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LOWER ZAMBEZI NATIONAL PARK SAFARI

Nature and wildlife lovers who are looking for pristine raw African wilderness will love the Lower Zambezi National Park. With game drives, canoeing, walking safaris, fishing, boating and spectacular sunset cruises there is plenty to do for everyone.

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Highlights

Lower Zambezi National Park

  • Visit a huge national park that covers an area of over 4000 square kilometers 

  • Stay at the unfenced safari camps, where you can stay close to nature and wildlife

  • Take a silent boat journey with the whole family and have best wildlife views along the riverbank.

  • See large population of elephants, lions, leopards and buffalos.

Because the Lower Zambezi park was protected from mass tourism, it has been sustaining its pristine wilderness. Due to the CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) ban on the world ivory trade and because of the presence of ZAWA (Zambia Wildlife Authority) teams carrying out law-enforcement patrols daily, the park and its wildlife population (especially elephants) have remained remarkably stable ever since.

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The great flood plain which is situated along the northwestern bank of the river Zambezi is called Lower Zambezi National Park. It is rich with wildlife, great landscapes and a good environment for tall leadwood, ebonies, acacias and fig trees. This national park is a home for leopards, lions, buffalo and over 400 other species. 
 

The Lower Zambezi National Park is the first carbon-neutral park in the world.

 

The park offers day and night game drives, canoeing, walking safaris, fishing safaris and boating with spectacular sunset cruises.

Pride of Lions spotted on game drive in Lower Zambezi National Park Zambia Ntanda Ventures

Best time to visit is May to October - Dry season.

The thick bush thins out and wildlife is easier to spot and animals will gather around the river as the season lengthens This is also the Best time to visit the Victoria Falls.

November to April - Wet Season. The bush is a lush and green landscape with fewer tourists and lower rates. Birdwatching is at its best.

 

Camps inside the park – Chiawa and Old Mondoro, Anabezi and Amanzi, Sausage Tree and Potato Bush, Tusk and Mane

Camps outside the park – (these camps are very close to the park gate) Chongwe, Royal Zambezi Lodge and Kasaka.

Further away from the main gate are lots of little camps which mainly offer self catering options.

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Top 15 things to do in the Lower Zambezi Park

  • Enjoy the rich wilderness around the Zambezi river

  • Try catch-and-release angling for tiger fishing

  • Do a safari boat experience to explore the wilderness on and around the river 

  • Take marvelous game drives full with wildlife encounters

  • Experience a guided nature walk in the Lower Zambezi National Park

  • Be secluded in nature while you stay at a bush camp inside the park boundaries

  • Go for cultural tour to the Goba Villages around the Zambezi national park

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Example Itinerary including Lower Zambezi

Best Value Safari Tour Zambia

Our 11 nights best value safari tour in Zambia is ideal for families, couples and solo women travelers that want to see great wildlife in South Luangwa and the Lower Zambezi Park in combination with the iconic Victoria Falls and if wanted community experiences. The accommodations offer comfort and child friendly, spa's and pool help you to recover during the holiday. Great food is served and you will discover some very special places and animals. 

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Accommodation in the Lower Zambezi Park

At the lower Zambezi National Park, you find several beautiful lodges for different budgets, all have a focus on nature and game viewing; underneath some of our favorites that you can book through Ntanda Ventures for excellent prices. 

Baines River Camp

Beautiful and elegant safari camp in colonial style with large and luxury rooms with stunning views. The food is fantastic and the lodge offers the river activities including boat safaris,  amazing sundowners & canoeing. An absolute unforgettable and wonderful experience.

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Why to go on a Woman Safari with Ntanda Ventures

Ntanda is an award winning female owned company, that connects woman travelers to local communities like no other. 

  • Ntanda Ventures is a proudly Zambian, 100% female owned company.

  • We know Zambia inside out 

  • We support lodges and camps that are eco-friendly and are beneficial to the local economy

  • Have female drivers and guides 

  • Power of the Pack - All our safaris support helping local woman rise so we all shine together.