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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…
Fashion & Accessories in Livingstone

Wayawaya

A social enterprise founded by two Norwegian girls, Wayawaya sells quality, contemporary handmade bags put together by local women. Its principles are based on the slow fashion movement, and you can meet all the lad…
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…
Clothing in Lusaka

Salaula Clothing Market

For those with a love of secondhand clothes shopping, absolutely don't miss this market in downtown Lusaka. Known locally as the salaula trade (a local word meaning 'to pick through a pile'), it has block after bloc…
Fashion & Accessories in Lusaka

Lightfoot Zambia

For high-quality leather goods, especially purses, travel bags and accessories, head to this spot, which shares an idyllic location with a highly recommended cafe on Sugarbush Farm east of Kabulonga, around 15km fro…
Arts & Crafts in Lusaka

Kabwata Cultural Village

A popular shopping stop for tourists, this open-air market comprises thatch-roofed huts and stalls selling carvings, baskets, masks, drums, fabrics and more. Prices are cheap because you can buy directly from the wo…
Market in Lusaka

Sunday Market

This weekly market, held in the car park at the Arcades Shopping Centre, features Lusaka’s best range of handicrafts, especially wood carvings, curios made from malachite and African prints. Bargaining is expected, …
Arts & Crafts in Mongu

Mumwa Craft Association

A visit here is well worth your time. Proceeds from sales of expertly made basketry and woodcarvings – at low prices – are ploughed back into the local communities that produce them. Located next to the Total petrol…
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.
Sports & Outdoors in Lusaka

African Wild Track

A good store for all your last-minute safari needs, including GPS units, tents, camping equipment, sleeping bags and khaki clothing.