Top things to do in Eastern Zambia

Top Choice National Park in Eastern Zambia

South Luangwa National Park

For scenery, variety and density of animals, South Luangwa is the best park in Zambia and one of the most majestic in Africa. Impalas, pukus, waterbucks, giraffes and buffaloes wander on the wide-open plains; leopar…
International in Eastern Zambia

Luangwa Bridge Camp

A great place to break up the drive between Lusaka and Chipata, Luangwa Bridge Camp offers a good menu and drinks list, and scenic spot overlooking the river. It does filtered Zambian coffee, cold drinks, burgers, p…
Arts & Crafts in South Luangwa National Park

Tribal Textiles

This enterprise employs a team of local artists to produce, among other things, bags, wall hangings, bed linens and sarongs, much of which are sold abroad. Tribal Textiles has some striking original designs and it’s…
National Park in Eastern Zambia

North Luangwa National Park

This park is large, wild and spectacular, but nowhere near as developed or set up for tourism as its southern counterpart. The big draw of North Luangwa is its walking safaris, where you can get up close to the wild…
Jewellery in South Luangwa National Park

Mulberry Mongoose

Mulberry Mongoose sells vibrant, funky jewellery made by local designers, but is best known for items made from snare wire recovered during anti-poaching patrols in the park. Of all pieces sold, US$5 goes to anti-po…
National Park in Eastern Zambia

Luambe National Park

Hidden in between South and North Luangwa, is the rarely visited Luambe National Park. Though tiny in size, it's one of the country's oldest parks (gazetted in 1938) and is home to all of the same big-name animals y…
Live Performance in South Luangwa National Park

SEKA

For something entirely different, SEKA (Sensitisation and Education through Kunda arts) is a local NGO that organises and conducts performances for the local Kunda people on important issues such as poaching, AIDS/H…
Arts & Crafts in South Luangwa National Park

Project Luangwa

Along Mfuwe's main strip is this craft shop selling handmade items made by local women, including bags, fabrics, lithographs print cards to items using recyclable materials.
International in South Luangwa National Park

Dorphil Restaurant

Highly recommended by area expats and one of the few places to eat in the village of Mfuwe is friendly Dorphil Restaurant. The owner/chef Dorika prepares samosas, spring rolls, T-bones with nshima and pizza, served …
Mosque in Chipata

Central Jami Mosque

Built in 1963, this attractive rose-coloured mosque is reminiscent of a style found in south Asia.