Seven reasons why you should go on a walking safari in Zambia

27 March 2017
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Zambia is a stunning safari destination, giving travellers the opportunity to get closer to its wildlife.

If you’re looking for some travel inspiration, we’ve scoured Instagram to give you seven good reasons why you should go on a walking safari in Zambia right now.​

 

 

 

How close do you want to get when out walking on safari in the South Luangwa in Zambia.

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Facts about Zambia

If you love being close to water, Zambia is home to numerous rivers, five massive lakes and 17 waterfalls, one of them which is Victoria Falls.

Zambia is home to 19 national parks.

Zambia’s Luangwa River is the most intact major river system in Africa.

Zambia’s Zambezi River is the fourth largest river in Africa, after the Nile, Congo, and Niger Rivers.

 

 

 

2 baby hyenas waiting for the pack to return in the Liuwa Plains National Park, Zambia.

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