Attractions

Nature Reserve in Northern Zambia

Bangweulu Wetlands

The Bangweulu Wetlands is a watery wilderness of lakes, seasonally flooded grasslands, swamp and unspoiled miombo woodland that lies 50km to the north of Kasanka. This rarely visited part of Zambia is the only place…
Historic Site in Shiwa Ng'andu

Shiwa House

The main draw to the area is the surreal sight of Shiwa House, a massive English-style manor materialising seemingly out of nowhere in the middle of rural Zambia. Built in the 1920s, the decaying grand mansion built…
Waterfall in Northern Zambia

Kalambo Falls

At 221m in height Kalambo Falls is twice as high as Victoria Falls, and the second-highest single-drop waterfall in Africa (the highest being Tugela Falls in South Africa). From spectacular viewpoints near the top o…
National Park in Northern Zambia

Kasanka National Park

One of Zambia’s least-known wilderness areas, and a real highlight of a visit to this part of the country, Kasanka National Park is most famous for its fruit bat migration in November and December, which sees up to …
National Park in Northern Zambia

Nsumbu National Park

Hugging the southern shores of Lake Tanganyika, little-visited Nsumbu National Park is a beautiful 2020 sq km of hilly grassland and escarpment, interrupted by rivers and wetlands. Like other remote parks in Zambia,…
Museum in Mbala

Moto Moto Museum

This museum in a 1970s modernist building is well worth a visit if you’re in the area. It has a large and diverse collection, much of which details the cultural life and history of the Bemba people. Items on display…
Historic Site in Kasama

Kasama Rock Art

Archaeologists rate the Kasama rock art as one of the largest and most significant collections of ancient art in Southern Africa, though their quality is outdone in Zimbabwe and Namibia. The works are attributed to …
Waterfall in Northern Zambia

Chishimba Falls

About 35km west of Kasama are the stunning Chishimba Falls, a series of three waterfalls, two natural and one formed by a small hydro-electric power station. The main falls are the furthest from the entrance and are…
Hot Springs in Shiwa Ng'andu

Kapishya Hot Springs

Located on the premises of Kapishya Hot Springs Lodge, the setting here makes it a marvellous place to take a soak in its blue-green steaming lagoon of bath-hot water surrounded by thick palms. If staying at Kapishy…
Historic Site in The Kasanka to the Great North Road Drive

David Livingstone Memorial

History buffs can go in search of the David Livingstone Memorial, a simple stone memorial topped with a cross, which honours the famous explorer’s death here in 1873 while he was searching for the source of the Nile…