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Mesmerising wilderness, the largest waterfall in the world, and warm, welcoming people: Zambia is an African gem, and its capital, Lusaka, lies at its heart. Enjoy its quintessentially African ambience as you explore the experiences that abound here.

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Buy Local Goods At The Kabwata Cultural Village
Buy fabric, drums, masks, carvings and baskets at good prices straight from the artisans who create them at the unassuming Kabawata Cultural Village. This settlement of thatch-roofed huts and stalls can be found on Burma Road, southeast of Lusaka’s city centre.
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Take A Leap Of Faith
The awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, or the ‘the smoke that thunders’ in the local language, is considered to be the largest waterfall in the world. Get an adrenaline rush like no other and bungee jump off the Victoria Bridge with the falls thundering in the background, or go white-water rafting in the Zambezi River below the waterfall.
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Namwandwe Gallery
Namwandwe Gallery, businessman John Kapote’s home-art gallery at Leopards Hill Road about 15km from Lusaka, is an art connoisseur’s delight, with an impressive and rare collection of contemporary Zambian and African sculptures, masks, fabrics and paintings. You will find artworks by both established and new artists here.
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Munda Wanga Environment Park
See animals like pangolins and owls being readied for re-entry into the wild at the Munda Wanga Environmental Park. Located 16km outside the city, this park also houses cheetahs, lions, baboons and warthogs, has a pool and kids’ park, a café, and a botanical gardens in which to picnic.
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Meet Some Crocs
Rent a four-wheel drive and go down Great East Road to the Kalimba Reptile Park, a crocodile and snake zoo. Locally called the Croc Park, you will also find a pool, a mini-golf facility and a children’s park and fishing pond, as well as beer and croc meat for the barbecue.
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Freedom Statue
A dramatic depiction of a man breaking his chains, the Freedom Statue was erected in 1964 as a dedication to the fighters who were martyred the struggles for Zambia’s independence from Colonial bondage. You will find this striking work of art on Independence Avenue.
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Explore The Wild
Zambia offers a wealth of wildlife experiences in pristine surrounds. Book yourself on a safari to take in the bounty of African wildlife that roams the beautiful jungles and plains, including the majestic African elephant, the hippopotamus, giraffes, zebra and a range of gorgeous birds.
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Spend Some Time At The Sunday Market
Bargain a little for wood carvings, malachite curios, hand-made jewellery and African prints, all made by artisans coming in to the Sunday Market from the villages around Lusaka. This popular weekly market is held in the parking lot of the Arcades Shopping Centre on Great East Road.
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