The best of Zambia on Instagram this week – 5 August 2016

Featured photography by JF De Villiers  A photo posted by @tristanldo on Aug 4, 2016 at 11:40pm PDT A photo posted by Graham Wood (@grazwood) on Aug 4, 2016 at 10:48pm PDT A photo posted by Diwa Zambezi (@diwazambezi) on Aug 4, 2016 at 2:38pm PDT A photo posted by …

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Lions join safari guest for lunch

Most safari camps rely on activities such as game drives and walking safaris to view Africa’s majestic wildlife up close. Not in Zambia’s Kafue National Park. At Jeffery & McKeith Safari’s new Musekese Camp, their resident pride of lions has been walking through camp on a regular basis and recently …

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The best of Zambia on Instagram this week – 18 July 2016

Featured Photography by Jannes De Villiers A photo posted by Drive Botswana (@drivebotswana) on Jul 17, 2016 at 4:27pm PDT A photo posted by David Rosenzweig (@davidrphoto) on Jul 17, 2016 at 7:58am PDT A photo posted by Hollie (@holliepearsonx) on Jul 17, 2016 at 3:34am PDT A photo posted …

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Three convicted for possession of live pangolin

On 1 July 2016, two accused persons were sentenced to five years imprisonment after being found guilty of illegal possession of a live pangolin. One further accused had already been sentenced with five years imprisonment and hard labour in relation to the same incident. Pangolins are defined as protected animals …

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The best of Zambia on Instagram this week – 1 July 2016

Featured Photography: Will Burrard-Lucas A lovely little malachite kingfisher, Luangwa River, Zambia. A photo posted by Will Burrard-Lucas | Wildlife (@willbl) on Jun 30, 2016 at 10:43am PDT #sunset #safariworld #Zambia A photo posted by Marylou van der Klooster (@marylouvdklooster) on Jun 30, 2016 at 8:13am PDT A photo posted …

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Moonbows light up Victoria Falls

Whoever said “don’t go chasing waterfalls“ has never been to the Victoria Falls. The spectacular cascade is considered the largest stretch of falling water in the world and is among the Seven Natural Wonders in the world. But very few people know to visit during the phenomenon that is known …

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The best of Zambia on Instagram this week

A collection of some spectacular photos taken in Zambia this week. Use the #Zambia hashtag with your best wildlife shots to feature!   A photo posted by Chipo Autumn (@chipoautumn) on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:33am PDT A photo posted by Giuseppe De Matteis (@eldema78) on Jun 16, 2016 at …

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First Arrest and Prosecution for Keeping Illegal Primates

Lusaka, 11 May 2016 For the very first time since the GRI – Zambia Primate Project (ZPP) was established in 2002, and after confiscating over 500 primates held illegally in Zambia since that time, ZPP has witnessed the arrest and prosecution of a man keeping a primate illegally. It may …

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Elefest 2016: Zambia goes wild for the music

Elefest 2016 Mokoomba announced as headline act! 14 May, Lusaka Showgrounds #OurZambiaOurWildlife #ZambiaYanguVinyamaVatu On 14 May, the herds will gather at the Lusaka Showgrounds to celebrate wildlife conservation in Zambia.  After the success of last year’s first EleFest, the 2016 festival line-up has expanded with exciting new international acts, including …

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Best of the week on Instagram

Here are the best photos of the week taken by holidaymakers in Zambia. Remember to use #Zambia in your Instagram photos to stand a chance to be featured.   A photo posted by David N. Sachs (@davidnsachs) on Apr 16, 2016 at 9:49am PDT A photo posted by Jorrit Vlot …

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The Lungwebungu Fishing Safari

The Lungwebungu Fishing Safari is the flagship fishing safari of Royal Barotse Safaris and offers a really unique, once in a lifetime fishing safari on the Barotse floodplains. With the increases in river usage, netting and commercial fishing, finding un-touched and remote fishing destinations is a real challenge and generally, …

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Dreams become reality in the Central Kafue

“If your dreams don’t scare you they aren’t big enough”.  We have reminded ourselves of these words so many times over the last five years or so since we began our journey to open a Bush Camp in Zambia. Rather than investing in one of the established and developed National …

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Celebrate Robin Pope’s 30th Anniversary in Liuwa Plains

Situated in a remote section of Western Zambia, Liuwa Plains is a land of rolling grasslands, abundant birdlife and the annual wildebeest migration to the area. The area is seldom visited by tourists due to its relative inaccessibility. Dramatic storms can often be seen rising up over the horizon, creating …

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Zambian Poachers Gunned Down

A suspected poacher from Zambia was last week gunned down by game rangers near the resort town of Victoria Falls while his two accomplices escaped following a heavy exchange of gunfire. Police confirmed the incident, which happened at Shumba Spring near Matetsi but said investigations into the incident were still …

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New Luxury Camp to be Built in Liuwa Plain

African Parks, a conservation non-profit, and Norman Carr Safaris are proud to announce details of the investment in, and construction of, a luxury camp in Liuwa Plain National Park, Zambia. Mambeti is being funded by Africans Parks donors with the design and construction being implemented by the award-winning Norman Carr …

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Zambia to expand Tanganyika tourism

Government and stakeholders have been urged to explore the tourism potential on Lake Tanganyika in Mpulungu District to positively contribute to the growth of the sector in 2016 and beyond. Mpulungu Harbour Authority (MHA) manager, Dennis Kaluba, said there was a need for all stakeholders to explore the tourism potential of …

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Celebrating a Zambian Conservation Hero

On Thursday 10 December, Game Rangers International (GRI) hosted a celebration to honour the achievements of Cosmas Mumba, the Project Manager of GRI – Zambia Primate Project. As the first ever Zambian, Cosmas was recently nominated to the prestigious Tusk Conservation Award, supported by HRH Prince William. Cosmas attended the …

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Helping Zambia’s online tourism footprint

The end of the year is fast approaching and with it a time for reflection on the year that was 2015. Here at Zambia Tourism, it’s been a busy but very successful year. At the end of 2014, you may remember that some of our team set off on a …

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ZAWA scale up their efforts to protect the pangolin

In the past week, Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) has rescued six pangolins through four separate operations across western Zambia. These scaly anteaters had been illegally captured from the wild by poachers and were being sold as part of the illegal wildlife trade. GRI Wildlife Veterinary Project has assisted ZAWA in …

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Zambia Launches e-Visa

The Zambia Tourism Board is pleased to announce that the Government of the Republic of Zambia through the Ministry of Home Affairs (Department of Immigration) launched the e-Visa facility on Wednesday, 14th October, 2015 at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka which was officiated by the Minister of Home Affairs. The e-Visa facility …

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