeast, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west. The capital city is Lusaka, while the 14 going on 15 million-strong population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the northwest. The country gained its independence from the United Kingdom in 1964.


Where to go

Victoria Falls (Livingstone) – The Victoria Falls is a shared wonder of Zambia and Zimbabwe, located in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the countries’ border. It stands at 388 feet, and is one of the more majestic falls found in the world. The Livingstone side is believed to have been discovered by David Livingstone, a Scottish missionary and explorer. The falls is colloquially called Mosi-oa-Tunya, which translates into Tokaleya Tonga as 'the Smoke that Thunders'.


Lusaka National Museum – The Lusaka National Museum is a museum located in Zambia featuring and covering the history and culture of the country. It exhibits items from the old times down to contemporary art, highlighting the way of life of the Zambian people through paintings, sculptures, and models.


Kalimba Reptile Park – A bit of trek from Lusaka, the Kalimba Reptile Park or more often called as 'Croc Park', is a haven for reptiles such as the crocodile and the snake. It is also a recreational facility, where people can enjoy the company of others over a beer or two. A 4WD ride is in order.


See more of the wild and create everlasting exotic memories by travelling Africa's many nations. Go on a day trip on the African Great Lakes Region and see the many lakes of DR Congo, Burundi, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda, or see the 'Big Five' animals (lion, hippopotamus, elephant, buffalo, and leopard) in action in Botswana, Namibia, Ethiopia, South Africa, and Malawi, or even go on a historical trip in Egypt and Morocco. The choice is yours, while flights are all available via the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, the Harry Mwanga Nkambula International Airport, and the Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport.


From Zambia, the only long haul destination available is to the Middle East, particularly in Dubai. The Kenneth Kaunda International Airport serves the route through Emirates, with regular flights going in and out of the country.  If looking for other long haul destinations, travellers are advised to fly to other airports in Africa such as the Johannesburg-OR Tambo International Airport in South Africa, where many international long haul routes are served. Similarly, travellers may also visit the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia, and the Nairobi-Jomo Kenyatta international Airport in Kenya. These airports cover routes going to Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, and South America.


How to get out

The Kenneth Kaunda International Airport is an international airport in Lusaka, Zambia. It was officially known as the Lusaka International Airport before being renamed in 2011 in honour of Kenneth Kaunda, the nation's first president. It is located off the Great East Road, approximately 14 kilometres from the northeast of the central business district of Lusaka. The airport has a capacity of two million passengers per year, and is served by various airlines including Air Botswana, Air Namibia, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Fastjet, Kenya Airways, and many others.

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