Zambia is an undiscovered safari gem. Victoria Falls, in all its powerful splendor, is on many people’s bucket list. But delve deeper and you’ll find some of Africa’s most pristine and uncrowded wildlife havens. Top-notch parks such as South Luangwa, Lower Zambezi and Kafue National Parks are just waiting to be explored on game drives, as well as expertly guided walking, boat and canoe safaris.
Across Zambia, you’ll find lots of safari favorites such as elephants, buffalo and zebras. Lions and leopards have a high profile and the country is one of the main strongholds of the endangered wild dog. Several waterways, including the mighty Zambezi River, host huge numbers of hippos and crocodiles. Elsewhere, big herds of lechwe thrive in wetland areas.