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Zambia is situated mainly on a vast plateau, and has three of Africa's largest rivers - the Zambezi, Kafue and Luangwa - as well as one of the largest waterfalls in the world, the Victoria Falls, which it shares with neighbouring Zimbabwe.

The main safari areas are centred around these great rivers. The iconic South Luangwa National Park in the east is the best known of the safari areas and is one Africa’s greatest wildlife sanctuaries bordered on one side by the Muchinga Escarpment and the meandering Luangwa River on the other; The Lower Zambezi National Park situated on the banks of the Zambezi River in the south-eastern part of Zambia, opposite Zimbabwe's Mana Pools National Park; and the vast Kafue National Park at over 5 million acres is the largest conservation area and is a mix of miombo woodlands and seasonally inundated floodplains and is highly under-utilised but beginning to open up to more visitors.

Luangwa Valley Region

The Luangwa Valley in Zambia covers an area of over 9,000 square kilometres through which the meandering Luangwa River runs. This area of Zambia is...

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Kafue Region

At 22,500 square kilometres, Kafue National Park in Zambia is one of the largest in Africa. Its northern sector is remote, wild and diverse with...

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Lower Zambezi

Situated on the banks of the Zambezi River in the south-eastern part of Zambia, opposite Zimbabwe's Mana Pools National Park, the Lower Zambezi...

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Victoria Falls Region

At 1708 metres wide the Victoria Falls is the largest curtain of water in the world and drops more than 100 metres into the sheer Zambezi Gorge,...

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