20 days in Zambia Itinerary

20 days in Zambia Itinerary

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20 days in Zambia Itinerary

Start: Guayaquil
Fly:  32​h
1
Lusaka
— 8 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Livingstone
— 8 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Guayaquil

8
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.
Lusaka is known for parks, shopping, nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Chaminuka Game Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of The Holy Cross Lusaka, look for gifts at Kabwata Cultural Village, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Kapishya Hot Springs.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lusaka travel itinerary planner .

Guayaquil, Ecuador to Lusaka is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Ecuador Time (ECT) to Central African Time (CAT) is 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Kapishya Hot Springs
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Chaminuka Game Reserve ©
Chaminuka Game Reserve
Lower Zambezi National Park ©
Lower Zambezi National Park
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery

8
nights
Livingstone

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
Go for a jaunt from Livingstone to Kazungula to see Batoka Gorge about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Gorge Swing, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Livingstone tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Lusaka to Livingstone takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 9th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Livingstone

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Mukuni Village, Batoka Gorge
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
River Rafting & Tubing
Livingstone Museum ©
Livingstone Museum