Once a year, (between October and December) after having migrated for thousands of kilometers the arrival of about 10 million fruit bats takes place at the Kasanka National Park in Northern Zambia. This incredible spectacle is known as the world’s largest mammal migration. Watch the teaser for one of the most famous wildlife spectacles on earth, or witness it for yourself at the Kasanka National park.

[Video supplied by Kasanka Trust]


This peaceful sanctuary, situated on the southwestern edge of the Lake Bangweulu basin, is one of Zambia’s smallest national parks. It’s 450 km2 however, are so well endowed with rivers, lakes, wetlands, forests, lagoons, meadows and dambos that it supports a uniquely wide range of animals and abundant birds and fish.

Read more about Kasanka National Park, where to stay if you would like to visit it and all about its wildlife here: Kasanka National Park.