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A guided drive safari is the perfect way to experience Zambia's natural beauty
Prepare for the most exciting journey in your life - driving through remote Zambia with an off-track 4x4 safari !

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Guided Self Drive Safaris in Zambia

  • Feel the freedom of driving through the wilderness of Africa, with the comfort of a professional support team. 

  • Drive only the "fun" parts and let a driver assist you when you are tired or want to rest.

  • Have your bush camps set up for you and your meals prepared.  

  • Drive through Zambia's lush safari parks teeming with wildlife to misty mountain ranges and pass thundering waterfalls. 

  • Best way to experience the natural beauty of Zambia in an authentic and adventures way. 

Top Guided Self Drive Idea: Follow the Mighty Zambezi River in Zambia

Follow the Zambezi from the source to the mighty Victoria Falls. 


The Zambezi, which means “Great River” in the local Tonga language is a little explored river that evokes mystery. The source of the great river is in northwest Zambia, after which it meanders through Angola before turning south, back into Zambia until the border with Namibia from where follows the borders up to the 4 border point with Botswana and Zimbabwe from where it follow the Zimbabwe border until it reaches Mozambique.


The Zambezi attracts travelers with the best game viewing, river cruising, canoe trips, kayaking, various other water sports, and other exciting activities of African safari like village tour activities. 

The Zambezi river is the home of Hippos, crocodiles, birdlife and more then 70 different fish species of which the Tiger fish is the most famous amongst anglers. During your guided drive trip you will also see other large wild wild animals including giraffes, elephants, lions, zebras and buffalos.

In the south of Zambia where the Zambezi forms the border with Zimbabwe we find the Victoria Falls. At Victoria Waterfall, you can do a wide range of adventurous activities from white water rafting to swimming in Devil's Pool. The famous pool for dare devils from where you can lay down over the edge of the fall and see how the water thunders down. 

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The Source of the Zamebezi River in Northern Zambia

Guided Self Drive Route the Mighty Zambezi

Lusaka – Kafue National Park (Busanga Plain)- Mutanda Falls – Kalwelwa, Ikelenge and source of the Zambezi, this area is a birders delight - Lukulu crossing on the pontoon – Liuwa Plains - Mongu over the 26 bridges - Sesheke - Sioma Ngwenya Falls - Kazangula bridge to see the quadripoint- Livingstone, Victoria Falls - Lusaka

Off the beaten track, discover the great North Zambia by car. 

Adventure, Waterfalls & Lakes

Discover Zambia's remote north with guided self drive tour. 

Visit places very few tourist have been and see animals, landscapes, birds, vegetations and lakes so big you have never seen before. 

This safari tour is great for couples or small groups that love adventure, want to see new things, but have the comfort and safety of a team helping them to get the most out of their experience.

Setting up camp,  drive when you don't too. Learn you all about the animals, people and the ancient stories and myths of Zambia's north.


Please note that this is an example tour, contact us with your wishes and together we great your dream safari drive holiday through Zambia.

Full details discover the north of Zambia by car

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National parks worth visiting during a guided drive safari in Zambia

Zambia is home to 20 unique national parks, underneath we list some of our favorite parks for a guide drive safari through Zambia.


Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park (Livingstone / Victoria Falls)

  • See UNESCO World Heritage site, Mosi-oa-Tunya, “The Smoke Which Thunders”/  the Victoria Falls, the largest waterfall in the world. 

  • Spot lion, elephant, buffalo, giraffe, zebra and more on a drive safari through the park 

  • Get adventurous with a microlight flights, helicopter tour, bungee jumping, or chobe cruising .

  • Be amazed by the the unique moonbow during full moons or bright nights

More about Visiting Victoria Falls

Kafue National Park – Lower Zambezi - South Luangwa –Lusaka


Ntanda Ventures will arrange everything you need from planning the route, selecting the right accommodations  and the vehicle, and of course the best guides to who let you explore Zambia in the most amazing way .