ZAMBIA for a remote wildlife experience...
One third of the country is made up of national parks. It’s home to the co-shared Victoria Falls (bordering Zimbabwe) and holds everything that there is to love about raw and untamed Africa.
Why Zambia and a few interesting facts :
1. The termite hills are the size of a house, Termite hills in Zambia can grow as big as a small house. With room for a pony.
2. Zambia is a completely landlocked country,Zambia is surrounded by seven countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Angola, Namibia and Zimbabwe. You can easily combine a safari in Botswana and South Africa with your Zambian experience
3. The traditional name for Victoria Falls is Mosi-oa-Tunya, Mosi-oa-tunya means the ‘Smoke that Thunders’ and, as you can imagine, Victoria Falls truly lives up to its name
4. Victoria Falls is double the height of Niagara Falls, Victoria Falls is 108 metres in height. It’s almost double the height of Niagara Falls in Canada.
5. It’s home to the Big Five of wildlife, all of Africa’s Big Five can be found in Zambia including lions, rhinos and elephants. The Game viewing is incredible especially in the pristine South Luangwa Kafue and Lower Zambezi National Park .
6. There’s a bunch of adventure activities you can do, go white water rafting down the Zambezi, canoe through national parks for a closer look at the wildlife, take a helicopter flight over Victoria Falls or swing off one of the massive gorges (appropriately dubbed ‘gorge swinging’)
7. Zambia was named after the fourth biggest river in Africa, The Zambezi is the fourth longest river in Africa after the Nile, Congo, and Niger Rivers.
8. Zambia is a birders paradise with over 400 + recorded bird species
9. Zambia offers a remote and untouched wildlife experience