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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
Wednesday
HRS
07
07
MINS
56
56
Current Time
GMT +2

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.

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