Zambia Safari Tours and Holidays
While more and more people are discovering the allure of an African holiday, Zambia has remained one of the continent's best kept secrets. Flying under the radar, Zambia's borders contain an abundance of wildlife, roaming through lush wetlands and populating the country's top-notch game reserves.
Sparsely populated in many areas, a safari in Zambia offers travellers the opportunity to leave the hustle and bustle of daily life behind and truly immerse themselves in the heart of the bush. In addition to spotting animals on a Zambia safari, a holiday here is sure to please with spectacular sunsets and picture perfect scenery.
To help plan your ultimate African escape, Bench Africa has scoped out some of the best Zambia holiday experiences with help from our on the ground staff, so you can be assured of an amazing time. Here's a glimpse of what lies in store.
Zambia's history reaches back thousands of years, with archaeological evidence suggesting this beautiful country was inhabited in approximately 10,000 BC.
In more recent history, Zambia was part of the British protectorate of Northern Rhodesia, which became self-governing in 1964. The independent Republic of Zambia was born in 1964, forming part of the British Commonwealth.
Landlocked Zambia is bordered by Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania and Zimbabwe - which share the Victoria Falls with Zambia.
While English is the official language of Zambia, more than 70 local languages are spoken throughout the country. When you touch down, you'll be able to spend in either United States Dollars or Zambian Kwacha, the latter of which you'll only be able to purchase on the ground in Zambia.
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