go to content go to search box go to global site navigation

Essential information

At a glance

‘Hello’ in:
‘shani ’
Bemba
‘lumela ’
Lozi
‘bwanji ’
Nyanja
‘wabonwa ’
Tonga
Plug type g
Electricity
230V/50hz
More on electricity
May-Aug
Best time to go
Dry

Money and costs

Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
US$150
  • Campsite, dorm bed: US$8–20
  • Double room in a guesthouse: US$25–50
  • Local meal: US$2–10
  • Beer: US$2
  • Long-distance bus ticket: US$5–30
  • National park entrance: US$5–25
  • Wildlife drive or walk in national park: US$35–45
Midrange
US$150–500
  • Double hotel room: US$80–200
  • Lunch and dinner in restaurants: US$10–25
  • Car/4WD rental: US$100–250
  • Lusaka–Mfuwe flight: US$150
  • Safari package with meals and activities: from US$250
Top end (more than)
US$500
  • Charter flight: from US$400
  • Car transfers: US$200
  • All-inclusive safari package: US$250–1100
  • Hotel room: US$250–400

Visas

Visas are generally issued upon arrival.

Get the latest visa advice for Zambia from our community.

When to go and weather

°C°F
mmin
ZMB
Lusaka
Go May–Aug
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
Low Season
Shoulder Season
High Season

Getting to Zambia

Flights to Zambia

The best price found from United States to Zambia is on May 1st, 2019, travelling with Ethiopian Airlines. See more options, compare prices and book: search flights.

IAD
Washington Dulles
from $648.00
LUN
Lusaka

Getting around Zambia

Health and safety

Powered by

Advice for travellers

Submit a correction