Zambia is a landlocked Southern African country with eight neighbouring nations and a central capital city, Lusaka – which is called home by most of the country’s population. The official language in Zambia is English as all business is conducted through it; however most of the locals speak Nyanj and Bemba among themselves.
Undoubtedly, one of Zambia’s main attractions is the magnificent Victoria Falls which are shared by bordering Zimbabwe. With the spectacular falls comes an endless list of exciting outdoor activities to participate in. Bungee jumping, white water rafting, canoeing and house boating are just some of the exciting adventures which can be enjoyed. However, throughout the country you’ll come across game reserves offering game drives, luxurious accommodation or camping, and the chance for you to meet the locals and explore their communities.
Culture, traditions and customs plays a vital part of the lives of Zambians as their culture is made up from the heritages of over seventy ethnically diverse people. Over the last centuries, communities have moved into Zambia in search of better pastures, political climates and job opportunities; today there is a blend of all these cultures, creating a vibrant and rich national culture.
For centuries its beauty has astounded both locals, settlers and tourists, with the likes of Lake Kariba, Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River. For tourists venturing into the centre of the country, they can see the site of David Livingstone’s last breath, the Livingstone memorial and can even visit the Chimp Sanctuary.