Zambia Travel

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.

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Zambia Travel Facts

  • Formerly: Northern Rhodesia
  • Capital: Lusaka
  • Area: 752,614 km2
  • Population: 9,959,037
  • Language: English and many local languages

Zambia Money

Electricity In Zambia

There are 2 plug configurations in Zambia.

Zambia Electricity Plug
Zambia Electricity Plug

Voltage: 220 V | Frequency: 50 Hz | Power sockets: Type B & D

Zambia Map

Getting To Zambia

South African Airways

South African Airways

  • Non-Stop from Johannesburg to Lusaka, Zambia


  • Non-Stop from Dubai, UAE to Lusaka, Zambia
Precision Air

Precision Air

  • Non-Stop from Dar Es Salaam to Lusaka, Zambia
Air Namibia

Air Namibia

  • Non-Stop from Windhoek to Lusaka, Zambia

Zambia Travel Health

Vaccinations/boosters are strongly recommended for:

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

Malaria In Zambia

Zambia Malaria Map Malaria Map Of Zambia

Prophylaxis is recommended for all travellers at all times of year.

Other Health Hazards In Zambia

Zambia Visa

Zambia visa and passport information includes all application instructions and visa application form downloads.

Visa and Passport Requirements For US & UK Citizens

  • Submit your Passport, must be valid at least 6 months beyond intended stay
  • 2 Visa Application Forms, fully completed and signed
  • 2 Recent passport-type photographs in colour signed on the reverse (black & white or scanned photographs are not acceptable)
  • A letter of invitation from hosts in Zambia, which should state the following: host's names and address, applicants name, length of stay in Zambia and purpose of the visit.
  • Copy of round trip airline tickets
  • Copy/Original bank statement
  • Copy/Original hotel confirmation
  • Consular Fee: $135.00 per visa - tourist visa
  • Consular Fee: £75.00 per visa - tourist visa

Zambia Visa Application Forms

Zambia Embassy In US

2419 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 265-9717
Fax: (202) 332-0826
Zambia Embassy In USA Website

Zambia Embassy In UK

2 Palace Gate, Kensington, London W8 5NG
Tel: 020 7589 6655
Fax: 020 7581 0546
Zambia Embassy In UK Website

US Embassy In Zambia

Corner of Independence and United Nations Avenues
Tel: [260] (1) 250-955, 252-230
Fax: [260] (1) 252-225
US Embassy In Zambia Website

UK Embassy in Zambia

5210 Independence Avenue PO Box 50050 15101 Ridgeway Lusaka
Tel: (260) (1) 251133
Fax: (260) (1) 253798
UK Embassy Email

Zambia Travel Recommended Reading

Zambia Travel Guide

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.

Zambia Travel Resources