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Zambia Travel - Zambia is a landlocked country with land borders with Tanzania in the north-east, Malawi in the east, Mozambique and Zimbabwe in the south-east, Botswana and Namibia in the south, Angola in the west and Zaire in the north-west. The Victoria Falls and Zambezi river contribute to Zambia's scenic splendour.
There are 2 plug configurations in Zambia.
Voltage: 220 V | Frequency: 50 Hz | Power sockets: Type B & D
As of 4 February 2015, you will no longer have to produce proof of yellow fever vaccination on arrival in South Africa from a 'low risk' country, as defined by the WHO. Low risk yellow fever countries include Zambia, Tanzania, Eritrea, Somalia, Sao Tome and Principe. This is good news for hunters return transiting from Zambia or Tanzania via South Africa. Read full SA Government Yellow Fever Policy
Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers at all times of year.
US & UK citizens require a visa for Zambia.
Visa application must be made at the nearest Zambian Embassy. Visa application form with instructions and required documents.
The Bradt Travel Guide to Zambia covers all the prime attractions, including all national parks from the Zambezi and Kafe to the famous Luangwa park, host to several unique species and the best place for leopard-spotting. Advice for the independent traveler encompasses everything from choosing the best bushcamps, lodges and hotels to organizing memorable safaris.