Top 5 safari destinations in Zambia. Victoria Falls. One of the old seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls is without a doubt the most popular safari destinations in the whole of Zambia and with good reason. South Luangwa. Kafue National Park. Zambezi River. Lower Zambezi National Park. Kasanka National Park
- SOUTH LANGWA NATIONAL PARK
South Luangwa National Park is in east Zambia’s Luangwa River valley. It’s known for its abundant wildlife. Inside the Mfuwe Gate entrance, the river is often crowded with hippos. The woodland savannah is home to hundreds of bird species. Trails from the park’s lodges wander past baobab trees, herds of elephants and rare Thornicroft’s giraffes. Spotlights are used to locate the leopard population after dark.
- LOWER ZAMBEZI NATIONALPARK
Lower Zambezi National Park is in southern Zambia, on the Zimbabwean border. In the south, the Zambezi River valley is known for abundant wildlife, including buffalo, fish eagles and herds of elephants. Canoes ply the river, which is home to hippos and crocodiles. In the east, the river passes past the striking red cliffs of Mupata Gorge, with its fish-filled waters. North is the steep and rugged Zambezi Escarpment.
- KAFUE NATIONAL PARK
Kafue National Park covers a massive area in western Zambia. It’s known for its abundant wildlife and the Kafue River, running north to south through the park. In the north, the fertile Busanga Plains are home to lions, zebras, abundant birdlife and the sycamore fig trees of Busanga Swamps. In the more remote south, elephants and antelopes roam the Nanzhila Plains, and hippos swim in the waters of Lake Itezhi-Tezhi.
- KASANKA NATIONAL PARK
Kasanka National Park is a park located in the Serenje District of Zambia’s Central Province. At roughly 390 km², Kasanka is one of Zambia’s smallest national parks. Kasanka was the first of Zambia’s national parks to be managed by a private-public partnership.
- LIUWA PLAIN NATIONAL PARK
Liuwa Plain National Park is an 3,369-square-kilometre national park in Zambia’s Western Province. “Liuwa” means “plain” in the local Lozi language, and the plains originally served as a hunting ground for Lubosi Lewanika, the Litunga of the Lozi people