Welcome to the 'Hidden Gems of Zambia'

A collection of some of the finest travel ideas throughout Zambia

Being able to TRAVEL has been highlighted as an important ingredient for happy, healthy human relationships but choosing WHERE to go can be challenging. Hidden Gems of Zambia is a collection of some the finest travel ideas, destinations and routes on offer in Zambia. Your life can INSPIRE, your photos can WOW and your stories can CAPTIVATE – you just need the right canvas… Zambia is that canvas. Swim in hidden waterfalls, paddle on forgotten rivers and track down wild animals – this is the Africa that explorers left home for and loved so much, they never came back. Start packing…or browse this site for ideas!

Exploring a new country can be daunting so to help you navigate, we have divided Zambia into 4 regions for you – they are not provinces or official boundaries…just geographical collections of destinations and attractions that can be visited together.

Travellers’ Journals

They came, they saw and they loved it so much they wanted to share their trip with you!

Sioma Ngwezi Experience


The Zambezi River is for us folks of Southern Africa, just something else. It is big and beautiful, and we want to see…

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The Magic of Miombo


“Forest resounds with singing birds, intent on nidification.  Francolins abound, but are wild... gay flowers blush…

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Kasanka Bat Migration


Between October and December each year, about 10 million straw coloured fruit bats descend into a tiny patch of…

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Plan your trip to Zambia

Some handy tools to help you plan your trip to Zambia

Seasonal Calendar

When is the best time to visit Zambia? Have a look at this calendar to help you decide

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Where to visit

Unsure of where to go? Start here.. explore each of the 4 regions within Zambia

Explore Regions

Travel Guide

See these helpful hints - including travel logistics, payment options, visa information and more

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Need advice?

Needing some advice? Speak to someone who knows Zambia..

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