Africa Tours and Safaris
Getting There

By Air
Many airlines fly in and out of Lusaka International Airport, including Zambezi Airways, British Airways, Aeroflot, Ethiopian Airlines, South African Airways, Air France, Air Botswana, Air Malawi, Air Tanzania, Air Zaire, Air Zimbabwe and Kenya Airways. InterAir flies into Ndola International Airport. Mfuwe airport recently achieved international status and plans are afoot for international airlines to fly directly to Luangwa Valley. The Livingstone Airport near Victoria Falls is also being upgraded.

By Water
There is a ferry crossing from Mpulungu across Lake Tanganyika to Kigoma in Tanzania and to Bujumbura in Burundi; and a service across the Zambezi from Kazungula to Botswana.

By Rail
There are two major rail routes linking Zambia with Zimbabwe and Tanzania. Zambia Railways serves Livingstone and has a connection across the Victoria Falls to Bulawayo and Harare in Zimbabwe. There are two trains daily in either direction. The trains have first-, second- and third-class carriages. Tanzania–Zambia Railways Authority (TAZARA) operates trains from Kapiri Mposhi to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. Services are often suspended and it is advisable to check at the tourist office in Lusaka for details.

By Road
Coach and bus services are available to Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. The main routes are from Zimbabwe via Chirundu or Kariba and Livingstone; from Botswana via Kasane and Kazungula; from Mozambique via Villa Gambito and Zumbo; from Tanzania via Nakonde; from Malawi via the Mchinga/Chipata border or further north at Nyika Plateau; and from the Democratic Republic of Congo via Lumbumbashi-Chingola road. Opening hours for road borders are from 0600-1800 (except for Victoria Falls which closes at 2000). A Temporary Import Permit is needed to bring a vehicle into Zambia.




























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