Asked to identify Kenya, Tanzania, or South Africa on a map, most of us do okay. But if we have to move inland and start correctly naming the smaller states of Southern Africa, the geography becomes rather more challenging. If there’s one place where you ought to put a bucket list pin in the map, however, it should be Zambia.
This landlocked country is jam packed with beautiful landscapes and incredible wildlife, not to mention Victoria Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The main population surrounds the capital, Lusaka, leaving the rest of the country largely as a wilderness waiting to be explored.
Read on to discover some of our favourite experiences in Zambia.