Explore the hidden gems of Zambia through the smaller, lesser-known towns and villages within its borders. Zambia is jam-packed with wonder and adventure and not just in the main hotspots and cities: in fact you would be surprised at how beautiful and fun some of the more obscure towns can be.

Whether you are venturing through the Southern, Eastern or Central Provinces of Zambia, you are bound to find the adventure that suits you best, from enriching cultural festivals to thrilling bicycle-taxi rides! Explore fascinating historical museums in towns like Choma or the beautifully adorned Central Mosque in Chipata.

The options are endless, visit the ‘town of bicycles’ and explore every corner with Chipata’s affordable bicycle-taxi services. You can also experience one of the fascinating annual festivals hosted by Chipata that attract thousands of people from all around the country.

On your way to Lusaka or Livingstone? Add some stopovers to your itinerary to make your holiday even more unforgettable. The busy market town of Choma is located only 188km / 117mi from Livingstone and provides you with a great opportunity to experience the less-touristy areas of Zambia.

These small towns and villages are worth visiting and will only add to an unforgettable holiday. Find a lodge, hotel or B&B and begin exploring.

Please note that ‘Rates From’ could be fully inclusive (may include activities such as game drives and walking trails for example) on some listings and not on others. Contact the establishment you are interested in for specific rates.